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Andrew heads Asters office based in Washington, DC.

He specialises in cross-border transactions with the involvement of Ukraine and CIS states. He is an expert in M&A, corporate and competition law, corporate compliance, FCPA/Bribery Act, capital markets and state regulations.

Recognition:
  • Expert based abroad, USA, Chambers Global 2017
  • One of the most influential foreigners in Ukraine, Kyiv Post: The Most Successful Expats 2010
  • Expert based abroad, USA, Chambers Global 2017
  • One of the most influential foreigners in Ukraine, Kyiv Post: The Most Successful Expats 2010
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Education:
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, USA, J.D., 2000
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, International Relations, 1997
Languages:
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Membership and activities:
  • American Bar Association
  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar
Representative experience:
  • an international pharmaceutical company on its compliance with FCPA legislation, including conducting internal investigations relating to same; 
  • a major nuclear company in a case related to an alleged fraudulent interaction of its assignor with Ukrainian and European officials; directing an in-depth internal audit of the company’s operations in Ukraine and subsequently assisting in implementing FCPA compliance policy for the company’s Ukrainian staff;
  • a leading international investor in Ukraine related to allegations of customs fraud;
  • an investigation into FCPA violations at the subsidiary of a US-based company manufacturing innovative devices and fabrics; 
  • a global software vendor on an internal compliance review related to tender processes for its software with some major software distributors involved; 
  • an internal investigation of employees of the representative office of a US-based medical and healthcare products manufacturer to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and ethical norms;
  • FCPA due diligence on two telecommunications companies in light of their subsequent acquisition by a telecom major.
  • an international pharmaceutical company on its compliance with FCPA legislation, including conducting internal investigations relating to same; 
  • a major nuclear company in a case related to an alleged fraudulent interaction of its assignor with Ukrainian and European officials; directing an in-depth internal audit of the company’s operations in Ukraine and subsequently assisting in implementing FCPA compliance policy for the company’s Ukrainian staff;
  • a leading international investor in Ukraine related to allegations of customs fraud;
  • an investigation into FCPA violations at the subsidiary of a US-based company manufacturing innovative devices and fabrics; 
  • a global software vendor on an internal compliance review related to tender processes for its software with some major software distributors involved; 
  • an internal investigation of employees of the representative office of a US-based medical and healthcare products manufacturer to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and ethical norms;
  • FCPA due diligence on two telecommunications companies in light of their subsequent acquisition by a telecom major.
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