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The Russian Vegas Lex law firm announced that Yury Bortnikov, the Head of the firm's International Projects group, has become Partner, and that Nikolai Andrianov, in the firm's Real Estate, Land & Construction Practice, has become Counsel. 

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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.

EPAM announced today that Anna Numerova, Counsel of the firm's Competition Practice, has been elected Chairman of the "Non-Commercial Partnership 'Competition Support'". In addition, EPAM Partner Natalia Korosteleva was also elected to the 5-person governance board. 


The Russian Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners law firm has advised the Russian MIR management company -- a subsidiary of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives -- on an investment agreement it entered into with Koltech.

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Chadbourne & Parke has represented the Bank of Cyprus Public Company on the sale of its Ukrainian subsidiary, PJSC Bank of Cyprus (and associated debt), to Alfa Group, Russia’s largest privately owned banking group, for  EUR 202.5 million (USD 280 million).

KIAP has announced its intention to expand its service by launching an International Commercial Arbitration practice to take advantage of what the firm describes as “the increase in the number of projects involving client representation in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad.”

The Mishcon de Reya law firm announced that it has successfully defended a EUR 50 million claim bought by an American businessman against a Russian oligarch in the English Commercial Court, in a case that addressed the issue of when contracts should be governed by English law.


Dentons has announced that Dominic Pellew, formerly a partner with Baker Botts, has joined the firm as a Partner in the International Arbitration Group, sharing his time between the London and Moscow offices.

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