Press Releases / Russia & CIS

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP has advised Da Vinci Capital, a leading emerging markets private equity firm, on investing in DataArt, a global technology consultancy that designs and develops unique software solutions for supporting company growth momentum in key industries. DataArt will continue to focus on its three key markets: the US, the UK […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) is providing comprehensive legal and tax advisory support to Rusklimat Group, the biggest Russian manufacturer and importer of climate control equipment, in relation to its programme for restructuring the Group’s business units and divisions. This programme is designed to optimise the distribution network structure and raise the Group’s attractiveness to […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) has successfully represented Samsung C&T Corporation in the client’s proceedings against REMZ (Rostovskiy ElectroMetallurgicheskiy Zavod) caused by the breach by the latter of a supply contract. The court ordered REMZ to pay $1.05m of principal debt and $790k in damages. The decision of the court of first instance was appealed by […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP has advised MasterCard Member Association on its launch of Cash-Out at Point Of Sale payment via bank cards at shop tills (tentatively named “Cash-Out” or “Purchase with Cash Back”), the first of its kind in the Russian market. This unprecedented project has been evolving for several years. Although MasterCard has already introduced […]

​Acting for PAO VimpelCom, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP has triumphed in the first instance, appeal and cassation arbitrazh (commercial) courts in a dispute between mobile operators and the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) over changes to B2B SMS service tariffs. The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP team was led by Partner […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP has officially launched today, April 3. The Partnerships of both Bryan Cave LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP overwhelmingly approved the combination on Feb. 26. The new global, fully integrated law firm has 32 offices in 11 countries and a platform of 1,600 lawyers, placing it among the largest in […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for the construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8MW in the Republic of Karelia, northwest Russia. The […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has announced a restructuring of its Dispute Resolution Practice, driven by impressive recent growth in its key specialist areas. Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Manages large-scale and complex litigation and arbitration projects; co-ordinates multi-jurisdictional litigation teams; handles negotiations and amicable settlements […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), today announced Julia Romanova has joined the team as Head of Group, International Arbitration, White Collar Criminal Defence, to strengthen further the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice. Before joining Goltsblat BLP, Julia was Head of the Litigation/Arbitration Practice of the Moscow Office […]

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