15 June 2022
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.
9 June 2022
EPAM provided comprehensive legal support on the Russian legal aspects of a cross-border M&A transaction between TAQA, the National Energy Company of Abu Dhabi (UAE), and Tendeka, the leading British engineering company present in the US, the UK, China, Australia, Canada, the UAE, Malaysia and the EU.
6 June 2022
On May 30, 2022, the Moscow Exchange Executive board formed a new board of members of the Expert Council on Listing. Dmitriy Glazounov, Partner, Head of Banking & Finance Law and Capital Markets Practice at EPAM, was elected to the Council as a legal expert.
26 May 2022
EPAM advised on the Russian aspects of the USD550m acquisition of Tensar – a portfolio company of Castle Harlan Inc.'s funds, and the world-leader in the manufacture and supply of retaining walls, ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions across 80 national markets – by Commercial Metals Company, US steel and metal manufacturer. The transaction was multi-jurisdictional and included Tensar companies in the US, Europe, China, Russia.
18 April 2022
On April 18, 2022, the Ninth Arbitrazh Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Moscow Arbitrazh Court, which ruled in favour of the international pharmaceutical corporation Novartis, which was represented by the legal team of EPAM. The court rejected Mammoth Pharm's demands to cancel both the decision and order of the Federal Antimonopoly Service in a high-profile case of unfair practices of a generic drug distributor who was producing generics in violation of a patent.
5 April 2022
EPAM assisted Vivira (the German Medtech company, specialising in the development of software for digital healthcare) in concluding an agreement with Russian developers.
1 April 2022
According to the European rules and case law, if the distribution right to the copy of a software program has been exhausted, the original purchaser can sell the software to a third party, whereas the creator of the software cannot prevent such a sale.
11 March 2022
EPAM’ attorneys provided legal assistance to European banks – AIK Banka, Gorenjska Banka and Agri Europe Cyprus – on Russian aspects of Central and Eastern European financial institutions’ shares’ acquisition. The overall value of the transaction totaling EUR 7.3 bn.
2 March 2022
EPAM represented French Groupe BRIAND in its acquisition of the Russian subsidiary Astron from Swedish Lindab Group as part of a cross-border transaction. Groupe BRIAND acquired from Lindab Group companies and assets in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland and Russia.
25 February 2022
EPAM litigation team defended FGUP Morsvyazsputnik, the only Russian provider of Inmarsat satellite services, in disputes with a mala fide counterparty.
24 February 2022
The team of EPAM provided legal support to the Rusagro Group of Companies, the largest vertical agricultural holding in Russia, in securing trademark recognition of the Moscow Provensal brand.
14 February 2022
EPAM’s competition and litigation team of lawyers has successfully defended the interests of multinational pharmaceutical corporation Novartis before the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia and in court in a case involving a breach of the competition protection law by a distributor that commercialised a generic drug in an infringement of the patent rights to the original drug formula.