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Tuvaev Rod
Head of Sanctions Law Practice Alliance Legal CG. Counsel on Export Control, Sanction & Trade Compliance

Herzen State University of Russia, St. Petersburg
Specialty: Foreign languages
Customs operations specialist – foreign trade business
Expert on customs legislation of the Russian Federation and the European Union
Certified expert of Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) “Export Administration Regulations, Export Administration policies and licensing procedures” (USA)


Rod provides guidance on export controls, sanctions and international trade rules.

Conducts Sanction Due Diligence, audits for Russian and foreign companies of sanctions in export-import transactions, develops and implements policies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with sanctions and international trade rules and regulatory compliance with US and European Union export rules.


Rod has held senior positions in the sphere of Global trade and international expansion business development in German-Russian and Italian-Russian enterprises in the field of industrial equipment supplies in the Russian Federation (deep foundation, construction drilling and tunneling equipment, mining equipment and supply of the oil and gas industry).

Since 2001, Rod worked for or collaborated with such leading companies in their industries as Liebherr Holding AG, Bauer Maschinen GbmH, Soilmec Spa, Casagrande Spa, Klemm Bohrtechnik GmbH and others.

His competencies included: sales development and the organization of international logistics to Russian Federation and the CIS, the coordination of export issues from the EU with regulatory authorities (BAFA, export control).

Rod led a logistics company in Germany, Dusseldorf and a customs broker company in Russia.

As a certified expert, Rod is a consultant to US exporting companies in the areas of export procedures, export administration policies and licensing procedures (USA), regulatory compliance, compliance with sanctions regulations in international trade and financial transaction businesses (Sanction, AML, KYC compliance).

Member of Professional Association of Exporters and Importers (PAEI), Los Angeles, CA.

