29 May 2007
Today the All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow hosted the international conference “Russian Anti-Trust Law in an International Context”. The conference was presented by the Global Forum for Competition and Trade Policy and the European Forum of the International Bar Association and co-sponsored by the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association. Grigory CHERNYSHOV, senior attorney of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners, spoke on “Antitrust Approval of the Foreign Companies Shares Transaction”.
23 May 2007
On May 23, 2007 the inaugural meeting of the Non-Profit Partnership for Promotion of Competition took place - a group that joins together leading antitrust lawyers and economists specializing in competition matters. Grigory Chernyshov, a Senior Lawyer at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices, was elected member of the General Council of the Partnership.
24 April 2007
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has opened an associated office in London, UK. Located at 3 Gough Square EC4, in the City of London, the office neighbours the world’s major law firms and investment banks.
23 April 2007
Dimitry Afanasiev took part in the 10th Annual Russian Economic Forum in London. Member of the Partners’ Committee of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners spoke at the session “Financial Development Institutes: Realistic Catalyst for Russian Economic Growth?”
18 April 2007
The II annual conference “Mergers And Takeovers In The Northwestern Region” was held on April 18, 2007 in Saint-Petersburg. The event was organized by the “Mergers and Takeovers” magazine and the Government of Saint-Petersburg. Ilya Nikiforov, a managing partner in Saint-Petersburg office of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners, shared expertise in judicial protection from hostile takeovers.
30 March 2007
Commercial Court of Huelva, Spain has recognized and rendered subject to execution on the territory of Spain a Judgment of Arbitration Court of Murmansk Region of June 09, 2006, which bound a Mauritanian company Société de Promotion de la Pêche (SPP S.A.) to return the misappropriated ATF’s South Group trawlers to their Russian proprietor, a company 100% owned by the Russian Federation, represented by Russian State Property Management Agency.
22 March 2007
An annual practical conference on M&A issues “Adding value to business in sale” was held in Moscow today. The official partner of the event hosted by The Moscow Times was Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices. The firm’s lawyers were in attendance to share their expertise on acting in M&A transactions.
16 February 2007
Today Captain Kononov, a Russian trawler misappropriated by a Mauritanian entrepreneur, Abass Boughourbal, has been seized in Namibia. The attachment of the trawler is a security measure that will allow terminating illegal use of the vessel until its return to its legal holder in Russia.
15 February 2007
Today the Arbitration Court of Arkhangelsk Region passed an award terminating the bankruptcy proceedings with regard to JSC Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF). The successful completion of financial recovery procedure has resulted from the efforts of the Russian Federation as the owner, the management and staff of ATF and the lawyers of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners who acted for the Russian Federation and ATF in the bankruptcy proceedings.
8 February 2007
The European Law Firm of the Year nominee, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners attended the 10th Legal Business Awards ceremony in London.
6 February 2007
During 1997-2004 Dmitry Lavrov taught the Civil Law department at Saint-Petersburg State Law School. In March 2004 joined Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners as senior lawyer, where Dmitry acted on complex corporate transactions including foreign trade matters, was responsible for government relations and contributed to preparatory work for Russian companies’ IPOs.
7 December 2006
On 7 December 2006, the Centre of Legal Information of All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow, hosted the International Bar Association (IBA) roundtable Global and Independent Law Firms in Europe and Russia: Competitive Cooperation Strategies.
16 October 2006
Senior lawyer at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Igor Pachosik will take up a position as deputy head of the Property Management Department of Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways".
2 October 2006
Ilya Tur and Sergey Strembelev have joined St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as lawyers.
29 September 2006
Publishing house Kommersant and the Russian Association of Managers have ranked Russia’s Top 1000 Managers. Dimitry Shulga, Head of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Strategic communications department, has been named among the country’s best managers of public and corporate relations.