News
5 May 2006

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners held a corporate retreat for partners and senior associates in Miami, Florida

Russian lawyers visited U.S. federal court in Miami where they had an opportunity to observe jury selection process in a civil case.

28 April 2006

Daniil Petrov leaves Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices for Russian Railways

Senior lawyer at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Daniil Petrov, takes up a position as head of the Property Management Department of Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways".

26 April 2006

Senior EPAP lawyer presents at legal security conference in Moscow

Participants at the conference included representatives of the state authorities, legal counsel from some of Russia’s largest companies and experts from some of Russia’s leading law and consulting firms.

24 April 2006

Igor Antonovich Pachosik started work in the Law Offices “Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners” as senior arbitration lawyer

Igor Pachosik was born in 1976 in Leningrad. In 1998 he graduated cum laude from the Law Department of the Saint-Petersburg State University. Since 2006 he has been an aspirant of Commercial Law Department of the Saint-Petersburg State University.

12 April 2006

Ilya Nikiforov outlined the creation of an association of independent lawyers at the 2nd annual forum “Legal business in Russia“

Today in Moscow Vedomosti newspaper’s 2nd annual conference ”Legal business in Russia” took place. Mr. Ilya Nikiforov managing partner of the Saint-Petersburg office of leading Russian law firm, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and partners participated.

6 April 2006

The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation halts dispute between Moscow and Federal Government over the ownership of monuments of history and culture

Today the Russian Constitutional Court stopped the dispute between Moscow and the Federal Government regarding the ownership of historical and cultural monuments Thus, the sharing of ownership between regions and federal centre, accepted in 1990s, still remains in force. The interests of the Russian Government in this case were represented by Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners.

6 April 2006

Norwegian court has dismissed charges brought against Russian fishing companies by Norwegian authorities in October 2005

The Norwegian Court recognized as lawful the actions of the Russian trawler «Capitan Gorbachev». In October 2005 Norwegian authorities has instigated criminal proceedings and imposed a large fine against the captain and owners of the vessel. The interests of the Russian parties were represented by law firm ‘Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners’.

5 April 2006

The Arbitration Court of Ryazan region confirmed the legitimacy of the purchase of Mikhailovskiy Quarry Management company by Eurocement Group

The Arbitration Court of Ryazan region dismissed the claims by two minority shareholders of Mikhailov Cement who challenged the deal between Mikhailov Cement and Eurocement Group regarding the purchase of 100% of Mikhailovskiy Quarry Management company (Михайловскоe карьероуправлениe) by Eurocement.

3 April 2006

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices lawyers Elena Kuznetsova and Nikita Sokolov win scholarships to University of San Diego

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices lawyers Elena Kuznetsova and Nikita Sokolov have been awarded scholarships to the University of San Diego in a contest organised together with Pericles. 35 people took part in the contest and 13 of them were awarded scholarships.

1 April 2006

Sergey Golubok’s presentation at the International Scientific Conference of Law Students and Candidates ‘Traditions and Innovations in the System of Contemporary Russian Law’ was considered the best in the category of International Publi

The annual scientific conference of law students and candidates ‘Traditions and Innovations in the system of contemporary Russian law’ took place on 31 March and 1 April at Moscow State Law Academy. More than 650 law students from Russia, CIS and other countries participated at the conference dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Moscow State Law Academy.

31 March 2006

Eurocement Group not found guilty of breaking antimonopoly law

Ninth Arbitrary Court of Moscow overturned the decisions and actions of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in connection with Eurocement Group which had been charged with breaking antimonopoly law in October 2005. The interests Eurocement, the biggest producer of cement in Russia, were represented by Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners.

29 March 2006

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices expert attends “Experiment 5+5: growth prospects of gas market in Russia” conference

A conference, "Experiment 5+5: growth prospects of gas market in Russia ", sponsored by the Ministry for Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Industry and Energy, and the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, was held in Moscow on the 29th of March.

27 March 2006

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners is an official sponsor of 25th anniversary of European Law Students Association (ELSA)

A regular general meeting of European Law Students Association took place in London on 19 - 26 of March. The meeting, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Association, was sponsored by EPAP and attracted more than 300 people from 35 countries. 

17 March 2006

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices in Norway court hearings regarding Norwegian authorities’ claim against Russian trawler “Captain Gorbatchev”

An appeal was heard in the Court in Tromso, Norway, on 16-17 of March, 2006 to examine the legality of actions of two Russian vessels, “Captain Gorbatchev” of Archangelsk Trawler Fleet and “Dmitry Pokramovitch” of Murmanrybprom, which had been previously fined by the Norwegian authorities last October.

2 March 2006

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices secures Belizean Supreme Court freezing order on three Russian trawlers

At the request of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners, acting on behalf of the Russian Federal Ministry of Property Management, the Supreme Court of Belize has handed down an order prohibiting any transactions, within its jurisdiction, that involve three misappropriated trawlers that belong to the Archangelsk Trawler Fleet. The move comes as speculation continues about the future destination of the trawlers which were arrested in Spain in January 2006, at a request of the Russian authorities.