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AGP Partners Valentin Moiseev and Alexey Gorodissky at the Law Firm Economics Conference

26.10.2016
AGP Partners Valentin Moiseev and Alexey Gorodissky at the Law Firm Economics Conference

AGP Partners Alexey Gorodissky  and Valentin Moiseev took part in the Law Firm Economics conference held by Pravo.ru. They spoke on law firm’s cost budgeting and importance of a partnership agreement for the firm’s strategic development.

The conference attracted representatives of Russia’s leading law firms and provided a platform for their discussion of significant organizational issues of businesses providing legal services, enhancement of their efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Dispute over Recovery of 30 mln Rubles Resolved in Favor of AGP’s Client

20.10.2016, Kristina V. Timoshenko
AGP Attorney Kristina Timoshenko successfully defended a major advertising agency in both the trial court and the court of appeals.
The dispute arose from a contract under which AGP’s client acted as customer. The provider filed with the arbitrazh court a claim for recovery of contractual fees, penalty and late charge totaling  about 30 mln rubles. The trial court accepted the defense counsel’s arguments that work acceptance certificates alone cannot be accepted as the only evidence and the claimant failed to produce other evidence of work fulfillment and therefore the court dismissed the claim in full.  The Ninth Arbitrazh Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s judgment and dismissed the claimant’s appeal.

Civil & Commercial Litigation / International Commercial Arbitration

Andrey M. Gorodissky Spoke at the 8th Annual IBA Mergers & Acquisitions in Russia and CIS Conference

19.10.2016, Andrey M. Gorodissky
Andrey M. Gorodissky Spoke at the 8th Annual IBA Mergers & Acquisitions in Russia and CIS Conference
AGP Managing Partner Andrey Gorodissky took part in the 8th Annual IBA Mergers & Acquisitions in Russia and CIS Conference as moderator of the Arbitration Law Reform in Russia and M&A Transactions session. The session was devoted to practical matters and issues of application of novelty provisions relating to the rules of arbitral tribunals for examination of corporate disputes, content and validity of arbitration agreements, possibility to submit corporate disputes to foreign arbitration forums, and advantages of arbitration in disputes stemming from M&A transactions.

Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions

Moscow City Court Upheld Judgment Rendered in Favor of AGP’s Client

18.10.2016, Marina V. Abramova, Kristina V. Timoshenko
A former employee of a large bank claimed recovery of a deferred bonus payment of over 10 mln rubles from the employer.  The trial court dismissed the claim, having found that the claimant failed to prove the employer’s obligation to pay the bonus and missed the statute of limitation for part of his claim. The court of appeals accepted the arguments of the employer’s representatives and upheld the judgment rendered by the trial court.  
AGP attorneys Marina Abramova and Kristina Timoshenko acted as defense counsel for the client.

Civil & Commercial Litigation / International Commercial Arbitration

Andrey Gorodissky & Partners (AGP) is now member of the Association of European Businesses (AEB)

09.10.2016
Andrey Gorodissky & Partners (AGP) is now member of the Association of European Businesses (AEB)
AGP joined the Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation (AEB). AGP partners are members of relevant committees such as Legal, Intellectual Property, Tax, and Labor & Migration.

Trial of a Lawsuit Filed by Consumers

06.10.2016
AGP attorneys have succeeded in defending “BMW Rusland Trading”, an importer of BMW automobiles, before court in a consumer initiated lawsuit. The decision of the Court of Leninsky District of the city of Grozny, that satisfied consumer’s claims by awarding an unprecedented amount exceeding 30 million rubles, enjoyed extensive news  coverage.

AGP IP Practice Expansion

03.10.2016
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our IP practice by merging patent attorneys of Popelensky, Patent & Trademark Attorneys. More information can be found in our attached newsletter.

Elena Gorodisskaya «Unfair competition and abuse of trademark rights in trademark disputes»

23.09.2016, Elena Y. Gorodisskaya
Elena Gorodisskaya «Unfair competition and abuse of trademark rights in trademark disputes»
Elena Gorodisskaya,  AGP partner, presented during the Second Annual Conference “Protection of intellectual property rights” held on September 23, 2016 her report on application of the norms of law pertaining to unfair competition and law abuse in disputes on trademark rights referred to court for settlement.

Intellectual Property

Labor Dispute over Deferred Cash Award Recovery

28.06.2016, Marina V. Abramova, Kristina V. Timoshenko
Labor Dispute over Deferred Cash Award Recovery
A top manager of a  large bank after his resignation negotiated with the employer filed a lawsuit for recovery from the employer of a deferred cahs award in an amount exceeding 10 mln rubles.

Labor Law

Elena Gorodisskaya Named the Trade Mark Star by Managing Intellectual Property

27.06.2016, Elena Y. Gorodisskaya
Elena Gorodisskaya Named the Trade Mark Star by Managing Intellectual Property
Elena Gorodisskaya, AGP partner, trademark attorney and head of Trademarks & Other Intellectual Property is listed among highly recommended IP lawyers  by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, which  names her Trade Mark Star.

Intellectual Property

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