The past several years has witnessed a growing concern expressed by some economists and policymakers over the scope and strictness of occupational regulation— especially licensing. But so far studies of occupational regulation and its effects have focused on only a few countries, generally market economies such as the U.S. and the EU.
Corporate M&A 2020. Ukraine. Law and Practice | Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova*, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva for Chambers Guide
Mainly due to the election-driven uncertainty, 2019 saw some slowdown in inbound M&A activity in Ukraine after a two-digit percentage growth. The biggest transactions took place in infrastructure (including telecom), commercial real estate and heavy industry sectors. In 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic will have adverse effect on the speed and feasibility of both planned and signed M&A.
Correlation Between Private and Public Interests in Antitrust Regulation (as Demonstrated by the Pharmaceutical Market) | Anna Numerova, Olga Denchenkova
The article addresses the conflict of private and public interests on the pharmaceutical market arising in the antitrust regulation. The authors suggest assessing antitrust interventions in establishment of rights and enforcement of laws in terms of potential errors known in economics as type I and type II errors, and negative implications of type I errors, where the innocent are punished.
The Climate Change Law: Global Guide was developed to help in-house counsel understand relevant policies, measures and legislation related to climate change regimes in more than 30 jurisdictions around the world. Partner, Head of European Desk at EPAM Ilona Zekely authored the Guide overview on Russia.
Practice Issues of Foreign Investments Filing in Russia | Anna Numerova and Elena Kazak for International Antitrust Bulletin by ABA Antitrust Law Section
The regulation of foreign investments in Russia has become more stringent in recent years. A number of amendments have been introduced to the laws providing the legal regulatory framework for foreign investments in Russia, namely to both the Strategic Investments Law and the Foreign Investments Law.
Evidential Value of Forensic Examination in Arbitration Proceedings. Legal Aspects of the Expert Report Assessment and the Possibility of Its Critical Perception | Vera Rikhterman and Vladimir Rodionov
This article explores, using arbitrazh proceedings as an example, causes and effects of attaching special evidentiary significance to forensic examination findings due primarily to strictly prescribed procedural form of how research is to be conducted and that an expert is able to provide explanations on the questions that a court is unable to answer on its own.
Data Protection in the Financial Sector Guidance Note – Russia | by Pavel Sadovsky and Roman Malovitsky
Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice Pavel Sadovsky and Counsel of Banking & Finance , Capital Markets Practice Roman Malovitsky reviews the legal basis of data processing and its practical application in the financial sector.
The Lex Mundi Global Data Privacy Guide draws on the expertise of network member firms and is a simple yet concise tool for clients who are looking to learn more about key data protection concepts and issues around the world. The guide includes an overview of the legislation in each jurisdiction along with the key data protection provisions.
International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2018 | Dmitry Kaysin and Natalia Andreeva contributed to the issue
The Year in Review presents a survey of important political and legal developments in international law that occurred during 2018, prepared by knowledgeable members of the Section of International Law, working through its Committees with expertise focused on substantive, geographic and affinity perspectives.
The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards - Russia. GAR Know-How | by Dmitry Dyakin, Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Kaysin, Maxim Bezruchenkov and Veronika Lakhno
Dmitry Dyakin, Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Kaysin, Maxim Bezruchenkov and Veronika Lakhno became the authors of the Russia chapter for the first edition of The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards, Know-how section of GAR.
Corporate M&A 2019. Ukraine. Law and Practice | by Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva
Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva became the authors of Ukraine chapter of the Chambers Corporate M&A 2019 Second Edition Guide.
Commercial Arbitration - Russia. GAR Know-How | by Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Dyakin, Dmitry Kaysin and Victor Radnaev
Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Dyakin, Dmitry Kaysin and Victor Radnaev became the authors of the Commercial Arbitration Russia chapter for the Know-how section of GAR.
Private Antitrust Litigation in the Russian Federation: Overview | by Evgeny Bolshakov, Denis Gavrilov, Maria Kuznetsova and Igor Gavrilov; Thomson Reuters PRACTICAL LAW
The Q&A provides a high level overview of the legal basis for bringing private antitrust litigation actions; parties to an action; limitation periods and forum; standard of proof and liability; costs and timing; pre-trial applications and hearings; alternative dispute resolution; settlement or discontinuance of an action; proceedings at trial; available defences; available remedies; appeals and proposed legislative reform.
Russian Chapter for ICLG: Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations 2019 | Anna Ivanova & Olga Tyangaeva
Anna Ivanova and Olga Tyangaeva became the authors of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to: Employment and Labour Laws and Regulations 2019.
In the summer of 2018, EPAM jointly with Pravo.ru website conducted a poll amongst in-house lawyers and external counsel.