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30 September 2008

VII Annual M&A Forum Sponsored by Law Offices Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Held in Moscow

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

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners senior lawyer Nikolay Averchenko Attends the “Legal Business in the South of Russia” Forum

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

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners attorney Sergey Strembelev Speaks at the IBA European Forum “Cross-Border Real Estate Investment in Europe”

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 welcomes Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as the exclusive new member firm for Russia

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

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Lawyers Participate in the Academy for American and International Law program in the US

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

Stanislav Puginsky joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as a Partner

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

Leaders of the CIS legal community will establish the Independent Association of Experts under the Intergovernmental Counsel on Antimonopoly Policy (ICAP)

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

Russian lawyers initiate re-integration of the CIS legal space

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

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners welcomes the Third CIS Local Counsel Forum in St. Petersburg

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.

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).