On November 01, 2017, former King & Spalding Head of Litigation and Arbitration in Moscow Ilia Rachkov joined Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners as a partner to strengthen the firm's dispute settlement, commercial arbitration, and international trade practices.
DLA Piper has advised ADG group, a Russian urban developer, on the establishment of a joint venture with South Korea's CJ CGV, the fifth largest multiplex theatre company in the world. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised CJ CGV on the JV, in which the ADG Group holds a 30% stake with a registered capital of USD 30 million, and CJ CGV holds all the remaining shares.
December 8, 2017 - Marriott Novy Arbat, Moscow
DLA Piper is reporting that it acted as the official legal partner of a project that brings a Russian production of Peter Morgan's celebrated play The Audience to the stage.
The commercial legal markets of Central & Eastern Europe didn’t appear automatically. They didn’t develop in a vacuum. They were formed, shaped, and led, by lawyers – visionary, hard-working, commercially-minded, and client-focused individuals pulling the development of CEE’s legal markets along behind them as they labored relentlessly for their clients, their careers, their futures.