Antonina Kosterina is an associate in the Moscow office's Corporate Practice Group. Her practice focuses on general corporate and commercial matters, including performing due diligence, preparing transaction documentation, registering changes to the foundation documents of legal entities, and coordinating the involvement of public notaries and all related governmental submissions.

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    • Coordinating transactions involving the sale and purchase of participatory interests in the charter capital of Russian limited liability companies, including drafting and executing sale and purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and related documents necessary to close such transactions.
    • Coordinating transactions involving increasing and reducing the charter capital of Russian limited liability companies.
    • Regularly advising clients on general corporate law matters in the day-to-day activities of companies in Russia, as well as maintaining corporate documents of clients, such as drafting the minutes of shareholders’ general meetings and constitutional documents.
    • Performing research in relation to a variety of legal questions, including drafting legal memos and opinions.
    • Performing comprehensive legal due diligence for Russian companies.
    • Registering changes in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities.
    • Preparing applications for prior approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia in connection with investments and acquisitions, as well as shepherding such applications through the regulatory approval process.
    • Providing legal support to foreign companies with the pledge of assets of Russian subsidiaries in connection with project financing and related security arrangements.
    • Acting as local counsel in Russia for a global energy beverage brand, dealing with all day-to-day legal matters, including corporate, employment, commercial contracts and agreements, events and promotions, celebrity endorsements and events sponsorship, and product certification and distribution.
    • Representing the investment subsidiary of a major Russian state bank in connection with a number of mezzanine financing deals.

    Education

    • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University), LL.B., 2016
    • The Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry, LL.M., with merit, 2019

    Admissions

    • Russia, 2016

    Languages

    • Russian
    • English
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