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6 October 2017

Anna Numerova is on the FAS of Russia’s Competition Council

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ partner Anna Numerova, who is chairing the General Council of the Antitrust Experts Association, is now on the FAS of Russia’s Competition Council (public advisory council).

18 April 2017

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners completes project to develop Russian Highways’ first compliance system

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

Lawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Defend Interests of Yandex

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 successfully defend interests of Cherkizovsky Meat Processing Plant in dispute with Miratorg

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.

26 December 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defends interests of Tele2 in precedent-setting case against Moscow Metro

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.

21 December 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defends interests of Mondi Syktyvkar before Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service

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.

16 December 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advises M.Video on antitrust compliance

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Competition Law practice has successfully developed an antitrust compliance programme for M.Video, the leading Russian retail chain selling consumer electronics and appliances and one of the largest companies in this market in Europe. The company has become the first consumer electronics retailer to launch an antitrust compliance programme.

19 August 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Successfully Defends Yandex at the Court of Appeal

A team from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Competition Law and Litigation practices successfully defended the interests of Russia’s largest IT company Yandex in a dispute with Google at the Court of Appeal. The Court upheld the judgment of the Court of First Instance, in accordance with which Google now must comply with the ruling of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS).

2 August 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented Procter & Gamble before the regulators in clearing the USD 12.5 billion transaction with Coty Inc.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) in its USD 12.5 billion transaction to sell P&G beauty brands to the American beauty products manufacturer Coty Inc. (Coty).

14 March 2016

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully protects the interests of Yandex in a dispute with Google

The Competition and Litigation Practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of the largest Russian IT company Yandex in the Moscow Arbitrazh Court. The Court rejected Google’s lawsuit in which the corporation requested to cancel the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia’s (the FAS) conclusions.

11 January 2016

Key appointments at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is pleased to announce new appointments: the Firm appoints Anna Numerova as Partner of Competition Practice in Moscow and Michael Copeland as a Partner in London. Further, Igor Schikow (Tax Practice), Alexey Andrusenko and Andrey Mashkovtsev (M&A and Corporate Practice), Roman Malovitsky (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice) and Andrey Bashirov (Legislation and Public Policy Practice) have been appointed as Counsel in Moscow. Viktoriya Podvorchanska (Pharmaceuticals and healthcare), Arsen Miliutin (Domestic Litigation) and Oleksandr Maydanyk (Tax Practice) have been appointed as Counsel in Kyiv.

29 December 2015

The Firm’s lawyers protect the interests of OJSC Transammiak in a dispute with OJSC Minudobreniya

The litigation and the competition teams at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners have protected the interests of OJSC Transammiak in a dispute with OJSC Minudobreniya over the right of access to the client’s ammonia pipeline transportation services.

15 December 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defends the interests of the Mediterranean Shipping Company before the FAS of Russia in a high profile case of the international container carriers’ concerted actions

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' Competition Practice team has successfully defended the large container carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) before the FAS of Russia in a high-profile case related to concerted actions of international sea and ocean container carriers.

9 October 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Successfully Protects the Interests of Yandex in a Remarkable Dispute with Google

The Competition Practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of the largest Russian IT company Yandex against Google’s market abuse in relation to pre-installed app stores for devices on the Android operating system.

1 October 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises Nokia on obtaining Ukrainian merger clearance for its EUR 15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent

The competition practice team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has assisted Nokia Corporation (“Nokia”) in obtaining regulatory clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (“AMCU”) for the EUR 15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.