With a traditionally strong energy market hit by political instability, CIS nations are diversifying into green energy. Will law firms do the same?
Sanctions imposed by the EU after Crimea’s annexation have caused upheaval in the Russian market, but law firms remain optimistic.
Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Far from being hindered by the sanctions on Russia, Kazakhstan is benefiting
Russia and the CIS News
Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor has suspended its general counsel and chief financial officer amidst a corruption investigation into VimpelCom, in which it owns a large stake.
French firm Jeantet is launching in Hungary and Ukraine with the hire of Gide Loyrette Nouel’s teams in Budapest and Kiev.
The High Court has ordered the trustees of Boris Berezovsky’s estate to hand over more than £12m in unpaid legal fees to Addleshaw Goddard.
Russia and the CIS Briefings
Yandex v Google: antitrust case in Russia download subscription
A case was opened with respect to Google Inc, Google Ireland Ltd and ??? Google upon an application of OOO Yandex.
Advertising medicines in Russia download subscription
Advertising of medicines, medical devices and biologically active supplements in Russia: law and practice.
Vodka and the likelihood of confusion subscription
The Russian company FKP Sojuzplodoimport and the Dutch company Spirits International have been in dispute for several years regarding the ownership of vodka trademarks.
The Merger Control Review – Russia chapter download subscription
Non-compete clauses and hold-separate agreements are planned for this year.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' Kazantsev discusses capital amnesty download subscription
Partner interviewed by RAPSI (The Russian Legal Information Agency) about new capital amnesty law.
…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.
Kyrgyz Republic: changes to foreign trade regulations download subscription
Anti-dumping measures adopted in line with Eurasian Economic Union rules, and other changes.
Shareholder agreements under Russian law download subscription
Among the questions answered in this briefing is – what might be the consequences of a breach of a corporate agreement?