Mikhail Krapivin
Managing Director
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15+ years in dispute advisory and investigations
Background in law and behavioral science, seasoned forensic interviewer and negotiator
Master's degree, University of Chicago
Head of Disputes and Investigations practice in Moscow
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When I meet clients, we often talk either about fraud or integrity. I take great efforts to convince them that both are crucial aspects of business sustainability.
Mikhail Krapivin is a Managing Director with A&M in Moscow, heading its Disputes and Investigations team in Russia. Mikhail Krapivin's services include regulatory and internal fraud and corruption investigations, fraud risk management consulting as well as international asset-tracing and recovery.

Mr. Krapivin has more than 15 years of experience in fraud investigations and dispute resolution work. He is particularly experienced in investigations of C-level frauds and advising shareholders and boards of directors on related conflict resolution. He also regularly assists clients with cross-border asset-tracing and recovery matters, including recovery in opaque jurisdictions.

In 2012, Who's Who Legal recognized Mr. Krapivin among the world's leading asset recovery practitioners.

Previously in his career Mr. Krapivin established and managed a Ukrainian practice at a major corporate investigations firm. He also launched and developed a corporate intelligence practice at a Big Four company's Moscow office.

Since 2008 he had been running his own full-service fraud investigations firm. The Kommersant newspaper listed his firm as one of the top 50 legal firms in Russia in 2014.

Mr. Krapivin started his career at the law firms of Baker & McKenzie and Noerr, where he focused on compliance, financial investigations and tax matters.

Mikhail Krapivin graduated with honors from the law school of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and from Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. Currently he is completing his degree in behavioral science at the London School of Economics and Political Studies.

Mr. Krapivin is also a Paul Ekman International trainer with significant expertise in forensic interviewing and credibility assessments. He is a native Russian speaker fluent in English and has working knowledge of German​.