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- 40 lawyers
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As of April 2022, Eversheds Sutherland has been among the first teams in Russia to continue to operate under its own new brand, BIRCH LEGAL, and is among the very few firms who have retained its entire team as well as joined efforts with leading lawyers from a number of international and Russian law firms including, inter alia, part of the ex-BCLP (Russia) team.Our people
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Moscow, 25 July 2023. As part of the consistent strengthening of our team, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Timur Akhundov as a partner as well as Anton Borisichev and Alexander Gavrilov as counsels.
On April 25, 2022 our team started operating under our new name.
Moscow, April 17, 2023. BIRCH LEGAL continues its dynamic expansion with attorney at law Evgeny Rubinstein joining the White-Collar Crime practice as Counsel.
On April 5, 2023 Kommersant published the results of the 2023 Legal Rating.
BIRCH LEGAL acted as a counsel to Amur Minerals in its sale of Kun-Manie, a major undeveloped nickel copper sulfide property in the Amur Region to Bering Metals LLC.
On 8 August 2023, Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 595 “On the Russian Federation’s suspension of certain provisions of international agreements on taxation to which the Russian Federation is a party” was published.
On 4 August 2023, Federal Law No. 470-FZ was adopted introducing a special procedure that allows for the corporate rights of foreign holding structures in economically significant Russian organizations to be restricted, as well as for the direct ownership in such organizations to be acquired by Russian beneficiaries and for them to receive dividends directly. The law comes into force on 4 September 2023.
The new minutes of the meeting of the Governmental Sub-Commission No. 171/5 was published on 12 July 2023 establishing new rules for obtaining clearance for transactions with shares (participatory interests) in Russian companies if carried out with a party to such a transaction that is deemed as “unfriendly” person.
The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has passed the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated 1 June 2023 N 15 "On Certain Issues of the Courts Taking Measures to Enforce the Claim, Interim Measures and Preliminary Protection Measures".
In Russian case law, the approach to recovering damages from sanctioned banks which occured due to payments made by Russian entities to foreign contracting parties being blocked by foreign correspondent banks is changing.
During the webinar, our experts will tell how suspension of international tax treaties impact business structuring and what decisions in Gulf countries would work in the new reality.
Our experts will highlight the current issues surrounding IP law such as what changes have taken place and what to expect in the near future.
Our experts will share their knowledge about the main corporate tax institutions affecting companies in FEZs, as well as business structuring and M&A in the region.
Our experts will discuss various product liability and regulatory issues.
This event is an exclusive public talk with a Counsel of the HKIAC, where Russian clients can learn first-hand about all the issues of interest in the Hong Kong arbitration proceedings.
Our experts will share their knowledge on the basic criteria for structuring businesses in Middle Eastern economic zones and delve into the intricacies of registering and operating companies in these zones.
The kaleidoscope of useful and interesting topics from various areas of law that reflect the economic restructuring of the past year.
Our experts will summarize the most important practices and review specific cases related to the exit of foreign businesses.
Our experts will analyze the emerging complexities and discuss the prospects involved in establishing an IT company under the current circumstances.
Our experts will review the main changes in regulatory, contractual and litigation practice that should be considered in IP management.
A joint webinar of BIRCH LEGAL and the Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.
BIRCH LEGAL continues the series of webinars that update the legal and tax aspects of doing business under the new circumstances.
Our experts will highlight the advantages of working through Qatar together with our guest, Oleg Chizh, who knows all the nuances of doing business in Qatar.
Our experts will share our vision of the legal problems most significant for business in the past weeks, as well as the experience we have gained in solving them.
Existing Russian practice and possible application to the current situation.