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

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

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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.

According to EPAM, "among the tasks of the public council are considering draft documents developed by the antimonopoly authorities, participating in monitoring the quality of the implementation of the control functions of the territorial authority, and considering issues related to the development of competition in the region."

Smirnov specializes in dispute resolution, including in the field of antitrust law. According to EPAM, "a recognized judicial lawyer, [he] participated in a number of high-profile antitrust cases and disputes that ended in favor of the firm's clients."

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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