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.
16 December 2016
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.
16 December 2016
On 15 December 2016, a team drawn from the Banking and Finance, Capital Markets practice and the Tax practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully completed their work to provide comprehensive legal support for Bank Saint Petersburg’s first mortgage asset securitisation deal, with a total value of RUB 3.7 billion.
14 December 2016
On 13 December 2016, the Ice Arena Sports Centre in Orel hosted a New Year party for children from local orphanages with the support of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and the North Crown Foundation for Social, Charity and Cultural Programmes.
21 November 2016
The Banking & Finance, Capital Markets practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised on the fourth mortgage asset securitization transaction for Absolut Bank.
21 November 2016
Alexander Mandzhiev has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as Counsel in M&A and Corporate Practice.
13 September 2016
A team from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended the interests of EGGER, one of Europe’s largest wood product manufacturing companies. The firm proved that the company’s technological equipment is unique and obtained permission from the Russian Government for the import of equipment on preferential terms.