Andrew Lomas, a barrister and member of London's One Essex Court chambers, has joined the International Arbitration and Litigation Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as Co-Head of International Arbitration and Litigation.
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners has advised the Uralsoloto Group of Companies on its acquisition of securities of Petropavlovsk PLC.
Former Dentons Partner Konstantin Tretyakov, who led the firm's White Collar Crime practice in Moscow, has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, bringing along his team, including senior lawyer Konstantin Elfimov and lawyer Maria Kilesso.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners had helped BlaBlaCar to obtain clearance from Russia's competition authority for its purchase of Busfor, an online bus ticker aggregator.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' lawyers Sergey Kalinin, Vera Rikhterman, and Andrey Mashkovtsev will join the firm's partnership on January 1st, 2020.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully represented BlaBlaCar, a global long-distance carpooling service, in a dispute against an unidentified group of bus carriers in Russia.
Ivan Smirnov, the Managing Partner of the Saint Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, has been selected to join the public council of the Leningrad Department of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended the interests of the founders of Transaero in a dispute over a loan that partially led to the air carrier's bankruptcy proceedings.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has provided pro bono legal consulting to Big Brothers Big Sisters in Russia.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has helped the Aqua Investments Group and Kavminkurortresursy JSC establish their exclusive geographical indication rights to the Yessentuki N4 and Yessentuki N17 healing diets and mineralized healing water brands.
Aequo has advised the Cropio Group, an agriculture tech company, on the sale of its business to Syngenta. Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners and Reed Smith reportedly advised Syngenta on the deal.
The St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully deflected a claim submitted by the bankruptcy trustee in the Transaero bankruptcy case, which the firm describes as "one of the biggest bankruptcy cases in modern Russian history."
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has advised Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation on corporate issues related to the maintenance of its Russian subsidiary.
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners has successfully represented the interests of the Orion Corporation, a Finnish pharmaceutical company, before the Cassation Appeal instance court in a patent dispute.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, reportedly working alongside Clifford Chance, has advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG as joint lead managers on the issuance and placement of Belarus's JSC Development Bank's corporate Eurobonds totaling USD 500 million. Vlasova Mikhel & Partners advised JSC Development Bank on matters of Belarusian law and Baker McKenzie advised the bank on U.S. and English law.
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners has successfully defended the interests of the Petersburg Tractor Plant in an unfair competition dispute.
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners has persuaded Russia's Bureau in the Chamber for Patent Disputes to overrule the decision of Rospatent and register a new trademark in the name of “Abrau-Durso.”
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, working with Tilling Peters, has successfully represented the interests of German multinational Bayer in a patent dispute before Russia's Intellectual Property Court, which overturned previous court rulings in the case.