Clients and partners
The Bar has long and close relations with the Ural sate
The Economic Bar of Sverdlovsk oblast provides services for major commercial banks including the Bank of Moscow, “Uralsibsocbank”, “Uralcontactbank” stock exchanges including “The Ural regional currency stock exchange”. The Bar provides legal aid to Yekaterinburg State Opera theatre, the Urals Variety show theatre, the Drama theatre and other cultural and non-profit organizations of Yekaterinburg.
The attorney of the Bar take part in cases on behalf of the Governor and the government of Sverdlovsk region, the Ministry of state property management and other state and municipal authorities, participate in working out federal, regional local normative acts.
A great amount of work has been done by the Bar attorneys on Behalf of foreign companies, which make investments in the Ural region. In particular, our services have been provided to “SUN Interbrew” (a major multinational corporation, specializing in brewing beer), “Pragma Corporation” (
Active interaction with attorney firms form
Business contracts with one of the leading international attorney firms Le Boeuf, Lamb, Green & MacRay l.l.p. allows us to represent client interests also on the European Common Market and in the
On the whole, since the early 90-s and up to the present moment the attorneys of the Bar have been taking an active part in developing and providing legal support to investment programs for the Urals economy. The effective work of the Bar in this direction is secured by profound knowledge of current Russian laws and law application practice and also the knowledge of the reality of functioning of the Russian juridical system. This allows to provide the proper legal defense to foreign investors which to foreign investors which includes not only successfully settling arising conflicts, but first of all preventing them. That is why it is no exaggeration to say that since 1992 the attorneys of the Bar have been contributing to creating a favorable investment climate in the Ural region. Promising developments concerning portfolio investments in the plants and factories of the Urals region have been covered in the local media.
The analytical notes concerning portfolio investments have been forwarded to the Government of the
In the early 90-s there was a promising project of the Bar’s attorneys and “EPA and Associates” on legal support of portfolio investments of institutional investors (in particular “Templeton”
The unique experience was gained by the Bar’s attorneys in 1993 when they were interacting with OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation) on behalf of the authorities of the
On several occasions the attorneys of the Bar rendered legal aid to the USA Consulate General, its staff and family members on different legal matters. The Bar is recommended by the USA Consulate General in Yekaterinburg to all American citizens and companies, requiring representation of their interests in the Urals region.
The history of the activities of the Bar’s attorneys included a great number of cases successfully completed in favor of our clients and in general testifies to a certain degree of our direct participation in many economic processes taking place in the Urals region during recent years. In particular, the experience of providing legal support and representing the interests of major manufacturing companies of
Wide media coverage was given to court trials connected with foreign investments in the Urals region (disputes around “Alstom Sverdlovsk electromechanical plant Ltd”, “Patra plc” and others), the trials in which the Bar’s attorneys participated in public interests (the case on prohibiting “Avalon Ltd” a paid parking lot at the airport “Koltsovo” the case on challenging the utilities rates in Yekaterinburg and other).
Expert and analytical elaborations of the Bar’s attorneys are highly respected among professionals.