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Artem Barinov

Lawyer, KPMG Law

KPMG in Russia and the CIS

Artem advises clients on the issues of bankruptcy of individuals and legal entities, liability of owners and top management, and assets’ protection. Artem has worked in advisory for ten years. He has experience in representing the interests of both creditors and debtors in cases of any complexity and an extensive practice in settling disputes on subsidiary liability and in challenging transactions.

As an advisor, Artem took part in more than 160 successfully completed projects, including in the role of an insolvency practitioner. His most recent projects include:

  • Supporting bankruptcy proceeding for a major IT integrator.
  • Bringing a group of controlling persons to subsidiary liability for the benefit of creditors with following debt collection.
  • Supporting bankruptcy proceeding for a major producer of industrial chemicals and chemical raw materials.
  • Protecting the owners of a construction holding against subsidiary liability in a bankruptcy case.
  • Advising owners of a logistics company on terminating bankruptcy proceeding by conclusion of amicable agreement; supporting the project up to the appeal hearing inclusive.
  • Settlement of an individual's debt through its restructuring in a personal bankruptcy case.
  • Representing the interests of creditors in a bankruptcy case: challenging a number of transactions on withdrawal of assets from an agricultural holding.
  • Representing the interests of a foreign investor on purchasing traded property complex of a bankrupt Russian company.
  • Protecting a debtor from being included in a register of fictitious indebtedness.
  • Advising a client on identifying beneficial owners and foreclosing their shares.
  • Representing creditor’s interests in the case of bankruptcy of a major housing and utility company.

Artem has a number of publications in media on topical issues in bankruptcy legislation. 

In the Media


Comments for Vedomosti on risks associated with the amendments to the bankruptcy law.  

Comments for RBC PRO on the bankruptcy filing moratorium in Russia.


Comments for on criteria for choosing a court-appointed trustee.

An article for Arbitration Practice on legislative changes in relation to insolvencies.

Comments for Izvestia on the reasons behind increasing insolvencies.

Comments for RBC on how the economic situation affects the insolvency level in Russia.

An article for Arbitration Practice on current legislation and recent jurisprudence in bankruptcy.

Comments for on the reasons behind a reduction in average personal bankruptcy claim amounts over the past four years.

An article for Arbitration Practice on recent jurisprudence in bankruptcy.

An article for Arbitration Practice on recent examples of dispute resolution in bankruptcy proceedings drawn from the practice of the Russian Supreme Court.

An article for on combating affiliated creditors in bankruptcy.


Артем Баринов

Education and qualifications

  • The State University of Management, Anti-crisis management

  • Additional training at the Institute for Economics and Anti-Crisis Management


  • Accredited trustee (since 2014)

  • Member of the Siberian Guild of Anti-Crisis Managers SRO

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