Alexander Rymko, former International Senior Counsel at Harney's, has joined Alrud to head the firm's Banking and Finance practice.
Rymko studied at Moscow State Institute of International Relations and specialized in International Law. He has worked in the financial services sector for more than 20 years, and has represented lenders and borrowers in cross-border syndicated financings across many industry sectors, with a particular emphasis on structured trade and export finance. According to Alrud, "he is experienced in advising both domestic and international clients on Russian financial services regulation."
Before joining Harney's in February 2018, Rymko spent ten and a half years at Hogan Lovells, a year and a half at Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons), four years as Head of Legal at HSBC Bank (RR), a year and a half with Credit Lyonnais Rusbank, and a year with Bank Menatep.
According to Alrud, "Alexander's arrival strengthens the firm's practice and builds up the firm's capabilities in Russian financial services regulation."