Sergei Bakeshin has commented on the insolvency of a manufacturer of energy equipment Zvezda-Energetika

At the end of March, the tax inspectorate froze the accounts of Zvezda-Energetika JSC, a major Russian manufacturer of energy equipment, among whose customers are Gazprom, Lukoil, Rosneft and other leading Russian companies. The freezing of funds stopped the company from paying off more than 1 billion roubles in debts with some creditors already…


Konstantin Boytsov has provided his comments to Kommersant on the situation around obtaining the status of a guaranteeing organisation

On 1 January 2020 Vodokanal was appointed as the guaranteeing organisation of the village of Novogorelovo, Lomonosov district, Leningrad region. However, in mid-January, the company filed a claim against the administration of Villoz, as it considers that the decision to grant it status does not comply with the law. In particular, in accordance…


Pravo.ru-300 has highly rated all of Maxima Legal’s practice areas

On 5 December, the results of the main Russian rating agency, Pravo.ru-300, were announced. According to the results of the study, Maxima Legal almost doubled its presence in the ranking, becoming one of the strongest law firms in 11 areas of legal support – with each of the firm's practices being included. Under the regional ratings, Maxima Legal…


Maxim Ali has commented on the adjournment of to identify the defendant in disputes in the housing and utilities sector

On September 24, the State Duma of the Russian Federation passed a law until April 2019 delayed the entry into force of provision that allow for the identifying of debtors of overdue payments for utility bills. In accordance with the new rules, when filing statements of claim and applications for court orders, the managers of apartment buildings…


Sergei Bakeshin has commented to Delovoy Peterburg on the abolition of the legislative acts from the Soviet period

The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, in the framework of the reform, called the “regulatory guillotine”, signed an order according to which more than 20,000 acts adopted during the USSR should cease to be effective from the beginning of 2020. In this regard, the federal authorities should have time to study the list of…


Sergei Bakeshin has provided his assessment for Kommersant of a dispute with LOKS and Fiskars

LOKS is currently suing the Russian subsidiary of the Finnish gardening goods manufacturing, Fiskars Group. According to LOKS, during the construction of a new assembly shop in the Tosnensky district of the Leningrad region, the company did not apply for an increase in capacity, but made an unauthorized cut in the water supply system as a result…


Natalia Diatlova told the Russian International Economic Forum about the peculiarities of legal regulation of PPP projects in the field of municipal energy

Within the framework of the business program of the VII Russian International Energy Forum, representatives of the authorities and businesses discussed possible ways to achieve a balance in the signing of concession agreements in the housing and utilities sector. Natalia Diatlova, Partner and Head of Maxima Legal's PPP Practice, spoke about the…


Maxima Legal invites to participate in the Russian International Energy Forum

From 25 June till 28 June, 2019, one of the largest specialized convention and exhibition events in the fuel and energy sector, the 7th Russian International Energy Forum (RIEF 2019) will take place in the city on the Neva. Representatives of the authorities, major international energy companies and industry leaders, world experts, and heads of…


Natalia Diatlova presented Maxima Legal at SPBILF-2019

Natalia Diatlova, Partner of Maxima Legal, took part in the IX St Petersburg International Legal Forum. In 2019, the forum brought together over 5,000 representatives of various segments of the legal practice: attorneys, legal advisors, business consultants, as well as public authorities, academic schools, courts, notaries and international…


Maxima Legal invites you to a business breakfast dedicated to trends in legislation and litigation practice on technological connection, concession and redistribution of electric capacity

Maxima Legal Law Firm invites you to participate in a business breakfast dedicated to trends in legislation and litigation practice on technological connection, concession and redistribution of electric power. Date: 23 April, Tuesday Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Location: Maxima Legal office, 26, Liteyniy prospect, St Petersburg  Konstantin…