Denuo Event in Dubai

New Realities and the Rise of the Middle East as an International Business Hub
Denuo (formerly the Russia/CIS offices of DLA Piper) is following its international client base to the Middle East. We recently established an office in Dubai and use this invitation to announce our first client event in the Middle East.

Being held in collaboration with EKP Legal Counsel, an established regional firm (Dubai, Riyadh, Beirut) with whom we work closely.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
16:0018:00 — Seminar
18:00−21:00 — Networking reception

Location name
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai
(No. 3 Sheikh Zayed Road)

Join us on-line

For more information and registration please contact Marina Piotrovskaya at

The seminar will address the following topics as well as provide plenty of opportunity for audience questions:

  • Structuring and restructuring issues
  • Sanctions implications of using the UAE for holding structures and trading
  • Opportunities and impact of new UAE tax compliance in the execution of cross-border transactions
  • Updates on Doing Business Changes in the UAE & Saudi Arabia
  • Denis Sosedkin
    Partner, Denuo (moderator)
  • Scott Hutton
    Partner, EKP (moderator)
  • Elena Mikhailovskaia
    Partner, Denuo
  • Anna Otkina
    Partner, Denuo
  • Patrick Khoury
    Partner, EKP
  • Steffen Kaufmann
    Partner, Denuo
  • Scott Antel
    Partner, Denuo
  • Mikhail Bychikhin
    Legal director, Denuo
About Denuo

Denuo is one of the largest Russian cross-border multidisciplinary law firms operating through its offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Tbilisi and Dubai. It is the legacy Russia/CIS practice (2005−2022) of DLA Piper, a global law firm.

With over 100 professionals (including 17 partners) we are a leading independent legal and tax advisory firm serving Russian and global businesses and are widely recognized by local and international rating agencies, such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Mergermarket, and

We operate in highly volatile regulatory environment and have both the expertise and the experience to deliver optimal solutions to the many business and legal challenges our clients face.

About EKP

EKP is a regional law firm of leading legal experts who bring together international expertise with deeply rooted knowledge of Middle East markets. Our track record in the region is unparalleled, with partners grounded in the region and serving it together for more than 15 years. Our integrated resources and expertise can help you capitalize on new opportunities and mitigate related risks.

We are committed all the way to providing international quality standards bolstered by our knowledge of the local market.

Our expertise spans across four main practice groups and around 40 business sectors and our clients range from state owned entities and large multinational corporations, public entities and governmental bodies, financial intermediaries and institutional investors to high-net-worth individuals and family offices, high growth ventures, Fortune 500 companies and SMEs.
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