Prior to joining the predecessor of Vasiliev Klein & Usov law firm George acted as a Head of Legal Department at ICT Group subsidiary and Legal Counsel to CEO of Sitronics (JSFC Sistema). At ICT Group George supervised legal affairs for gas exploration project, gas transfer from Russia’s central part to the West through Gazprom’s pipeline and construction of ammonia plant. At Sitronics George successfully managed implementation of UK Bribery Act compliance adequate procedures system. He also worked for different U.S. and English law firms, and represented world’s largest legal database LexisNexis in Caucasus. George attended Tulane University Law School and Cambridge Academy of Transport. George has been practicing in Russia and Moscow in particular more than 5 years, focusing among other issues at business related administrative procedures. George has been providing services and assistance for raising capital for various international projects. Major fields of his expertise are Admiralty & International Maritime Law, UKBA/FCPA compliance; Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil & Gas, Real Estate & Development, International Arbitration, Corporate Law, IT & Telecommunications, Investments & Financial transactions. George maintains personal contacts with the world’s famous experts and authors of textbooks in International and Maritime law. He is a member at London Maritime Arbitrators Association. George is Honorary Citizen of New Orleans.