Maxim Finskiy Seeks Relief in Court from Russian State-Sponsored Corporate Raid

LONDON/WASHINGTON, 19 August 2015 – Russian businessman Maxim Finskiy has initiated civil legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) and Canada in response to what he asserts was a Russian state-sponsored corporate raid that forced him to relinquish his ownership interest and management role in publicly-traded gold mining company White Tiger Gold Ltd. (“White […]

Максим Финский обратился за судебной помощью для защиты от рейда, осуществляемого группой лиц в Российский Федерации

Российский бизнесмен Максим Финский подал гражданский иск на Британских Виргинских Островах и в Канаде в ответ на рейдерский захват, инициированный Сергеем Янчуковым («Янчуков») и осуществленный с участием группы лиц в высших кругах российского руководства. В результате в 2013 году Финский был вынужден отказаться от своей доли собственности и руководящей позиции в компании по добыче золота […]

Robert Amsterdam on Emerging Markets in The Lawyers Weekly

Canadian publication The Lawyers Weekly has published a contribution from Robert Amsterdam on doing business in emerging markets in their upcoming August 21 edition. An adapted excerpt can be found below. For lawyers representing clients’ interests in challenging environments, some basic changes of mentality must be embraced. Firstly, too many international lawyers are quick to […]

Victim of Russian State-Sponsored Corporate Raid Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP and Shutts & Bowen LLP

LONDON/WASHINGTON, 10 August 2015 – Russian businessman Maxim Finskiy has retained international legal counsel to represent him against a fabricated criminal investigation brought by the Russian authorities. Finskiy, the founder and former Executive Chairman of White Tiger Gold Ltd. (“White Tiger”), was detained and placed under house arrest in Moscow in March 2015, in connection […]

Жертва рейда, спонсированного российским правительством, нанял в защиту Amsterdam & Partners и Shutts & Bowen LLP

Лондон/Вашингтон, 10 августа 2015 – Российский бизнесмен Максим Финский нанял международных адвокатов представлять его интересы в сфабрикованном против него уголовном деле, инициированном российскими властями. Финский, основатель и бывший исполнительный директор компании White Tiger Gold Ltd, был задержан и помещен под домашний арест в Москве в марте 2015 года при участии ряда лиц, связанных российским руководством […]

Ilya Ponomarev Will Fight ‘Basmanny Justice,’ Says Amsterdam

The following press release was distributed to media outlets on 17 July 2015: LONDON, 17 July 2015 – The reported move by Moscow to issue an arrest warrant against Russian opposition State Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev represents a familiar abuse of the legal system, says lawyer Robert Amsterdam. According to Russian media reports on Wednesday, […]

Rule of Law Prevails in Zambia with Dismissal of Politically Motivated Case against Rupiah Banda

Yesterday the Lusaka High Court dismissed a politically motivated case that was brought against former President Rupiah Banda by the previous government. This case accusing him of benefitting from an oil deal with Nigeria, which was the brainchild of the late President Michael Sata and his chosen prosecutor, the currently suspended Mutembo Nchito, and was […]

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by Russian Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev

LONDON, 1 June 2015 – The law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP has been retained as international counsel to represent Russian State Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev. The Honorable Mr. Ponomarev has led a distinguished political career representing the constituents of Novosibirsk by introducing legislation with conscientiousness and fair deliberation despite the hostile, rubber-stamp environment […]

Amsterdam & Partners LLP to Release Key Documents Relating to 2010 Bangkok Massacre

May 19th 2015 will mark the 5th anniversary of the Bangkok Massacre when almost 100 unarmed Thai civilians were murdered on the streets of the Thai capital at the hands of the Thai Army during April-May 2010. May 19th also specifically marks the deaths of 6 innocent civilians who were shot and killed in 2010 […]

Zambian Watchdog’s Fake News about Henry Banda a Political Ploy, Says Amsterdam

20 February 2015 – The following statement was issued by lawyer Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Partners LLP (London, United Kingdom): The practise of knowingly publishing completely false information under the guise of news reporting has become such a severe problem in Zambia that we are approaching a dangerous threshold, where not only criminal liability […]