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16-19 May 2012 the Second St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, one of the most important events in the legal community in Russia, Eastern Europe and the CIS, was held in St. Petersburg. Andrey Korelskiy, managing partner at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law,  took part at the event. The Forum brought together more than 2000 participants: politicians, leading practici...
 3237 21 May 2012
On 14th and 15th May, James Friedlander attended a Global Workshop on Investment Policy in Vienna, Austria sponsored by the Investment Climate Department,  World Bank Group.The Workshop was attended by delegations from about 30 countries.  Participants at the Workshop discussed investment, tax and trade policies and why such policies are an important part of investment climate reform efforts being...
 2960 17 May 2012
On 11 th May 2012, Chambers Europe 2012, an authoritative international legal directory, launched its new ratings. Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law have been listed among the best law firms in Russia for the first time and have been recommended in three practice areas – dispute resolution (band 3), competition/antitrust (band 4) and tax (band 3). Andrey Korelskiy, Ilya Is...
 3022 11 May 2012
The International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting was held during 5-9 May 2012 in Washington. This year KIAP was represented by Andrey Korelskiy, managing partner, and partners Ilya Ischuk and Anton Samokhvalov at the conference.The INTA Annual Meeting is the main professional venue for the representatives of the international IP community for sharing experience and expanding business ...
 2950 10 May 2012
On 25-26 April, 2012, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) hosted Europe Data Protection Intensive 2012 in London, UK. KIAP’s partner Konstantin Suvorov spoke at the session “Regional Update from Eastern Europe: Regulatory Roundup”.In his presentation, Konstantin spoke about significant legislative changes and enforcement in the last year in Russia and the latest legal c...
 2925 25 April 2012
Today Vedomosti has published Best Lawyers 2012. Managing Partner of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law Andrey Korelskiy and partner Konstantin Astafiev were named the leading lawyers in the area of litigation support by the Best Lawyers international rating.Best Lawyers is one of the most influential publications in the global legal community. It publishes the ratings of o...
 3317 23 April 2012
VIII annual Russian Legal Forum was held on the 17-18th of April 2012 at the Marriott Royal Aurora by the Vedomosti newspaper.Andrey Korelskiy, managing partner of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, spoke at the plenary session of the second on "What prevents effective justice in Russia?"Mr. Korelskiy together with the other experts of the session discussed the regulatory ...
 3125 19 April 2012
Today Mikhail Samoylov, senior attorney at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law met with representatives of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). The meeting was attended by the judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa Azar Kachaliya, senior legal adviser to the program in Europe Roushin Pillay, and legal advisors Alejandro Salinas (Chile) and Timur Shakirov.At t...
 3399 4 April 2012
Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law has been honored with recognition of an international ranking in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2012. In its annual analytical survey of the Russian legal services market, The Legal 500 EMEA highlights the successful work of the Law Firm and recommends its team in five practice areas – Dispute Resolution, Employment, Ener...
 2968 4 April 2012
In March 2012, the legal experts at the Law Firm have successfully completed a more than two-year-long customs related dispute on Quelle vs Kaluga Customs Office (A23-1556/2010), the case closely watched by many market experts and companies involved in foreign business activities and participating in the procedures for customs clearance of foreign goods imported to the territory of the Russian Fed...
 3127 27 March 2012
Working to expand its customs practice, Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexey  Sizov as a senior attorney of the customs team.Alexey graduated from the Law Department of Russian Customs Academy, cum laude.  For a period of two years Alexey served in the customs agencies as in-house legal adviser.  Following that, during 6 years,...
 3226 26 March 2012
In March 22, 2012 in Moscow, Ritz-Carlton, Vedomosti hosted the conference "Russian Energy: state regulation VS  market freedom". Alexander Borouhin, head of "Energy and utilities practice” at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, took part in the event.The conference brought together leaders of the largest companies in the energy sector, representatives of law firms, investm...
 2878 22 March 2012
James Friedlander, Partner and Head of Investment Practice at Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, recently acted as a consultant to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in a review of the investment climate of Ukraine and its investment legislation.He participated on a mission to Kiev from 12 March, during which they met with Government officials and private sector b...
 3059 20 March 2012
Alexander Borouhin, a recognized expert in the field of energy and communal services, joined the team of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, as the head of the Energy and Utilities Practice.In his new role, Alexander will devote himself to further development of this practice area as well as providing consultations to the Russian and foreign owned companies and corporations...
 2901 16 March 2012
Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law announce the establishment of a new area – Investment Practice.The new practice area will be headed by James Friedlander, a US lawyer with more than 45 years of international experience in advising on investment projects, on the investment climate for Governments and on financial transactions globally. Mr. Friedlander became a partner in 2...
 2989 6 February 2012
Legal information portal Pravo.Ru, together with the newspaper "Vedomosti", presented their second annual ranking of Russian law firms on the "Pravo.Ru-300".  Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law has been ranked high among the best Russian and foreign law firms providing professional legal services in the Russian Federation. According to the ratings...
 3010 20 December 2011
7 – 9 December 2011 IES-Holding hosted VII Annual Conference for its corporate counsels in Foresta Tropicana Hotel, Moscow region.Lawyers of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at law spoke at the third day of the event – the presentation of Oleg Bazhenov, partner and head of tax practice, was dedicated to law practice on actual tax issues; Mikhail Samoylov, senior attorney of liti...
 2650 12 December 2011
Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, has been appointed the International Adviser for Russia for  D Group, the leading UK business development network.   According  to Ilya Ischuk, a partner of the Law Firm, this appointment is “an important step to promote the integration of our Russian clients’ businesses into international trade processes and business networking both wit...
 2802 9 December 2011
On December 5, 2011, the scientific and research paper contest among the students of the students of the Institute of Law and Entrepreneurship of Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) wrapped up. Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, for the second consecutive year acted as the organizer of the competition. Procedural legislation and its enforcement were chosen as the ...
 2686 6 December 2011
1-2 December 2011 RIA Novosti and RAPSI/rapsinews.ru hosted the International Law Conference "Law and Modernization: Experience, Prospects, and Trends" at RIA Novosti's International Multimedia Press Center.Andrey Korelskiy, managing partner of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law spoke at the Round table "Law and the information space: the media and publishing. The internet ...
 3001 5 December 2011