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Alliance Legal CG has successfully represented the Ekaterinburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, on a pro bono basis, in a RUB 4 million dispute with the Ekaterinburg City Administration over the diocese’s subsidiary liability for the obligations of its Orthodox Kindergarten. The case was brought before the Arbitration Court of the Sverdlovsk Region.

Dentons has advised titanium producer VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation on an English law-governed unsecured five-year club loan facility for up to USD 400 million provided by a number of international banks. The mandated lead arrangers included Societe Generale, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Banca Intesa, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Luxembourg S.A., and UniCredit S.p.A., with the latter four banks also serving as book-runners. Bank Zenit and Bank ICBC were lead arrangers. ING Bank N.V. acted as agent and UniCredit S.p.A. acted as documentation agent.

Generally, the responsibility for interpreting foreign laws lies with the state commercial court. Parties have a right, but are not obliged to, render assistance and provide the court with information concerning statutory provisions of foreign laws. However, if the content of the foreign law is not ascertained with reasonable expediency, Russian law applies.

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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 handle some of the largest and most complex and demanding transactions. We advise our clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, International Arbitration and Litigation, M&A and Corporate, antitrust issues, criminal law, intellectual property, restructurings and insolvencies, international trade and customs, tax, real estate and construction, banking and finance, energy and natural resources, environmental and technical regulation, marine and transport law, pharmaceuticals and healthcare and others.

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, providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

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