Europe/Russia - Page 2

Telecoms giant Veon adds Beeline Russia’s VP for legal as GC

Victor Biryukov to relocate from Moscow to Amsterdam to succeed veteran GC Scott Dresser 1 January

IBA's annual law firm management conference goes virtual for 2021

Free-to-attend event supported by the IBA Law Firm Management Committee will take place on 3 December

'A serious player' - senior Moscow hires boost leading Russian independent's disputes offering

RGP to add three dispute lawyers from King & Spalding after US firm's decision to pull out of Moscow

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Moscow firm hires seven-strong team to launch arbitration practice

Rybalkin Gortsunyan and Partners secures lawyers from regional firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

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Castrén & Snellman transfers Russian offices to Capital Legal Services

Helsinki-based Castrén ends 25-year presence in Russia, handing over Moscow and St Petersburg arms

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Russian lawyers forge academic partnership

Graduates of Swiss Academy for International Law to defend rights of Russians, with sports law as a new area for training.

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New boutique firm for Russia

Norland Legal and NewLawyers announce merger under the new Lurye, Chumakov & partners brand.

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Eversheds flags Russian move

Eversheds Sutherland Russia merges with domestic firm Tilling Peters, expanding its IP and dispute resolution offering.

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Russia legislates digital rights and fake news

The country may be accused of promoting fake news, but lawmakers are rolling out legislation on fake news and digital rights.

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Russian lawyer sentenced for murder and fraud

A lawyer and police officer sentenced 13 years for their role in organizing murders in St Petersburg.

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Russia moves forward on procedural law reform

State Duma has adopted the third and final reading of a bill reforming procedural legislation.

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Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

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The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

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ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

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ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

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Ban on Islamic book in Russia breaches freedom of expression

Siding with applicants, ECHR tests limits of Russia's religious freedom and anti-extremism legislation, sees no justification for book ban.

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Russia passes tax haven laws to bypass sanctions

International firms can use new laws to establish an offshore domicile and thereby bypass sanctions.

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CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

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Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

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