Legal work is on hold as the country fights it out over whether its future lies with Russia or the EU
Lawyers have been pivotal in the preparations for the Winter Olympics and the work could go on way beyond the closing ceremony
The minor countries of the CIS region have attracted less interest than their larger, louder neighbours but this is still a valuable region
The economy may be stagnant, but at least Georgia can now boast freedom of speech and transparency – and a highly competitive legal market
Russia is an attractive proposition for institutional investors at the moment, with a boom in bond issuances
Russia and the CIS News
A case stemming from the dispute between Russian oligarchs Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich over a $1.5bn stake in mining company Metalloinvest has settled on the eve of battle.
Russian firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is boosting its capital markets practice with the hire of a team led by the managing partner of corporate and finance boutique Liniya Prava.
A quartet of US and offshore firms have taken the lead roles on the dual listing of Russian hypermarket giant Lenta on the London and Moscow Stock Exchanges, creating the world’s largest publicly listed British Virgin Islands (BVI) company.
Russia and the CIS Briefings
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New Ukraine sanctions announced — US, EU and Canada take action download subscription
In response to political developments in Ukraine and Russian military action in Crimea, the US, the EU and Canada have issued new sanctions.
Prize promotions across the world download
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The ‘de-offshorisation’ of the Russian economy download subscription
In his state-of-the-nation address in December 2013, the Russian president stressed the need for urgent measures to ‘de-offshorise’ the economy.
Recent changes in international sanctions against Iran download subscription
Following the completion of recent negotiations between Iran and the P5+1, an interim deal relating to sanctions against Iran was reached on 24 November 2013.
The enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Russia download subscription
There is no doubt that the last decade will come into history as a period when London became a legal battleground for big business disputes emerging from Russia.
Pensions issues for multinationals: 2013 in review download subscription
Last year was packed with national and international pensions developments. It can be difficult for corporate multinationals to keep track of shifting landscapes.
In this update, Ince & Co sets out the latest developments regarding the EU sanctions against Iran.