CMS has advised Bazil-Activ LLC, a subsidiary of a Russian commercial bank, on the EUR 28.2 million sale of the 60,000 square meter MainStreet Residential Complex Construction project in Moscow to the Osnova Group.
Lawyers in Herbert Smith Freehills's Moscow office have worked on the firm's cross-border team advising BidFair USA regarding the merger control aspects of its USD 3.7 billion acquisition of international auction house Sotheby's.
Clifford Chance Moscow has advised Societe Generale on a bilateral sustainability-linked credit facility of up to USD 75 million for Polymetal, a top-20 global gold producer and top-5 global silver producer with assets in Russia and Kazakhstan.
Clifford Chance has advised GTLK Global Business, Russia's largest leasing company, in connection with the ten-year lease of two coastal passenger vessels to Havila Kystruten AS, a Norwegian cruise operator.
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).
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