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30 January 2023

EPAM Attorneys Defended the Interests of Global Metcorp in the Bankruptcy Case of a Steel Supplier

EPAM attorneys defended the interests of the British company Global Metcorp, part of the international group of steel brokers, in the bankruptcy case of the steel supplier LLC Torex.

23 January 2023

EPAM Defended the Interests of Unilin, Part of Mohawk Industries Inc. - The World’s Largest Flooring Company

EPAM Attorneys successfully defended the interests of Unilin, part of Mohawk Industries Inc., the world’s largest flooring company in a case against Tarkett Rus, which had violated competition law regulations by creating obstacles to other flooring manufacturers entering the market.

1 January 2023

Ilya Novoselov Appointed as Counsel at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners  

Effective January 1, 2023, Ilya Novoselov, lawyer at Litigation & Arbitration Practice, has been appointed as Counsel to the Moscow office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

9 December 2022

Ekaterina Verle Appointed as Co-Chairman Of Amcham Russia's Real Estate and Construction Committee

Ekaterina Verle, Counsel and Co-Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, has been appointed Co-Chairman of the Real Estate and Construction Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham Russia).

20 October 2022

EPAM Announces Launch of Personal Data Protection Practice

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces launch of Personal Data Protection Practice

19 October 2022

EPAM Lawyers successfully defended AB InBev Efes in a 730 million roubles dispute, significant for the entire FMCG market

On 17 October 2022, the Ninth Commercial Court of Appeal in Moscow upheld the decision to dismiss the claims of food distributor Palmira Volga, in a case concerning recovery of more than RUB 730 million in "under-received discounts" and "incentive payments" provided by the distributor to retail outlets from one of Russia's leading brewing companies, AB InBev Efes JSC.

30 September 2022

Higher School of Economics Joint Department with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Starts New Academic Year

In 2021, EPAM and the Higher School of Economics launched an exclusive project - Joint Department with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics, headed by Denis Arkhipov, Ph.D. in Law, Managing Partner of the Moscow office of EPAM.

26 September 2022

Ilya Nikiforov Appointed as an Arbitrator of Hainan International Arbitration Court

On September 17 2022, Hainan International Arbitration Court (HIAC, the international commercial arbitration institution), announced the appointment of new arbitrators. Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ilya Nikiforov has been included in the HIAC panel of arbitrators.

13 September 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advised RUSAL on Russia’s First Yuan-Denominated Bond Offering

RUSAL, the world's leading aluminum producer, has become the first issuer to place yuan-denominated bonds in Russia. EPAM attorneys acted as legal advisors in the transaction which concluded with the bonds being issued in August 2022.

12 September 2022

EPAM Attorneys Successfully Defended Former Head of Car Sales and Maintenance Companies Charged With Large-Scale Fraud

The Court acquitted the Client of all charges based on the arguments of the Firm’s attorneys and those of Business Ombudsman.

29 August 2022

EPAM Authors the Russian Jurisdiction Chapter of the Exclusive Merger Control Review for the Second Consecutive Year

The Merger Control Review provides an incisive overview and analysis of the pre-merger competition and notification regimes across key jurisdictions worldwide, as well as a discussion of recent decisions, strategic considerations and likely upcoming developments.

29 August 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advised International Technology Corporation in the Sale of Its Russian Subsidiary

The joint team of EPAM M&A and Corporate Law, Competition Law practices assisted in the sale of a Russian subsidiary of one of the world leaders in the supply of technologies and equipment to the Russian management, allowing it to maintain the uninterrupted operation of business in Russia.

20 July 2022

EPAM Attorneys Assisted One of the Largest Producers of Dairy Products in Europe in the Divestment of Its Russian Subsidiary  

Legal support included advising on the transaction structure, preparation of a package of transaction documents, as well as assistance with signing and closing the deal. Along with a tailored share transfer agreement and related documentation, additional legal instruments were utilised, such as option rights and rights of first refusal, restrictive covenants and guarantee instruments.

1 July 2022

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Announces New Appointments at Its Moscow Office

On July 1, 2022, Roman Malovitskiy (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice) was promoted to Partner, while Tatyana Boyko (M&A and Corporate Practice) and Stanislav Dobshevich (Litigation Practice) were both promoted to Counsel.

15 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Protect an International Flooring Market Leader Before the FAS Russia

EPAM Competition Law Practice has protected an international flooring market leader by proving the anti-competitive nature of the franchising agreements and bonus programs of its competitor Tarkett, the largest Russian linoleum manufacturer.