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14 February 2006

Specialists from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices provided legal support to “ST New Holland Ltd.” – the winner of the tender for the reconstruction of New Holland Island, in St. Petersburg

The results of the investment-architectural tender for the development of New Holland Island, in St. Petersburg were made public today. The winner, “ST New Holland Ltd.” – a joint venture that brings together one of Russia’s largest developers, the company “ST Group” and a leading British architect, Lord Norman Foster – was especially created to work on this project. Legal support for “ST New Holland’s” participation in the tender was provided by the Law Offices of “Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners”.

6 February 2006

Tatyana Tolstaya joins Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices

Tatyana holds a degree in Law from St. Petersburg State University and currently is a candidate for the Chair of Constitutional Law of St. Petersburg State University.

6 February 2006

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices receives a Letter of commendation from the Federal Agency for Management of the State Property of the Russian Federation for work related to the Arkhangelsk Trawler Fleet company

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices is representing the interests of the Russian Federation, as the sole shareholder in the Arkhangelsk Trawler Fleet company. In these proceedings Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices and the Russian Federation are aiming to terminate the bankruptcy process in order to preserve control over the company.

30 January 2006

At the request of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices three misappropriated fishing trawlers belonging to the Russian Federation were found and seized in Spain

At the request of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices, legal counsel to the Russian Federation, a Spanish court seized three misappropriated fishing trawlers belonging to the Russian Federation. The arrest is an interim measure intended to cease illegal exploitation of the trawlers by a group of internationals accused of fraud and to prevent their possible resale. Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and partners represented the interests of the Russian Federation in the search and seizure of the trawlers.

8 December 2005

On December 7-8 2005 the delegation of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners participated in the conference on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: 25 Years of Implementation Practices, Results and Perspectives

The Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices delegation included: Ilya Nikiforov; managing partner of the Firm’s Saint-Petersburg office; Maria Miroshnikova, senior lawyer of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; and Olga Kudryavtseva and Sergey Golubok, legal assistants of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. Viktor Dumler was a corresponding member of the delegation.

29 November 2005

Archangelsk Trawl Fleet and Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices, representing the Russian Federal Ministry of Property Management, held a joint press-conference regarding the illegal retention of three Russian trawlers in Mauritania

The reason for the press-conference was the fact that the persons involved in misappropriation of the trawlers were declared subject to an investigation by INTEPOL. Another cause was a note of protest handed by the Russian Foreign Ministry to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania referring to the Ruling of the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Mauritania of November 9, 2005 to dismiss the Decision of the Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court of Mauritania to suspend “mauritanization” of the trawlers.

17 October 2005

A joint delegation of the Archangelsk Trawl Fleet and Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners visited the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

In particular, the Russian delegation was received by the Minister of Justice, Minister of Fishery and Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania. The discussions with the Mauritanian state officials were focused upon the unlawful arrestment and public sale, in 2004, of three trawlers owned by the Russian Federation and assigned to ATF – Kapitan Kononov, Yuosas Aleksonis, and Tralmester Mogutov.

5 October 2005

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices lawyers receive Commendations from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs “For highly professional assistance in defending national interests in the field of nuclear security"

According to the text of the Commendation, as a result of the action taken by the lawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices, representing the interests of the Federal Atomic Energy Agency, “the rights of the Russian State were asserted in an area of strategic importance.”

30 September 2005

Ilya Nikiforov, managing partner of St.Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, has spoken at the IBA Conference in Prague regarding enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Russia

The presentation was made as a part of annual conference of the International Bar Association (IBA)

27 September 2005

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices participates in conference “Competition in Russia” on the federal antimonopoly bill

At the conference Dmitry Lavrov and Taras Rabko, lawyers of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices and members of the Advisory Panel on Antitrust Legislation in Russia, delivered reports dealing with various aspects of the antimonopoly bill which they are drafting as members of the Advisory Panel on Antitrust Legislation in Russia.

8 August 2005

The St. Petersburg Office of Egorov, Puginsky, Afansiev and Partners sponsored the International Presidents' Meeting of the European Law Students Association (ELSA) in St. Petersburg on 3-7 August 2005

At the International Presidents Meeting, ELSA representatives from 13 countries gathered in St. Petersburg to discuss issues concerning the further development of ELSA.

26 July 2005

The Moscow office of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners hosted a meeting with the leadership of the international labor law association Jus Laboris

Headquartered in Brussels, the association has members specializing in labor law from law firms from all over the world.

14 July 2005

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices receives Commendations of Russian President Vladimir Putin

In a solemn ceremony held at the Russian Foreign Ministry today, members of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners were presented with the Commendations of the President of the Russian Federation, a distinction awarded “For accomplishments in protecting the interests and rights of the citizenry”.

30 June 2005

British public company Sibir Energy, its legal adviser, УEPAM, 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.