12 April 2019
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.
5 April 2019
Anna Ivanova and Olga Tyangaeva became the authors of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to: Employment and Labour Laws and Regulations 2019.
14 March 2019
In the summer of 2018, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners jointly with Pravo.ru website conducted a poll amongst in-house lawyers and external counsel.
7 February 2019
Lex Mundi's Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group is pleased to announce that a new Global Arbitration Guide is now available.
13 December 2018
The past decade has seen a significant increase in the implementation and enforcement of anti-corruption legislation around the world. Whether your team is implementing a company-wide anti-corruption compliance code or advising management on a proposed overseas investment, it is imperative that legal functions within organizations understand how relevant anti-corruption laws apply to and inform the way in which they conduct their business.
22 November 2018
The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, 1958 (New York) celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2018 (“Convention”). Since its inception, 159 Contracting States have joined the Convention. The USSR ratified the Convention on 22 November 1960. The Russian Federation, as a successor of the USSR, continues to be a Contracting State.
19 October 2018
In recent years, the criticism of the existing form of examining investment disputes with states has increased significantly. Its source is not only states that are dissatisfied with the results of consideration and awarded multi-million compensations, but also arbitrators who directly resolve such disputes within the framework of international arbitration. The article presents an analysis of proposals for reforming the system of international investment arbitration, primarily the creation of a supranational investment court, both within the framework of the UNCITRAL activities, and within the framework of the European Commission’s initiatives.
3 October 2018
The eighth issue of RAA40 Newsletter was released at the ABA’s 10th Annual Moscow Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes and RAA40 seminar ‘A pre-appointment interview of a potential arbitrator: how far is too far?’ on the eve of the Conference.
13 August 2018
On August 3, 2018 the Russian President signed the Federal Law which provides for establishing effective January 31, 2019 of the Russian Open Register of Ships to register ships that are owned not only by Russian companies and individuals but by foreign ones as well.
9 July 2018
The Supreme Court upheld the decisions below that the arbitration clause in a supply contract was not incapable of being performed because the claimant lacked the means for paying the SCC registration fee (its request of arbitration had been dismissed pursuant to the SCC Rules after its request for deferral of payment of the fee had been denied). In general, lack of means on the side of the claimant does not preclude arbitration.
21 June 2018
Russian lawmakers have introduced bills to zero out the country's dividend tax for certain companies in designated regions.
15 May 2018
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has represented publicly owned joint-stock company Alviz, subsidiary to the Beluga Group, in an intellectual property rights dispute against LLC Shampanskiye Vina.
11 May 2018
Associate Maria Demina reviews whether competition law may assist policymakers in remedying patent law flaws.
3 April 2018
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.
15 March 2018
How prevalent is the use of arbitration in your jurisdiction? What are seen as the principal advantages and disadvantages of arbitration? Arbitration is the prevailing dispute resolution mechanism for disputes arising in connection with international commercial contracts, but has only limited application in domestic transactions. Reportedly less than one per cent of domestic disputes are resolved through arbitration.