Success cases

RUR 46 billion securitization transaction, Russian banking system’s largest in terms of issue size, successfully completed
RUR 46 billion securitization transaction, Russian banking system’s largest in terms of issue size, successfully completed
KIAP has seen through an off-balance-sheet transaction of VTB Bank 24 residential mortgage portfolio securitization by means of an issue by a mortgage agent of fully redeemable non-convertible documentary interest-bearing class A and class B residential mortgage-backed bonds, to mature on 7 Septe… »
KIAP sets customs law precedent in Ural judicial district
KIAP sets customs law precedent in Ural judicial district
Alexey Sizov, head of Customs and International Trade practice at KIAP, has won litigation for a major global retailer in a precedent-setting case against customs authorities. Courts at three instances have upheld KIAP's reasoning that the importer is under no duty to include intel… »
KIAP wins litigation for Russian bank - leader in consumer lending
KIAP wins litigation for Russian bank - leader in consumer lending
The dispute was over misuse of the bank's intellectual properties by one of the bank's competitors (microlender), and specifically elements of the house style as well as the trademark. The court granted all the claims of the Firm's client, finding the infringer in breach of competition … »
KIAP wins litigation for global domain name registrar
KIAP wins litigation for global domain name registrar
The foreign company was sued in connection with registration of the domain name of a website with content that Roskomnadzor (Federal Communications, IT and Media Supervision Agency) found to be in breach of legislation of the Russian Federation. Despite a spate of recent rulings for Roskomnadzor … »
KIAP wins litigation for client against Yugoria insurer
KIAP wins litigation for client against Yugoria insurer
The litigation was of particular interest for the Firm's trial lawyers because the client's claim was only brought to a successful conclusion after the case seemingly reached the end of the line. Following over two years of litigation, the court of cassation, having heard the case a second time r… »
KIAP successfully settled a case on enforcement of award of Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
KIAP successfully settled a case on enforcement of award of Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
KIAP represented a major German supplier of petroleum production equipment in the matter of enforcing an award of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) in Russia. Having filed a foreign arbitral award enforcement petition, the Firm's litigators succeeded in settling… »
KIAP represented a global garment manufacturer in a RUR 256 m-plus lawsuit
KIAP represented a global garment manufacturer in a RUR 256 m-plus lawsuit
Following protracted litigation, the Federal Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of Moscow Okrug upheld the prior rulings in the case. As a result, the claimants failed to recover from Principal alleged high rent arrears due to owners of a major shopping centre in Moscow. KIAP litig… »
KIAP won a RUR255m-plus dispute over vicarious liability of the management of an energy supplier
KIAP won a RUR255m-plus dispute over vicarious liability of the management of an energy supplier
The litigation was over vicarious liability damages sought from former top managers of a bankrupt corporate debtor in bankruptcy proceedings. The Firm succeeded in demonstrating no wrongdoing by the company's former management, and the courts at all instances, including the Federal Ar… »
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KIAP successfully settles dispute before International Commercial Arbitration Court
KIAP represented a major Russian agro-industrial holding company in a dispute with a leader in the Australian livestock-farming market. The dispute arose out of a supply contract worth several millions US dollars. The contract had an arbitration clause for disputes between the parties to be referr… »
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KIAP, Attorneys at Law has completed legal support of securitisation transaction of a portfolio of residential mortgage loans originated by VTB 24 in the amount of RUR 28.9 billion
KIAP, Attorneys at Law has completed legal support of the off-balance securitisation transaction of a portfolio of residential mortgage loans of Bank VTB 24 through issuance of non-convertible interest-bearing documentary residential mortgage-backed class A and class B securities by CJSC “Mo… »
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KIAP contributes to case law on non-pecuniary damages to entities for bad-faith inaction by FBS
The problem of proper execution of court rulings is at the heart of the Russian judicial system. It affects the public, corporates and the state alike. For example, in one of his interviews, A.A. Ivanov, President of Supreme Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of the Russian Federation, said that the sha… »
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KIAP continues to shape case law to benefit retail chains in disputes with bad-faith suppliers
Another court ruling for KIAP client, METRO Cash & Carry. In its original action for some 55 mln roubles, the claimant alleged that in the period between 2010 and 2012 it supplied goods to the defendant, which were not paid by it in full. KIAP lawyers, however, filed a countercla… »
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KIAP contributes to customs case law again
Alexey Sizov, Head of Customs and International Trade practice at KIAP, has won customs litigation for a major Spanish corporation against a regional arm of RF Federal Customs Service.  The litigation involved an appeal against the decision of a customs authority to include intellectu… »
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Aybek Ahmedov wins litigation for major auto parts manufacturer
KIAP Partner Aybek Ahmedov has won litigation for a major manufacturer of auto parts against a major building contractor group over the collection of a debt under a building contract and liquidated damages due to payment delays in a major industrial construction project. The core … »
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KIAP wins court battle over employment for foreign company
The action was for reinstatement of a former head of the Russian representative office of a foreign company, a major player in the business aviation market. Long talks between the company shareholders and the head of their representative office in Russia brought no accommodation, and the company w… »
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KIAP successfully defends its client in RUR250+ m litigation
The litigation was over damages under vicarious liability sought from former top managers of a bankrupt corporate debtor in bankruptcy proceedings.  The Firm succeeded in clearing the company's former management of wrongdoing, with the Commercial Court of the city of Moscow rejecting … »
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North-Caucasian Okrug FCC upholds KIAP's arguments in antitrust litigation between METRO Cash & Carry and Russia FASD for Rostov Oblast
On October 1, 2013 the Federal Commercial Court of the North-Caucasian Okrug upheld the rulings of the lower-level authorities that had invalidated the decision of FAS of Russia Rostov Directorate. The local antitrust authority had found METRO Cash & Carry to be creating a discriminatory envir… »
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KIAP wins another precedent-setting victory for METRO Cash & Carry against FAS
On 27 September the Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of the city of Moscow handed down its judgment in METRO Cash & Carry vs FAS of Russia. The case was in the trial court's pipeline for about a year and a half. During this time it was followed by all food retailers. The Arbitrazh Court ruled ille… »
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KIAP lawyers have successfully resolved a considerable tax controversy
Following one and a half year long additional field tax audit, performed by Moscow city Directorate of the Federal Taxation Service, around 420 mln rubles were assessed to a large systems integrator company. KIAP lawyers have performed a thorough analysis of the field audit Act, prepared detailed … »
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KIAP contributes to case law on food retailing
On 9 July 2013 there came into effect a judgment of the Arbitrazh [Commercial] Court of Rostov Oblast, which can become a watershed for one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Russian economy – food retailing. We remind the readers that on 8 April 2013 the Arbitrazh Court of R… »

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