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Filipp Petkevitch

Lawyer

Filipp is a New York-licensed attorney specializing in corporate and financial law and sanctions regulations.

filipp.petkevitch@buzko.legal

Client Testimonials

“Roman helped us a lot with our business efforts in Russia. We relied on his advice from day one and can certainly recommend him as a go-to counsel when it comes to joint ventures and acquisitions in Russia.”

Bram van Noordenne
Legal Counsel
Damen Shipyards Group

“Roman is a valuable member of our team. As we work in a rapidly changing industry, we need a lawyer who will be our forward-looking fiduciary willing and able to work with uncertainty. And that's exactly who Roman is.”

Mike Brusov
CEO, Founder
Cindicator

“We are more than comfortable working with Roman knowing that our clients are in the best hands in Russia.”

Cagatay Yilmaz
Managing Partner
Yilmaz Law Offices (Turkey)

Client Testimonials

“Evgeny did great work for Ambronite regarding our US trademark registration. Always promptly completed agreed tasks on time. Evgeny also demonstrated ability explaining complicated topics in an easily understandable manner. Highly recommended!”

Mikko Ikola
Co-founder
Ambronite

“Evgeny was phenomenal in assisting my business in trademarking our name. He answered every question I had and demonstrated great knowledge and attention to detail. He is definitely a master at his craft. My trademark got approved thanks to him, thank you Evgeny!”

Edwin Soyfer
CEO, Founder
The Car Guys

Areas of Expertise

FinTech
VC & Startups
Securities Regulations
Corporate
Transactions
M&A and JVs

More About Filipp

My legal journey started in Belarus and led me to New York, where I am admitted to practice law. 

The path of the legal profession can be unclear, yet I found my passion in helping entrepreneurs and visionaries comply with the law while they change this world. That is why I am focused on fintech, web3, corporate law, and sanctions regulations. 

Outside of work, I photograph moments and enjoy challenging myself with different sports. Also, I like to get out of town for a hike or to visit historical places.

Select Experience

  • Advise venture funds on securities regulations
  • Assist with the establishment and structuring of a U.S.-based venture fund
  • Draft legal opinions for Western, Russian, and Belarusian entities on E.U. and U.S. economic sanctions compliance and OFAC licenses
  • Assist startups with structuring business and fundraising via SAFEs, SAFTs, Token Warrant Agreements, FASTs, and other instruments

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.M., cum laude ‘19
  • Belarusian State University, Faculty of Law, with honors ‘18