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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.

Read more: White Collar Crime Specialist Konstantin Tretyakov Brings Team from Dentons to EPAM in Moscow

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.

Read more: EPAM St Petersburg MP Joins Public Council of Leningrad State Competition Authority

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.

Read more: EPAM Successful for Aqua Investments Group and Kavminkurortresursy in Unfair Competition Dispute

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."

Read more: EPAM St. Petersburg Successful for Transaero Founders in Bankruptcy Case

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has advised Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation on corporate issues related to the maintenance of its Russian subsidiary.

Read more: EPAM Advises Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation on Corporate Law Issues

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.

Read more: Egorov Puginsky Afanasyev and Partners Defend Interests of Finnish Pharmaceutical Company Orion...

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.

Read more: EPAM, VMP, and Baker McKenzie Advise on Issuance of JSC Development Bank Eurobonds

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.

Read more: EPAM and Tilling Peters Successful for Bayer in Russian Patent Dispute
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EPAM at a Glance

Founded in 1993, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the leading full-service law firm in the CIS with offices in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and associated offices in the UK, the USA and Cyprus.

We advise its clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, corporate law, M&A, antitrust issues, project finance and PPP, restructurings and insolvencies, energy and natural resources, property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labour disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.

We combine high academic qualifications, internationally acknowledged moral and ethical values, senior partners' professional experience and practical abilities with the vigour and knowledge of younger attorneys that enables thus providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

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