Highlights

25 june 2015

Successfully defending SovInterAvtoServis Open Joint Stock Company in the Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow Circuit

The Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow Circuit has rejected a cassation appeal lodged by Montazhspetzstroi Limited Liability Company in Case No. А40-119766/2014 opened upon an action brought by SovInterAvtoServis OJSC for the recovery of an advance payment in the amount of more than RUB 66 million following the respondent’s failure to do contracted construction work on the IVECO concern’s dealership in the Moscow Region.
10 february 2015

Upholding the interests of Megapolis group companies in tax disputes over their right to refunds of the tax amounts overpaid through the fault of tax agents

The litigation (Case No. VAS-7764/13) resulted in the Supreme Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of the Russian Federation taking a stand to allow new opportunities in Russian enforcement practice by allowing taxpayers to themselves choose the remedy to reinstate their injured rights under the circumstances, i.e. to apply to a tax authority for a refund or to reclaim the tax surplus by suing the tax agent as the debtor having defaulted under the respective civil-law obligation.