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A court in Guam has personal jurisdiction over Russian national Roman Seleznev who was arrested in the Maldives and brought to the US to stand trial in cash register systems hacking case, according to the memorandum filed by prosecutors with the court and obtained by RAPSI.

"Microsoft Store Front" by COLLINS: - Own work

The Krasnoyarsk Region Commercial Court has ordered Kansky Commercial Bank to pay RUB 597,700 (USD 16,773) to Microsoft Corporation for the illegal use of the company’s software, the court told RAPSI on Wednesday.

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Goltsblat BLP has successfully defended the interests of IKEA regarding what it describes as "unsubstantiated claims” made by the “Khimki” collective agricultural enterprise, including the recovery of 100% of legal costs.

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Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner, has supported Krasny Gold Fields on a joint venture in the Irkutsk region with one of the key gold producers in Russia, the GV Gold open joint stock company.

Varul’s M&A team advised on the sale of shares in the Cinamon Group of companies from GILD Arbitrage venture capital fund to DLT Capital, an Estonian company owned by Russians Tatjana Tolstaja and Vitaly Yakovlev.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAM) has announced that it advised the Housing Finance Bank (ZhilFInans) on the two transactions to securitize its mortgage assets (a transaction reported on by CEE Legal Matters yesterday).

Liniya Prava has announced that it acted as tax advisor to Bank ZhilFinans on the offering of July 26 mortgage bonds of MA Sunrise 1 and MA Sunrise 2 at the Moscow Exchange, "as part of securitization transactions in relation to a portion of Bank ZhilFinans mortgage loan portfolio components."

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