1 March 2012

A new dawn for competition

The European Lawyer publishes an artcile by Evgeny Bolshakov on changes in Russia's antitrust regulation.

29 February 2012

Personal Data: What Every Company Should Do By July 1, 2012

EPA&P presents legal commentary on recent changes into Ukrainian legislation on administrative and criminal liability for violation of personal data.

9 January 2012

RUSSIAN UPDATE – Amendments to Antitrust Laws Designed to Liberalize Prohibitions and Reduce Liability of Filers

The XBMA Forum publishes an article by Evgeny Bolshakov on Competition Law in Russia.

4 January 2009

Interpretation of Article V of the New York Convention by Russian Courts (Due Process, Arbitrability, and Public Policy Grounds for Non-Enforcement)

Journal of International Arbitration 25(6) publishes the article by Ilya Nikiforov, Managing partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (St. Petersburg), "Interpretation of Article V of the New York Convention by Russian Courts (Due Process, Arbitrability, and Public Policy Grounds for Non-Enforcement)"

20 March 2006

Article in Vedomostion the international competition to select a developer for New Holland Island case

Three international bidders, having enlisted the services of world famous architects, vied for the right to commit over $300 million to an extremely complicated redevelopment project with vague payback prospects. What's more, the outcome was known in advance. The intrigue was maintained till the very last moment with each of the bidders, it seemed, being firmly convinced they would win...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...