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30 June 2005

British public company Sibir Energy, its legal adviser, EPA&P LLC, and Moscow Oil and Gas Company held a joint press-conference entitled “To potential purchasers of Sibneft: The address by leaders of Sibir Energy PLC and Moscow Oil and Gas Compa

Speakers at the press conference included Henry Cameron, CEO of Sibir Energy PLC, Evgeny Savostianov, First Vice President of MOGC, and Sibir's legal counsel Dmitry Afanasiev, a partner at Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners.

14 June 2005

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and partners sponsored a special concert of Chamber Orchestra KREMLIN in Spaso House

Continuing its long-standing tradition of supporting the artistic initiatives of the Orchestra, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and partners sponsored the concert in Spaso Hause. This mutually beneficial cooperation is longstanding and EPA&P’s Chairman Dmitry Afansiev is among the members of the Board of Trustees of the Orchestra KREMLIN.

17 May 2005

Senior Lawyer of EPA&P participates in the meeting of the General Council of the all-Russia public organization «Business Russia» on the federal antimonopoly bill

The General Council of the all-Russia public organization «Business Russia/ Delovaya Rossia» met on May, 17 2005 to discuss the proposed federal anti-monopoly bill. Dmitry Lavrov, senior lawyer of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and partners, attended the meeting.

20 April 2005

Dmitry Afanasiev takes part in the annual conference “Legal Business in Russia”

Dmitry Afanasiev, member of the Partners’ Committee of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners, took part in the first annual conference “Legal Business in Russia”, organized by Vedomosti, one of Russia’s leading business newspapers.

15 April 2005

Sergey Golubok, assistant lawyer at EPA&P, elected Auditor for the International Council of the European Law Students’ Association

The 47th International Council Meeting of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) took place in the city of Vilnius, Lithuania, between April 3rd and 10th, 2005.

17 March 2005

EPA&P Lawyer participates in a panel on the overhaul of Russian federal antitrust law

The Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Office has assigned Dmitry Lavrov, senior lawyer of EPA&P to a panel on the overhaul of federal antitrust law.

15 March 2005

EPA&P lawyer participates in the protection of the Russian government’s interests before the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation

More than fifteen hundred landmarks have been the subject of a long-standing dispute between Moscow and the Federal authorities. They include the famous shopping malls GUM and TSUM, the manors Kolomenskoe and Zaritsino and other highly profitable monuments, whose value is sufficient to not only cover the costs of their restoration, but also to be highly profitable.

9 March 2005

Taras A. Rabko joined the Moscow office of EPA&P

Taras Rabko was a lecturer in the Constitutional Law Department of the St. Petersburg State University, and worked in the Research Institute of Law and Order of the Russian General Prosecutor’s office. Mr.Rabko currently teaches a course on constitutional law and an optional course on the conflict of laws at the Russian Academy of Justice of the Supreme Court and at the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation.

22 February 2005

Ilya Nikiforov has been appointed a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration

Founded in 1986, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) has become an important international educational forum in the field of transnational arbitration, today counting among its members and contributors many of the world’s leading arbitrators and arbitration counsel.

19 February 2005

Dmitry Afanasiev participates in the Anatoly Sobchak Commemoration Day

The funeral service at Sobchak’s grave in the Nikolskoe cemetery at the Alexander Nevsky monastery began the Day of Commemoration.

15 February 2005

Lawyers of EPA&P participate in the Jessup moot court

The Saint-Petersburg University moot court team, with EPA&P’s St. Peterburg office junior lawyers Irina Sergeeva and Sergey Golubok among its members, won first place in the Russian stage of the Jessup International Public Law Contest.

27 January 2005

Members of the Russian-American Business Council meet with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov

Members of the Russian-American Business Council (RABC) representing leading Russian businessmen – met this Thursday at the “National” Hotel to meet with Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

20 January 2005

Lawyers of EPA&P participate in preparatory hearings of the U.S. Federal Court of Detroit

In the course of the proceedings, Dmitry Afanasiev, the lawyer of EPA&P, informed the court as to the manner in which the debated isotopes were moved from the territory of the Russia Federation and gave a detailed report about the attempt of certain persons to misappropriate them by fraud.

1 November 2004

Daniil V. Petrov joined the EPA&P's team in the Moscow Office as the Head of the Public Policy Department

Daniil Petrov previously worked as the Deputy Head of the Legal Department of the St. Petersburg State Property Management Committee.

1 November 2004

Valery A. Gavrilenko joined the EPA&P's St. Petersburg Office as a litigation attorney

Valery Gavrilenko previously worked as a lawyer in the Bar Association of the Leningradskaya Oblast and in the Baltic Bar Association.