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10 July 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends Aviastar-TU in long-standing dispute

A team from the Litigation Practice at the St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defended the interests of airline Aviastar-TU, the largest cargo airlines in Russia, in a long-standing dispute over the performance of an aircraft engine maintenance contract. arrow

2 July 2018

UC RUSAL successfully challenges the sale of Norilsk Nickel shares to Vladimir Potanin’s Whiteleave Holdings by Roman Abramovich’s Crispian Investments

The London Commercial Court found in favour of UC RUSAL, the world's largest aluminum producer, declaring the purported sale of the 3.99% stake in February 2018 by Crispian to Whiteleave in MMC Norilsk Nickel "invalid and ineffective". arrow

29 June 2018

Vladimir Talanov judges final rounds of international WTO law competition

At the invitation of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), Vladimir Talanov, Senior Associate in the International Trade and Customs Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, served as a member of the panel for the final round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition (EMC2), organised with support from the World Trade Organization (WTO). arrow

5 June 2018

Pavel Sadovsky elected as a Deputy Chairperson of the AEB Intellectual Property Committee

On 5 June 2018 the AEB Intellectual Property Committee held a general meeting to discuss latest legislation changes and their implementation, as well as to elect a new Deputy Chairperson. arrow

13 May 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helps Bank Saint Petersburg secure victory at High Court in London in precedent-setting dispute with Vitaly Arkhangelsky

A team from the Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped Bank Saint Petersburg to secure victory at the High Court in London in its dispute with borrower Vitaly Arkhangelsky and Oslo Marine Group Ports (OMG Ports).Proceedings in this case began back in 2009 and have spanned four jurisdictions: Russia, Bulgaria, France, and England. Over 20 cases were heard in the Russian courts, whose rulings were recognised and enforced overseas. arrow

4 May 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represents Beluga Group, Russia’s largest alcoholic beverages company

Associates at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners devised and successfully executed a competent strategy to represent ALVIZ, a subsidiary of Russia’s largest alcoholic beverages company Beluga Group, in a trademark infringement dispute, allowing ALVIZ to continue to market its key brand, Arkhangelskaya vodka. arrow

18 April 2018

Ilya Nikiforov co-authored Russia Corporate, Financial, and Commercial Law Book published by American Bar Association

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”. arrow

13 April 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Nordic Aviation Capital on lease terms of five Embraer aircraft

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. arrow

2 April 2018

Evgeny Raschevsky joins the International Chamber of Commerce Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change-Related Disputes

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. arrow

5 March 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advises Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on issuance and placement of sovereign Eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus

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. arrow

27 February 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends VEB-Leasing at three instances and manages to have a claim worth over RUB 12 Billion dismissed

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. arrow

19 February 2018

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defends the interests of Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta in litigation seeking to recover billions of rubles’ worth of losses

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. arrow

13 February 2018

Elena Avakyan to join Expert Council for Legislative Support to Securities Market at the Russian State Duma Committee for Financial Market

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. arrow

12 February 2018

Dmitry Dyakin elected to the Executive Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

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. arrow

6 February 2018

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners experts joined the Commission on the Economics of Climate Change and Sustained Development

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. arrow

 

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