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The best cars in Russia in 2011 according to the Runet users

The Avto@Mail.Ru project has released its Runet Best Cars-2011 Awards, a national automobile contest, where the Internet users chose their best cars in Russia in 2011...

TNK-BP asks court to void tax agencys 922mln ruble refund order

It seems TNK-Вs litigations with the authorities will never end, as it petitioned a Moscow court in March to void a Federal Customs Service order to refund 921.6mln rubles...

Issue: April 2010, Vol. 5, No. 3     Author: Edwards Johnson
Tags: TNK-BP

Court restores pop diva Pugachyovas ownership rights over the Filipp trademark

The Moscow Arbitration Court has fully redeemed singer Alla Pugachyovas ownership rights over the Filipp brand, thus granting her suit requesting the court to void Rospatents decision to terminate its legal protection of the contested trade mark...

Supreme Court recognizes the legitimacy of repeated tax check on Dirol

This dispute, according to court data, began when MIFNS-9 found some irregularities during its first tax inspection of the company in 2006-07 that called for tax liability...

Issue: April 2010, Vol. 5, No. 3     Author: Edwards Johnson
Tags: Dirol

Higher court upholds lower court rulings on Techneftinvests payment of $33mln to VTB

In other words, the higher arbitration court rejected the plaintiffs appeal, petitioning it to void the decisions of the lower courts to pay the contested sum...

Telenor will not receive indemnifications from Farimex court actions

The Norway-based Telenors legal problems in Russia began after a local firm, Farimex, accused it of blocking the purchase of Ukrainian Radiosystems by VimpelCom...


Date set to hear Goldman Sachs legal suit to collect 3bln rubles from its debtors

According to the court materials, the Russian subsidiary of the U.S. investment giant filed the suit following its debtors failure to honor their bond obligations...

Russian Customs and BoNY reach out-of-court agreement on illegal money transfer case

Some of the details of the landmark agreement include the banks readiness to pay $14mln to cover the customs court expenses and investment into the local economy...

Issue: November 2009, Vol, 4 No. 10     Author: Olga Vasilyeva

Russias Alfa Group and Norways Telenor Group agree to merge their assets in CIS

Under the tentative agreement, Altimo, the Alfa Groups subsidiary controlling the Russian holdings telecom assets in the CIS, and Telenor are to create a new joint venture to run their assets...

Wild Orchids fate to be decided at a bankruptcy case hearing in December

Commenting on the suit, Wild Orchids press secretary noted that the plaintiff is one of the few companies that his firm had not been able to reach an agreement with on debt prolongation...


Crocus International threatens to bankrupt Millionaire Fair over debt issues

The bone of contention is the estimated cost of over Rub7mln of services rendered to the Fair organizers and their star visitors in 2008...

Burevestnik Group managing partner detained on yachts contraband charges

According to the official charges, Lomakin and other top AG Marin and Burevestnik yachts club officials, FTS former and present employees had been involved in illegal yachts importation...


Defamation lawsuit between Prokhorov and TMT finally ends in a peaceful agreement

The protracted reputation damage lawsuit finally ended in September with the signing of a peaceful agreement between the two parties...

A day in court for Arbat Prestige principal shareholder and CEO

The criminal case against Vladimir Nekrasov, the ex-owner and former CEO of Arbat & Co., which owns the Arbat Prestige network of perfumery shops in Russia, enters its final stages as the defender is soon due in court...


Court arrests Miraxs properties on Alfa Bank suit to prevent assets divestment

Mirax Groups mounting financial woes deteriorated further in August following a court arrest of its two Moscow-based core assets on Alfa Banks legal suit aimed at preventing the debtor from asset divestments...

Russian billionaire tycoon Viktor Vekselberg denies Swiss law violation charges

Viktor Vekselberg, the owner of the Renova Group, has denied all charges of violating the Swiss stock exchange laws, Switzerland-based company representative...


Russia condemns the summon of its finance minister to a U.S. court

Russia and international law experts have declared the summons served on Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin to appear in a U.S. court illegal...

Sibir Airline and LUKoil reach out-of-court settlement on debt issues

Sibir Airline Co., the company that owns the S7 airline brand, and LUKoil-Aero, an aviation-refueling company affiliated with oil major LUKoil, have reportedly reached out-of-court agreements on the timetables for the airline to repay its outstanding R886.4mln aviation kerosene debt...

Issue: April 2009, Vol.4, No. 3     Author: Inga Friedelhaus
Tags: S7 | LUKoil

Warring TNK-BP shareholders reach tentative agreement on terms for truce

The first signs that the fighting Russian and British shareholders in the TNK-BP oil joint venture are now tired from their exhaustively ugly public battles...

Evroset co-owner interrogated over criminal cases against company employees

Evroset co-owner Yevgeny Chichvarkin was interrogated in September by the General Prosecutors Office Investigations Committee...


Russian consumer rights oversight agency to fight tobacco firms in court

The allergy of the Russian consumer rights oversight agency (Rospotrebnadzor) for the actions of tobacco corporations and their lobbyists, directed at drawing more Russians to...