MEDIA COVERAGE
25 November 2020

A new instrument for protection and encouragement of investments in Russia | Oleg Ushakov, Dmitry Kabanov and Victor Radnaev for IBA Securities Law Committee publications

In March 2018, the Russian President instructed the government and the Bank of Russia to develop an action plan to accelerate growth of investments and their share in gross domestic product. Shortly afterwards, the Russian Ministry of Finance developed a draft law ‘On Protection and Promotion of Investment in Russia’, which was announced in October 2018. It was assumed that the adoption of this law would improve the investment climate and give impetus to the development of the country's economy.

5 November 2020

GCR Insight - Merger Remedies Guide - Russia сhapter | by Natalia Korosteleva, Anna Numerova, Denis Gavrilov and Maria Kobanenko

Partner, Head of Competition Law Practice Natalia Korosteleva, Partner Anna Numerova, and Counsels Denis Gavrilov and Maria Kobanenko became the authors of Russia chapter for Merger Remedies Guide - Third Edition by Global Competition Review (GCR).

7 September 2020

Intra-Departmental Appeal at the FAS Russia: Key Decisions | Alexey Rodionov co-authors practical commentary book

In August 2020, the third edition of the book which details the legal views of the FAS Russia collective bodies was released. The book is a joint effort of the Antimonopoly Service and the Competition Experts Association with contributions from the HSE Institute for the Study of Competition Policy and Market Regulation experts. Alexey Rodionov, Counsel in the Competition Law Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, co-authored the book as a member of the Competition Experts Association task force.

11 August 2020

Lawyers question Russian media watchdog head's data remarks | Pavel Sadovsky for Vedomosti

Roskomnadzor Proposes Stronger Protection of Personal Data. Such Mechanisms Already Partly Exist, Lawyers Say.

30 June 2020

Foreign Investment Screening in Russia | Vladimir Talanov for the YSEC Yearbook of Socio-Economic Constitutions

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

GAR Know-how: Commercial Arbitration 2020 – Russia | by Evgeny Raschevsky, Victor Radnaev, Andrew Lomas, Veronika Lakhno and Veronika Burachevskaya

An extract from the 2020 edition of GAR’s Commercial Arbitration Know-how, first published in June 2020.

26 June 2020

Occupational Regulation in Russia | Pavel Baryshnikov co-authored an article for ProQuest

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

Corporate M&A 2020. Ukraine. Law and Practice | Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova*, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva for Chambers Guide

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

Correlation between private and public interests in antitrust regulation (as demonstrated by the pharmaceutical market) | Anna Numerova, Olga Denchenkova

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

One Essex Court barrister makes Moscow move | iclg.com

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

Lex Mundi Global Climate Change Law Guide – Russia | by Ilona Zekely

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

Practice Issues of Foreign Investments Filing in Russia | Anna Numerova and Elena Kazak for International Antitrust Bulletin by ABA Antitrust Law Section

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

Evidential value of forensic examination in arbitrazh proceedings. Legal aspects of the expert report assessment and the possibility of its critical perception | Vera Rikhterman and Vladimir Rodionov

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

An Interview With Egorov Puginsky Afansiev & Partners | Evgeny Raschevsky for Best Lawyers

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

Data Protection in the Financial Sector Guidance Note – Russia | by Pavel Sadovsky and Roman Malovitsky

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.