07 February 2018
Financier Worlswide - Alexander Kostin, an associate at Khrenov & Partners has prepared an article on “Arbitration of domestic disputes in Russia (Review of the key amendments introduced by the Federal Law N 382-FZ)".

The Article focuses on the key amendments introduced by the Federal Law N 382-FZ “On arbitration in Russian Federation”. In particular, it covers: (1) difference in operation of arbitration institutions and ad hoc arbitrations in Russia; (2) state court assistance with regard to arbitration; (3) interrelation between arbitration and mediation procedures.

22 January 2018 - Starting from June 1, 2018, the portion of the loan contract will be consensual – in other words, it will be effective from the date of the agreement, not form transfer of money. This should give the borrower a new opportunity to protect their rights. A number of other changes makes the legislation more permissive and protects the weak side - the citizen. Dmitry Shniger, an associate at Khrenov & Partners, gave some practical advice on how to execute a loan agreement properly.
22 January 2018
Delovoy Peterburg - Delovoy Peterburg represents the review of the legislative amendments coming into force in Russia in 2018.

Olga Dzutseva, an associate at St. Petersburg office of Khrenov & Partners commented on the major changes in the tax law.

22 January 2018
RIA Novosti - The French plan to force Moscow to pay the debts of the tsar government. About 400 thousand descendants of the rentier claim to tens of billions of euros, although at the international level this issue has been resolved a long ago. An associate at Khrenov & Partners, Alexander Kostin, explained what the French can realistically expect.
08 December 2017

On December 7 at the Ritz Carlton Moscow held a solemn ceremony devoted to the announcement of ranking "" results. 

"" is the first national ranking of law firms, to the results of which orient large and medium-sized businesses, the judiciary, government and law enforcement agencies. This year the ranking was conducted for the eighth time, it is the largest research of the legal market in Russia, reflecting the latest development trends in law firms and the market as a whole.

08 December 2017
Kommersant - Tatneft successfully challenged on appeal the decision of the High court of London, which in November 2016 rejected the claim of the Russian company to the owners of the Ukrainian group "Privat" Igor Kolomoisky and Gennady Bogolyubov. Oil company accused the business in the fraudulent misappropriation of funds from oil supplies to the Kremenchug refinery, which at the end of 2000-ies came under the control of the group "Privat" and estimated the damage at $334 million.

The court of appeal of England and Wales upheld the appeal of Tatneft for the decision of the High court of London dated November 8, 2016, which rejected the claim of the oil company to the Ukrainian businessmen Gennady Bogolyubov, Igor Kolomoisky, Alexander Yaroslavsky and Pavel Ovcharenko.

The lawyer of Khrenov and Partners Alexander Kostin commented on the possible outcome of the case.

08 December 2017
Vedomosti - The Kuibyshev district court of St.-Petersburg on October 24 approved a settlement agreement between LLC "Telegraph" and former employee of the company, Anton Rosenberg. According to Anton, it fulfilled all his requirements. The company also undertook to withdraw the counter-claim of 100 million rubles. Telegram Scandal erupted in mid-September. Rosenberg gave publicity to a conflict with the founder of the messenger Pavel Durov and his brother Nikolay and has accused the company of illegal dismissal and put under a question the confidentiality of personal correspondence in the messenger.

Tatyana Nikolaenko, head of Empoyment law practice at Khrenov & Partners gave her opinion on the matter.

08 December 2017
Kommersant - The constitutional court has obliged the courts to consider claims of private owners, from whom the Crimean authorities seized the property under the law of the Crimea "On peculiarities of regulation of property and land relations on the territory of the Republic of Crimea". It would not be easy to restore their rights as the courts should assess the legality of their even registered rights to the disputed objects prior to accession of Crimea. Dmitry Shniger, an associate at Khrenov & Partners commented on the issue.