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Foreign companies are increasingly facing matters of Russian courts’ exclusive competence and anti-arbitration injunctions in disputes with Russian sanctioned parties – Articles 248.1 and 248.2 of the Russian Arbitrazh (Commercial) Procedure Code (a.k.a. “Lugovoy Law”). KIAP’s International Arbitration practice has been actively involved in such disputes, tracking and pu...
 7 13 February 2024
Dear Friends, As holidays are upon us, we would like to wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!  May good health, peace, love, prosperity, strength and great success in all endeavors come to you. This is a high time to make, fulfill and grant wishes! May your home continually be filled with joy and happiness, just as during these festive times!   ...
 171 20 December 2023
On 2 and 3 December 2023 took place the final rounds of the Mozolin Corporate Arbitration Mootcourt hosted by the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration (RIMA). Traditionally, in course of the mootcourt teams prepare pleadings based on the mootcourt problem and participate in two stages of oral hearings – online rated rounds and in-person rounds. On the verge of the in-person round...
 209 13 December 2023
KIAP Law Firm announces the appointment of Eldar Guliev as the new head of the Intellectual Property Practice.   Eldar Guliev dedicated over 15 years to issues of registration and protection of exclusive rights to means of identification, both in administrative bodies (Rospatent) and in courts.   For more than six years, Eldar was employed as a state expert on intellec...
 280 8 November 2023
Thursday 5 October 2023 | 11.00 am Moscow  KIAP and Belgrade Arbitration Center are excited to announce an international online conference “Serbia as a Relevant Jurisdiction for International Arbitration”. Our main discussion will revolve over the following topics: General arbitration framework in Serbia and Ser...
 479 21 September 2023
KIAP, Attorneys at Law, helped the largest Russian reinsurance company to prevent an attempt to illegally claim a premium of more than 300 million roubles under the obligatory reinsurance contract. The reinsured applied to the Moscow Arbitration Court with a demand to terminate the obligatory reinsurance contract and return the entire premium, believing that the reinsurer had violate...
 3233 25 April 2023
A Russian distributor of pharmaceuticals has claimed penalties for the violation of its rights to priority distribution of pharmaceuticals in Russia from a foreign pharmaceutical manufacturer. During the court proceedings, our lawyers managed to prove that the Russian company had a framework related to the priority distribution of pharmaceuticals, that the foreign manufacturer did n...
 4690 5 April 2023
In a bankruptcy case, KIAP lawyers managed to prove that the company became bankrupt as a result of unfair conduct of the business owner. It is worth noting that KIAP lawyers joined the wife as a co-defendant in the case alongside with the formal beneficiary as she was secretly, but actively involved in the business development. As a result, the proceedings have become more ...
 5223 29 March 2023
KIAP and SOVA ADVISORS are launching a joint legal practice with headquarters in Dubai in response to substantially increased demand in legal and related services in the United Arab Emirates, Gulf countries, Middle East and Africa. Our teams' combined experience and expertise will significantly expand access to the region's best advisory services for our clients. In addition to the UAE, ...
 6518 14 March 2023
Dear Ladies, Congratulations on International Women's Day! Endless spring in your soul, love in your heart and happy smiles! Best wishes, KIAP team   ...
 6774 7 March 2023
On 9 March 2023 the Eurasian CIS Legal Professionals’ Forum, in association with The Bar Council of England & Wales, will host one of the largest Eurasian legal forums: English Law Day. The event will take place at the picturesque Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul. Stepan Sultanov, head of ICA projects & Istanbul office, will give a speech at the fourth session. Stepan will ...
 7052 3 March 2023
Having started its practice back in 2010, KIAP, Attorneys at Law has established itself as a fastest growing company in the Russian and international legal services market.  Andrey Korelskiy, Managing Partner, KIAP, Attorneys at Law, believes that rebranding is essential at a certain development stage. Updates have become global and affected not only the design, but also website cap...
 9982 16 January 2023
Dear Sirs, Please accept our sincere good wishes and many happy returns for the year to come! One of pleasures of the Christmas season is the opportunity to extend cordial greetings to those whose friendship we value so highly. May the wonderful celebrations of the season bring you joy and good cheer! Hoping that we continue our warm association through many more wonderful y...
 11025 19 December 2022
Sanctions against Russia and key sectors of its economy are forcing the Russian market to deal with risks and powerful economic consequences. The financial and banking sectors, foreign economic activities, aviation and space industries, media and the Internet are under attack. To provide high-quality support to Russian and foreign clients, KIAP is opening the Sanctions Law and Compl...
 11181 12 December 2022
Due to a substantial increase in client requests and transaction activity in M&A, business and personnel relocation, including the IT/TMT segment, AB KIAP decided to establish a representative office in Cyprus. The representative office in Limassol will be headed by a lawyer with 15+ years of experience in development, investments and M&A, KIAP Counsel Valentina Roks. ...
 13518 7 November 2022
The unprecedented number of sanctions imposed on Russia, which resulted in the exit of some global companies from the Russian market, disruption of supply chains, restrictions on foreign exchange transactions, and much more, has already forced some one to hastily leave the country, leaving a lot of unresolved issues, and is gradually leading others to the idea their own emigration and business...
 14621 17 October 2022
KIAP announces the appointment of Angelika Reshetnikova as Head of KIAP’s Intellectual Property Practice. Angelika has specialised in the legal protection of intellectual property for over fifteen years. Prior to joining KIAP, she held the position of IP Practice Head at major law firms. She has extensive experience in supporting and protecting copyright and exclusive rights to inte...
 16143 12 January 2022
Dear Sirs, Please accept our sincere good wishes and many happy returns for the year to come! One of pleasures of the Christmas season is the opportunity to extend cordial greetings to those whose friendship we value so highly. May the wonderful celebrations of the season bring you joy and good cheer! Hoping that we continue our warm association through many more wonderful...
 15490 24 December 2021
The Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration (the RAC at the RIMA) has issued ethical rules intended to govern the conduct of the parties and their counsel in arbitration proceedings. The Code comprises general Principles of Ethics for the Parties (declarative norms underlying due process) and Rules of Conduct of the Parties (contain more detailed pr...
 15932 25 November 2021
Managing IP has released its official Rising Stars publication for 2021. We are pleased to announce that this year the publication recognizes Maxim Tabolo, Associate of Intellectual Property Practice, as Rising Star. The special publication recognizes the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners below partner level who contributed to the success of their firms and clients. The se...
 16084 1 October 2021