In 2016, one of our clients performed boat repair works under a government contract with the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia (the customer). The work under the contract was accepted by the customer, but the military agency did not agree on the amount of expenses incurred. Based on the report…

In 2014, our client (the largest Finnish supplier of cleaning supplies) and the official representative of the Russian Tests and Certification Center “ROSTEST-MOSCOW” in Saint-Petersburg (“BALT-TEST” LLC), entered into a contract to obtain certification for disinfectants. Our client planned to import said disinfectants to the territory of the Customs Union. “BALT-TEST” issued a Declarations of…

Aspectum. managed to once again defend the rights of the famous Russian composer Sergei Petrovich Banevich in the Moscow City Court. This time we challenged the appeal deadline recovery by the Presnensky District Court, which was initiated by our opponents to appeal the court decision that was in favor of the composer (Aspectum. client). Sergei…

“Aspectum.” client, a Lithuanian company specializing in international logistics services, filed an application to declare the goods for customs clearance under code TN VED EAS 1901909900 (instant milk beverage Regilait and Regilait Topping 2 and Regilait Topping 4 in the amount of 15.5 tons. Country of origin – France, member of the European Union) at…

Supervision and Preventive Work Department of the Office of Supervision and Preventive Work of the Main Department of EMERCOM in Saint-Petersburg filed a claim against “VARNOST” LTD represented by “Aspectum.” under part 4 of Article 14.1 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation to the Arbitration court of St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region (case number…

We appealed a claim to the Arbitration court of St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region on behalf of our client, a Russian company with Italian investment, against a Joint-stock company named “ICA Astaldi-IC Ictas WHSD Insaat Anonim Sirketi” (Turkey) which has several branches in Saint-Petersburg, to recover outstanding debt and contractually mandated penalties (case No A56-70344/2016). Our…

Aspectum successfully appealed a claim in the Arbitration Court for the St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region to challenge the decision of the Baltic Customs (Turukhtanny Customs Post) on the adjustment of the goods customs value (КТС) (case A56-71254/2016). According to the June 22, 2016 decision of the Customs Authority, the customs value (ТС) of the goods…

A former employee of our client appealed to the Petrodvortsovy district court of St. Petersburg on a wrongful termination suit for the re-employment, the recovery of lost wages, non-pecuniary damage and attorney fees claim (Case number 2-652/17). The employee was dismissed in connection with layoff procedures as followed from the case materials. However, he filed…

Aspectum successfully appealed a negligence claim against the Baltic Customs to refund excessive customs duties to the client. Recognition of the excessive customs duty was a result of another successful case where arguments led by Aspectum were heard in the Arbitration Court on a claim against an unlawful decision issued by the local Customs authorities…

Our client was sued by their employee in the Vasileostrovsky District court of St. Petersburg for the recovery of overtime wages, including compensation for work on weekends and holidays, late wage payments, moral damages, and legal expenses. According to the case materials, the employer had established the Employee’s normal working hours under the Labor code…

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