12 October 2017
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Litigation Practice team defended TOTAL in a multi-billion-dollar precedent dispute with the Volgograd and Saratov regions’ administrations (Russia), considered by ad hoc arbitrators in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.
18 September 2017
On September 15, 2017, Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, and Stanislav Puginsky, Head of the Firm’s Public Policy and Legislation Practice, met with Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov. The meeting marked the end of the business programme at Kazan Legal International Forum which was held on September 14-16, 2017 and sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
15 September 2017
Today marked the conclusion of the business programme of the Kazan Legal International Forum, which was sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. The Forum brought together around 700 participants from 26 countries to share the latest developments in legislation and trends in law enforcement.
14 September 2017
17 August 2017
A team of associates from the Corporate and M&A Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided legal advice on a transaction involving the sale of shares in one of the companies belonging to National Media Group. The Firm’s associates structured the transaction, drafted all of the transactional documentation, worked with the depositary, and advised the Client throughout the entire process.
2 August 2017
Partner, Head of International Trade and Customs Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine Gleb Bialyi joined the Public Council at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade as a representative of the Ukrainian Bar Association. The new board of 35 members was approved on 26 July 2017
26 July 2017
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine criminal law team defended the global producer and distributor of crop protection products in criminal proceedings initiated by the enforcement and customs authorities with respect to import of its products to Ukraine.
23 June 2017
On 2 June, on the sidelines of the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Government of Leningrad Region and joint stock company Knauf Petrobord, a member of the Knauf Group. The agreement includes an investment by Knauf of at least RUB 3.5 billion to renovate production facilities for cardboard facing over the period to 2020, and provision of investor support by the Government of Leningrad Region.
22 June 2017
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation today announced its ruling on a challenge to the constitutionality of article 302, paragraph 1 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation lodged by Alexander Dubovets, in which it accepted the plaintiff’s argument. Representing Mr Dubovets was Dmitry Stepanov, Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
5 June 2017
Danone Russia and Soyuzmultfilm have signed an agreement to produce a series of sequels to the popular animated short film Three from Prostokvashino. The terms of cooperation provide that shooting is to start in 2017. Danone Russia will act as the project originator and will use the project to promote Russia’s largest dairy brand, Prostokvashino, on an ongoing basis.
4 June 2017
On June 3, 2017, St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) held Business Breakfast Russia and USA. Bridging Entrepreneurial Communities and Cultures. Partner James Warlick took part in the discussion.
16 May 2017
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented the ad hoc committee of bondholders with regard to Russian law matters in the international restructuring of indebtedness of Roust Corporation, one of the world’s leading vodka producers.
24 April 2017
On 21 April, the fifth ceremony for the most prestigious award in the Russian legal profession took place in Moscow. Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, received the award ‘For Distinguished Reputation’.
18 April 2017
A team from the Competition Law Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has completed a project to develop the first compliance system for state-owned company Russian Highways (Avtodor), a global infrastructure investment holding company that develops and operates major roads, motorways and roadside infrastructure.
17 April 2017
On 17 April 2017 Arbitrazh Court of Moscow district approved a settlement agreement between the Federal Antimonopoly Service and the Google and Yandex corporations, thereby bringing to an end a dispute which had run for more than two years. With the settlement agreement the parties succeeded in finding an acceptable arrangement for managing the consequences of violations of antimonopoly law previously identified by the FAS, and ensuring competition on mobile app market – for mobile search apps in particular.