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DLA Piper Appointed Pro Bono Legal Partner to Russian Chapter of World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative

DLA Piper Appointed Pro Bono Legal Partner to Russian Chapter of World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative

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DLA Piper has been appointed as a legal partner to provide pro bono legal assistance to the Russian Chapter: the Russian hub for the global platform on climate change that operates under the auspices of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative.

According to DLA Piper, “the World Economic Forum Principles for Climate Governance for boards, published in January 2019, has prompted groups of board directors around the world to form networks committed to promoting the principles and encouraging action in their companies to deal with the implications of climate change. The CGI has already seen the launch of national chapters in eight G20 countries.” The firm will be “providing pro bono assistance with the establishment of the chapter in Russia, corporate governance matters and ongoing legal support.”

DLA Piper’s team is led by Moscow-based Partner Steffen Kaufmann and includes Brussels-based Counsel Alec Van Vaerenbergh and Moscow-based Associate Nikita Shabalin.

Russian Knowledge Partner

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.

All News about, and Legal Analysis by, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners can be found here.

Firm's website: www.epam.ru

 

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