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Noerr

1-YA BRESTSKAYA UL. 29, 125047 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
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Russia

Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Noerr

Noerr’s wide-ranging banking practice spans acquisition, project and structured finance, syndicated and single bank financings and restructurings. Stefan Wolfgang Weber is the key figure for project finance and ECA-covered and pre-export facilities, and Dr Vladislav Skvortsov advises on the English law aspects of financings.

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Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Noerr

At Noerr, banking and finance specialist Dr Vladislav Skvortsov advised VTB Bank on the project financing for Energo Effect - the Russian subsidiary of Core Value Capital, an Austrian private equity fund - intended for the construction of two solar power stations in Astrakhan. Other areas of activity include acquisition and syndicated financings, asset finance and restructurings.

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Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow
Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow - ranked: tier 4

Noerr

Notable highlights for Noerr’s corporate practice include Björn Paulsen and Olga Mokhonko advising Bombardier on the sale of a 26% stake in its St Petersburg's October Car Repair Plant to Transmashholding. The team is also active in in-bound cross-border deals, acquisitions by foreign entities and joint venture structuring between foreign investors and Russian partners. Finance specialist Dr Vladislav SkvortsovHannes Lubitzsch and Dr Thomas Mundry are the other names to note.

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 4

Noerr

Noerr has considerable expertise in merger control and strategic investment filings and has built a ‘solid’ reputation for ‘always offering diligently prepared solutions’. Head of the department Stefan Weber has ‘an attentive, client-focused attitude’. Associates Tatiana Dovgan and Artem Kara are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution: Litigation
Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 4

Noerr

Noerr’s ‘excellent knowledge of court practice and intellectual property procedures’ saw the team, led by Dr Viktor Gerbutov, represent the Volvo Group in various trade mark and copyright infringement actions in multiple-jurisdictions. The team is also active in insolvency and corporate disputes.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

With ‘a deep understanding of the Russian legal system and substantial knowledge of both German and Russian laws’, Noerr ‘performs excellently’ in advising multiple German clients, such as Rolls-Royce Power Systems. The team is assisting IT company Advanced Micro Devices with matters concerning internal compliance regulations, redundancies and employment dismissals, among others issues. Practice head Alexander Titov is ‘extremely experienced, knowledgeable and responsive’. Counsel Olga Mokhonko ‘provides quick and pragmatic advice, tailored exclusively to what the client needs’.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

Noerr’s ‘excellent, responsible and professional’ team ‘quickly provides straightforward clarifications to clients’ including the Volvo Group, Shell and the Swatch Group. Jointly headed by the ‘exceptionalVyacheslav Khayryuzov and ‘excellent lawyer’ Dr Viktor Gerbutov, the practice is recommended for its high-quality assistance concerning unlawful uses and infringements of trade marks, parallel imports and counterfeiting of products. ‘Impressive’ senior associate Dr Natalya Babenkova is also highly regarded.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

The real estate team at Noerr handles general corporate and regulatory matters, transactions, investments, EPC contracts and other agreements. Practice head Dr Thomas Mundry and senior associate Ekaterina Kalinina are key contacts.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 5

Noerr

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

Praised for its 'excellence and precision', Noerr advises TMT companies on personal data, privacy and general corporate issues. Practice head Vyacheslav Khayryuzov is ‘smart, responsive, and pragmatic’ and provides ‘helpful answers informed by the particular characteristics of the company’.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

At Noerr, 'professional, reliable and experienced' partners Maxim Vladimirov and Alexander Silakov have notable expertise in transfer pricing, due diligence, international structuring and transactional tax matters. The team advises Porsche on the tax aspects of a car purchase financing programme and the preparation of transfer pricing documentation.

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 3

Noerr

Noerr’s expertise in white-collar criminal defence work attracts foreign companies and their Russian subsidiaries as well as private investors, The group handles investigations, compliance with various domestic and international legislation and advice relating to running operations within Russia. Hannes Lubitzsch is assisting multinational companies with conducting internal investigations concerning allegations of bribery.

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Legal Developments by:
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    On June 13, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published the names of those who have applied for a new top level domain the ending of which may be geographic, such as "munich", industry identification such as "insurance" and even all trademark names and company descriptions such as "canon" and "adidas".
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