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Natalia Tataru

Natalia Tataru

Associate
Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS, Limited

Biography

Natalia Tataru is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie. Natalia focuses on the areas of corporate law, mergers & acquisitions and compliance practices.

Practice Focus

Natalia's practice focuses on general corporate matters, reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions, commercial agreements & contracts as well as compliance.

Representative Legal Matters

Natalia Tataru’s recent experience includes the following transactions:

  • Advised Emerson on the Russian part of several global restructurings of its business, including on a Spin Out of their Network Power Business, the acquisition from Pentair plc of its Valves & Controls business (a manufacturing and services business focused on industrial valves for use in the oil & gas and energy sectors), separation and further sale of certain of its assets.

  • Advised Johnson Controls on the Russian part of several projects on global restructurings of its business, with subsequent formation of local entities, transfer of assets to them, their further renaming, etc.

  • Advised Aer Rianta International cpt (ARI), an Irish state-owned travel retail company, on the sale of its 33.3% shareholding in Aerofirst, the Moscow-based airport retail operation, to Arial, ARI’s fellow shareholder in Aerofirst, which owns the remaining 66.6% stake.

  • Advised Siemens in connection with a EUR 2 billion contract for the delivery of Desiro RUS type regional trains to Russian Railways (RZD).

  • Advised Corporation for Development of the Samara Region on capital investment and reconstruction of the Kurumoch international airport in the Samara region.

  • Advised Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) in connection with the acquisition of shares in CJSC Trackpore, a company involved in high-tech production of medical devices for cascade filtration of blood (USD 41.4 million).

  • Advised and directly participated in the development and implementation of the anti-corruption system in a group of companies of a large Russian truck manufacturer.

  • Advised on the development and implementation of an anti-corruption system in a Russian group of companies producing primary aluminium and alumina.

  • Conducting a number of projects of anti-corruption and compliance investigations in relation to the activities of Russian subsidiaries of international companies.

  • Advising numerous international clients on the localization and implementation of their international policies on compliance and ethics in Russian subsidiaries, as well as on conducting checks of their counterparties for their compliance with the anti-corruption legislation and prevention of risks associated with such counterparty behaviour for the client.

Admissions

  • Russia (2005)

Education

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (International Law Department) (2005)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Russian