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.
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.
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.
Lawyers of EPAM successfully represented the interests of Rosgosstrakh in a case initiated under the exemption from liability program, during which Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) for the first time considered anti-competitive agreements between two independent insurance companies.
EPAM Advised One of the Largest E-Sports Brands on the Launch of an Internet Platform for Fans of a Professional E-Sports Team
EPAM advised a large e-sports brands in connections with the launch of an Internet platform for Russian users, fans of a professional e-sports team. The platform provides for a loyalty program for its registered users, which gives rewards for being part of the fans’ community. It allows its users to exchange points for goods or services offered in a reward shop and acquire rewards through participating in various experiences.
EPAM attorneys provided legal assistance to Quest Software – a software company headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, United States with 53 offices in 24 countries – on corporate, employment and contract law issues related to the client’s Russian subsidiaries
EPAM is glad to announce that Pavel Sadovsky is promoted to Partner, effective July 1, 2021.
EPAM attorneys assist Clarios – a global leader in battery manufacturing – with legal support for its ongoing business activities.
Mikhail Kazantsev, Ex-Deputy Director of Rosgeologia Joins EPAM to Head Its Natural Resources Practice
EPAM is pleased to announce the launch of its industry-specific Natural Resources Practice to be led by Partner Mikhail Kazantsev, who is rejoining the Firm after serving as a member of the management board, deputy Director General and Head of Legal at Rosgeologia.
EPAM Team Secured the Approval by the FAS Russia of the Merger of Two European Companies in the Sphere of Cloud Technologies and Provided Support on Corporate Matters
EPAM announces the approval by the FAS Russia of the merger of two European companies – IFS (Sweden) and Axios Systems (Scotland). On March 22, 2021 IFS announced that it has concluded the acquisition of all shares of Axios Systems.
Olga Tsvetkova, Former Deputy Director of the Department of International Law of the Ministry of Justice of Russia, Joins EPAM
On June 1, 2021, EPAM welcomes Olga Tsvetkova as Co-Head of International Arbitration. Prior to joining the Firm, Olga led the Ministry of Justice team responsible for representing Russia's interests in a number of major international investment disputes.
The Moscow Exchange Presents "Guidelines For Issuers: How to Enter the Public Debt Market", Prepared in Collaboration With the Lawyers of EPAM
On May 28, 2021, the Moscow Exchange presented "Guidelines for issuers: how to enter the public debt market", which was prepared with the participation of EPAM. The chapter on asset securitization was co-authored by lawyers from the Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice of the Firm.
EPAM Competition Team EPAM served as legal adviser in Russia to PPG Industries in connection with PPG ‘s tender offer for the shares of Tikkurila.
EPAM is happy to announce the promotion of Ekaterina Roletr, Anton Berezin, Sergey Korolyov and Andrey Tuzov to counsel, effective 1 May 2021.
The EPAM Competition Team is representing a coalition of several companies in a unique case against Yandex over the company’s abuse of its dominant position on the internet search market, in a case initiated by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS).