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Information law for company participants – the search for a balance of interests

April 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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At the present time, in various legal relationships there exists the acute problem of observing a balance of interests concerning the parties involved in these legal relationships, their legal rights, and their mutual economic needs. Judicial practice, when considering disputes between these kinds of parties, takes into consideration not only the formal requirements of legislation, but also the real economic and legal goals and interests of the participants.

VEGAS LEX organizes pre-roadshow and advises Moscow-Kazan High Speed Rail Project

April 2014 - Transport. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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On March 4-6, the VEGAS LEX law firm has organized a pre-roadshow for its client, High Speed Rail Lines, supported by the InfraONE First Infrastructure Company, to promote the Moscow-Kazan High Speed Railway project. Moscow-Kazan HSR is part of a larger high-speed service project to connect Moscow with the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.

Russian Business Week 2014: VEGAS LEX on fighting corruption and corporate fraud

April 2014 - Crime. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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On March 18, 2014, the annual conference Elimination of Administrative Hurdles, Optimization of State Control & Anti-Corruption took place as part of the Russian Business Week 2014, supported by the VEGAS LEX law firm.

VEGAS LEX attends MIPIM 2014 property fair

April 2014 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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The VEGAS LEX law firm participated in MIPIM 2014, the world's largest real estate exhibition and conference taking place on March 11-14 in Cannes, France.

Russian Business Week 2014: VEGAS LEX on legal risks in heat supply business

April 2014 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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On March 18, 2014, the VEGAS LEX law firm and the Council of Power Producers non-profit partnership held a conference Heat Supply Reform in Light of Investors' and Government's Strategic Interests, as part of Russian Business Week 2014.

Russian Business Week 2014: VEGAS LEX on environmental and industrial security

April 2014 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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The VEGAS LEX law firm supported the conference Environmental and Industrial Security: Business and Government as Risk Mitigators, held on March 17 as part of the Russian Business Week, an annual event run by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. The conference usually brings together major Russian industrialists and public officials.

Warranties, Representations and Indemnities

June 2010 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Warranties, Representations and Indemnities under the English law in Structuring Cross-Border M&A Transactions.

Tax authorities to repay taxes to British Airways

June 2010 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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20 May 2010 saw the final session of the Federal Arbitrazh Court for the Moscow Circuit (FAC MC) hearing the case of British Airways (BA), the national flag carrier of the United Kingdom, closing the proceedings against the tax authorities, which were supported by the Tax Litigation Group of the Vegas Lex Law Firm representing BA.

Tax authorities to repay taxes to British Airways

June 2010 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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20 May 2010saw the final session of the Federal Arbitrazh Court for the Moscow Circuit (FAC MC) hearing the case of British Airways (BA), the national flag carrier of the United Kingdom, closing the proceedings against the tax authorities, which were supported by the Tax Litigation Group of the Vegas Lex Law Firm representing BA.

Warranties, Representations and Indemnities

June 2010 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Warranties, Representations and Indemnities under the English law in Structuring Cross-Border M&A Transactions.

Warranties, Representations and Indemnities under the English law

May 2010 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Warranties, Representations and Indemnities under the English law in Structuring Cross-Border M&A Transactions.

Sberbank Powers under Article 6 of the Kyoto Protocol – Reality and Forecasts

October 2009 - Finance. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Pursuant to its Decree No. 884-r of 27 June 2009 (the “Decree No. 884-r”), the RF Government authorized the Joint Stock Commercial Savings Bank of the Russian Federati on (the “Sberbank”) to secure implementati on (take part in implementi ng) certain obligati ons of the Russian Federati on fi xed in the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nati ons Framework Conventi on on Climate Change (the “Kyoto Protocol”). These powers of the Sberbank of Russia relate, without limitati on, to Arti cle 6 of the Kyoto Protocol.

Infrastructure and Investment Will the Two Notions be Compatible in the Near Future?

August 2009 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Before the financial crisis, the information space was filled with announcements of mega projects being started up in Russia, but the situation today is a different one. Federal projects have been replaced by some smaller ones planned to be implemented at the regional and municipal levels. This review will consider key aspects of this trend, analyse and assess the most promising projects and identify ways to develop further the infrastructure and investment in Russia in the near future.

Legal grounds for foreign investments into strategic sectors of the Russian economy

August 2009 - Finance. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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The strategic undertakings in such sectors of economy as telecommunications, hydrometeorology, aviation security and weapon production as well as many others are always subject to special attention by foreign investors and, at the same time, have special protection by the Domestic Government. To protect national interests, most countries nowadays have special legislation regulating foreign investment flowing into the fields of economy having importance for the security and defense of the states.

 

Thin Capitalization - International Experience and Russian Practice

July 2009 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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The thin capitalization rule was integrated into the Russian Tax Code in 2002. This special rule for tax treatment of interest paid on loans was introduced as a means of fighting tax minimization.

Securities Litigation – Step-by-Step Evolution in Russia

June 2009 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Vegas Lex Law Firm .

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Any phenomenon tends to appear at a particular time and place given the appropriate pre-requisites and favourable environment giving rise to it. This is truly applicable to Securities Litigation. The phenomenon sprouted in Russia at the turn of 2008/2009, and is expected to boom within the several years to come.