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Frederick
Michell

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Frederick

Frederick is an Associate in the Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia practice. Frederick has worked in the UK and overseas for political organisations, businesses and NGOs. He is a University College London graduate of Russian Language and Eastern European studies, and King’s College London MSc graduate in Russian economic and political science. 

At Global Counsel, Frederick monitors and provides advice to clients about political developments, policy and regulatory changes across the region. 

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Advising social media platforms and tech companies about the impact of Russian digital regulation on their operations.
  • Helping an innovative US manufacturing company assess potential investments opportunities in Russia prior to its decision to expand operations.
  • Assessing how regional economic shifts, both present and forecasted, impact a pharmaceutical client’s operations in Central and Eastern Europe.

Latest Insights by Frederick Michell

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What the Tech: the US-Russia digital controversies

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In a bonus episode, Miranda Lutz, Senior Associate in our US office is joined by Frederick Michell, Associate in the Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia practice, to discuss the implications of US-Russia relations on the tech industry.

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Sugar over sanctions: how rising prices impact Russian policy

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This is the first part in Global Counsel’s series on the Russian parliamentary elections this September. Each part discusses how government policy and decision-making is being impacted by the election build-up and what this means for businesses and companies whose operations are linked to Russia. Sign up here to hear more about our future events, podcasts and blogs on…

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Russia and China tackle internet regulation

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Senior Associate, Jens Presthus, and Associate, Frederick Michell, join Senior Director, Stephen Adams, to look at internet regulation in China and Russia. They explore how digital companies, both foreign and domestic, could be affected by future regulation and how each country plans to tackle misinformation. Their discussion highlights that the two countries, whilst…

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Armenia-Azerbaijan: two global implications of the conflict

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One of the world’s longest running conflicts has once again erupted, causing devastation and instability across the South Caucasus. For citizens of Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous region situated between Armenia and Azerbaijan, their home has once again become a warzone with no sustained peace in sight. But this conflict also extends beyond the region, creating wider…

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