Антон Федотов

Anton Fedotov

Director, KPMG Law, North-West Regional Center

KPMG in the CIS

Anton joined KPMG in 2015. Before joining KPMG, Anton worked for Russian and international law firms and worked for PAO Severstal. His practice areas include corporate, international law (including sanctions legislation), as well as personal data law (with GDPR).

Anton’s recent projects:

  • legal support for a sale transaction where the largest Kazakhstani nuclear company sold its 50% (less one share) block of shares in a Russian joint venture, deal value: over RUB6 bln (2019-2020)
  • legal support in a purchase transaction for a Swiss company buying a 99% share in a Russian pharmaceutical company, total transaction value exceeded USD10 million (2018)
  • advising a large petrochemical company in concluding a loan refinancing transaction (2016-2017)
  • advising two Russian production companies on GDPR and the steps that need to be taken to align personal data processing processes with GDRP (2019)
  • advising a large Russian enterprise on EU sanctions legislation (applicable to the client’s affiliates) and assessing the impact on opportunities to restructure the accounts payable of the client’s parent company, including through the redomiciliation mechanism (2018-2019)


Комментарии и статьи в СМИ

An article for Forbes on the draft law prohibiting banks from providing the competent authorities of foreign countries with the requested information on clients and their transactions.

An article for Vedomosti on the practical aspects of interaction with entities under sanctions.

An article for RBC PRO on the applicability of GDPR in Russia and fines for non-compliance.

An article for Zakon.ru on the provisions of the law on countersanctions.

An article for Prian.ru on guidelines for Russian citizens on buying overseas property.

An article for Prian.ru on taxes in Russia for the owners of real estate abroad.


Education and qualifications
  • St. Petersburg State University, Law Faculty

  • University of Law (London, UK), LLB (English law)

Areas of expertise
  • Legal services; mergers and acquisitions; corporate management; restructuring and reorganization; financial services; real estate; personal data and GDPR; development of a long-term remuneration system for employees; international sanctions.

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