The International Commercial Arbitration Court at Trading-Industrial Chamber of the Russian Federation (ICAC) has completed trial number73/2016 on the recovery of funds (for the advance payment of an equipment supply contract) against a Russian company from Vladivostok in favor of our client from South Africa, who was the vendor who initiated the court proceedings. Parties…

On the 20-22 of November 2016, Mikhail Antonov, Aspectum partner, participated in the international conference “Rule of Law – Religious Perspectives” and presented a paper on “Religion and Rule of Law in Russia: Mutual Challenges”. The conference was held at the law faculty of Bar-Ilan University (Tel Aviv, Israel) and discussions covered issues on the…

Aspectum represented a client in a trial with St. Petersburg Customs in regards to customs fees recovery older than three years since the goods were carried through the border. Aspectum argued that customs fees older than three years are not recoverable due to current laws on statute of limitation laws and any demand from custom…

Kirill Belyakov, a partner at Aspectum Law Firm, spoke at a business seminar for staff and clients of the Bank SIAB on the topics of courts cases relating to insurance (OSAGO, KASKO, medical insurance, etc.) at the SIAB Premium Club (business center Holiday Inn Moskovsky prospect, 97A). The presentation included real cases related to the…

Employees of our client filed a suit in the Petrodvortsovy district court of St.-Petersburg, requesting that the court recognize actions of our client in allegedly “forcing” the usage of all collective annual paid leave in 2016 during a certain timeframe to be illegal in nature. The suit asked to recognize this leave period mandated by…

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Nail Aliyev, an Aspectum dispute resolution practice lawyer, held a master class for law students during “Career Day” in the National Research University “Higher school of Economics” (HSE) in St. Petersburg. This masterclass covered important issues of additional skills vital to every law school graduate, how to choose a career path after graduation, what law…

We are excited to announce the rebranding of our firm. We are now named Aspectum, a change that reflects the style of our firm. We appreciate the work of creating our new image done by “Terminal Design” and their creative Director Ivan Kulikov.

We moved to the Mariinsky Business Canter at the Moika embankment near the Red bridge on September 1st, 2016. We look forward to seeing you at our new office. Please send your correspondence to the new address detailed in the section “Contacts”.

Our client – a former CEO of a St. Petersburg company – was sued for the recovery of losses by her former employer. Notification of the suit was not received by our client until the last day eligible for an appeal response. The employer had recently lost a claim with the Arbitration court of St.-Petersburg…

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