Representing interests in the antimonopoly proceedings regarding price manipulation on the wholesale market for electric power.
Legal analysis of potential risks and methods of their minimization during the implementation of the project by Enel Russia, PJSC (OGK-5) regarding the delivery of the scope of work and services to a new contractor.
Developing of a comprehensive strategy of organizing of a contract company with the key contracting parties of the client; the detailed action plan was prepared for the purpose of optimization of expenses of the power supply companies – members of the holding company.
Legal support in implementing projects aimed at energy saving and improved energy efficiency in Russia.
Preparing of a comprehensive legal opinion on the client legal defense strategy in the proceedings involving the Moscow United Energy Company, PJSC.
Preparation of a comprehensive plan of actions aimed at reduction of the debtor indebtedness of the Moscow United Energy Company, PJSC, to Mosenergo, PJSC, for the thermal power and heat-transfer media under the electricity supply contracts; the plan includes different methods of remedy (court, administrative, others).
Legal support in the dispute on electricity debt recovery from Rusenergosbyt M, LLC.
Protecting of the client’s interests in the fundamentally important dispute with the Moscow United Energy Company, PJSC, regarding the recovery of the outstanding amount payable by the client for electric power supply.
Protecting of the client’s interests in the court during the new hearing of the case submitted by the Federal Arbitration Court of the Moscow District and pertaining to invalidating of the decision of the Administration of the Federal Antimonopoly Service for Moscow regarding violation of the antimonopoly laws. The invalidation of the above decision contributed to the practice of application of the antimonopoly laws in the event of imposing limitations on using electric power for the benefit of the client holding dominating positions.
Volga Interregional Distribution Grid Company
Representing interests of the company in the courts of all levels in the proceedings against the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia regarding the coercion to enter into an agreement for technological hook-up. Protecting interests of the client against the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia in connection with the imposed administrative fine for misuse of the dominating position.
Legal support in the dispute with the interregional distribution grid company regarding the recovery of the compensation amount payable for the electric power losses in the networks of the grid company.
Legal support in the dispute against the interregional distribution grid company at the suit regarding the recovery of the outstanding amount under the contract.
Legal support in litigation and legal proceedings involving YANOS (Gazprom Neft, TNS energo) regarding application of tariffs for services in electric power transmission through TPP-3 power units of TGK-2, PJSC, when power receivers of Slavneft-YANOS, OJSC, are indirectly connected.
Gazprom neft – Omsk Refinery
Legal support in the dispute in the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Volga-Vyatka Region regarding the recovery of an amount of more than 38 million rubles (unreasonable gains) payable to KTEK.
Komienergo – the branch of the North-West Inter-Regional Distribution Grid Company, OJSC
Protecting of the client’s interests in the dispute against the Administration of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Komi Republic.
Integrated Energy Systems
Preparing of a legal opinion regarding the right of the Federal Tariff Service of Russia not to accept fuel expenses estimated with the reference to the standard rates set by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation (specific consumption standards) for thermal and electric power, if such rates have not been approved.
Legal support in the dispute regarding the recovery of the unreasonable gains from TGK-2, PJSC.
Representing interests during several "waves" of antimonopoly and court proceedings addressing the imputation of setting monopoly-high prices for fuel, including implementation of the defense strategy devised for corporate executive officers.
Representing interests in court proceedings to invalidate the decision of the RF Federal Antimonopoly Service regarding the refusal to approve electricity-measuring devices by Nizhnovatomenergosbyt, OJSC.
Legal support in the dispute with the Interregional Distribution Grid Company of the Center and Volga Area regarding recovery of the outstanding amount payable for the services in transmission of electric power; recovery lost energy compensation from the regional grid companies.
Nizhny Novgorod Vodokanal
Legal support in two disputes with the power supply company. The disputes are of precedent nature, as they involve the recovery of the amount paid for electricity estimated at free (uncontrolled) prices, taking into consideration that such provisions are absent in the agreement, the party to which is the power supply company that does not have the status of a “last-resort” supplier.
Legal support in implementation of the project for construction of the Adler Thermal Power Plant. Assessment of legal risks, preparing of an action plan to prevent any potential adverse consequences for the environment, which may be caused by any incidents that may take place during launching of the external infrastructure of the plant.
