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Herbert Smith Freehills and Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung have advised a joint venture of Pertamina-Rosneft on engineering contracts for a new USD 16 billion refinery in Tuban, East Java, designed to increase Pertamina's refining capability and strengthen Rosneft's presence in the Asia-Pacific petroleum market.

Lawyers in the Moscow office of Herbert Smith Freehills have joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising the Anex Group on its acquisition of Intourist, Bucher Reisen, and Oger Tours. All three travel businesses were part of the insolvent Thomas Cook Group.

Dentons has advised the minority shareholders in Russ Outdoor LLC, Russia’s largest outdoor advertising operator, on the sale of their combined 48.57% stake in Dutch parent company Russ Out of Home BV to the owners of the third-largest operator in the sector, Vera-Olymp.

Russia's KIAP, DS Law, and Balashova Legal Consultants have announced that the three firms will be merging and operating as KIAP Digital & Smart.

The Moscow and London offices of Debevoise & Plimpton have advised PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel on in its USD 750 million Eurobond offering due 2024 with a coupon rate of 3.375% per annum, the lowest coupon ever achieved by Nornickel on a USD transaction.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully represented BlaBlaCar, a global long-distance carpooling service, in a dispute against an unidentified group of bus carriers in Russia.

Dentons has advised Russia's Chelpipe on its debut issuance of USD 300 million 4.50% loan participation notes due 2024. Dentons acted as English, United States, and Russian counsel to Chelpipe.

Akin Gump is advising Russian Internet and IT company Mail.ru Group Limited on the formation of a joint venture between its ESforce e-sports business and games producer Modern Pick.

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