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Baker & McKenzie Strengthens Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Practice

Baker & McKenzie, the global law firm, announces the promotion of Sergei Sitnikov to counsel in its Moscow office.

Sergei Sitnikov specializes in climate change and energy efficiency, corporate law and M&A. Since 2004, Sergei has worked with regulators, as well as local and foreign stakeholders, on setting the stage for Kyoto Protocol projects in the region. One of the first lawyers in Russia to specialize in this burgeoning area, he is now advising clients on developing contractual structures related to the Kyoto Protocol, voluntary emission reductions (VERs), as well as on the new energy efficiency regime in Russia. Sergei's  unique expertise in this area as well as his commercially sound advice are increasingly being sought by both foreign companies and Russian producers, including AES Corporation, Carbon Trade and Finance SICAR S.A., Climate Change Capital, RWE, Evonik, PhosAgro,  Minudobreniya, MCC EuroChem.