Anna Shashkova

Anna Shashkova


  • Ph.D., Political Process June 2018
  • Dissertation title: «Political Aspects in Money Laundering and Corruption Fight in View of Interaction between the State and Corporations»
  • Ph.D., Constitutional Law December 2001
  • Dissertation title: «Spanish Government (Organizational and Legal Problems)»
  • Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO), Russia
  • Specialist, International Law 1997 — 1998
  • B.Sc., International Law 1993 — 1997

Academic / Teaching Experience

  • Executive MBA
  • Lecturing on Basis of Corporate Aspects of Business in the Russian Federation for MGIMO MBA students of International Oil & Gas Business School, on Corporate & Business Law for master’s students, on Constitutional Law; holding of conferences

Professional Experience

  • Of counsel, International Law Firm LegaLife Diaz Reus, USA, 2017 to Present
  • Lawyer, Moscow Region Bar Association, Russia, 1999 to Present
    More than 80 Arbitrazh, 150 civil and 10 criminal successful cases, full legal support for legal entities: more than 1000 contracts and orders with different subject-matters drafted, represent legal entities on their behalf in business negotiations (International Airport Sheremetievo, Russian Exhibition Center, steel producer Metallindustria), including employment and tax issues, cooperate with foreign partners and law firms (Eversheds, ICSL, Intercorp), Russian and European banks (Uralsib, Alfa-Bank, Nordea, Hellenic Bank Limited)

  • Adviser, Ernst & Young (Moscow office), 2006 to Present
    Legal support

  • Legal adviser, Shady Dale Limited (Moscow office), 1998 to 1999
    Legal support for contracts, holding of legal negotiations, consultations, all legal of aspects of company business.

  • Legal adviser, Russian Athletics Veterans’ Association, 1995 to 1998
    Tax advice, visa consultations.

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Anti-money laundering & corruption studies
  • Constitutional law
  • Entrepreneurial law of the Russian Federation

Grants and Awards

  • Awarded with MGIMO rector’s grant for the tutorial course in a foreign language
  • Awarded with premium of MGIMO Ibero-American center.
  • All-Russia Competition Laureate for the best scientific book 2011, 2013.
  • I International Competition Laureate for the best educational book «Classics of Education» 2016.
  • Winner of «The Golden Names of the High School All-Russia Competition» 2019.

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Aspects of Business in the Russian Federation
  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Civil Law
  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Financial Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Honorary Consul for St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Russian Federation 2013 — 2021
  • Member of Moscow Region Bar Association
  • Honorary member of ACCA
  • Reviewer for Kutafin University Law Review journal, Law and National Security journal
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Scientific and Editorial Review Board
  • ASTES (Advanced in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal) Editorial Review Board
  • World Journal of Social Science (WJSS) Editorial Review Board
  • Montenegrin Journal of Economics (Scopus), Editorial Review Board
  • Sociopolitical Sciences (journal VAK) Editorial Review Board
  • Economic Problems and Legal Practice (journal VAK) Editorial Review Board


  • Russian (native)
  • English (proficient)
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • Italian (proficient)
  • German (basic)
  • Romanian (basic)


Mentioned in «Who is Who» 2015.