18 April 2018
On March, 2018 the American Bar Association (ABA) published a new book named “Russia Corporate, Financial, and Commercial Law”. Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, authored two chapters of the book: “Russian Legal System” and “Dispute Resolution in Russia: Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation”.
13 April 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Minsk office acted as the legal counsel under Belarusian law to Nordic Aviation Capital, a global leader in regional aircraft leasing.
2 April 2018
In late 2017, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) established the Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change-Related Disputes within its Commission on Arbitration and Amicable Dispute Resolution. Evgeny Raschevsky, partner and head of international arbitration and litigation practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, represents ICC Russia in the Task Force.
5 March 2018
The team of lawyers of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Minsk office took on the role of legal counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG (being the joint lead managers) on issuance and placement of sovereign Eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus totaling to $ 600m. The transaction completed on March 1, 2018.
27 February 2018
At the end of 2010, VEB-Leasing purchased about 7,000 railroad cars leased to third parties through a series of transactions from Inpromleasing (currently Promoinvest-M). Several months later, Inpromleasing initiated its own bankruptcy proceedings through a controlled company.
19 February 2018
Litigation attorneys from the St. Petersburg Office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners have defended the interests of Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta LLC in a dispute over the recovery of billions of roubles’ worth of losses. The Commercial Court upheld the view taken by the Firm’s associates and dismissed the claim seeking the recovery of over RUB 1 billion. In addition, the Commercial Court granted a counterclaim filed by Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta seeking to recover RUB 100 million from the plaintiff.
13 February 2018
On February 8, 2018 the State Duma Committee for the Financial Market held a meeting to appoint Elena Avakyan, Counsel at Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners and Executive Director of Non-Profit Partnership For Advancement of Corporate Law, to the Expert Council for Legislative Support to the Securities and Derivatives Market.
12 February 2018
On February 9, Moscow hosted a congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), its agenda covered inter alia election of new members to the RSPP Executive Board. Following the voting, Dmitry Dyakin, partner and a co-head of the litigation practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was elected to the RSPP Executive Board.
6 February 2018
The Commission has been formed as part of the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce - the World Business Organization (ICC Russia). Senior associates Anastasiya Boytsova, Deputy Head of Environmental and Technical Regulations Practice, and Julia Filatkina, joined the Commission.
30 January 2018
On 30 January 2018 at St. Petersburg City Court, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defended the interests of companies belonging to the Transstroy Group in high-profile legal proceedings over whether notarial actions may be challenged.
26 January 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented Bestway Global Holdings, a Chinese outdoor leisure products manufacturer, in relation to the Russian and Ukrainian law matters of its USD149 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In particular, the Firm provided counsel to the company on certain aspects of the Russian and Ukrainian financial, administrative and corporate laws and prepared legal memoranda for the stock exchange.
25 January 2018
On 25 January 2018, Partner Tatyana Nozhkina headed the White Collar Crime Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ St. Petersburg office. Tatyana is experienced in handling economic, malpractice, corruption, and tax-related cases. She represents clients in both pre-trial proceedings and before courts of general jurisdiction, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, as well as during prosecutorial investigations.
9 January 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has announced the promotion of 3 senior associates based in Moscow – Andrey Bastrakov, Dmitry Kaysin and Vyacheslav Yugay – to counsel, effective 1 January 2018.
22 December 2017
The litigation team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended FGKU North-West Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Renovation of the Russian Ministry of Culture in a litigation seeking to recover around 300 m rubles.
20 December 2017
BlaBlaCar, an international carpooling service, instructed Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners following a court decision to block the company’s Russian website in response to the prosecutor’s office suit. The prosecutor likened BlaBlaCar’s activities to those of taxi operators who distribute fares to drivers without a taxi licence.