KK&P Trial Lawyers took part in Legal Run 2024, the 11th International Lawyers’ Charity Race

After several years of hybrid races, the event returned to an offline format and KK&P lawyers once again took part in the charity event in aid of the Podari Zhizn (Gift of Life) charity foundation. Maxim Kulkov, Alexandr Karlovskiy, Nikita Krasniy, Ekaterina Tumanova, Nikita Chernyshenko, Alexandr Yakovlev and Maria Ivanova ran their Legal Run 2024 […]
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Insolvency of foreign companies in Russia: a new KK&P article for Global Restructuring Review

Previously, Russian courts firmly held the position that foreign companies’ insolvency was only possible in their home jurisdiction. However, in 2022 the investment climate in Russia changed and thorough protection of foreign investments was no longer required. Instead, the need for effective mechanisms to seize foreigners’ assets in Russia has increased. On February, the Russian […]
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Commercial Court of Saint Petersburg grants suite of injunctions against Hong Kong arbitration and proceedings but refuses penalties for non-compliance

In Case No А56-13299/2024, the Commercial Court of Saint Petersburg granted injunctive relief restraining the continuation of HKIAC arbitration and Hong Kong court proceedings. However, as all the relevant claims were non-monetary in nature, the St Petersburg court refused to impose financial penalties for potential non-compliance with the injunctions. Maxim Kulkov and Anastasia Khalyavina, KK&P […]
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Russian court rules that party’s affiliation to arbitral institution not a ground to refuse enforcement of award (Commercial Court of the Moscow Circuit)

In Case No A40-70269/2023, the Commercial Court of the Moscow Circuit considered whether the fact that one of the parties to an arbitration was affiliated to the arbitral institution, under whose rules the proceeding was conducted, constituted a reason to refuse enforcement of the resulting award. The court held it did not, finding that the […]
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Maxim Kulkov took part in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2024 Virtual Round Table

In March, The Corporate LiveWire organised a Virtual Round Table discussion during which well-known experts from the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine and Panama discussed the latest trends relating to litigation and dispute resolution in their jurisdiction. The event was held in the format of a series of online questions, to which lawyers were […]
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KK&P Trial Lawyers strengthened its position in Kommersant’s Market Leaders in Legal Services law firm ranking

In 2024, the firm participated in the research for the second time, improving its position: despite increased competition, the team is recognised in seven practices (up from six last year), six industries (two last year), and the firm’s partners are individually ranked in seven practice areas, up from five in last year’s research. 2024 results: […]
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KK&P Trial Lawyers announces new lawyer appointments

Nataliya Dyganova, Alexandr Yakovlev and Anastasiya Khalyavina, previously KK&P junior associates, have been promoted to associates. “During their work as junior associates, these colleagues have established themselves as responsible employees, capable of taking on complex tasks and independently leading the firm’s projects ” – Maxim Kulkov, KK&P Managing Partner. Nataliya, Alexandr and Anastasiya, having successfully […]
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Commercial Court of Saint Petersburg grants anti-arbitration injunction and imposes penalty for non-compliance

In Case No А56-16212/2024, the Commercial Court of Saint Petersburg granted an injunction prohibiting the continuation of an ad hoc arbitration seated in Stockholm, and imposed a penalty in the event the injunction is not complied with. Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner) and Susanna Papoyan (Paralegal), KK&P The Commercial Court of Saint Petersburg (Court) has granted […]
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