Legal Business

Euro elite: focus Russia and CIS – Cold fronts

While international firms have enjoyed tussling with leading independents in Moscow for years, a hardening market has seen the local players show their resilience.

Russia’s legal market continues to struggle after international sanctions were imposed in 2014 during the Ukraine crisis, affecting corporate, commercial and capital markets. These penalties added to the problems the region was already grappling with following the global financial crisis and low oil prices that were hitting the nation’s industry.