Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully defended the interests of employees of ZAO Alcoa Metallurg Rus in a Russian court.
The Yuzhnaya Operational Customs Office initiated a number of criminal proceedings against the employees of Alcoa Metallurg Rus, the Russian subsidiary of Alcoa, for an offense under Article 189(3) of the Russian Criminal Code related to international trade with foreign companies. The criminal cases were investigated by the Investigations Department of the Federal Security Service Directorate of Russia for Rostov Region.
The White Collar Defense team at Egorov Puginsky persuaded the Court that the charges were unfounded. The Alcoa Metallurg Rus employees were represented by Partner Viktoria Burkovskaya, Counselor Tatyana Nozhkina, and Associate Nikolay Kazantsev.