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

EPAM 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.

9 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advise on M&A Deal Between the Leading Abu Dhabi Energy Company TAQA and British Engineering Company Tendeka.

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.

8 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Represented the Interests of Northern Capital Gateway Consortium

EPAM litigation attorneys represented the interests of Northern Capital Gateway Consortium, the Pulkovo airport operator in St. Petersburg, in the dispute with the major fuel company Nevsky Mazut.

7 June 2022

Ekaterina Verle Joins EPAM Real Estate and Construction Practice Team

On June 7, 2022, Ekaterina Verle, Counsel was appointed as the Co-Head of the Real Estate and Construction Practice at EPAM.

6 June 2022

Dmitriy Glazounov Elected to the Expert Council on Listing of the Moscow Exchange (MOEX)

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 Attorneys Advised Commercial Metals Company During the Acquisition of TAC Acquisition Corp. (“Tensar”)

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

EPAM Attorneys Continue to Successfully Defend the Interests of Novartis in a Case Involving Unfair Competition on the Part of the Distributor of the Generic Nilotinib Drug

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 Attorneys Advised German Digital Health Company Vivira on Intellectual Property Issues    

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

EPAM Attorneys Advised German IT Company on a Complicated Case on Trading Used Software Under the Russian Law

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.