23 June 2017
On 2 June, on the sidelines of the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Government of Leningrad Region and joint stock company Knauf Petrobord, a member of the Knauf Group. The agreement includes an investment by Knauf of at least RUB 3.5 billion to renovate production facilities for cardboard facing over the period to 2020, and provision of investor support by the Government of Leningrad Region.
22 June 2017
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation today announced its ruling on a challenge to the constitutionality of article 302, paragraph 1 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation lodged by Alexander Dubovets, in which it accepted the plaintiff’s argument. Representing Mr Dubovets was Dmitry Stepanov, Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
19 June 2017
The Arbitration Center at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs is an arbitration institution administering arbitration proceedings for domestic and international disputes. The Presidium of RUIE Arbitration Center consists of eight leading Russian lawyers, each with many years of practical experience in dispute resolution and an impeccable business reputation. Dmitry Dyakin, Partner, Co-Head of the Litigation and Arbitration Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, is appointed a Deputy Chairman of the Presidium.
5 June 2017
Danone Russia and Soyuzmultfilm have signed an agreement to produce a series of sequels to the popular animated short film Three from Prostokvashino. The terms of cooperation provide that shooting is to start in 2017. Danone Russia will act as the project originator and will use the project to promote Russia’s largest dairy brand, Prostokvashino, on an ongoing basis.
4 June 2017
On June 3, 2017, St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) held Business Breakfast Russia and USA. Bridging Entrepreneurial Communities and Cultures. Partner James Warlick took part in the discussion.
16 May 2017
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented the ad hoc committee of bondholders with regard to Russian law matters in the international restructuring of indebtedness of Roust Corporation, one of the world’s leading vodka producers.
18 April 2017
A team from the Competition Law Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has completed a project to develop the first compliance system for state-owned company Russian Highways (Avtodor), a global infrastructure investment holding company that develops and operates major roads, motorways and roadside infrastructure.
17 April 2017
On 17 April 2017 Arbitrazh Court of Moscow district approved a settlement agreement between the Federal Antimonopoly Service and the Google and Yandex corporations, thereby bringing to an end a dispute which had run for more than two years. With the settlement agreement the parties succeeded in finding an acceptable arrangement for managing the consequences of violations of antimonopoly law previously identified by the FAS, and ensuring competition on mobile app market – for mobile search apps in particular.
23 March 2017
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has acted on behalf of the Cherkizovsky Meat Processing Plant in a dispute with its competitor Miratorg. Cherkizovsky Meat Processing Plant is a well-known manufacturer of processed meat products in Russia and part of the Cherkizovo Group, one of Russia’s largest agribusiness holding companies.
17 January 2017
Ambassador James B. Warlick joins Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ team in Washington, D.C. starting from January 17, 2017 as a non-lawyer Partner and Senior Policy Advisor. He will be responsible for working with U.S. and international clients, development of strategic client relationships, legislation and public policy.
17 January 2017
Dmitry Glazunov, Partner, Head of Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, joined the Listing Expert Council at the Moscow Stock Exchange.
28 December 2016
A team from the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully completed their work providing legal support for a project called the Mortgage Securities Factory, a new tool used by the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending (AHML) to refinance mortgages.
26 December 2016
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Competition Law practice has successfully defended the interests of T2 Mobile (Tele2) – a nation-wide mobile operator in Russia – in a precedent-setting case against the Moscow Metro regarding unfair tariffs for placing telecommunications equipment in the metro.
23 December 2016
A team from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Litigation practice successfully represented the interests of EWS, an oilfield services company offering unique hydraulic fracturing technology, in a dispute against Ruspetro in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Commercial Court. The dispute arose from a service contract to increase the production rate at oilfields in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area.
21 December 2016
A team from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Competition Law practice successfully represented the interests of Mondi Syktyvkar before the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation. Mondi Syktyvkar is a subsidiary company of international group Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper and Russia’s largest producer of offset paper.