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US firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has bolstered its Moscow practice by hiring corporate partner Ilya Rybalkin from Hogan Lovells.
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The appointment comes after Akin Gump turned to Hogan Lovells’ legacy firm Hogan & Hartson for the hire of a Geneva office. Rybalkin’s practice is focused on international and domestic taxation, M&A, and litigation and arbitration. Akin Gump international corporate transactions head Rick Burdick said: “Well-known and widely respected in the marketplace, Ilya is a skilled practitioner whose diverse and vibrant practice will enhance our capabilities in Moscow.”
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