15 January 2016
The Federal Law dd. 30 December 2015 No. 461-FZ “On Amending of Art. 17 of Federal Law “On the Securities Market” and of Federal Law “On Mortgage Securities” came into force on 10 January 2016. The law was initiated by the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending and drafted by Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
11 January 2016
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is pleased to announce new appointments: the Firm appoints Anna Numerova as Partner of Competition Practice in Moscow and Michael Copeland as a Partner in London. Further, Igor Schikow (Tax Practice), Alexey Andrusenko and Andrey Mashkovtsev (M&A and Corporate Practice), Roman Malovitsky (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice) and Andrey Bashirov (Legislation and Public Policy Practice) have been appointed as Counsel in Moscow. Viktoriya Podvorchanska (Pharmaceuticals and healthcare), Arsen Miliutin (Domestic Litigation) and Oleksandr Maydanyk (Tax Practice) have been appointed as Counsel in Kyiv.
29 December 2015
The litigation and the competition teams at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners have protected the interests of OJSC Transammiak in a dispute with OJSC Minudobreniya over the right of access to the client’s ammonia pipeline transportation services.
25 December 2015
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners managed to have the Rostov Region Arbitrazh Court cancel the decision holding Yakhta-club Center LLC administratively liable. This success was a key stage in the implementation of a comprehensive strategy to protect the client’s interests.
15 December 2015
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' Competition Practice team has successfully defended the large container carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) before the FAS of Russia in a high-profile case related to concerted actions of international sea and ocean container carriers.
23 November 2015
Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice and a Head of Sports Law Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been elected as a New Board Member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association (the UAA). The UAA confirmed the e-voting results during its November 16, 2015 General Meeting. The Board consists of 9 members, elected every three years among members of the Association.
13 October 2015
Victoria Burkovskaya, PhD, professor, partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Business against Corruption Center of Public Procedures.
9 October 2015
The Competition Practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of the largest Russian IT company Yandex against Google’s market abuse in relation to pre-installed app stores for devices on the Android operating system.
1 October 2015
On October 1, 2015 Mikhail Kazantsev, Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was appointed public business Ombudsman on de-offshorisation and capital amnesty by the office of Boris Titov, Business Ombudsman under the auspices of the Russian President.
1 October 2015
The competition practice team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has assisted Nokia Corporation (“Nokia”) in obtaining regulatory clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (“AMCU”) for the EUR 15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.
24 September 2015
On September 23, 2015, Sergiy Grebenyuk, advocate, counsel, co-head of the Criminal Law Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, was re-elected for a second term as Head of the Kyiv branch of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA).
21 August 2015
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Ukraine became exclusive legal partner of the Ukrainian branch of International Fiscal Association (IFA Ukraine).
29 July 2015
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises its long-standing client – one of the world’s leading software corporations, on various labour, employment, regulatory, and immigration issues with respect to the clients’ business activities in Ukraine.
16 July 2015
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises one of the world's largest IT companies on various labour, commercial law and compliance issues with respect to its business activities in Ukraine.
7 July 2015
In June 2015, the US logistics company XPO Logistics announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in the French company Norbert Dentressangle SA. The antitrust practice team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented XPO in connection with obtaining clearance from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, and was able to secure a positive decision from the FAS in record-breaking time.