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7 July 2015

Antitrust practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Obtained Pre-closing Clearance of FAS Russia for the Purchase of Shares in Norbert Dentressangle SA by XPO Logistics in Record-Breaking time

In June 2015, the US logistics company XPO Logistics announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in the French company Norbert Dentressangle SA. The antitrust practice team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented XPO in connection with obtaining clearance from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, and was able to secure a positive decision from the FAS in record-breaking time. arrow

7 July 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Obtains the Antitrust Authority’s Approval for ROSSIUM’s Acquisition of the Controlling Stake in FC URALSIB

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ сompetition team managed to obtain the Federal Antimonopoly Service’s approval for the acquisition of the controlling stake in FC URALSIB for the Firm’s client. arrow

7 July 2015

Gleb Bialyi appointed Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Ukraine is pleased to announce the appointment of Gleb Bialyi as Partner with effect from 1 July 2015. The promotion brings the total number of partners in Ukraine to 6, and the total number of partners worldwide to 32. In his new position Gleb will continue as Co-Head of Domestic Litigation Practice and Head of International Trade and Customs Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Ukraine. arrow

7 July 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully complete the defense of the White Sea Group

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Litigation Lawyers managed to settle the corporate conflict with the former owners of Vitino Sea Port and Belomorskaya Oil Terminal that had lasted for over two years, as well as have the property of Vitino Sea Port and Belomorskaya Oil Terminal returned and released from third-party claims. arrow

24 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Team Successfully Complete the Legal Support of a Securitization Transaction for Housing Finance Bank

The Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully completed the legal support of another securitization of mortgage assets for the Housing Finance Bank (AO Bank ZhilFinance). arrow

23 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully completes the first domestic securitization of financial assets for Credit Europe Bank Ltd.

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has announced a successful completion of the first Russian securitization of car loans. arrow

23 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Urkaine advises Kemira Oyj on the acquisition of AkzoNobel paper chemicals business

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has assisted a global chemicals company Kemira Oyj with obtaining merger clearance with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine(the "AMCU") for the acquisition of the paper chemical business of AkzoNobel, the largest global paints and coatings company. The transaction was closed on May 4, 2015, after obtaining the approval from the AMCU. The deal was first announced on July 8, 2014. The value of the transaction is EUR 153 million. arrow

8 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises a US private equity investment group Apax Partners LLP on the acquisition of Infopulse

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine provided advice to funds advised by Apax Partners LLP, one of the world's leading private equity investment groups, on the Ukrainian law aspects of its public takeover of EVRY ASA, a listed Norwegian company, for a purchase price of 16 NOK per share. The transaction was announced in December and was completed in May 2015. arrow

14 May 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises Avito Holding on the sale of torg.ua

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Avito Holding in the sale of Ukraine’s leading classifieds free ads site torg.ua to MIH Allegro, a part of a global mass media corporation NASPERS. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. arrow

29 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended Rostec Corporation and its affiliate RT Capital in its long-lasting dispute with Erste Group Bank A.G.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in collaboration with the UK law firm Macfarlanes successfully defended the interests of the Russian State Corporation Rosteс and its affiliate RT Capital in its dispute with Erste Group Bank A.G. (Erste) which lasted for about three years. arrow

24 April 2015

Ilya Nikiforov and Evgeny Raschevsky join the governing bodies of the Russian Arbitration Association

On April 23, 2015 members of Russian Arbitration Association governing bodies were elected in Moscow. As a result of the vote, Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ilya Nikiforov was elected as a member of the Board. Evgeny Raschevsky, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice, joined the Arbitrators Nominating Committee. arrow

23 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises the world's leading supplier of products and solutions for the steel industry on Ukrainian employment matters

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the world's leading supplier of products and solutions for the steel industry on an M&A-related employee transfers. arrow

16 April 2015

The Minsk office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was the general partner of the contest “Best Legal Departments in Belarus – 2014”

The official ceremony of awarding the winners of the contest “Best Legal Departments in Belarus – 2014”, one of the major highlights of the year in the legal community, was held on April 10, 2015. “Best Legal Departments in Belarus – 2014” is an annual voluntary competition among the companies’ legal departments. The Minsk office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was the general partner of the contest. arrow

8 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the only law firm engaged in the educational project launched by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and Kutafin Moscow State Law University

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners jointly with the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MGUA) will be engaged on the global educational project providing an opportunity to combine their studies and internship at the leading Russian companies to the promising students. The project was introduced at the round table entitled “Problems of the Lawyers Professional Training” held on April 3, 2015 at the IX Forum-Exhibition “Legal Career Day at MGUA”. A new approach to internship arrangements for legal students from all over the country will be developed following the project. arrow

2 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners hosted business breakfast on "Legal regulation of obligations and agreements: business expectations in light of recent amendments to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation?"

On April 2, 2015 Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners hosted a business breakfast dedicated to the recent changes in the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and their impact on business. The event gathered over 70 representatives of local and foreign companies. arrow

 

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