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18 June 2008

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners awarded for Achievements in the Legal Profession by the Federal Bar Association of the Russian Federation

Tonight St. Petersburg hosted the first ever National Award for Achievements in the Legal Profession instituted by the Federal Bar Association of the Russian Federation. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners received the Bar’s “Triumph” Award, a testament to the high esteem in which the firm is held by peers, as well as its individual and corporate clients.

8 June 2008

Dimitry Afanasiev presentedat XII ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM

Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, a leading Russian law firm, spoke at the Rule of Law conference at the ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM today where he presented the road map for anti-corruption and legal reform.

1 June 2008

Attorney Sergei Golubok of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners law firm Takes up Post at the European Court of Human Rights

Attorney Sergei Golubok of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners law firm will take up his post at the Secretariat of the European Court of Human Rights as a legal assistant beginning June 1, 2008.

22 May 2008

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners senior lawyer Nikolay Averchenko presents at the “In-house Counsel for Protection and Development of Business Today” Meeting of the Russian In-house Counsel Congress

On 22 May the Russian In-house Counsel Congress conducted the “In-house Counsel for Protection and Development of Business Today” event in Moscow.

26 April 2008

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners attorney Sergey Korolev attends the “Bidding Law Actors” conference in Saint Petersburg

On 26 April 2008 an academic and business conference “Bidding Law Actors” together with the session of the editorial board of Russian Business (Commercial) Yearbook took place in Saint Petersburg. The conference was attended by attorney Sergey Korolev of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

22 April 2008

Partners from the leading national law firms from all over the world gathered in London to discuss the ways for the Russian companies to approach the global markets

London, April 22, 2008 – Partners from the leading independent law firms from around the world held a special morning session during The Russian Economic Forum in London today. Entitled ‘The Battle for Assets: How to Approach the Markets’, it focused on the key challenges and problems faced by Russian investors abroad, and the various strategies and tactics to adopt in a competitive international market. Participating firms were Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners (Russia), Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (USA), Slaughter and May (UK), Hengeler Mueller (Germany), Bredin Prat (France), Bonelli Erede Pappalardo (Italy), Uria (Spain), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Netherlands), Mannheimer Swartling (Sweden) and Schönherr (Austria).

5 April 2008

EuroLawyer 2008 International Legal Forum sponsored by Law Offices of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners took place in London

Sponsored by Law Offices of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners, EuroLawyer 2008 International Legal Forum was held in London on April 4 to 5, 2008 and had become a new venue of fruitful cooperation and contacts between CIS and EU lawyers. Maria Miroshnikova, senior lawyer of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners, attended the Forum.

1 April 2008

All Charges Against the Russian Vessel Arrested in 2007 Quashed by the Norwegian Coast Guard Out of Court

Law enforcement authorities of Norway have reported today the dismissal of the criminal case against OJSC Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (OJSC ATF) and the captain of Novoazovsk arrested in March 2007 on the charge of violation of Norwegian fishing regulations. Russia was represented in this case by Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners.

28 January 2008

EPA&P Attorneys Co-Authored Text Book on Civil Law

EPA&P attorneys Ilya Nikiforov, Nikolay Averchenko and Maria Miroshnikova co-authored a new text book “Civil Law” published this week.

27 December 2007

EPA&P helps REXAM acquire clearance from the Federal Antimonopoly Service to buyRussian can maker

British packaging firm Rexam Plc has received permission from Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog to acquire Russian drinks can maker Rostar from En+ Group. At the second hearing Rexam was represented by EPA&P.

18 December 2007

Russia recovers misappropriated Archangelsk Trawler Fleet vessels with support of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Today, in the port of Huelva, Spain, two trawlers – Yuosas Alexonis and Trawlmeister Mogutov, were returned to their legal owner, Russian State company Archangelsk Trawler Fleet (ATF), after being misappropriated in 2004 by the international group headed by the Mauritanian businessman Abass Bugurbal. The interests of Archangelsk Trawler Fleet were represented by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

12 December 2007

Boris Puginsky, Co-founder of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners,received Man of the Year national award

Moscow, December 12, 2007. Man of the Year national award ceremony took place in Christ the Saviour’s Cathedral in Moscow. Among this year's prize winners are Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation; Alexii II, Patriarch; Leo Bokeria, cardio surgeon; Rodion Shedrin, composer; Alisher Usmanov, businessman. In the “Legal” nomination the award was given to Boris Puginsky, co-founder of and named partner in Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Law Firm for “Major contribution to the national jurisprudence”.

22 November 2007

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners Backs the Best Russian Law Department Awards 2007

The ceremony for the Best Russian Law Departments Awards, decided through research by Corporate Lawyer magazine took place today in Moscow. The event, supported by law offices Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners, was attended by more than 250 participants: heads of the law departments nominated, members of the Expert Committee and special guests, including partners of leading Russian and international law firms, and media representatives.

19 October 2007

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners participates in the Annual International Bar Association Conference 2007 in Singapore

This year the Annual IBA Conference took place on 14-19 October in Singapore. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was represented by Mr. Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner of the St. Petersburg Office, and Ms. Maria Miroshnikova, Senior Lawyer of the Moscow Office.

25 September 2007

The Supreme Court of Norway dismisses all charges against two Russian vessels arrested in 2005

Moscow - Oslo, September 25, 2007. – The Supreme Court of Norway announced its decision to dismiss all charges against two Russian vessels, “Captain Gorbatchev” and “Dmitry Pokramovitch”, arrested by the Norwegian authorities in October 2005, charged with breaching Norwegian fishing regulations. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners represented the Russian side.