Nikita Deynega raised the personnel issue at a roundtable discussion at the newspaper Delovoy Peterburg

On 26 January 2024, Delovoy Peterburg newspaper gathered representatives of St Petersburg's legal business to discuss the results of the past year and the challenges of the coming year. The discussion also touched upon the issue of staff shortage, which has remained one of the pressing problems over the past few years. "In June last year we faced…


Maxima Legal's official telegram channel was included in the list of the most reputable legal channels

Maxima Legal's telegram channel has been ranked among the Top 100 legal channels and Top 50 corporate legal channels in terms of audience engagement, taking 47th and 28th places respectively. The research was conducted by Veta Expert Group, the Flavita bureau and more than 80 legal market experts. For the first time, about 450 legal telegram…


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…


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…


Kommersant Publishing House has confirmed Maxima Legal's expertise in 42 nominations of its own legal ranking

Kommersant Publishing House has published the results of its own annual survey of legal business in Russia. Maxima Legal has confirmed its reputation as one of the leading domestic legal advisors by receiving recognition in 42 rating categories. In particular, the ranking included the company in its list of recommended law firms in 15 categories…


Maxim Ali has analysed for Delovoy Peterburg an attempt by Polysan pharmaceutical company to ban a competitor from bringing an identical drug to market

A dispute between Polysan Scientific and Technical Pharmaceutical Firm, on the one hand, and Grotex LLC and the Ministry of Health, on the other hand, ended in the Commercial Court of Moscow. "Polysan requested that Grotex (Solopharm brand) be prohibited from marketing Flatocin and the Ministry of Health from registering the drug. According to the…


Maxim Ali told Forbes whether the future of Bookmate, Individuum and Popcorn Books in Russia will be affected by their affiliation with foreign-agent media

At the end of October, the Ministry of Justice declared the owner of the Bookmate book service, Irish Bookmate Limited, the former CEO of its Russian division Andrei Baev, and Alexei Dokuchaev, the CEO of Individuum and Popcorn Books, whose majority shares were also owned by the parent foreign brand, to be foreign-agent media. According to book…


Maxim Ali helped Kommersant understand what a high alert mode means for data centres and communication networks

On 19 October, the Southern and Central Federal Districts of the country introduced a high alert mode involving, among other things, "the imposition of control over communications and communication, computing centres and automated systems". This could affect the operation of critical information infrastructure, including communication networks and…


Sergei Bakeshin has commented on the presidential decree introducing basic preparedness levels in a number of regions

St Petersburg has been included in the list of Russian regions where, the level of basic preparedness has become effective since 20 October 2022 by a decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin. As part of the security measures, an operational headquarter under Alexander Beglov, the Governor of St Petersburg, is to ensure widespread strengthening…