The Board of Directors
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, The Legal Information Consortium “Kodeks”
Oleg Nishonov joined Kodeks in 1997 as an expert in banking and financial market legislation. He was appointed General Counsel in April 2000 and now he is responsible for all Kodeks legal functions including corporate governance, commercial and corporate transactions, product litigation, dealer and trade relations, lawmaking affairs and intellectual property.
Oleg Nishonov graduated with honors from the St Petersburg University of Economics and Finance. He started his career as an investment consultant at AVK LLC, then work as an associate at Petro-Balt-Audit JSC. Nishonov served, among other things, as a permanent arbitrage assessor of the Arbitrage Court of St Petersburg and Leningrad Region in 2009-2011. He often participates in various government project groups and experts panels as well as develops and reviews draft federal laws, e.g. the Forth Part of the Civil Code of Russia. Nishonov is accredited by the Russian Ministry of Justice as an anti-corruption expert.
He holds the position of the Consortium's Executive Vice President since August 2013.