Baker & McKenzie announced the completion of several "innovative" securitizations over the last few months, as both transaction and tax counsel, and involving banks raising more than RUB 70 billion in investor funding.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAM) has announced that former Liniya Prava Managing Partner Dmitriy Glazounov and his team have agreed to join the firm. Glazounov will head EPAM's Moscow Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practices.
The Russian Legal Information Agency (RLIA) has reported that the Central European Aluminum Company (CEAC) has filed a request for arbitration proceedings with the government of Montenegro seeking over EUR 600 million in compensation for losses.
Lidings has provided legal support to the China Development Bank in granting a special purpose loan to the Russian state-owned Vnesheconombank for the financing of the construction of a large multifunctional complex in Moscow.
Squire Sanders has advised one of the shareholders of Lenta on the sale of its shares, as part of Lenta’s USD 4.3 billion IPO and GDR listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and the Moscow Exchange (including a USD 952 million secondary offering).
Gide Loyrette Nouel has been selected by the Meridiam and CNP Assurances consortium to advise them on the call for tenders initiated by the Vinci group - the French construction and concessions group - for the sale of Vinci Park, ultimately won by Ardian and Credit Agricole Assurances.
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