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Saglara Ildzhirinova focuses her practice on Russian and international corporate transactions, M&A, corporate restructurings, competition/antitrust and foreign investments into Russian companies, data privacy and regulatory matters.

Significant Representations

  • A global leader in metallized high-end packaging solutions on proposed acquisition of or share in joint venture with Eastern Europe’s largest manufacturer of metallized materials.
  • A major European business travel management agency on the sale of shares in its Russian subsidiary to a leading Russian company specializing in business travel management.
  • An independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity on the necessity of prior antitrust clearance for the so-called ‘foreign-to-foreign’ transaction potentially affecting competition in Russia.
  • A U.S.-based genetic testing and diagnostics company on advertising and competition aspects of marketing of its products and services in Russia.
  • VimpelCom on data privacy issues in connection with the cross-border transfer of employee data.
  • Sophos Limited on various regulatory matters, including importing of cryptographic goods into Russia.
  • A Russian subsidiary of a leading international commercial bank for private and corporate customers on issues related to remuneration of bank employees.
  • A multinational investment banking and asset management firm, a subsidiary of the largest bank in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe on the implementation of remuneration system for the firm’s employees.
  • Millennium Management LLC (WorldQuant Foundation) on various data privacy and employment issues.
  • VMware Global, Inc. on a range of employment and data privacy issues.
  • A leading global developer of software solutions on protection of company’s intellectual property rights, confidential information, as well as data privacy issues.


Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Degree, 2014, with Honors

Bar Admissions/Qualifications

Russian Federation