Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided comprehensive legal support within a project, which was structured as a combination of asset and share deal and included transfer of shares in the Russian subsidiary of SAC to the buyer, BouMatic.
EPAM Successfully Represents a Coalition of Russian Web-Companies Avito, Drom, CIAN, 2Gis, IVI, Zoon, Profi and Tutu against Yandex - Russia’s Largest Search Engine, Reaching a Settlement in Court
A landmark case in the digital segment in Russia was resolved on 19th January 2022, with the Moscow Arbitration Court approving the settlement agreement between Yandex, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) and the claimants in a dispute over unequal conditions promoting Yandex’s own search results, rather than searches provided by third-party services . Yandex unfairly prioritized its own searches through the exclusive use of enriched search capabilities.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces promotion of Andrey Bastrakov and Alexander Mandzhiev as Partners
EPAM is announcing new appointments at its Moscow office. Since January 1, 2022, Andrey Bastrakov (White Collar Crime Practice) and Alexander Mandzhiev (M&A and Corporate Practice) have been promoted to Partners.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is announcing promotions at the Firm’s Moscow and Kyiv offices. Since January 1, 2022, Elena Novikova, Anna Arutyunyan and Aleksandra Yevstafyeva have been promoted to Counsels.
The Foundation Department of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners announces the start of an educational programme at the HSE Faculty of Law. Training will be provided by highly qualified practicing attorneys from EPAM. The department is headed by Denis Arkhipov, PhD in Law, Partner and co-head of Litigation Practice at the Firm.
On December 8, 2021, the State Duma Energy Committee created a working group tasked with improving the statutory regulation of restricted zones and zones of minimum distance to main or industrial pipelines. Pavel Baryshnikov, Administrative practice associate at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, is a member of the working group.
EPAM Attorneys advised Service-Telecom Group of Companies on getting the approval by The FAS Russia on the Purchase of National Tower Company
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ attorneys provided legal support for the independent infrastructure operator Service-Telecom in obtaining the approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) to conclude a transaction to acquire a portfolio of mobile network towers from Veon Ltd. (Vimpelcom) in Russia for the amount of RUB 70.65 bn (US$ 957m). The deal included 100% of the shares of National Tower Company and about 15,400 mobile network towers.
Elena Avakyan appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for intellectual property disputes; Pavel Sadovsky appointed as an arbitrator of the Board
The Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) has established a Board for intellectual property disputes. The President of the RSPP has approved the Board’s arbitrators - recognized scientists and practitioners of the intellectual property market, many of whom have been directly involved in creating the basis for the regulation of IP in Russia. Helen Avakyan, Counsel at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was appointed as the Chairman of the Board. Pavel Sadovsky, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice was appointed as an arbitrator of the Board.
EPAM Attorneys Provided Legal Assistance to HTS tentiQ GmbH on Contractual and Currency Control Issues
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ attorneys provided legal assistance to HTS tentiQ GmbH, an international manufacturer of event marquees, tents & temporary structures worldwide, on contractual and currency control issues.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Open Own Department at the Higher School of Economics Faculty of Law
On October 20, 2021, an agreement to open a new foundation department ran by the largest Russian law firm - Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was signed at the High School of Economics (HSE). The study program is scheduled to start in November 2021.
Russia’s Higher School of Economics Launches a Foundation Department with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
The Law Faculty of the Higher School of Economics, a leading center for legal education in Russia and abroad, announces the opening of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' foundation department.
Olga Mischenko appointed Deputy Chairman of the Construction and Real Estate Subcommittee of the Association of European Business
On September 8, 2021, elections were held for the Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee for Construction and Real Estate of the North-West Regional Committee of the Association of European Businesses (AEB). Olga Mischenko, Counsel and Head of Real Estate, Construction and PPP Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in St. Petersburg, was elected for the position.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners attorneys participate in working groups and the Roskomnadzor Center of Competence in the field of "Personal Data"
Counsel Elena Agaeva, and Associate Elena Kvartnikova, attorneys at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, participate as experts in working groups of Roskomnadzor of the Central and North-Western Federal Districts and in the North-Western Federal District Center of Competence in the field of "Personal Data".
Attorneys of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Protect Major Chemical Company in Multi-Million Dispute over Damages
The Litigation team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defended a major chemical company in a dispute with a leading Russian private transport group over the recovery of damages exceeding RUB 400m in the court of first instance and the appellate court.