The Russian Antitrust Advisory law firm has announced that two new Partners, Igor Panshensky and Alexander Egorushkin have decided to join the Competition boutique. Both Partners come from Dechert's Moscow office.
Linklaters announced that it has advised the Funke Media Group on the sale of select magazine titles to the Klambt Media Group -- a sale required by the German Federal Cartel Office to ensure approval of combination between Funke and Axel Springer, initially reported by CEE Legal Matters on May 7, 2014.
Squire Sanders has advised Ozon Holdings, Russia’s leading e-commerce and on-line retail group, on a USD 150 million fund raising from Sistema, the largest publicly traded diversified holding company in Russia, and Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), the leading telecommunications group in Russia and the CIS.
On April 1, 2014, Liniya Prava succeeded in having a Decision and Order of the antimonopoly authority for the north Caucasus on the alleged imposition of loan repayment through annuity payments by Sberbank of Russia to its borrowers overturned and invalidated by the Arbitrazh Court for the Rostov Region of Russia.