25 марта 2022 г.
Rod Tuvaev, head of Alliance Legal CG's sanctions law practice and adviser on export controls, sanctions and international trade rules, explains how a Russian start-up should be more cautious when attracting investment in Russia to avoid problems abroad in the future.
17 января 2022 г.
In recent years, Russian companies have been actively seeking to scale into foreign markets. Young teams, observing the experience of the big players, dare to conquer such markets as the American one. Without considering the legal pitfalls, companies get "burned" on standard mistakes and, at best, lose time and money. Rod Tuvaev, head of Alliance Legal CG's sanctions law practice and adviser on export controls, sanctions and international trade rules, explains how a Russian company can legally prepare to enter the US market without consequences.
11 января 2022 г.
27 декабря 2021 г.
In the current environment of foreign policy conflicts and the introduction of sanctions programmes, Russian enterprises in the industrial and high-tech sector have encountered difficulties in supplying equipment and components from abroad, particularly from the US. However, there is no way around the sanctions legislation, and we strongly advise against attempting to organise equipment purchases from the US without being 100% compliant. Rod Tuvaev, head of Alliance Legal CG's sanctions law practice, talks about the practical steps, from the planning and approval stage to implementing a project to purchase equipment in the US that is subject to export controls.
25 ноября 2021 г.
A company's IPO is an indication of its maturity, but it is easy to violate the strict requirements of US laws when preparing financial statements. Rod Tuvaev, Head of sanctions law practice at Alliance Legal Consulting Group, explains how to prepare Russian companies for an IPO.
25 августа 2021 г.
Rod Tuvaev's report at the Urals Exporters Forum
27 мая 2021 г.
Preparing to enter the US market. Strategy, key steps and features.
1 апреля 2021 г.
On 15 April, Rod Tuvaev will participate in a teleconference from Los Angeles as part of the ProdExpo 2021 business programme.
3 марта 2021 г.
For start-ups and mature companies alike, compliance with US export requirements is the foundation on which business security depends, which determines profit margins, influences customer service satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Rod Tuvaev on the most important aspect of entering the US market.
25 декабря 2020 г.
This is a decision by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) at the U.S. Department of Commerce. It concerns export restrictions to organizations recognized as "military end-users. At the end of December this year, they were imposed on dozens of Russian companies. Rod Tuvaev, head of Alliance Legal CG's sanctions law practice and special advisor on export controls, sanctions, and international trade rules, discusses the consequences of this decision in his column.
7 сентября 2020 г.
Everything you need to know about entering the US market. Records of useful webinars and forums with Rod Tuvaev, Head of Sanctions Practice at Alliance Legal CG
28 июля 2020 г.
Since 2014, the terms “sanctions” and “countersanctions” have been used in the media, and these phenomena have started to have an impact on both Russian and global business. About the rules of the “game” in conditions of sanctions wars, the impact of the pandemic and the approaching global crisis we talked to the experts of the Russian law firm Alliance Legal Consulting Group – Evgeny Karnoukhov, the Managing Partner, and Rod Tuvaev, Special Adviser on sanctions law practice, certified specialist in the field of export control, sanctions and rules of international trade. Interview in Russian Business Guide.
27 июля 2020 г.
The year 2020 has become a time of global change. At first glance, the situation seems catastrophic. The world economy has become paralysed by the impact of COVID-19. The interaction between cross-border business and global supply chains has been disrupted. The entire economic structure has been shattered, trade and production chains have been broken after millions of businesses have broken their mutual obligations. But there are also additional opportunities that will allow businesses to use the pandemic to make a new breakthrough. For more details, see an article by Rod Tuvaev, head of sanctions law practice at Alliance Legal CG.
10 июня 2020 г.
In recent years, the role of sanctions risk management has rapidly increased and sanctions compliance due to the high risks of Russian residents and domestic companies getting on the US and EU sanctions lists. The media regularly speaks about events and court decisions in cases concerning the inclusion of organizations and individuals in the SDN - the list of blocked persons, and in sectoral lists. This year at the international scientific and practical conference "Kovalevskie Alliance Legal Consulting Group presented its new direction "Practice of sanction law". Rod Tuvaev, special advisor in the practice of sanctions law of Alliance Legal CG, founder of Sanctions Adviser Bureau, BIS certified expert, member of PAEI (USA, Los Angeles), spoke at the conference. We present to you Rod Tuvaev's opinion on sanctions law.
22 мая 2020 г.
Videointerview from the series "Legal Question" with "Business Dialogue Media", Head of the practice of sanctions law Alliance Legal CG, special adviser on export control, sanctions and international trade rules Rod Tuvaev and Head of the export office of "ССТэнергомонтаж" Arkady Tamaev.
16 мая 2020 г.
At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, many laughed at people buying toilet paper and pasta. But now food is being bought up by nations, and it's no longer funny. For fear of not being able to keep up with the soaring demand for food, governments began buying cereals and other agricultural products just like their citizens before quarantine. As a result, food suppliers have chosen to be reinsured and have imposed restrictions on exports. So the situation is better for agrarian powers, which grow most of the food within their country? Rod Tuvaev's opinion in "Agrotechnics and Technologies".
7 мая 2020 г.
International sanctions are a reality that requires the correct tuning of business processes. Rod Tuvaev, Head of sanctions practice at Alliance Legal CG, tells how to act for those at risk
20 апреля 2020 г.
Video interview "Legal Question program" with Business Dialog Media and Alliance Legal CG exports: Managing partner Yevgeny Karnoukhov and Head of Alliance Legal CG sanctions practice, Rod Tuvaev, Special Advisor on Export Controls, Sanctions and International Trade Rules.
19 февраля 2020 г.
Alliance Legal CG - general partner of the Scientific and Practical Conference "Kovalev Readings". This year at the conference the company presented its new direction - Practice of sanction law in the person of Mr. Rod Tuvaev.
7 февраля 2020 г.
This year at the VII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Kovalev Readings" the company will present its new direction - Practice of Sanction Law represented by Mr. Rod Tuvaev.