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15 July 2021

EPAM Competition Team protects Rosgosstrakh in a precedent-setting case over an antitrust breach

Lawyers of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented the interests of Rosgosstrakh in a case initiated under the exemption from liability program, during which Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) for the first time considered anti-competitive agreements between two independent insurance companies.

9 July 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised one of the largest e-sports brands on the launch of an Internet platform for fans of a professional e-sports team

EPAM advised a large e-sports brands in connections with the launch of an Internet platform for Russian users, fans of a professional e-sports team. The platform provides for a loyalty program for its registered users, which gives rewards for being part of the fans’ community. It allows its users to exchange points for goods or services offered in a reward shop and acquire rewards through participating in various experiences.

5 July 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners attorneys provide comprehensive legal support to Quest Software in Russia

EPAM attorneys provided legal assistance to Quest Software – a software company headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, United States with 53 offices in 24 countries – on corporate, employment and contract law issues related to the client’s Russian subsidiaries

1 July 2021

Pavel Sadovsky promoted to Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

​​​​​​​EPAM is glad to announce that Pavel Sadovsky is promoted to Partner, effective July 1, 2021.

29 June 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners attorneys provide legal assistance to Clarios in matters of doing business in Russia

EPAM attorneys assist Clarios – a global leader in battery manufacturing – with legal support for its ongoing business activities.

15 June 2021

Mikhail Kazantsev, Ex-Deputy Director of Rosgeologia joins EPAM to head its Natural Resources Practice

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is pleased to announce the launch of its industry-specific Natural Resources Practice to be led by Partner Mikhail Kazantsev, who is rejoining the Firm after serving as a member of the management board, deputy Director General and Head of Legal at Rosgeologia.

1 June 2021

Olga Tsvetkova, former Deputy Director of the Department of International Law of the Ministry of Justice of Russia, Joins Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 

On June 1, 2021, EPAM welcomes Olga Tsvetkova as Co-Head of International Arbitration. Prior to joining the Firm, Olga led the Ministry of Justice team responsible for representing Russia's interests in a number of major international investment disputes.

31 May 2021

The Moscow Exchange presents "Guidelines for issuers: how to enter the public debt market", prepared in collaboration with the lawyers of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

On May 28, 2021, the Moscow Exchange presented "Guidelines for issuers: how to enter the public debt market", which was prepared with the participation of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. The chapter on asset securitization was co-authored by lawyers from the Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice of the Firm.

26 May 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised PPG in Russia in connection with PPG’s tender offer for the shares of Tikkurila Oyj

EPAM Competition Team EPAM served as legal adviser in Russia to PPG Industries in connection with PPG ‘s tender offer for the shares of Tikkurila.

11 May 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces several Counsel promotions

​​​​​​​EPAM is happy to announce the promotion of Ekaterina Roletr, Anton Berezin, Sergey Korolyov and Andrey Tuzov to counsel, effective 1 May 2021.

15 April 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represent several companies in an unprecedented case against Yandex

The EPAM Competition Team is representing a coalition of several companies in a unique case against Yandex over the company’s abuse of its dominant position on the internet search market, in a case initiated by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS).

7 April 2021

Andrey Bastrakov joins the Criminal Law Commission of the Russian Bar Association

On March 29, 2021, the Moscow branch of the Russian Lawyers' Association formed a Criminal Law Commission. Andrey Bastrakov, Сounsel of the White Collar Crime Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has been selected as a member.

29 March 2021

Gett and Citimobil partnership cleared by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) with the support of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ competition team

On March 5, 2021, the FAS approved a unique partnership agreement between the taxi aggregators Gett and Citimobil. Under its terms, Citimobil drivers will take on the Gett economy orders. This will enable Gett to use the new “aggregator for aggregators” model and focus on the corporate and premium markets.

26 March 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners secures dismissal of landmark antimonopoly case against Spar and Magnit

19 March 2021

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners strengthens its international team

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has strengthened its international deals and disputes practice with the hire of Ilya Kuznetsov, a dual-qualified Russian advocate and solicitor of England & Wales.