Pepeliaev Group secures top ratings in The Legal 500 – 2020 Law firm Pepeliaev Group has demonstrated exceptional results in The Legal 500, the independent international ratings directory.
Pepeliaev Group presents TerraLex’s cross-border guide to mining rights Lawyers from Pepeliaev Group’s Real Estate and Construction Practice have prepared the Russian part of the cross-border guide to mining rights: TerraLex Cross-Border Guide to Mining Rights 2020. The chapter is authored by partner Natalia Stenina and Olga Rodinko, a junior associate in the Real Estate and Construction Practice.
Permissible non-competition By incorporating a non-competition clause into an agreement, the parties to it usually seek to prevent any of them from enjoying an advantage. However, this tool, which is essentially aimed at safeguarding competition, may be used unfairly, for example, with a view to forming a cartel. In the Russian Federation, the legislative regulation of non-competition clauses still lacks clarity; therefore, it would be wise to address the experience of the European Union and, before using such tool, to request the relevant assessment from the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.
The coronavirus of obligations First it is necessary to assess whether the coronavirus pandemic influences a specific company’s performance of its obligations under a specific contract, since the mere fact of the pandemic does not release all the parties to civil relationships from liability for the non-performance or improper performance of obligations.Elena RybalchenkoEkaterina Baranova
Valentina Orlova figures at the top of the World Trademark Review – 1000 international rating Once more, the World Trademark Review-1000 has hailed Valentina Orlova, Head of the Intellectual Property and Trademarks Practice at Pepeliaev Group, as one of Russia's premier IP lawyers. She has been placed in Band 1 (Gold) in the "Individuals: prosecution and strategy" section for 2020.
Pepeliaev Group is among the leaders of the Forbes rankings Pepeliaev Group has confirmed its leading positions on the Russian market of legal services. The firm has taken the 2nd place in the general rating and the 1st place in the category of the number of disputes with state authorities in the Forbes rating of the 20 best law firms.