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E-LEGAL® ARTICLE- THE EXTRAORDINARY PROCESS OF VIABILISATION OF COMPANIES LAW NO. 75/2020, OF NOVEMBER 27

Summary
The pandemic caused by the disease COVID-19 brought with it social and economic consequences that required the adoption of a panoply of exceptional measures. To prevent the coming economic crisis, stabilisation measures were created, which were presented in the Ministers’ Resolution no. 41/2020 of June 6, including the Economic and Social Stabilisation Programme. To this end, on November 27, Law no. 75/2020 was published in order approve the Extraordinary Company Viability Process, of an exceptional and temporary nature, which can be used by any company that, not having a Special Revitalisation Process pending, is in a difficult economic situation or in a situation of imminent or current insolvency caused by COVID-19 disease and demonstrates that it is still susceptible to viability. Read more…

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Α financial “breath” for the film industry

A Common Ministerial Decision (Ν. 24907/2021 – Government Gazette – B’ 1820 / 29.04.2021) has been issued recently in Greece according to which a total amount of 8,000,000 euros will be granted as a support measure for cinemas and film distributors that have been affected by the restrictive measures due to Covid-19 pandemic, as part of the initiatives taken for the support of the sector of culture who has suffered particularly badly. According to members of the Government, this program is part of a general plan of initiatives for the practical support of the sector of culture, with both horizontal and specialized measures.

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14 Practices, 13 Lawyers and "Lawyer of the Year" Award – Lidings Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022

Best Lawyers, an international legal directory annually identifying the most prominent lawyers around the world by analyzing their professional skills and achievements during the year, once again lists Lidings’ experts among the best lawyers in Russia. Based on the results of the new Best Lawyers 2022 research published on June 10th, 2021, 13 Lidings’ lawyers are recognized among the top legal advisors in 14 key practice areas in Russia:

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Lidings Wins Trademark Battle for “Miloserdie” Aid Service

Lawyers of the Lidings Intellectual Property practice have successfully represented interests of the Russian “Miloserdie” (eng.:Mercy) aid service in a trademark protection case. The work was done pro bono.

An entrepreneur used a trademark similar to the trademark of our client – the “Miloserdie”. The client, whose logo was registered a year earlier, for six months tried to settle the issue out of court, pointing out to the entrepreneur that it was inadmissible to copy the logo. However, did not achieve an understanding and had to go to court.

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E-LEGAL® ARTICLE – FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

Summary:
Due to the evolution of the epidemiological situation in Portugal, in the context of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 disease, the Government decided to adopt a set of measures, through the creation of support mechanisms for workers and companies, as a result of the economic and social effects emerging from the worsening of the pandemic situation in Portugal, as well as to extend a set of extraordinary and temporary support measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic crisis. Read more…

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Lidings Advocates Reverse Wrongful Judgments in Supreme Court, Protecting Independent Creditors

During a lengthy five-year bankruptcy of the pharmaceutical distributor Grama LLC, the bankruptcy manager challenged transactions with suppliers – large international pharmaceutical companies. Worst-hit was AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals obliged to return the bankrupt distributor 266 million rubles. Lidings represents the company since 2019.

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E-LEGAL® ARTICLE – SUSPENSION OF JUDICIAL DEADLINES

 Summary:

As result of the pandemic situation caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, it was approved exceptional and temporary measures in Justice sector.

In the present Article, we proceed with a brief analysis about the temporary and exceptional legal regime of the suspension of judicial deadlines, since Law no. 1-A/2020, of March 19, until the most recent legal publication, Law no. 4-B/2021, of February 1.

Keywords: Covid-19, Suspension of Deadlines, Justice, Courts, Exceptional and Temporary measures. Read more…

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Lidings Continues to Take High Positions in Chambers and Partners Europe

March 18th 2021 Chambers and Partners Europe has announced the results of its annual research of the leading legal advisors. Lidings is traditionally highly recommended for Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A and Life Sciences advice in Russia.  The Firm’s Intellectual Property practice has also entered the ranking this year.

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Kommersant-2021: Lidings Strengthens its Position as Leading Legal Advisor in Russia in Key Practice Areas

Lidings demonstrates new achievements and takes advanced positions in the rating of the leading legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the “Kommersant” newspaper. Results of the new research published in a special supplement to Kommersant as of March 17, 2021.

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Pravo.ru–300 Individual Rating: Lidings Partners Top Ranked

March 11, 2021 Pravo.ru-300 released its individual rating of lawyers. Based on the new rating Lidings managing partner Andrey Zelenin, partners Stepan Guzey and Alexander Popleyuk take top positions in key practice areas:

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