Alexander Linnikov is named winner of the Award of the Rector of the Financial University for 2018 in the nomination For the Contribution to International Cooperation. For many years the founder of L&P successfully combines a prosperous law practice with scientific research and teaching. In course of the 2017-2018 academic year he has accomplished several international cooperation projects that are recognized by the high award of the Financial University. Alexander Linnikov thanks the Rector of the Financial University Prof. Mikhail Eskindarov for the high appreciation of his work. The winner of the Award is also grateful to many friends and colleagues for their help and support: the faculty of the Department of World Economy and World Finance of the Financial University and personally the Department Head Prof. Elena Zvonova, Vice-rector of the Financial University Ekaterina Kameneva, the team of Linnikov & Partners, colleagues of the Turin University and its Rector Prof. Gianmaria Ajani, as well as Professors Michele Rosboch and Giuseppe Valditara.