Sergei Bakeshin has estimated for Novy Prospect the chances of invalidating the sale of a land plot on Krestovsky Island to Alexander Shestakov

Alfa Faberge, a construction company, which sold a land plot for the construction of a luxury house on Krestovsky Island to billionaire Alexander Shestakov, is seeking to have the deal ruled invalid. The developer cites the entrepreneur's breach of agreements, according to which Alfa Faberge was to remain in the project in the role of a…


Sergei Bakeshin has outlined to Delovoy Peterburg the prospects of challenging the results of the expert review of the increase in the cost of state contracts

Last year, the Russian government allowed the cost of state contracts already awarded to be increased by up to 30% of the original estimate due to the rising cost of construction materials. In addition, the possibility was separately established to recalculate the contract estimate for work completed and accepted by the customer in 2021. Thanks to…


Sergei Bakeshin has assessed for Kommersant and RBC the impact of interim measures against the investor on the listed building

Commercial court of St Petersburg and Leningrad Region forbade the winning bidder for the Konyushennoye Vedomstvo building to reconstruct the building. Interim measures were imposed on an application by a company seeking a review of the results of the auction to lease the listed building to the investor. The plaintiff insists that starting…


Sergei Bakeshin answered common questions to Ekonomika I Zhizn — Jurist about the waiver of the bankruptcy moratorium

Sergei Bakeshin, Head of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Practice at Maxima Legal, spoke specifically for the Ekonomika I Zhizn — Jurist (Economy & Life — Lawyer) newspaper about when a waiver of moratorium is applicable, how to do it properly and the consequences of the procedure. Waiver of moratorium on bankruptcy proceedings is a…


Sergei Bakeshin has explained Delovoy Peterburg newspaper how courts determine the sales price of real estate 

Bank Saint-Petersburg has won a dispute for almost $50 million with three entities from Moscow. At the bank's request, the Moscow Commercial Court also foreclosed on a non-residential building. The initial selling price was set at the level of 953.3 million RUB, and according to public cadastral map, the cadastral value of the facility is 1.22…


Sergei Bakeshin has commented for Novyi Prospect on the purchase of claims from the Bank Saint-Petersburg to the bankrupt companies of Unisto Petrostal group for a total amount of about 1.5 billion RUB

The company of Artem Begun, co-owner of Promconsultinvest legal company and business partner of the St Petersburg businessman Ilya Traber, plans to buy debts of bankrupted companies of Unisto Petrostal development group for a total amount of about 1,5 billion RUB from Bank Saint-Petersburg. Zvezda LLC owned by the lawyer has already…


Sergei Bakeshin has commented for the DP on the impact of the bankruptcy moratorium on the financial performance of collectors

According to the results of 2021, collection agencies in St Petersburg managed to increase their own assets by more than a third and earn a record profit in the history of the legal collection market. Nevertheless, as Sergei Bakeshin, Head of Dispute Resolution & Insolvency practice at Maxima Legal, commened for the Delovoy Peterburg…


Sergei Bakeshin assessed for The Dairy News the prospects for the draft external management law

Last week a law on introducing external administration in foreign companies was introduced in the lower house of parliament. According to the document, external administration can be introduced to ensure state security and financial stability, as well as to protect the rights and legitimate interests of organisations. The bill proposes the…


Winners of the "Jurtop: Team Score" rating told "Business Petersburg" about the principles of teamwork

On April 13 Delovoy Peterburg summarized the results of its annual ranking " Jurtop: Team Score". A dispute over the distribution of property of a liquidated legal entity, which was accompanied by Maxima Legal lawyers, became the winner in the "Process of the Year" nomination. The project team included Maxim Avrashkov, Managing Partner at Maxima…


Maxima Legal won the "Process of the Year" nomination in the Delovoy Peterburg team legal ranking

On 13 April Delovoy Peterburg announced the results of its annual ranking "Jurtop: Team Score" marking the strongest teams among the city's law firms. Maxima Legal team including managing partner Maxim Avrashkov, Head of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Practice Sergei Bakeshin and Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice Konstantin Boytsov…