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Nataliya Cowen is a Special Counsel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she reviews rules of U.S. stock exchanges to ensure that they protect investors and works on various rulemakings, in particular, those related to the Dodd-Frank Act. 

The IP practice of Goltsblat BLP is representing the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) on behalf of the world's three major record companies — Sony Music Russia, Universal Music Russia and Warner Music UK - on claims for the protection of related rights in phonograms against the social network “VKontakte.” 

The RULF law firm in Moscow has hired Partner Alexandr Shurygin to head the firm’s corporate and banking practices.

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Liniya Prava has been retained to advise on the “Vnukovo Airfield Infrastructure Development” project. According to the firm, “the project involves preparation and conclusion of a concession agreement in relation to the airport’s airfield infrastructure between a grantor (a competent state authority) and a Vnukovo airport operator, which will allow [it] to raise finance from the Russian National Welfare Fund.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has announced that M&A and Capital Markets specialist Konstantin Kroll has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A and Private Equity Practice Group.  

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Following shortly after the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ordered that the Russian government pay USD 50 billion in damages to former Yukos shareholders (reported on by CEE Legal Matters on July 28, 2014), the European Court of Human Rights has now awarded the shareholders an additional EUR 1.86 billion in damages in a lawsuit filed against the Russian tax authorities.

Sayenko Kharenko's has successfully represented the Azot, Rovnoazot, Severodonetsk Union Azot, and Concern Stirol nitrogen fertilizer producers in a sunset review and interim review of anti-dumping measures applied to ammonium nitrate imported into Ukraine from the Russian Federation.

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The European Court of Human Rights has found Russian opposition activist and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov’s arrest by Moscow police at a peaceful demonstration on New Year’s Eve, 2010, his three-day detention at the police station, and his conviction and subsequent 15-day prison sentence, constituted a violation of his human rights, and has awarded him EUR 26,000 in damages and an additional EUR 2,500 in costs.

In what Shearman & Sterling calls "an historic arbitral award,” on July 18, 2014, an Arbitral Tribunal sitting in The Hague held unanimously that the Russian Federation had breached its international obligations under the Energy Charter Treaty by destroying Yukos Oil Company and appropriating its assets.

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.

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