30 June 2020
The chapter reviews the mechanism of foreign direct investment controls as implemented in Russia under the auspices of the Federal Law “On Foreign Investments in Russia” No. 160-FZ and Federal Law No. 57-FZ “On the procedure for making foreign investments in companies which are of strategic importance for ensuring the country’s defence and state security”.
30 June 2020
An extract from the 2020 edition of GAR’s Commercial Arbitration Know-how, first published in June 2020.
26 June 2020
The past several years has witnessed a growing concern expressed by some economists and policymakers over the scope and strictness of occupational regulation— especially licensing. But so far studies of occupational regulation and its effects have focused on only a few countries, generally market economies such as the U.S. and the EU.
21 April 2020
Mainly due to the election-driven uncertainty, 2019 saw some slowdown in inbound M&A activity in Ukraine after a two-digit percentage growth. The biggest transactions took place in infrastructure (including telecom), commercial real estate and heavy industry sectors. In 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic will have adverse effect on the speed and feasibility of both planned and signed M&A.
1 April 2020
The article addresses the conflict of private and public interests on the pharmaceutical market arising in the antitrust regulation. The authors suggest assessing antitrust interventions in establishment of rights and enforcement of laws in terms of potential errors known in economics as type I and type II errors, and negative implications of type I errors, where the innocent are punished.
25 March 2020
An English barrister has taken international arbitration and English law experience to Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in Moscow, as the Russian firm forges closer ties with One Essex Court.
13 February 2020
The Climate Change Law: Global Guide was developed to help in-house counsel understand relevant policies, measures and legislation related to climate change regimes in more than 30 jurisdictions around the world. Partner, Head of European Desk at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ilona Zekely authored the Guide overview on Russia.
4 February 2020
The regulation of foreign investments in Russia has become more stringent in recent years. A number of amendments have been introduced to the laws providing the legal regulatory framework for foreign investments in Russia, namely to both the Strategic Investments Law and the Foreign Investments Law.
6 November 2019
This article explores, using arbitrazh proceedings as an example, causes and effects of attaching special evidentiary significance to forensic examination findings due primarily to strictly prescribed procedural form of how research is to be conducted and that an expert is able to provide explanations on the questions that a court is unable to answer on its own.
11 October 2019
For Evgeny Raschevsky of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners–Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” winner in Arbitration & Mediation–the changing landscape of global trade, international arbitration, and emerging technology startups has put their extensive worldwide knowledge to the test. In an interview with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer, Raschevsky discusses how the firm’s working relationships allow them to adapt to different arbitration venues, the complexities of cross-border trade, and how dispute resolution is rapidly shifting.
24 September 2019
Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice Pavel Sadovsky and Counsel of Banking & Finance , Capital Markets Practice Roman Malovitsky reviews the legal basis of data processing and its practical application in the financial sector.
13 August 2019
The Lex Mundi Global Data Privacy Guide draws on the expertise of network member firms and is a simple yet concise tool for clients who are looking to learn more about key data protection concepts and issues around the world. The guide includes an overview of the legislation in each jurisdiction along with the key data protection provisions.
16 July 2019
The Year in Review presents a survey of important political and legal developments in international law that occurred during 2018, prepared by knowledgeable members of the Section of International Law, working through its Committees with expertise focused on substantive, geographic and affinity perspectives.
27 June 2019
Dmitry Dyakin, Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Kaysin, Maxim Bezruchenkov and Veronika Lakhno became the authors of the Russia chapter for the first edition of The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards, Know-how section of GAR.
16 May 2019
Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva became the authors of Ukraine chapter of the Chambers Corporate M&A 2019 Second Edition Guide.