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02/13/2018

Sergei Lavrov discussed the construction of the Nord Stream-2 with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Sergey Vodolagin quoted by “Kommersant” edition

Denmark, which passed a law in November that prohibits the construction of the Nord Stream-2 based on its national security, should consider Russia's application for laying pipes according to old standards,- the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation sais.

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02/05/2018

Central Bank wants to get veto right for changing of controlling shareholder. Natalia Vodolagina quoted by “Vedomosti” business edition

The Central Bank wants to get veto right for changing of controlling shareholder in a financial institution of system significance. Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Sergei Shvetsov announced. The regulator set goal to initiate the adoption of such bill, he said.

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01/19/2018

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation expanded the list of insider information – Sergey Vodolagin quoted by RBK business edition

On January 16 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation published a direction, significantly expanding the list of information regarded as insider information.

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01/16/2018

Yegor Kravchenko appointed partner of Westside law firm

Yegor Kravchenko appointed partner of Westside law firm
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12/08/2017

Westside among the leading law firms according to the Pravo.ru-300 rating

The solemn awards ceremony for the leaders of the eighth annual rating of legal companies of Russia “Pravo.ru-300” was held on December 7, 2017.

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10/25/2017

Commercial court of Kiev allowed seizure of Gazprom assets – Sergey Vodolagin quoted by Gazeta.ru

Commercial court of Kiev granted the Ukrainian Antimonopoly committee motion on execution of the court decision on fine collection from Gazprom. On December 24, 2015, the Ukrainian Antimonopoly committee recognized Gazprom as a monopolist on the Ukrainian nature gas transit market. Furthermore, on December 5, 2016, the Commercial court imposed a fine in amount of USD 6,5 Million on Gazprom, basing on the alleged monopolistic position abuse by Gazprom.

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