13 July 2020
Kommersant FM -
On July 13, Ivan Safronov will be formally charged – a former journalist of Kommersant and Vedomosti is suspected of treason. He may face 20 years in jail for passing sensitive information to Western intelligence. Mr Safronov denies all accusations, while his colleagues claim that FSB allegations are absurd and require openness in his case. What do Mr Safronov’s lawyers count on? And whether FSB will demonstrate the proofs of his guilt? Roman Belanov, a lawyer with Khrenov&Partners, shares his opinion.
03 July 2020
Kommersant FM - Boris Titov will continue with his ‘London List’ not without interference by Vladimir Putin. The return of self-exiled businessmen was blocked first by pandemic and then by sudden detention of entrepreneur Dmitry Zotov. In June, Zotov voluntarily returned to Russia from Europe where he had been hiding from criminal proceedings. Despite guarantees and support provided by business ombudsman, the court sanctioned his arrest. The case was petitioned to the President. Following Mr Titov’s request, Vladimir Putin ordered the Attorney General to review the situation. Roman Belanov, a lawyer with Khrenov&Partners, comments the case.
05 June 2020
The 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Russia was publicly released on June 3, 2020. As before, a significant group of legal experts from Khrenov&Partners also joined the list of most noted specialists in the sphere of law in our country.
31 May 2020
On May 29, Pravo.ru revealed the results of its annual review of Russian litigation market that covered the most successful legal firms.
According to the review, Khrenov&Partners is
listed in the Band 4 of the federal ranking among the firms with 30+ litigation
cases in 2019. Our firm also joined the top 20 of companies in overall number
08 May 2020
current quarantine measures in connection with the Covid-19 are unprecedented
in terms of their scale, however we did see before both the endemics and the
financial crises. Anna Burdina and Marianna Rybynok of Khrenov&Partners take a look at several cases,
arising out of the past crises in Russia and in other countries, as they might
be helpful to understand how the courts will be approaching the upcoming cases
in the current situation.
07 May 2020
Kommersant FM – The Group-IB company revealed over 30 net sources where Moscow City
lockdown digital passes are sold. The Cybersecurity experts reported that the
fraudsters got active on April 13, when the citizens of Moscow started filing
applications for these passes. The fabricated documents can be purchased at
different web sites, on Instagram as well as via Telegram bot. Roman Belanov, a
lawyer with Khrenov&Partners, comments the situation.
06 May 2020
Pravo.ru - The laws that give the President of Russia the powers to declare the state of emergency during pandemic, and the Government – the powers to declare quarantine, have been in place for many years. Despite this fact, a new law has come into force recently that enables the Government to declare the state of high alert and emergency. The experts from Pravo.ru, including Dmitry Lobachev, head of projects with Khrenov&Partners, commented the situation.
30 April 2020
Anna Burdina, the Project Manager with Khrenov&Partners, provides a further update on the force majeure certificates, which were briefly mentioned in our previous Newsletter
on force majeure in the context of the current meausres relating to
the Covid-19 pandemic.