The authorities are developing new urban planning regulations within the Boulevard Ring, according to which the volume of construction will be limited. The "surgical cutting" may well reach 200,000 sq.m.
Iran's lawsuit against Russia for its refusal to supply S-300 air-defence systems could have serious political consequences. Kommersant has learned that the leadership of the Russian Federation has made the decision that unless Tehran withdraws the suit, Moscow will deprive it of international support and occupy a tougher position on Iran's nuclear problem. Moreover, Kommersant has learned that the claims of the Iranian authorities that the sum total of the lawsuit that they have filed amounts to only $900 million (not almost $4 billion) do not entirely correspond to reality.
Olga Putevets, Associate of White Collar Crime practice in Ukraine, prepared overview of the Law on the Bar and Practice of Law
Sergey Grebenyuk comments for magazine "Status" the reasons for disbandment of the Tax Police in Ukraine
Ukrainian business magazine "Status" published a comment of Sergey Grebenyuk in the article researching the necessity of Tax Police disbandment
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has announced a round of promotions at its Moscow office.
Natalia Korosteleva authored the Russia chapter of the second edition of “Comparative Summary of Antitrust Laws in the CIS Economic Region"
Ukrainian newspaper Kyiv Post publishes Serhii Sviriba's commentary about the top law firms ranking in Ukraine
Ukrainian newspaper Kyiv Post presented own ranking of top M&A and corporate and banking and finance law firms in Ukraine
CIS law firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has announced five promotions to its team, including two new partners.
On weekends, holidays and the days of major cultural events, Moscow's center may be announced as a car- free zone. The authorities promise to account for all the consequences of the restrictions for thecapital's transport system and to organize additional parking spaces in locations where the blockages are set up. However, how will the new measure affect retailers located on the central streets?
The Wall Street Journal on its website publishes an article on Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners study
Russian companies have little faith in the country’s legal system and believe that only 10% of Russia’s laws are useful for business, according to a study by a top Moscow law firm.
Envelopes filled with cash are being replaced by more high-tech means of bribery and corruption.
Kazakhstan's Aksai City, a dusty outpost just across the border from Russia, is a key gateway for energy companies seeking to tap one of the country's richest oil and gas deposits, the Karachaganak field.
Valery Eremenko joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners office in Moscow as a partner in the firm’s litigation practice.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has appointed Valery Eremenko as a partner in its Moscow litigation practice.
German newspaper Handelsblatt publishes commentary by Michael Hartleben on Supreme Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation president’s proposals to grant the Russian courts powers to set aside foreign court judgments and international arbitration awards that prejudice interests of Russian parties.