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Russian special forces stand guard in front of the Yukos headquarters in Moscow.
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Judge in YUKOS case may be replaced by FSB special operation participant. Judge in ... Court of Moscow Viktor Danilkin, known as one of the old residents of the capital's judiciary, who delivered verdicts to Khodorkovsky and Lebedev in the second YUKOS case in 2009-2010, will soon leave his post.
The screening will be followed by a discussion on the film and current Russian issues featuring Vladimir Kara-Murza, the writer and director of the film, and part-time Sedona resident Bruce Misamore, former Chief Financial Officer of Russia's largest oil company, YUKOS Oil Company. Mr. Khodorkovsky and ...

During the proceedings, the killer testified against Mikhail Khodorkovsky, ex-head of the security department of YUKOS Alexey Pichugin, who was later sentenced to life imprisonment, and the company's former shareholder Leonid Nevzlin, who is hiding from the investigation. Later, Tsygelnik repudiated his ...
This led to his business working for Bank Menatep, which looked after much of the new tycoons' wealth, and Siberian oil company Yukos. As the oligarchs began investing their roubles in the London property market, so Curtis and Co's reputation began to grow at its Mayfair offices. Clients included oil and ...
He adds that the movement is currently looking for new premises: "There are no temporary options, maybe we'll have to work remotely." Last October, searches were conducted in Open Russia office as part of an investigation into the theft of oil against former main shareholders and YUKOS executives.
Mr Curtis, who owned a castle on Portland, was chief executive of Menatep, a company owned by Russian oil giant Yukos, and was said to have been caught in a power struggle between Vladimir Putin and Yukos owner Mikhal Khodorkovsky. Pilot John Hackney, who was a friend of Max Radford for ...

Mr Curtis, who owned a castle on Portland, was chief executive of Menatep, a company owned by Russian oil giant Yukos. His position at Menatep placed him right at the centre of a power struggle between Vladimir Putin and the boss of Yukos, Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The inquest heard from relatives of Mr ...
The recast Brussels Regulation 1215/2012 provides for special jurisdictional rules in the case of direct insurance contracts but Article 15(1) provides that those rules may be departed from where (inter alia) there is an agreement which is entered into "after the dispute has arisen". This case involved an ...
As previously reported, Ivlev, according to the investigators, was part of an organized group led by the former head of YUKOS, Mikhail Khodorkovsky. In total, the group appropriated more than 195 million tons of oil of the mining enterprises of OJSC Yuganskneftegaz, OJSC Samaraneftegaz and OJSC ...
The investigation into the case of the former leaders of YUKOS, which the Russian Investigative Committee has been conducting since 2003, has been extended for another six months. This is reported by Interfax with reference to a source familiar with the situation. “The preliminary investigation was ...

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has won the right for its client Yukos to pursue a claims case against a former whistleblowing employee in the UK. Premium content. This article is only available to Premium subscribers of The Lawyer. A Premium subscription provides you with: Exclusive news ...
Our approach to the Iranian freedom protesters can be informed by what has come to be known as the “Yukos Affair” in Russia. That case led to the arrest and imprisonment of employees of the former Yukos Oil Company as part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's desire to silence Yukos's politically active ...
On 23 November 2017, another hearing was held before the Paris Court of Appeals in the famous Yukos case. The counsels for the Russian Federation and the former Yukos majority shareholders discussed the question of the apportionment of legal costs incurred in the scope of the appeal proceedings ...
MOSCOW -- The Russian Supreme Court has upheld the life sentence handed down a decade ago to Aleksei Pichugin, a former security chief of the now-defunct oil company Yukos. The Supreme Court reviewed Pichugin's case after the European Court of Human Rights ruled in June that Russian ...
The former majority shareholders in Yukos who won a US$50 billion award against Russia three years ago have abandoned their attempt to enforce it in France, saying it “no longer makes economic sense”. Please log in. Username. Password. Stay logged in Lost Password? Export Load. Sign up to GAR ...
WASHINGTON -- Shareholders of defunct Russian oil giant Yukos, which was dismantled and absorbed by a state-owned rival in contentious legal actions, are taking a new tack in their multibillion-dollar fight with the Russian government. The former owners have alleged that lawyers at a powerful U.S. law ...
A Canadian court has refused to strike out evidence submitted by Russia in support of a challenge to an award on jurisdiction in a US$700 million Energy Charter Treaty claim by an alleged investor in the defunct Yukos oil company.
Law360 (April 17, 2018, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A Canadian judge has refused to restrict the evidence he'll review when considering whether arbitrators can decide if Russia must compensate a former Yukos Oil Co. shareholder for causing the company's demise, saying that he'll hear reports asserting the proceeding is illegal ...


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