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Clifford Chance has advised the Baikal Mining Company on an agreement with Renaissance Heavy Industries for the construction of the Udokan Mining and Metallurgical Plant. Baker McKenzie reportedly advised Renaissance on the deal, which is valued at approximately EUR 380 million.

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."

The enforcement of pharmaceutical patent rights in Russia is a multi-aspect issue. One such aspect, well known to the industry and patent owners, is the attempt to prevent pharmaceuticals that may infringe on prior patent rights from being registered by the Russian healthcare authorities.

The Pepeliaev Group has advised the Netherlands' Cupol Ventures Limited — a member of Canadian gold-mining group Kinross Gold — on tax matters related to its USD 283 million acquisition of the Chulbatkan gold project in Russia from N-Mining.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia has successfully challenged Russia's Rospatent’s decision to cancel the trademarks of Prosveshcheniye Publishers, which consist of a stylized depiction of a globe and the acronym ФГОС (standing for Federal State Educational Standards).

Alrud has advised Ctrip, the largest online travel agent in Asia, on its acquisition of a minority share in Russia's Avia Center. Fangda Partners provided Chinese law advice to Ctrip on the deal, which closed in July 2019, while McFarlanes provided English law advice.

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