IFLR1000 international rating has again confirmed Maxima Legal's expertise in areas of PPP and Insolvency and Restructuring

British legal publication IFLR 1000 presented the results of the thirtieth research of the Russian legal market in the field of restructuring and insolvency as well as project financing and PPP. For the fourth consecutive year Maxima Legal was ranked among the leading legal advisors in both areas of law. It also should be noted, that the rating…


Natalia Diatlova on the RBC TV commented on the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to the Netherlands to revise the tax agreement

Natalia Diatlova, partner, Head of Maxima Legal's international projects team, commented on a proposal made by the Russian Ministry of Finance to the Netherlands to revise the current tax agreement, in particular, to raise the dividend tax rate to 15%. According to the expert, the proposed changes will not affect international business; the impact…


Maxima Legal has joined the panel of legal partners for ROSINFRA, a new digital platform for infrastructure projects

Maxima Legal began cooperating with the ROSINFRA digital platform, launched in the summer of 2020 by the National Center for PPP to support the parties in the infrastructure market. The platform acts as a full-fledged accelerator of design solutions and financial instruments to assist in the preparation and implementation of infrastructure and PPP…


Natalia Diatlova has become the chairwoman of the State Examination Commission of the Higher School of Economics, and also an examiner for graduates of the Faculty of Law of St Petersburg State University

On 11 June, the State Examination Commission evaluated the final assessments of graduate students of the Law Faculty of the Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg. At the invitation of the Dean of the Faculty of Law, at the Higher School of Economics, Partner at Maxima Legal, Natalia Diatlova joined the commission. Graduate students of the…


The Best Lawyers international rating has listed Maxima Legal in 16 areas and named Maxim Avrashkov lawyer of the year

International ranking Best Lawyers has presented its annual list of Russian lawyers recommended in various fields of law. Seven experts from Maxima Legal were listed. Managing Partner, Head of the Commercial and Corporate department, Maxim Avrashkov, has been listed as one of the leading Russian lawyers for M&A matters. In addition, Maxim…


Natalia Diatlova has taken part in a discussion of current PPP issues

Partner and Head of PPP Practice at Maxima Legal, Natalia Diatlova, took part in an expert discussion for newspaper Novy Prospekt on public-private partnership. “How does PPP change as an institution? The state is taking measures to support business during the pandemic, and there is some nationalisation of business. Furthermore, the President has…


The expert opinion of Natalia Diatlova on issues around judicial settlement of disputes in PPP has been published by InfraDesk

For InfraDesk, a resource that publishes news and useful materials on the infrastructure projects market and public-private partnerships, Natalia Diatlova, Partner and Head of the PPP practice at Maxima Legal, analyzed the decision of a commercial court on the dispute over the transfer of the land to a concessionaire. To read Natalia’s detailed…


The Legal 500 has once again confirmed Maxima Legal's leading position in the Russian legal services market

The international rating agency, Legal 500, has presented the results of its research for 2019, which consolidated the position of Maxima Legal among the leaders of the Russian market in four areas. Once again, Maxima Legal’s expertise in the field of commercial and corporate law and mergers and acquisitions was highly praised. According to the…


Natalia Diatlova evaluated the development of the PPP market in Russia for NACDI

The National Association of Concessionaires and Long-Term Investors in Infrastructure (NACDI) has published an expert analysis titled, ‘The Federal Law on PPPs/MPPs: Figures, Facts and Expert Assessments’. The material contains an analysis of Russian PPP projects and market development prospects. The release was based on information from the…


Natalia Diatlova has shared with Kommersant her thoughts on the latest trends in the Russian M&A market

According to data from 2019, the activity of the Russian market for mergers and acquisitions may have remained at the same level for 2018. The first accurate totals from analysts should be known in the coming weeks. Two years ago, according to a KPMG study, the total volume of transactions in the Russian M&A segment amounted to $51.7 billion,…