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EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 6yrs

Fake cryptos? Putin rules out the crypto-ruble...at least for now

President Putin calls for caution over crypto and contradicts previous announcements in the financial sector.

  • 6yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 6yrs

Russian lawmakers soften on sanctions bill while sticking to punishing 'abettors'

Russia lawmakers to soften draft legislation on international sanctions, but keep criminal prosecutions for critics.

  • 6yrs

Dentons snaps up Deloitte's Russian tax team

Dentons has wooed a team of nine from Deloitte's tax practice in Russia to boost its offering in St Petersburg.

  • 6yrs

Quinn Emanuel loses Moscow arbitration duo

Baker Botts has picked up two arbitration partners from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan's office in Moscow.

  • 7yrs

Jeantet opens in Moscow

French firm Jeantet Associés has launched in Moscow with the hire of a team from Gide Loyrette Nouel, having opened in Budapest and Kiev last October.

  • 8yrs

Lawyer faces jail for eating incriminating evidence

The moment that a Russian lawyer stuffed his client's breathalyser report into his mouth and chewed has been captured on CCTV footage.

  • 8yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Putin signs law allowing Russia to ignore ECHR rulings

Vladimir Putin has signed a law that allows the Constitutional Court of Russia to decide whether to comply with judgements made by international human rights courts.

  • 8yrs

$3bn debt paves way for Russia-Ukraine legal battle

Ukrainian government officials have said the country is prepared to go to court over a $3bn bond note owed to Russia.

  • 8yrs

Russia: where the insurance sector has grown despite the instabiliity

A new regulator and a rise in disputes are among the factors feeding into the Russian insurance market - a sector that refuses to shrink despite the obvious challenges.

  • 9yrs

Kennedys opens in Moscow on back of insurance disputes rise

Kennedys has set up Kennedys CIS Advocates in Russia in association with a small local team and the intention to focus initially on high value insurance disputes.

  • 9yrs

Foreign firms race to meet April Russian re-registration deadline

Thousands of businesses are trying to meet an 1 April re-registration deadline for which the Russian authorities have allocated just three officials - and which could mean the lapse of business contracts and visas for those who fall behind.

  • 9yrs

Moscow litigators leave Freshfields to form boutique practice

A team of six Freshfields litigators, led by counsel Maxim Kulkov, has quit the practice in order to set up a dispute resolution practice called Kulkov Kolotilov & Partners.

  • 9yrs

Nemtsov's lawyer explains death of murdered politician

Vadim Prokhorov, lawyer to the family of assassinated Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, has revealed that the opposition leader received threats 'several months ago' and says his death might be connected to events in Ukraine.

  • 9yrs

A&O lays off four associates in Moscow

Allen & Overy has reduced the size of its capital markets team in Russia after international sanctions to the country hit the firm's workload.

  • 9yrs

Russia urged to investigate use of foreign law firms

A senator in the Russian parliament is urging an inquiry into the use of foreign law firms after the country was told to pay US$50b in an arbitration in the Hague.

  • 9yrs

Egorov Puginsky recruits from DLA Piper

Olga Mischenko, formerly of DLA Piper, is to join the St Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as head of construction and PPP.

  • 9yrs

Well-known trademarks and luxury brand protection: A Russian perspective

Many top brands are taking steps to register as 'well-known' in Russia, says Vladislav Arkhipov and Elena Bedareva of Dentons.

  • 9yrs
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