Articles by Rustam Kurmaev



Legal Highlights: Disputing Cadastral Value: The Whys and Wherefores

  • 31 March 15
  • Goltsblat BLP

The systemic crisis currently ravaging the country is prompting the business community to focus particularly on cutting business costs. An effective way of doing so is to seek a reduction in the cadastral value of land, shopping centres and other properties used in their business.


Corporate Disputes on Emerging Markets Transactions

  • 23 January 13
  • Goltsblat BLP
Investing in emerging markets is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and while most corporate deals progress smoothly, there are occasions when it is necessary to call in the litigation and dispute resolution teams.

Distressed Debt II – Preparing for the Sequel

  • 14 September 11
  • Goltsblat BLP
Distressed debt became a central issue globally in the 2008 financial meltdown and the handling of it impacts on the willingness of creditors to resume lending and getting the economic wheels moving again. Although nobody wants to think of the worst, simple precautions can help put lenders in a more certain legal position, and enable them to have a better understanding of the processes involved when debtors hit the rocks.