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30 September 2022

Higher School of Economics Joint Department with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Starts New Academic Year

In 2021, EPAM and the Higher School of Economics launched an exclusive project - Joint Department with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics, headed by Denis Arkhipov, Ph.D. in Law, Managing Partner of the Moscow office of EPAM.

26 September 2022

Ilya Nikiforov Appointed as an Arbitrator of Hainan International Arbitration Court

On September 17 2022, Hainan International Arbitration Court (HIAC, the international commercial arbitration institution), announced the appointment of new arbitrators. Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ilya Nikiforov has been included in the HIAC panel of arbitrators.

13 September 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advised RUSAL on Russia’s First Yuan-Denominated Bond Offering

RUSAL, the world's leading aluminum producer, has become the first issuer to place yuan-denominated bonds in Russia. EPAM attorneys acted as legal advisors in the transaction which concluded with the bonds being issued in August 2022.

12 September 2022

EPAM Attorneys Successfully Defended Former Head of Car Sales and Maintenance Companies Charged With Large-Scale Fraud

The Court acquitted the Client of all charges based on the arguments of the Firm’s attorneys and those of Business Ombudsman.

29 August 2022

EPAM Authors the Russian Jurisdiction Chapter of the Exclusive Merger Control Review for the Second Consecutive Year

The Merger Control Review provides an incisive overview and analysis of the pre-merger competition and notification regimes across key jurisdictions worldwide, as well as a discussion of recent decisions, strategic considerations and likely upcoming developments.

29 August 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advised International Technology Corporation in the Sale of Its Russian Subsidiary

The joint team of EPAM M&A and Corporate Law, Competition Law practices assisted in the sale of a Russian subsidiary of one of the world leaders in the supply of technologies and equipment to the Russian management, allowing it to maintain the uninterrupted operation of business in Russia.

20 July 2022

EPAM Attorneys Assisted One of the Largest Producers of Dairy Products in Europe in the Divestment of Its Russian Subsidiary  

Legal support included advising on the transaction structure, preparation of a package of transaction documents, as well as assistance with signing and closing the deal. Along with a tailored share transfer agreement and related documentation, additional legal instruments were utilised, such as option rights and rights of first refusal, restrictive covenants and guarantee instruments.

1 July 2022

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Announces New Appointments at Its Moscow Office

On July 1, 2022, Roman Malovitskiy (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice) was promoted to Partner, while Tatyana Boyko (M&A and Corporate Practice) and Stanislav Dobshevich (Litigation Practice) were both promoted to Counsel.

15 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Protect an International Flooring Market Leader Before the FAS Russia

EPAM Competition Law Practice has protected an international flooring market leader by proving the anti-competitive nature of the franchising agreements and bonus programs of its competitor Tarkett, the largest Russian linoleum manufacturer.

9 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advise on M&A Deal Between the Leading Abu Dhabi Energy Company TAQA and British Engineering Company Tendeka.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided comprehensive legal support on the Russian legal aspects of a cross-border M&A transaction between TAQA, the National Energy Company of Abu Dhabi (UAE), and Tendeka, the leading British engineering company present in the US, the UK, China, Australia, Canada, the UAE, Malaysia and the EU.

8 June 2022

EPAM Attorneys Represented the Interests of Northern Capital Gateway Consortium

7 June 2022

Ekaterina Verle Joins EPAM Real Estate and Construction Practice Team

6 June 2022

Dmitriy Glazounov Elected to the Expert Council on Listing of the Moscow Exchange (MOEX)

On May 30, 2022, the Moscow Exchange Executive board formed a new board of members of the Expert Council on Listing. Dmitriy Glazounov, Partner, Head of Banking & Finance Law and Capital Markets Practice at EPAM, was elected to the Council as a legal expert.

26 May 2022

EPAM Attorneys Advised Commercial Metals Company During the Acquisition of TAC Acquisition Corp. (“Tensar”)

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised on the Russian aspects of the USD550m acquisition of Tensar – a portfolio company of Castle Harlan Inc.'s funds, and the world-leader in the manufacture and supply of retaining walls, ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions across 80 national markets – by Commercial Metals Company, US steel and metal manufacturer. The transaction was multi-jurisdictional and included Tensar companies in the US, Europe, China, Russia.

18 April 2022

EPAM Attorneys Continue to Successfully Defend the Interests of Novartis in a Case Involving Unfair Competition on the Part of the Distributor of the Generic Nilotinib Drug

On April 18, 2022, the Ninth Arbitrazh Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Moscow Arbitrazh Court, which ruled in favour of the international pharmaceutical corporation Novartis, which was represented by the legal team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. The court rejected Mammoth Pharm's demands to cancel both the decision and order of the Federal Antimonopoly Service in a high-profile case of unfair practices of a generic drug distributor who was producing generics in violation of a patent.