MEDIA COVERAGE
19 May 2009

CDR News reports about seminar on Arbitration in Switzerland held by the Swiss Arbitration Association and Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Russian lawyers have hit back at the perception of Russia as a poor jurisdiction for arbitration.

4 May 2009

Russia: Adjusting the rules of play

International Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2009 publishes survey of the Russian M&A market by Dmitry Stepanov, EPA&P corporate practice partner. 

1 May 2009

The Top Legal international reports form second CIS-EU Legal Forum

The Russian regulatory model has always proved troublesome to negotiate. Despite the updating of rules on foreign ownership, recent changes have brought mixed results, according to delegates at this year’s EuroLawyer 2009 conference.

12 March 2009

Dealing with Corruption under Russian Laws: Local Anti-Corruption Laws and their Enforcement

Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, presented a report on "Dealing with Corruption under Russian Laws: Local Anti-Corruption Laws and their Enforcement" at the Summit on Anti-Corruption in Moscow

20 January 2009

Competition Litigation in Russia

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Competition Litigation 2009 includes review of the Russian Competition Litigation by Grigory Chernyshov, Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

4 January 2009

Interpretation of Article V of the New York Convention by Russian Courts (Due Process, Arbitrability, and Public Policy Grounds for Non-Enforcement)

Journal of International Arbitration 25(6) publishes the article by Ilya Nikiforov, Managing partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (St. Petersburg), "Interpretation of Article V of the New York Convention by Russian Courts (Due Process, Arbitrability, and Public Policy Grounds for Non-Enforcement)"

29 December 2008

Bloomberg: Telenor Says Omsk Court Cancels $2.8 Billion Ruling

Telenor ASA, the Nordic region’s biggest phone company, said a Siberian court overturned a ruling that could have cost it $2.8 billion in damages.

11 December 2008

Dimitry Afanasiev's interview to Bloomberg TV about Farimex vs Telenor case

The court in Omsk on Friday will hold hearings on Farimex vs Telenor case. Dimitry Afanasiev comments this case to Bloomberg TV.

10 December 2008

The Supreme Court of Canada has to decide if it has authority to consider a case, which is already under consideration of U.S court

Olga Vishnevskaya analyses the Canada Supreme Court's jurisdiction over the claim that the U.S. court already accepted

10 December 2008

Bringing so called “foreign-cubed securities cases” in U.S. courts

Sergey Gavrilov analyses U.S. courts' jurisdiction over so called foreign-cubed securities cases

18 November 2008

Cellular-news: Omsk Court Postpones Hearing of Telenor's Appeal in Farimex Case

­The Eighth Arbitrazh Appellate Court in Omsk in Siberia has postponed until 12 December 2008 the hearing of Telenor's appeal of the US$2.8 billion judgment issued against the Norwegian company last August in Khanty-Mansiysk.

11 November 2008

Corporate governance in Russia

Financier Worldwide Magazine publishes the article by Ekaterina Medeyko "Corporate governance in Russia"

27 October 2008

The United States and the European Union have completed modernization of extradition treaties

Anna Shumilova, junior lawyer at EPA&P, reviews recent amendments to the US-EU extradition treaties.

21 July 2008

Interfax: BP retained Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners to advise on matters related to the TNK-BP shareholder dispute

BP has welcomed the fact that the Russian Federal Migration Service temporarily extended TNK-BP Chief Executive Robert Dudley's current work visa.

30 June 2008

Richard Lloyd from the Third CIS Local Counsel Forum: Russia and the rule of law – together at last

Dr Cord-Georg Hasselmann of Hengeler Mueller and Dimitry Afanasiev of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners argued for the independents, outlining international strategies based on a series of 'best friends' relationships with overseas practices.