7 December 2021

EPAM Attorneys Advised Service-Telecom Group of Companies on Getting the Approval by the FAS Russia on the Purchase of National Tower Company

EPAM’ attorneys provided legal support for the independent infrastructure operator Service-Telecom in obtaining the approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) to conclude a transaction to acquire a portfolio of mobile network towers from Veon Ltd. (Vimpelcom) in Russia for the amount of RUB 70.65 bn (US$ 957m). The deal included 100% of the shares of National Tower Company and about 15,400 mobile network towers.

6 December 2021

Elena Avakyan Appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for Intellectual Property Disputes; Pavel Sadovsky Appointed as an Arbitrator of the Board

The Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) has established a Board for intellectual property disputes. The President of the RSPP has approved the Board’s arbitrators - recognized scientists and practitioners of the intellectual property market, many of whom have been directly involved in creating the basis for the regulation of IP in Russia. Helen Avakyan, Counsel at EPAM, was appointed as the Chairman of the Board. Pavel Sadovsky, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice was appointed as an arbitrator of the Board.

30 November 2021

EPAM Attorneys Defended the Interests of IMC Montan in an Exceptional USD 140m Dispute in the Consulting Services Market

Litigation Practice of EPAM defended the interests of the international consulting company IMC Montan in an exceptional litigation over an attempt to recover damages allegedly caused by consulting services.

11 November 2021

EPAM Attorneys Provided Legal Assistance to HTS tentiQ GmbH on Contractual and Currency Control Issues

EPAM’ attorneys provided legal assistance to HTS tentiQ GmbH, an international manufacturer of event marquees, tents & temporary structures worldwide, on contractual and currency control issues.

2 November 2021

Attorneys of EPAM Defended the Interests of LabQuestTechnology JSC, a Major Player in the Medical Laboratory Services Market

21 October 2021

EPAM Open Own Department at the Higher School of Economics Faculty of Law

On October 20, 2021, an agreement to open a new foundation department ran by the largest Russian law firm - EPAM was signed at the High School of Economics (HSE). The study program is scheduled to start in November 2021.

30 September 2021

Russia’s Higher School of Economics Launches a Foundation Department With EPAM

The Law Faculty of the Higher School of Economics, a leading center for legal education in Russia and abroad, announces the opening of EPAM' foundation department.

13 September 2021

Olga Mischenko Appointed Deputy Chairman of the Construction and Real Estate Subcommittee of the Association of European Business

On September 8, 2021, elections were held for the Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee for Construction and Real Estate of the North-West Regional Committee of the Association of European Businesses (AEB). Olga Mischenko, Counsel and Head of Real Estate, Construction and PPP Practice at EPAM in St. Petersburg, was elected for the position.

10 September 2021

EPAM Attorneys Participate in Working Groups and the Roskomnadzor Center of Competence in the Field of "Personal Data"

Counsel Elena Agaeva, and Associate Elena Kvartnikova, attorneys at EPAM, participate as experts in working groups of Roskomnadzor of the Central and North-Western Federal Districts and in the North-Western Federal District Center of Competence in the field of "Personal Data".

9 September 2021

Attorneys of EPAM Protect Major Chemical Company in Multi-Million Dispute Over Damages

The Litigation team at EPAM defended a major chemical company in a dispute with a leading Russian private transport group over the recovery of damages exceeding RUB 400m in the court of first instance and the appellate court.

9 September 2021

Attorneys of EPAM Advise Burt Intelligence on Purchase of Russian Intelligence Platform

Attorneys of EPAM provided comprehensive legal support to the Swedish IT company Burt Intelligence on their purchase of shares in the Russian intelligence platform Inventale.

8 September 2021

Pavel Sukholinskiy and Pavel Baryshnikov Discuss Draft Russian Procedural Code of Administrative Offenses

On September 6, 2021, Counsel Pavel Sukholinskiy and Associate Pavel Baryshnikov, attorneys at EPAM’ Administrative Law Practice, discussed the draft Procedural Code of Administrative Offenses at the Russian Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights expert center.

30 August 2021

EPAM Defends Novartis in a Precedent-Setting Case Over Unfair Competition

The EPAM Competition Law team successfully defended the global pharma corporation Novartis in a precedent-setting case over the breach of competition law by a distributor of Nativa, which had introduced a generic drug in violation of patent rights of the original drug formula.

18 August 2021

EPAM Counsel Helen Avakyan on the Supervisory Board of Russia’s First Non-Profit Association of Digital Financial Assets (DFAs) Market Professionals

The first non-profit association of digital financial assets (DFAs) market professionals was recently established  in Russia and Helen Avakyan, Counsel at EPAM and a member of the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers Council, has joined the Supervisory Board of the Association along with competent experts in economics, finance and law. 

27 July 2021

EPAM Competition Practice Team Participated in Preparing the Guidelines No. 19 "On the Specifics of State Antimonopoly Control Over Economic Concentration"

On June 11, 2021 the Presidium of the FAS Russia published the Guidelines No. 19 "On the specifics of state antimonopoly control over economic concentration". The document was developed jointly with the Association of Antimonopoly Experts involving EPAM Competition Law Practice experts.