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11/14/2018

Managing partner of Westside Law Firm Sergey Vodolagin participated in the conference of The Law Firm Network (LFN)

On November 2-3 in Shanghai took place the reginal conference of The Law Firm Network (LFN). Managing partner of Westside Law Firm Sergey Vodolagin participated in the conference. The conference was hosted by MHP Law Firm.

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11/06/2018

Westside Law Firm in IFLR1000 ratings

International rankings of legal and financial firms IFLR1000 is issued annually. This year Westside Law Firm was ranked in M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency nominations.

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10/19/2018

Challenging the US sanctions: Sergey Vodolagin quoted by “Kommersant” newspaper

The intentions of Renova Group owner Viktor Vekselberg to challenge the sanctions of the USA were commented by managing partner of Westside Law Firm Sergey Vodolagin: “The perspectives of challenging of the US sanctions in administrative and in court procedures seems disputable, since decisions in such sanctions are taken at political level.

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06/19/2018

Westside law firm protected interests of a major American law firm in connection with the violation of exclusive rights of the latter

A major American law firm approached colleagues from Westside law firm in connection with the violation of the firm’s rights on the territory of the Russian Federation. 

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05/21/2018

Westside law firm was included in the national rating of litigators Pravo.ru

The rating of litigators is held for the second time. 53 law firms participated, they provided information on 2,551 arbitration cases, in which they participated in 2017. Compared to the previous year, the number of companies increased more than twice, 80% more cases (not taking into account bankruptcy cases) have been reviewed. As a result, law firms were divided into five groups.

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05/03/2018

Kaliningrad Region will be the first one to legalize parallel imports. Sergey Vodolagin quoted by Kommersant.ru

In Russia, disputes over parallel imports, i.e. the ability to import goods without the consent of the right holder, have been going on for many years. Supporters of its legalization say that such a measure will reduce prices and stimulate competition. Opponents insist that parallel imports will lead to the growth of counterfeit. Experiment in the Kaliningrad region: the governor Anton Alikhanov proposed to create for importers, first of all-drugs importers - a test site in the region, - can show who is right.

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