Our firm
Kesarev is one of the few reputable local consultants to provide professional services on public affairs, regulatory/policy matters and issues management in the post-Soviet space. Our services adhere to best international practices.

With offices in Almaty and Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Kyiv (Ukraine), Minsk (Belarus), Moscow (Russia), Kesarev has been assisting industry associations, global and national companies of international scale throughout the region since 2004.

We advocate for our clients at all levels of government, address complex issues, minimize risks and ensure business continuity by establishing a clear and effective political/regulatory environment and sustainable relationships.

Kesarev works closely with "best friends" in other jurisdictions – leading law firms and industry associations – to guide our clients through policy/regulatory issues and disputes of strategic importance, and add value to them with our own specialized expertise.

We are a team of 30 professionals with extensive experience in legal, public policy, public affairs and crisis communications. Our team members are fluent in languages spoken by authorities and essential stakeholders.
Ethics and compliance
  • A long history of serving multinational corporations according to high professional standards and internationally-recognized compliance requirements;

  • Kesarev employees regularly participate in trainings, both in-house and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) regarding antibribery practices, corporate compliance standards and FCPA/UKBA special requirements;

  • The firm is also in full compliance with the provisions of the national legislations of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Russia, and the requirements and principles of their respective antibribery legislation, corporate governance and ethics;
  • Our experts and management attend continuing educational programs and trainings in compliance awareness, anti-bribery compliance, anti-money-laundering and more; our internal policies include annual continuing education (both external and internal) in those areas of compliance and legislation;

  • Kesarev team members act under a commitment to abide the Code of Ethics of Society of European Affairs Professionals;

  • Kesarev and its employees are also members of the International Bar Association, the International Compliance Association and the Public Affairs Council, all of which oblige them to adhere to professional ethics and compliance restrictions.