15 October 2008
15 October 2008 - The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today issued an Order for provisional measures in a case filed by Georgia for the application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, together with a group of prominent European lawyers, advised the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in these proceedings.
14 October 2008
On 13 - 15 October 2008, the workshop on “Due Diligence in Russia: Current Issues of Practice” was held in Moscow. Nikolay Averchenko, a senior lawyer of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, made a presentation on the topic of “Current Issues of Practice and Procedure of Legal Due Diligence”.
10 October 2008
On 10 October 2008 the III Annual National “Mergers & Acquisitions” Forum took place in Kyiv and attracted more than 100 M&A experts from Russia and Ukraine. Ekaterina Medeyko, a senior lawyer at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, attended the Forum.
6 October 2008
On 6 October 2008 the research-to-practice conference “Commercial Dispute Resolution. Mediation and Arbitration Courts” was held in Moscow. The conference was sponsored by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and attended by more than 50 experts in commercial dispute resolution. Grigory Chernyshov, a Partner leading the Litigation Practice Department at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, took part in the event.
3 October 2008
Attorneys Ilya Nikiforov and Nikolay Averchenko of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners contributed to Volume II of the Textbook on Civil Law released by VELBI publishing house.
1 October 2008
On 1 - 4 October Yalta hosted the VII International Legal Forum attended by more than one hundred legal experts from Russia, CIS countries, Baltic states and the European Union. Ekaterina Medeyko, a senior lawyer at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, attended the Forum.
30 September 2008
On 30 September 2008 the VII Annual M&A Forum took place in Moscow. The event, attended by more than 130 delegates. was sponsored by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. Attorneys Grigory Chernyshov and Mikhail Kazantsev from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners participated in the Forum.
26 September 2008
On 26 September 2008, the official inauguration of the first “Legal Business in the South of Russia” forum took place in Rostov-on-Don, attended by more than one hundred delegates from 35 law firms of southern Russian cities. Nikolay Averchenko, a senior lawyer of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, took part the event.
17 September 2008
On 17 - 19 September Copenhagen hosted the IBA-promoted conference -“Cross-Border Real Estate Investment in Europe”. Sergey Strembelev, an attorney at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, attended the conference.
15 September 2008
ALFA International, the global legal network, is pleased to announce that it has voted to admit Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as the exclusive ALFA International member firm for Russia.
28 July 2008
From May -to June 2008 Elena Kuznetsova, Sergey Korolev and Sergey Strembelev, lawyers from the Saint Petersburg Law Offices of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, participated in the Academy for American and International Law program in Dallas, USA.
22 July 2008
July 22, 2008, Moscow. Stanislav Puginsky, former Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Industry, joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as a Partner.
30 June 2008
St.Petersburg - Moscow, 30 June 08 - The Head of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Mr. Igor Artemyev, addressing the delegates of the third CIS Local Counsel Forum, has voiced the suggestion to create an independent association of experts under the Intergovernmental Counsel on Antimonopoly Policy (ICAP). Leaders of the CIS legal community welcome the suggestion and are ready to offer their ideas for the realisation of the initiative set out by the Head of the Russian Antimonopoly Service.
26 June 2008
Third CIS Local Counsel Forum was launched today in Saint-Petersburg. For the first time after the collapse of the Soviet Union, more than 200 heads of leading national law firms from the CIS and other countries gathered together on the Russian soil. The Forum is hosted by the leading Russian law firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners.
25 June 2008
We are pleased to announce that the third CIS Local Counsel Forum, hosted by the leading Russian law firm of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, has started its work in St.Petersburg.