Legal support in a number of disputes between the subsidiaries regarding settlement of differences arising in connection with the agreements for provision of services in transmission of electric power.
Voronezh Power Supply Company
Representing interests in the Federal Tariff Service of Russia during settlement of tariff-related conflicts.
Protecting the client’s interests at the Ninth Arbitration Court of Appeal during two arbitration disputes regarding recovery of the electric power fees payable by the client to the Moscow United Energy Company, PJSC.
Preparation of a comprehensive legal opinion on minimization of risks associated with non-performance of the Agreement for capacity provision to TPP-12, 16, 20.
MosenergoLegal support in implementation of investment projects of Mosenergo, PJSC, in construction of new power units in the regions where the client’s branches are located.
Successful settlement of one of the major conflicts with TSOPenergo on the metropolitan energy market: The client was able to retain property and management control of operations of its subdivisions in Moscow and the Moscow Region.
Representation in the courts in a number of arbitration proceedings regarding the contesting of the decision adopted by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia and requesting bringing to administrative responsibility (imposing a turnover-based fine for the total amount of more than 1.2 billion rubles) due to avoidance of signing an agreement for electric power supply.
Moscow United Power Grid Company
Protecting interests of the clients in disputes on invalidating the Decree of the Administration of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (AFAMS) for Moscow regarding the AFAMS appointment for the administrative punishment in the form of payable penalties in the case of AFAMS and administrative violation.
Nizhny Novgorod Power Supply Company
Legal arguments for legislative differentiation of actions of the related companies misusing of their dominant position from the actions that do not involve any misuse of dominant positions and do not cause limitation of competition to be taken into account when discussing, approving and adopting of the draft law by the authorized government authorities - "On Amendments and Additions to the Federal Law "On Protection of Competition" and other laws and regulations".
Representing the client’s interests in the "Setting up of the Boguchany Energy and Metallurgical Association (BEMA)" investment project.
RF Federal Tariff Service
Participation in formulating new rules for the wholesale and retail markets of electric power.
Conducting of independent studies in antimonopoly regulation and competition policy for the purpose of legally specified criteria of the concept of a "monopoly-high price", classification of criteria and principal methods used in the analysis of the above price setting in the word law practices; preparing of editorial proposals on amendments to the antimonopoly laws; yearly monitoring of the lawmaking process, initiatives of the RF Government regarding amendments to the basic antimonopoly legislation; representing interests of the company during discussion of amendments to the legislation during scientific and expert meetings, public discussions conducted by competition experts with antimonopoly and other government authorities.
Preparation of an expert opinion substantiating the possibility of registration of power generation facilities under capacity supply agreements on the wholesale electricity market, based on an agency agreement.
Komi Power Supply Company
Representing interests in the Federal Tariff Service of Russia during the settlement of tariff-related conflicts.
Komienergo – branch of the North-West Interregional Distribution Grid Company, OJSC
Consulting on the client’s reforms as a part of the ongoing restructuring of RAO UES of Russia and regarding possible solutions aimed at minimization of the client’s legal risks.
Legal analysis of the legal authority of the Federal Tariff Service of Russia regarding refusal to accept fuel expenses estimated on the basis of the specific consumption rates approved by the RF Ministry of Energy.
Representing interests in the arbitration courts regarding the appeal of the decision adopted by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia due to the monopoly-high price set for fuel; appeal of the decision on the turnover-based fine.
Protecting of the client’s interests in the Arbitration Court of the Rostov Region, the Fifteenth Arbitration Court of Appeal, the Federal Arbitration Court of the North-Caucasus District and the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation at the suit against Donenergo, OSC, regarding recovery of the principal debt resulting from the improper performance of the obligations by the defendant under the electricity transmission agreement.
Representing interests in the proceedings on misuse of the dominant position in connection with the groundless evasion of entering into a contract for electric power supply.
Legal support in the dispute with the Inter-Regional Distribution Grid Company of the Center and Volga Area regarding recovery of the outstanding amount payable for the services provided in transmission of electric power; collecting of compensation from the regional grid companies for electric power losses.