22.09.2015 — Meeting of the Law Committee of AHK Russia

On the 10th of September, 2015 the Russian German Chamber of Commerce (“AHK”) held a session of the Law Committee on mergers & acquisitions in Russia. The “AHK” represents interests of the German business community in Russia involving more than 850 members. Premised on the extensive range of services — from market entry to liquidation, including perpetual legal and economic support, the Committee experts informed the attendants of the latest amendments introduced to the Russian legislation related to merger & acquisition transactions, and discussed the recent court practice on the matter.

Along with such speakers as Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Zankl from the Department of Civil Law at the University of Vienna, Elvira Abdullina, the senior associate with over 7 years of experience advising Russian and international Investors, Owners and Funders on numerous commercial projects, presented the topic of applying security deposits and independent guarantees in mergers & acquisitions under the Russian law and shared recent court practice relating to these types of collateral to secure M&A transactions.