Torsten Syrbe

Torsten Syrbe

Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
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Torsten Syrbe specialises in foreign direct investments into Russia and advises major international and Russian corporations on FDI and antitrust clearances as well as cartel and abuse of dominance investigations. In the past 20 years, Torsten has advised on the FDI implications of far more than a 100 cross-border transactions, often including the negotiation of remedies and investment conditions. Torsten‘s work focuses on the Russian and CIS technology, industrial and life sciences sector, including M&A, joint venture projects, restructurings and sector-specific regulations.

Torsten is a frequent speaker at business conferences in Russia, the US and Europe, including the GCR Live Foreign Investment conferences in 2020 and 2021. He is also a lecturer at the LL.M program of Pericles Institute Moscow and courses on business law at German and Moscow universities

Torsten co-authored a number of publications, including "Russian Business Law" (series of five books), "A Legal Overview of Foreign Investment in Russia's Strategic Sectors", "Trade Successfully with Russia: Ten Important Principles" and "Russian Dominance Rules".

Prior to joining the Moscow office, Torsten worked in Clifford Chance's Brussels and Dusseldorf offices.

For the past two decades, Torsten has been ranked as one of the leading competition lawyers in Russia by various international legal directories, including Chambers & Partners, Global Competition Review, Legal500 and IFLR1000.

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