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Alex Fomcenco

PH.D., LL.M., LL.M., LL.B.



Alex Fomcenco established Fomcenco Law following many years of legal studies and work experience in the legal field across the continents of Europe and North America. Dr. Alex Fomcenco is a licensed Lawyer with the Law Society of Ontario. He is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner of Oaths. His international legal career spans over many years being an in-house Legal Counsel, working in Academia, and now practicing law full-time in Ontario, Canada.


Alex Fomcenco holds a Ph.D. from Aalborg University, Denmark, an LL.M. in Canadian Common Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, as well as an LL.M. and an LL.B. from University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


He practiced as an in-house Legal Counsel for a few years while still working on his first LL.M. He then joined Academia in 2012 and researched, taught, and published internationally on matters of general Corporate Law, European Union Law, Contract Law, North American Business and Corporate Law, and Transnational Mergers and Acquisitions for almost 8 years.


Today, Alex focuses on Business & Corporate Law and Immigration law.


Alex Fomcenco is fluent in English, Danish, and Russian.


  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Counseling & Choice of Method; Alex Fomcenco, WERLAUFF Publishing, 2016

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Entrepreneurship The chapter on International Law Perspective on Entrepreneurship; Alex Fomcenco & Sebastiano Garufi: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2018.

  • Special Purpose Vehicle: A “Micro Merger” or Merely a Way of Cooperation? European Company Law, Wolters Kluwer, (2013)

  • Material Adverse Effect Clause – Proper Legal Work or Contribution to False Sense of Security? European Business Law Review, Wolters Kluwer (accepted for publication)

  • Introductory Guide to the European Corporate Law. ISBN 978-87-996778-0-1

  • Business Law, Europe, Fomcenco & Werlauff, ISBN 978-87-996778-2-5, WERLAUFF Publishing, 2014 –publication in process

  • The Textbook, Fomcenco & Werlauff, ISBN 978-87-996778-3-2, WERLAUFF Publishing, 2014 – publication in process

  • Rise of a new corporate vehicle: Public Benefit Corporation, European Company Law, Wolters Kluwer, (accepted for publication)

  • It is No Longer Business as Usual: An Assessment of the Canada Corruption of Public Officials Act; Alex Fomcenco & Dave Deonarain, Journal of American Academic Research. [2018] Vol. 6 issue 2.

  • A Critique of the Doctrine of Good Faith in Canada; Alex Fomcenco & Dave Deonarain; Journal of American Academic Research. [2018] Vol. 6 issue 1.

  • A Bridge Too Far”: A Critique of Canada’s Oppression Remedy; Alex Fomcenco & Dave Deonarain; Business Law Review, Kluwer Law International, [2018] 39 BLR 12-16.

  • Good Faith: “English Hostility”, Unworkable Obligations for Commerce, or a Healthy Development? What to Expect in Canada? Alex Fomcenco; Business Law Review, Wolters Kluwer, [2017] 38 BLR 156-162.

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