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The Legal 500: EMEA 2015 and Chambers Europe 2015

The Legal 500: EMEA 2015 praises excellent reputation of MGAP Attorneys at Law in

TMT (Technology, Media & Telecoms) in Russia.

The Legal 500 in their edition of Europe, Middle East & Africa referred to MGAP Attorneys at Law as follow:

“MGAP Attorneys at Law is recommended for its media and entertainment expertise, specifically on Russian law matters. Practice head Yuriy Korchuganov and Sergei Grachev are key contacts”.

The international guide to legal services Chambers Europe 2015 mentions MGAP’s work in technology, media and telecommunications in Russia.

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march, 2015

Russian Federation residents and cash flow reports for foreign bank accounts

From January 1, 2015, ALL resident individuals of the Russian Federation have an obligation to submit to their local tax authorities cash flow reports for their accounts (deposits) with banks located outside the Russian Federation together with supporting bank documents: download newsletter.

september, 2014

New legal regulations on personal data

On 1 September 2016 new provisions of the Federal Law ‘On personal data’ will become effective and affect companies, operating using the personal data of Russian citizens. Primarily new regulations will affect online resources (online mail, social media, e-shops and similar services), though any other companies dealing with the personal data of Russian citizens shall follow the new law: download newsletter.

august, 2014

Yuriy Korchuganov, Senior Advocate and Head of MGAP’s media practice comments on the recent abolishment of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation to the Russian Service of the BBC

“Representatives of the legal professions in Russia think that authorities try to centralize the resolving of disputes within just one high court. Moreover, it is likely that authorities are showing their rejection of an idea of the Supreme Commercial Court’s chairman, Mr. Anton Ivanov, to develop a “precedent” approach of resolving economic disputes, when the Supreme Commercial Court works out strong legal propositions for lower courts”, Yuriy Korchuganov says.

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april, 2014

The Legal 500: EMEA 2014 praises excellent reputation of MGAP Attorneys at Law

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The Legal 500: EMEA 2014 praised MGAP's excellent reputation in TMT (Technology, Media & Telecoms).

The Legal 500 in their Europe, Middle East & Africa edition referred to MGAP’s Managing Partner Sergei Grachev and Head of MGAP’s media practice Yuriy Korchuganov, as follows:

“At MGAP Attorneys at Law, Sergei Grachev and Yuriy Korchuganov are Russian law legal experts in the field of media and entertainment at both domestic and multi-jurisdictional levels, advising clients on corporate, compliance, tax and other matters”.

Published for over twenty years, The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries.

Used by commercial and private clients, corporate counsel, CEOs, CFOs and professional advisers - as well as by other referrers of work both nationally and internationally - the series is widely chosen for its definitive judgement of law firm capabilities over publications such as those compiled by Chambers and Partners or Martindale-Hubbell.

New legal regulations on showing tobacco in audiovisual content. Russia 2014

A short overview of the recent amendments made to Russian legislation regarding showing of tobacco and tobacco use in audiovisual content in Russia: download newsletter.

september, 2013

MGAP’s advocate Yuriy Korchuganov gave comment to the Financial Times Money

MGAP’s advocate Yuriy Korchuganov gave comment to the Financial Times Money about Russian intellectual property law. Particularly, he explained legal procedures according to Russian Legislation for authors (copyright holders) if they find out copycat exterior and interior designs, which were created by them.

The article of the Financial Times Money is available here.

PS: Draw attention, you can read the article after free registration on the FT's website.

april, 2013

The Legal 500: EMEA 2013 praises excellent reputation of MGAP Attorneys at Law in TMT (Technology, Media & Telecoms)

The Legal 500 in their edition of Europe, Middle East & Africa referred to MGAP Attorneys at Law, as follow:

“MGAP Attorneys at Law has ‘one of the best teams of media lawyers in Russia’, and a niche practice advising major players in the Russian filmmaking industry. Practice head Yuriy Korchuganov and Managing Partner Sergei Gratchev are recommended”.

Published for over twenty years, The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries.

Used by commercial and private clients, corporate counsel, CEOs, CFOs and professional advisers - as well as by other referrers of work both nationally and internationally - the series is widely chosen for its definitive judgement of law firm capabilities over publications such asthose compiled by Chambers and Partners or Martindale-Hubbell.

june, 2009

Publication of “Getting the Deal Through. Copyright 2009 (Russia)“

The article “Getting the Deal Through. Copyright 2009 (Russia)” by Yury Korchuganov and Ekaterina Ermakova is a legal guide, focusing on the Copyright area of law, providing a succinct and relevant country overview.

This article was first published in “Getting the Deal Through - Copyright 2009“, (published in July 2009; contributing editors Stuart Sinder, Jonathan Reichman and James Rosini).

march, 2008

MGAP Attorneys at Law is the first Russia law firm to become a member of the Law Society of England and Wales International Division