Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper recommends 9 Maxima Legal lawyers in 11 areas of legal support

For the first time ever, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspapaer conducted a large-scale survey of the Russian legal market and compiled its own Rating of Lawyers and Their Companies. The professional recognition was given to 9 Maxima Legal specialists practising in 11 of the 16 main categories of the ranking. According to the publication, "getting into the…


Dmitry Uryakin has explained whether it is legal to use facsimiles in documents

Dmitry Uryakin, Senior associate, Head of General Business practice at Maxima Legal, has explained specifically for Agentstvo Pravovoy Informatcii (Legal Information Agency) whether it is possible to sign documents using a facsimile and insert a graphic signature into the scans of documents sent. "The parties to a handwritten agreement have the…


Maxima Legal was ranked among the best regional bankruptcy firms

Pravo.ru, the leading federal online legal media, has presented the results of the Russian insolvency market research. In particular, based on statistical analysis of 7172 final decisions made by commercial courts from 1 January to 31 December 2022 in bankruptcy cases, the editors have compiled a ranking of law firms that are more active and…


Dmitry Uryakin has assessed for Pravo.ru the likely position of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in a dispute over the exclusion of one of the participants from the company

This week, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation will consider a dispute over the expulsion of one of the participants from Yugons-Agro. In 2017, the organisation's director Georgy Nurakhmetov sold his share to his partner Vladimir Sorokin. The latter in 2019 transferred all the property of the enterprise to other companies at a price five…


Dmitry Uryakin has commented for Mashnews on the Ministry of Industry and Trade's attempt to challenge the sale of the bankrupt plant's production complex

The Ministry of Industry and Trade demanded that results of the auction for the sale of the bankrupt Machine-Building Plant under named after F.E. Dzerzhinsky in Perm, be declared invalid. The plant had been purchased by PSK Spetsproektstroy at a price five times lower than the starting one. Due to the fact that by the time the Ministry of…


Three Maxima Legal experts were recognised by the city-wide Rating of Lawyers of Vecherniy Sankt-Peterburg newspaper

Vecherniy Sankt-Petersburg newspaper summarised the results of its first city-wide Rating of Lawyers. Maxim Ali, Partner at Maxima Legal, won in the main nomination – "Best Lawyer". The recognition of the rating was also given to Dmitry Uryakin, Senior Associate at Maxima Legal, and Ekaterina Abakumova, Advocate at Private Wealth practice at…


Maxima Legal is again recognised by Pravo.ru in the national litigation ranking

Pravo.ru legal media has again mentioned Dispute Resolution practice team at Maxima Legal among the best litigation lawyers. According to the All-Russian Litigation Market Survey for 2022, the company was included in 46 regional firms recommended for defending interests in courts. Among St Petersburg players, Maxima Legal ranked 5th in terms of…


Dmitry Uryakin has analysed a dispute regarding the exclusion of a person from a LLC especially for Vestnik Arbitrazhnogo Suda Moskovskogo Okruga

Dmitry Uryakin, Senior Associate at Maxima Legal, considered the positions of the parties and expressed his professional opinion on the case of exclusion of a person from a limited liability company specially for Vestnik Arbitrazhnogo Suda Moskovskogo Okruga (Bulletin of the Commercial Court of the Moscow District) magazine.   It should…


Dmitry Uryakin assessed for Delovoy Peterburg the prospects of one of Russia's largest fish producers contesting the defendant's liquidation

In 2019, Torgovy Dom Baltiysky Bereg LLC, one of Russia's largest producers of fish products, assigned to Cage Holding SA (Switzerland) the right of claim against Fish Factory LLC for a total amount of RUB 141.85 m. Under the assignment agreement, the Swiss company undertook to pay the seller a debt of RUB 83.2 m, but failed to perform its…


Dmitry Uryakin analysed for CRE the current situation with the lease of retail space by suspended foreign companies and the prospects for resolving disputes with landlords

The majority of foreign companies which suspended their operations in Russia in February-March are planning to decide on their further actions by December. There are several options: withdrawal, rebranding/downbranding, transferring representative offices to interested parties from other countries, withdrawal from contracts with individual shops.…