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31 August 2005

Article in "Vedomosti" on Sibir Energy case

Sibir Energy, which is battling Sibneft for the return of the Yugraneft asset, achieved a major victory over Roman Abramovich's company yesterday. The Moscow District Federal Arbitration Court reduced Sibneft’s claims to Yugraneft by a factor of nearly 25. Experts believe the court’s ruling will potentially make life for Sibneft much more complicated... arrow

9 August 2005

Article in "" on Sibir Energy case

Britain’s Sibir Energy has won a victory against Sibneft in the battle to control Yugraneft. A court ruled on Wednesday that external administration had been lawfully introduced and that there was no need to liquidate the company... arrow

19 July 2005

Article in The Financial Times on Sibir Energy case

Sibir Energy, the UK oil minnow, has scored an initial success in its international legal battle with Sibneft, one of Russia's largest oil companies, which is controlled by the billionaire oligarch Roman Abramovich... arrow

18 July 2005

Article in "The Moscow Times" on Sibir Energy case

A court in the British Virgin Islands has ordered Russia's richest man, Roman Abramovich, to disclose all his assets valued over $1 million, a lawyer for Sibir Energy said Sunday... arrow

15 July 2005

Article in The Sunday Telegraph on Sibir Energy case

Lawyers acting for Sibir Energy, the oil minnow, are considering asking the Serious Fraud Office to investigate the circumstances surrounding the loss of a stake in an oil field in Russia worth $1.5bn ( pounds 850m)... arrow

1 July 2005

Article in The Financial Times on Sibir Energy case

Sibir Energy, the oil minnow, is joining forces with a company chaired by Moscow's mayor to sue Roman Abramovich's Sibneft in international courts, alleging Sibneft cheated it out of an oilfield stake that experts value at as much as Dollars 1.5bn... arrow

30 June 2005

Article in The Dow Jones on Sibir Energy case

Henry Cameron, CEO of Sibir Energy Plc, and Evgeny Sevastianov, First Vice President of the Moscow Oils And Gas Company, at a Moscow news conference Thursday said that they have joined forces to fight Sibneft, the Russian major oil company owned by Roman Abramovich... arrow

26 September 2001

Article in The MoscowNews on Russian-American Business Councilcase

Dmitry Afanasyev, a member of the board of the Russian-American Council for Business Cooperation and a lawyer with Yegorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev & Partners law firm, believes that Russia stands to gain in economic terms if it takes part in a worldwide antiterrorist operation... arrow

3 February 2000

Article in TheMetals Week on VSMPO-Avisma Titanium Case

Barclays Bank, the Bank of New York and Bank Austria are the latest to be accused of participating in a scheme to defraud Russian titanium and magnesium producer Avisma of trading profits, according to recent filings in a federal district court in New Jersey... arrow

4 October 1999

Article in The Financial Times on VSMPO-Avisma Titanium Case

Avisma lawyers (Berezniki Titanium-Magnesium Producing Plant),who initiated legal procedure in the USA against the well known entrepreneur K.Dart, suspect him of illegal transferring the yields from exporting titanium through the banks of New York... arrow

1 March 1992

Article in "The AmericanLawyer" on international kidnapping case

When Russian lawyer Dimitry Afanasiev, 23, came to the U.S. in 1990 to earn a master's of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he never dreamed that two years later he would be working with the FBI and Russia's Agency of Federal Security to spring a couple from the clutches of Russian extortionists... arrow

3 February 1992

Article in "The National Law Journal" on international kidnapping case

That's what a 23-year-old Russian associate at Philadelphia's Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen was able to tap when called upon to help free an Australian couple kidnapped on Jan. 8 in Moscow by disgruntled business associates... arrow

20 January 1992

Article in "The Herald Sun" on international kidnapping case

A Melbourne businessman and his wife have survived a week-long kidnap ordeal in Moscow in an amazing rescue tale involving international spy organisations... arrow

20 January 1992

Article in "The Herald Sun" on international kidnapping case

A Melbourne couple being held hostage in Russia were freed after the FBI tricked the kidnappers into leaving their phone number on an answering machine. The number was passed to Russian police, who swooped on the hideout... arrow



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