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KIAP client, Russian Investment Company, during the bidding process, has got debt on the company’s sales credit agreement, which is on the list of one of the biggest banks in Russia. Besides the efforts for debt calculation correctness, KIAP lawyers faced the necessity to deny causes for limitation of action terms and also to prove the penalty’s declared amount shortage. As a result, the c...
 1068 2 August 2021 Litigation
The distributor appealed to the Russian arbitration court with a demand to recover from the Belarusian company the discount on the contract not given to him. The total amount of the claims estimated 100 million rubles. Such category of cases is extremely rare, and there is no uniform practice on the issue. During the consideration of the case, questions arose about the legal nature of th...
 1213 13 August 2020 Litigation
The case concerned the recovery of previously paid money under a counter-guarantee that ensured the performance of construction works by a subcontractor. The Bank argued that KIAP Principal unreasonably filed a claim under the bank guarantee as the subcontractor had performed his work and there was no basis for payment under the guarantee. Despite the complex system o...
 1298 27 November 2018 Litigation
In the beginning of July, 2018 The Court of Appeal rejected to accept an appeal of Mr Bazhanov, referring to its groundlessness and the absence of violations by the judge of the High court of Justice in England in deciding to refuse jurisdiction. In December, 2017 the High court of Justice in England rejected the claim of Mr Bazhanov, former Deputy head of the Ministry of agricultur...
 1804 12 July 2018 Litigation
Within the claims under the lawsuit the company stated that in the conditions of a difficult financial situation the CEO of the company unreasonably caused the company's losses in the amount of more than 30 million rubles. However, KIAP lawyers managed to prove in the courts of all instances, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, that as a result of the actions taken by CEO, th...
 1507 29 June 2018 Litigation
The Arbitrazh court of Moscow district has recently brought down the curtain on a two-year series of disputes between a large garment mass-market retailer and a software developer. The developer undertook to design complex software aimed to administer a trade information network and the online shop of the Client; the contracts also obliged the developer to provide associated service...
 1817 4 July 2017 Litigation
On January 30th, 2017, the Ninth Arbitrazh Appeal court has dismissed the appeal plea of our opponent in a 184 mln rub dispute (60 mln rub claimed by the opponent, 64 mln rub demanded in a counterclaim). This case has lasted for more than 4.5 years and concerned recovery of damages that have been incurred after the fire spread in a rented warehouse in 2012. The origina...
 1888 14 February 2017 Litigation
KIAP, Attorneys at law, has represented one of the largest global electronics manufacturer in a dispute against a Russian bank. The case concerned a recovery of a debt owed by the bank to the Client by under a bank guarantee.  The case was of a particular complexity due to multistage procedure of document flow between the Client and its customers. Besides, the bank has disp...
 1928 27 December 2016 Litigation
The case is remarkable for the fact that the unjust enrichment arose as a result of the parties’ actions within a factoring matter where a debtor – in this case the retailer – is often compared to the third party of a contract. The respondent in the dispute was a big Russian credit company (TOP-15 Russian banks in terms of financial assets) – the most severe type of opponents within the cases o...
 1915 6 September 2016 Litigation
KIAP litigators successfully represented interests of the largest international retailer in a dispute with the Russian supplier.  The subject of the dispute were funds, paid by supplier, which formed the amount of advertising services rendered to him, the return of which is demanded by the supplier’s bankruptcy trustee. As a result of the dispute, KIAP'S experts convinced th...
 1890 6 July 2016 Litigation
Specialists of KIAP successfully represented the largest international provider in the mobile payments industry in a dispute with a Russian contractor.  The subject of the dispute was opponent’s debt in the amount of around 50 million rubles, which arose as a result of non-performance of the agreement between the companies. The client provided services for mobile payments on ...
 1702 4 July 2016 Litigation
9 July 2015 8th Arbitrazh Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Arbitrazh Court of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra, which fully granted the claim lodged by KIAP's Client, the Capital Insurance Russian insurance company, for the recovery of reinsurance proceeds for the loss of aircraft.   The dispute arose in connection with the refusal by thirty foreign reinsurers, some of...
 2104 13 July 2015 Litigation
The dispute arose in connection with the refusal by thirty foreign reinsurers, some of them members of Lloyd's, to pay out a reinsurance claim from the Russian insurance company Capital Insurance for the loss of the aircraft. The total amount of reinsurance money sought originally was over 32 mln US dollars; some time into the litigation, however, a number of reinsurers paid up as ...
 2372 15 April 2015 Litigation
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 referred to International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russ...
 2283 3 April 2014 Litigation
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 share of executed decisions of arbitrazh and mainstream courts is within 20% and 30% respectively, with...
 2523 29 January 2014 Litigation
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 counterclaim against the claimant for a default on the payment of bonuses (rewards) as well as the service cha...
 2283 27 January 2014 Litigation