Projects

In January 2013, goods imported by the KIAP's Client into the RF were revalued by customs - a Uralian District customs authority added royalties to the customs value of the goods. The decision was challenged by the KIAP's lawyers in a court of law. The action was based on earlier precedent-setting successfully litigated disputes in the Central (case No A23-1555/2010) and North-Western (case ...
 2468 11 June 2013
Houghton, a major international supplier of special-purpose industrial fluids for metal processing, faced a labor dispute resulting from a conflict with a regional top manager of the entity concerning remission of disciplinary penalties, declaration of dismissal as invalid, and recovery from the employer of travel and medical expenses. Based on the results of lengthy court proce...
 2105 15 May 2013
On March 5, 2013, the Moscow City Arbitration Court dismissed a claimant's claim for the early termination of the legal protection of QUELLE's trademark under its international registration. As a result of adjudication, Konstantin Suvorov, KIAP partner, succeeded in proving that the stated claims were unjustified. In this connection, the court declared the claimant to be disinterest...
 2450 15 March 2013
KIAP has brought to a close a lengthy and precedent-setting dispute between a Canadian developer and a major energy provider in the Moscow region. As a result of electricity-metering irregularities, the customer was overbilled for electricity usage for a number of years. KIAP succeeded in demonstrating that electricity consumption had been metered incorrectly for a long time and that the energy...
 2369 20 February 2013
The employment dispute with a former CEO centred on the allegations of illegal employment termination, reinstatement and damages sought from the employer for the duration of forced unemployment in the amount of several million roubles. After long litigation, KIAP succeeded in demonstrating that the claim was without merit, and it was rejected by the court in its entirety. Acting as coun...
 2520 12 February 2013
Attorneys of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law submitted to the Constitutional Court a request to verify validity of Part 9 Article 115 of the Criminal Proceedings Code of the Russian Federation, which at the opinion of the Firm’s lawyers contradicts Article 19 (Part 1), Article 34 (Part 1) and Article 35 (Parts 1-3) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation as...
 2500 9 January 2013
On December 11, 2012, under the ruling of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation, Swiss reinsurer Infrassure was denied to have the case transferred to the Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation. Therefore, the highest judicial instance ended the multi-year insurance dispute concerning the reinsurance compensation following an accident at the Saya...
 2729 13 December 2012
The ruling of the Court of Commercial Arbitration for Kaluga Region was published recently and became an important milestone in the years-long dispute between Mail Order Service (Quelle trademark) and Kaluga Customs. The court has once again upheld the position of the Company detailed by the experts of the Firm and, accordingly, reduced the claims of the Customs Office by more than 50 times comp...
 2346 21 November 2012
On September 1, 2012 the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation published full text of the Ruling of Its Presidium dated June 19, 2012, case No. 1831/12, where ZAO RTK was represented by the partner of the Firm Ilya Ischuk and senior associate of the Firm’s litigation practice Mikhail Samoylov. This case has drawn particular attention as it dealt with the question of validi...
 2957 3 September 2012
On July 20, 2012, the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation refused to uphold demands of OAO Kolskaya Energy Retail Company, which had contested the norm under Ruling No. 1179 of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 12/29/2011, which sets a procedure for settlements between the claimant or other guarantee-basis suppliers and OAO Oboronenergosbyt. On stages of development ...
 2676 25 July 2012
On June 19, 2012 the Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation heard the case concerning the right to equality in access to justice, ZAO RTK (MTS Retail) vs Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Rus. The matter drew attention of the legal community as the issue of equality in access to the judicial system has never been examined from this angle before.Under the terms of the...
 2047 22 June 2012
The experts from Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law were successful representing the interests of a large Russian retail network with foreign capital, on 20 disputes with its suppliers, in all litigation instances. Thanks to more than two-year-long litigation work of the Firm’s attorneys, the overall economic benefit for the Client exceeded 350 million roubles.Furthermor...
 2276 5 June 2012
A dispute between a well-known Moscow-based management company and one of the largest regional privately-owned pension funds, since mid-2010 undergoing with involvement of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, has been finally brought to its conclusion. On 17 May 2012, having reviewed the matter for the second time, the Federal Arbitration Court of the Moscow District has ful...
 2159 21 May 2012
The team of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law once again achieved important successful litigation outcome in the Federal Arbitration Court of the Moscow district, on the insurance dispute regarding Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro power plant accident (total volume of the claim exceeding 1.1 billion roubles).Based on the results of the court session that was held on May 14, 2012,...
 2540 16 May 2012
On April 5, 2012, the Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation heard case А79-7518/2010 on the claim filed by OOO Novek Management Company for invalidation of an instruction by Rospotrebnadzor, under which instruction this agency imposed upon the plaintiff an obligation to cease the violation of the rights of the users of heating utility services. Korelskiy, Ischuk, Asta...
 2244 6 April 2012
Lawyers at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law successfully completed the project in which they represented interests of an investor in its dispute with one of the largest investment companies in Russia.  The dispute concerning trust management over substantial financial investment assets has been resolved without filing a claim with the court authorities as the hearings the...
 2183 26 March 2012
On March 13, 2012, a session of the Presidium of the High Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation was held for the hearing of the arbitration case  related to the issue of application of Articles 450 and 452 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. The Judges of the High Arbitration Court who have referred the matter to the Presidium of the High Arbitration Court shared position of the Eur...
 2322 22 March 2012
Lawyers at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law successfully completed the project in which they represented interests of an investor in its dispute with one of the largest investment companies in Russia.  The dispute concerning trust management over substantial financial investment assets has been resolved without filing a claim with the court authorities as the hearings the...
 2314 20 March 2012
Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law, have successfully defended the interests of one of the biggest distance-selling group of companies in a complex dispute with a former foreign top manager on the recovery of compensation in an amount of several million rubles. As a result of the trial the claims against the client were denied in full. Interests of the client were...
 2032 20 February 2012
Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law protected the interests of a major production company in a dispute over know-how in the court of appeal.The appeal court upheld the trial court's decision, according to which opponents’ claims to recover compensation for the use of know-how have been found to be unsubstantiated and have been fully dismissed.From the side of the Law Firm th...
 2118 23 January 2012