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Ianis Girgenson is an Associate General Counsel at VEON Ltd. VEON is a NASDAQ and Euronext listed telecoms company headquartered in Amsterdam and operating in 11 countries (including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Algeria and Italy).
Prior to joining VEON Ianis practiced competition law in major U.S. law firms in Paris, London and Brussels. He has represented clients before the European Commission and national authorities in several Phase 2 merger review proceedings (including Halliburton/Baker Hughes, Inco/Falconbridge, Euronext/LSE, Schneider/Legrand, and Lagardère/Editis) as well as in numerous Phase I cases and antitrust investigations. He has also represented clients before the EU General Court and the French Conseil d’Etat. Ianis graduated from Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and University of Paris I. He is admitted in Paris and New York.