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20 April 2009

Dimitry Afanasiev takes part in RUSS!A Investment Roadshow 2009 in London

Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, spoke at RUSS!A Investment Roadshow 2009, a leading high-profile platform outside Russia for interaction between Russian businessmen and foreign investors and partners.

10 April 2009

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Sponsors Fifth Annual Conference Legal Business in Russia

On 9–10 April 2009 the Fifth Annual Conference Legal Business in Russia sponsored by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices took place in Moscow. The two days conference was attended by EPA&P partners Dimitry Afanasiev, Grigory Chernyshov and Dmitry Stepanov.

2 April 2009

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners sponsorsSecond CIS-EU Legal Forum EuroLawyer 2009

For the second time London became the venue for the international legal forum EuroLawyer 2009 sponsored by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. Speakers at the event included EPA&P partners: Ilya Nikiforov, Evgeny Raschevsky and Dmitry Stepanov and senior lawyer Elena Sokolova.

4 March 2009

Telenor Has Appealed The Omsk Court Decision in Farimex Case

Telenor has filed a cassation appeal of the decision of the Eighth Appellate Arbitrazh Court in Omsk ordering Telenor to pay US$1.7 billion in connection with the claim made by Farimex Products, Inc. Telenor's appeal will be heard by the Federal Arbitrazh Court for the West Siberian District, located in Tyumen. Farimex has alleged that Telenor caused losses to VimpelCom by delaying VimpelCom's acquisition of loss-making Ukrainian mobile operator, Ukrainian Radio Systems (URS), and has demanded the payment to be made.

19 February 2009

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners to Contribute to Anatoly Sobchak Russian National Grant Program

On the day of remembrance for Anatoly Sobchak the selected winners of the Anatoly Sobchak Grant received their awards at the Law School of the Saint Petersburg State University. Invited by the Anatoly Sobchak Endowment led by Senator L.B.Narusova, Dimitry Afanasiev made a speech to the award winners and other students, in which he announced that Law Offices Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners were joining the program for encouraging the best law students of Russian schools of higher education by doubling there government grants at the expense of EPAM.

22 January 2009

Dmitry Stepanov joins Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Dmitry Stepanov has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. The new partner is a highly regarded expert in corporate and securities regulations. Dmitry has also been actively involved in legislation drafting.

21 January 2009

Lawyers from Law Offices Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Contributed to the Third Volume ofthe Civil Law Textbook

Attorneys Ilya Nikiforov and Nikolay Averchenko from Law Offices Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners contributed to Volume III of Civil Law Textbook released by VELBI publishing house.

29 December 2008

Farimex Judgment Against Telenor Cancelled by Appellate Court

The Eighth Arbitrazh Appellate Court in Omsk in Siberia has today cancelled the USD 2.8 billion judgment issued against Telenor last August in Khanty-Mansiysk due to gross violations of procedural law at Khanty-Mansiysk trial court. The Appellate Court in Omsk will hear the Farimex claim de novo on 19 February.

10 December 2008

Nikolay Egorov Awarded the Order of Honor from the President of the Russian Federation

Nikolay Egorov, a professor at Saint Petersburg State University and a co-founder of Law Offices Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was awarded the Order of Honor by the Decree of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

5 December 2008

On 5 December the Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Saint Petersburg office Ilya Nikiforovpresented at the “ICC International Arbitration Court: Opportunities for Russia” Conference

On 5 December 2008 the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce – the world business organization (ICC Russia) held the conference “ICC International Arbitration Court: Opportunities for Russia” on the occasion of the visit of the delegation of the International Arbitration Court to Moscow. The conference was attended by Ilya Nikiforov, the Managing Partner of the Saint Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

13 November 2008

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners sponsors the Methodological Conference “Studying Alternative Dispute Resolution as Part of Higher Education and Supplementary Training”

On 13 - 14 November 2008 the methodological conference on “Studying Alternative Dispute Resolution as Part of Higher Education and Supplementary Training” sponsored by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was held at the Law School of the Saint Petersburg State University.

10 November 2008

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners Accredited by Vneshekonombank

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners has successfully completed its accreditation at Vneshekonombank and is now the designated independent legal expert.

5 November 2008

Ilya Nikiforovparticipated in the Balkan Legal Forum 2008

The 5TH Balkan Legal Forum, organized by the IBA European Forum and the Legal Development Foundation, took place on 5-7 November in Sofia, Bulgaria. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was represented by Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner of the St. Petersburg Office.

1 November 2008

Ilya Nikiforov presents at the research-to-practice conference “Civil and Tax Law: Conflicting Interpretations of Law”

From 30 October to 1 November a research-to-practice conference “Civil and Tax Law: Conflicting Interpretations of Law” was held in the Law School of the Saint Petersburg State University. Ilya Nikiforov, the Managing Partner leading the Saint Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, participated in the conference.

30 October 2008

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Russian Corporate Counsel Association held a round table discussion on Shareholder Agreements: Russian and International Experience

The round table discussion focused on existing legal frameworks for relations between shareholders, analysis of the recent court practice in Russia, as well as regulatory perspectives on shareholder agreements in Russia.