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Nordic Star launches new legal service “Protection against hostile takeover”

The attorneys of the Dispute Resolution and Transactions & Corporate Law Practices have been successfully defending foreign and Russian businesses against hostile takeovers and have been restoring corporate control for more than 15 years. Our clients include major Russian and international companies in various market sectors, as well as private investors facing the risk of …

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Anna Zabrotskaya has been elected as the Russia’s national representative at AIJA

The International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) has counted up the votes in its election of representatives from different countries to develop cooperation with AIJA for the next year. The election results were announced as part of the 60th International Congress of Young Lawyers, which was held in Singapore between 20 and 27 August 2022. …

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ICC Russia: International Arbitration in the Context of Sanctions

On August 23, a webinar of the International Chamber of Commerce – the World Business Organization (ICC) was held. The event focused on practical aspects of international arbitration procedures: fees, the choice of an arbitration clause for new contracts, and other issues. This event attracted a very wide pool of speakers representing legal consulting, the …

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The 5th Conference “Collecting Bad Debts: Throwing Good Money after Bad?”

On 15 June, the Russian Arbitration Association held its fifth conference “Collecting Bad Debts: Throwing Good Money after Bad?” in Moscow. The conference focused on the issues of default and termination of contracts, managing foreign business, expropriation of Russian property abroad and finding venues for resolving Russian disputes. Anna Zabrotskaya, a Partner and Head of …

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Nordic Star launches new legal service “Hotels, hospitality & leisure”

Nordic Star Law Offices announce the launch of its new legal service “Hotels, hospitality & leisure” within the Real Estate and Construction practice. Arina Dovzhenko, Specialist Partner and Head of the Real Estate and Construction practice, will lead this practice area. Our law firm decided to set up this new legal service after acquiring unique …

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Effective Management of Intellectual Property / Vedomosti. Legal

Intangible assets have become increasingly more valuable in Russia in recent years. The media have called intellectual property the new oil. Young developing and already traditional sectors of the economy have attached ever more importance to IP management. The growth in intangible asset transactions has confirmed this market interest. Public attitudes have also been gradually …

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Borenius Russia partners launch Nordic Star Law Offices

Borenius (Borenius Attorneys Russia Ltd) recently ceased its operations in Russia. However, the firm’s Russian partners have set up independent law offices. They will continue to provide the full range of legal services for business to Russian and foreign clients from different sectors of the economy. “The world has changed, but our commitment to quality, our values …

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Nordic Star lawyers hold confident position in Pravo-300 individual ranking

The Pravo.ru-300 ranking published the list of “Recommended Lawyers” in Russia based on the results of 2021 research. The top lawyers from Borenius Russia included in the ranking are: Andrei Gusev, Managing Partner, in Private Capital; Corporate/M&A; Corporate/M&A (High Market). Anna Zabrotskaya, Partner, in International Dispute Resolution. Artem Zhavoronkov, Partner, in Sanctions Law; Corporate/M&A; Corporate/M&A …

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Annual Forum “Summary of 2021: laws and business” / Kommersant

Kommersant Publishing House in St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg State University have held an annual forum dedicated to summarizing legislative activities and assessing their impact on business. As is traditional, heads and the senior management of leading international and Russian legal consulting companies attended the forum together with heads of legal departments of the largest …

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