Maria Sergeyeva advises clients on national security reviews of foreign investment administered by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), including CFIUS-related due diligence, risk assessment, and representation before the CFIUS agencies. She helps clients keep up with the trade regulations and sanctions matters that apply to their cross-border transactions and investments.
Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Maria worked for an international law firm's offices in Washington, DC, where she was part of the Private Equity and M&A practice and International Trade and Compliance practice. Maria's experience also includes working as legal counsel to the two multilateral financial and development institutions and as senior consultant at the Tax & Legal Department at a Big Four consulting firm in Russia and Kazakhstan.
- District of Columbia~United States
- New York~United States
- Stanford Law School (LLM International Economic Law, Business & Policy) (2011)
- Central European University (Budapest) (LLM Comparative Law with merit) (2002)
- Kazakh State Law Academy (Bachelor of Laws International Law with honors) (2001)
- Co-speaker, “U.S. - China Trade Wars: Huawei, Sanctions Compliance, CFIUS," 7th annual “Doing Business with the BRICS, Washington, DC, 15 May 2019