Igor Panshensky | Antitrust Advisory

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Igor Panshensky
Partner
igor.panshensky@at-advisory.com

EDUCATION

 

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1995
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Law Degree, 1990, with honors

 

LANGUAGES

 

Russian, English, French, Italian

 

RECOGNITION
 

  • Chambers Europe, 2011-2014
  • The Legal500 EMEA 2014

Igor is a partner in Antitrust Advisory and focuses his practice on advising large Russian and multinational companies and financial institutions on competition/antitrust issues, distribution and sales agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate structuring. With over 20 years of experience in the Russian market, Igor has been called by Chambers “a driving force” in competition law in Russia.

 

RECENT DEALS/HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Advising PepsiCo Inc. on its $3.8bn acquisition of 66% of Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC, a leader in dairy products in Russia;
  • Advising several major international FMCG (food, alcoholic beverages and consumer products) clients on various competition law, commercial law and trade law issues related to their arrangements with distributors and retailers, including on issues of selective distribution and product differentiation;
  • Acting as a Russian law expert in high profile litigation in the High Court of London in a multibillion dispute between Russian businessmen relating to their joint investment into a large Russian industrial group, the world leader in its industry.