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12 May 2014

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises on the sale of the Ukrainian subsidiary of Dynea Chemicals Oy

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Dynea Chemicals Oy, the leading global provider of adhesive and surface solutions, in the sale of 100% of the shares of its Ukrainian subsidiary Dynea Ukraine Ltd to German company Mellifera Zehnte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

29 April 2014

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advises the world’s largest entertainment company on a number of acquisitions

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the world's largest entertainment company on a number of acquisitions in Ukraine, including the acquisition of IT assets of a couple of software development companies.

24 April 2014

Anna Numerova elected as Chairman of the General Council of the Non-Commercial Partnership “Competition Support”

Members of the General Council as well as its new Chairman have been elected following the general meeting of the Non-Commercial Partnership “Competition Support” held on April 23, 2014.

8 April 2014

Ivan Smirnov Appointed the Head the St. Petersburg Office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Ivan Smirnov has been appointed Managing Partner of the St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, one of the oldest law firms in St. Petersburg.

7 April 2014

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and NPP Russian Corporate Counsel Association hold a two-day workshop entitled “Litigation Risks from A to Z”

On March 28 and April 4, 2014 Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and NPP Russian Corporate Counsel Association held a two-day workshop where the Firm’s leading litigation experts addressed the recent trends and the specificities of dispute resolution in various fields, and provided guidelines on how to avoid disputable situations.

21 January 2014

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners receives regulatory approval for an international acquisition of Dole Food Company, Inc.

The competition teams of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Moscow and Kiev Offices have acted as legal advisers for David Murdoch, the head of the Company who already held about 40% of the Company’s shares on the acquisition of approximately 60% of the remaining shares of Dole Food Company, Inc., the largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world.

31 October 2013

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends the interests of Transammiak in a dispute with Minudobreniya

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended the interests of OJSC Transammiak in a dispute with the largest fertilizers manufacturer OJSC Minudobreniya which initiated multiple compulsions to transport additional volumes of liquid ammonia.

29 October 2013

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners leading experts attended the V Annual Conference entitled “Antitrust Regulation in Russia”

The V Annual Conference entitled "Antitrust Regulation in Russia" was held by NPP for Promotion of Competition and Vedomosti newspaper and supported by the Federal Antimonopoly Service on October 25, 2013 in Moscow and October 28, 2013 in Brussels. The key specialists of the Firm’s Antimonopoly Practice, including the Partner and the Head of the Practice Natalia Korosteleva, Counsel Anna Numerova and Senior Associates Maria Kobanenko and Evgeny Bolshakov spoke at the event. As in the past, the Firm has partnered the conference.

6 August 2013

Anna Numerova joins Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Anna Numerova, a well-known Russian antitrust expert, has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as a Counsel in the Competition Law Practice led by Partner Natalia Korosteleva.

11 June 2013

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Evraz before the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS)

Competition Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners led by Natalia Korosteleva has successfully defended the interests of Evraz within the price discrimination investigation initiated by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia.

14 March 2013

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends the interests of Russian pipe manufacturers in the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia

On March 14, 2013 the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia completed the proceedings against large-diameter pipe manufacturers that had lasted for more than a year. EPA&P’s Competition Law Practice represented ZAO TD TMK (Pipe Metallurgical Co) in the antitrust violation proceedings.

15 January 2013

Key appointments: new Counsel promoted at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces the internal promotion of seven Counsel firmwide: Elena Gavrilina – in Moscow; Vladimir Lobastov and Ilya Tur – in St.Petersburg; Sergiy Grebenyuk, Dmytro Marchukov and Roman Stepanenko – in Kyiv.

27 December 2012

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represents Evraz in obtaining antimonopoly approval in latest acquisition

Russia’s FAS (Federal Antimonoly Service) granted its approval on December 25, 2012 to Evraz Plc for an increase of its share in Raspadskaya OJSC. Evraz, a multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining company headquartered in London, was represented by EPA&P’s antitrust practice team led by Partner Natalia Korosteleva.

6 September 2012

EPAP lawyers defend GAZ Group in a complex antitrust dispute

Lawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Competition Law Practice, headed by Partner Natalia Korosteleva, succeeded in terminating Federal Antitrust Service proceedings against GAZ Group Powertrain Division LLC. The distributor of diesel engines and spare parts was charged with abuse of its dominant position in the diesel engine market and restriction of competition among dealers by incorporating clauses in its dealership agreements that placed limitations on the sales territory.

23 August 2012

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Successfully Defends SOCIETE GENERALE Life Insurance LLC

On August 16, 2012 the Russian FAS Directorate for the Samara Region terminated proceedings in respect of SOCIETE GENERALE Life Insurance LLC initiated on charges of violation of Art.11 Part 4 of the Law on Protection of Competition.