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5 March 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advises Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on issuance and placement of sovereign Eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus

The team of lawyers of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Minsk office took on the role of legal counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG (being the joint lead managers) on issuance and placement of sovereign Eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus totaling to $ 600m. The transaction completed on March 1, 2018. arrow

27 February 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends VEB-Leasing at three instances and manages to have a claim worth over RUB 12 Billion dismissed

At the end of 2010, VEB-Leasing purchased about 7,000 railroad cars leased to third parties through a series of transactions from Inpromleasing (currently Promoinvest-M). Several months later, Inpromleasing initiated its own bankruptcy proceedings through a controlled company. arrow

19 February 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends the interests of Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta in litigation seeking to recover billions of rubles’ worth of losses

Litigation attorneys from the St. Petersburg Office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners have defended the interests of Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta LLC in a dispute over the recovery of billions of roubles’ worth of losses. The Commercial Court upheld the view taken by the Firm’s associates and dismissed the claim seeking the recovery of over RUB 1 billion. In addition, the Commercial Court granted a counterclaim filed by Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta seeking to recover RUB 100 million from the plaintiff. arrow

13 February 2018

Elena Avakyan to join Expert Council for Legislative Support to Securities Market at the Russian State Duma Committee for Financial Market

On February 8, 2018 the State Duma Committee for the Financial Market held a meeting to appoint Elena Avakyan, Counsel at Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners and Executive Director of Non-Profit Partnership For Advancement of Corporate Law, to the Expert Council for Legislative Support to the Securities and Derivatives Market. arrow

12 February 2018

Dmitry Dyakin elected to the Executive Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

On February 9, Moscow hosted a congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), its agenda covered inter alia election of new members to the RSPP Executive Board. Following the voting, Dmitry Dyakin, partner and a co-head of the litigation practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was elected to the RSPP Executive Board. arrow

6 February 2018

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners experts joined the Commission on the Economics of Climate Change and Sustained Development

The Commission has been formed as part of the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce - the World Business Organization (ICC Russia). Senior associates Anastasiya Boytsova, Deputy Head of Environmental and Technical Regulations Practice, and Julia Filatkina, joined the Commission. arrow

30 January 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners secures a victory in high-profile legal proceedings over rermissibility of challenging notarial actions

On 30 January 2018 at St. Petersburg City Court, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defended the interests of companies belonging to the Transstroy Group in high-profile legal proceedings over whether notarial actions may be challenged. arrow

26 January 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Bestway Global Holdings in course of Hong Kong IPO

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented Bestway Global Holdings, a Chinese outdoor leisure products manufacturer, in relation to the Russian and Ukrainian law matters of its USD149 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In particular, the Firm provided counsel to the company on certain aspects of the Russian and Ukrainian financial, administrative and corporate laws and prepared legal memoranda for the stock exchange. arrow

25 January 2018

Tatyana Nozhkina takes charge of White Collar Crime Practice at St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

On 25 January 2018, Partner Tatyana Nozhkina headed the White Collar Crime Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ St. Petersburg office. Tatyana is experienced in handling economic, malpractice, corruption, and tax-related cases. She represents clients in both pre-trial proceedings and before courts of general jurisdiction, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, as well as during prosecutorial investigations. arrow

9 January 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces appointments of counsel in its Moscow office

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has announced the promotion of 3 senior associates based in Moscow – Andrey Bastrakov, Dmitry Kaysin and Vyacheslav Yugay – to counsel, effective 1 January 2018. arrow

22 December 2017

EPAM attorneys continue to successfully represent FGKU North-West Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Renovation in Disputes with the contractors

The litigation team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended FGKU North-West Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Renovation of the Russian Ministry of Culture in a litigation seeking to recover around 300 m rubles. arrow

20 December 2017

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners associates overturning the court decision to block BlaBlaCar in Russia

BlaBlaCar, an international carpooling service, instructed Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners following a court decision to block the company’s Russian website in response to the prosecutor’s office suit. The prosecutor likened BlaBlaCar’s activities to those of taxi operators who distribute fares to drivers without a taxi licence. arrow

4 December 2017

Dmitry Lipin appointed to Council of the Federation Committee’s Expert Advisory Board

On 01 December 2017, following a decision by the Council of the Federation Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, Dmitry Lipin, Associate at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Public Policy and Legislation Practice, was appointed a member of the Expert Advisory Board on Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, Commercial Procedural Law and Enforcement Proceedings. arrow

1 December 2017

Olga Tsvetkova appointed co-chair of Young IMA at Institute of Modern Arbitration’s Arbitration Centre

On 01 December 2017, the Institute of Modern Arbitration presented Young IMA - its new initiative launched in the form of a forum, bringing together students and young practitioners in the field of dispute resolution. arrow

28 November 2017

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends interests of North-West Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Renovation

A team from the Firm’s Litigation Practice has successfully defended the interests of the North-West Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Renovation of the Russian Ministry of Culture in a litigation seeking to recover RUR 60 million. arrow

 

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