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Nikolay Piksin receives award from National Russian Federation

01/06/2005

Nikolay Piksin, head of the Moscow office of the law firm CMS Hasche Sigle has been awarded the honour "Public Distinction" from the National Russian Foundation. The award pays tribute to Piksin's work on the protection of rights and interests of foreign investors in the Russian Federation and his active support in preparing and introducing the reform of the court system. The honour is one of the highest public awards in Russia. 
The Foundation awards this honour to individuals and organisations in recognition of work which has contributed towards the consolidation and further development of the Russian State, the economy, science and culture. The Foundation's board of trustees includes prominent politicians and officials and representatives from the intellectual, cultural, scientific and economic elite of Russian society. The Foundation cooperates closely with the government of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, the State Duma, the Russian Confederation of Manufacturers and Businessmen, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and other associations for social and economic cooperation. 
CMS Hasche Sigle has operated a successful legal practice in the Russian capital since January 2004. The German and Russian lawyers in our Moscow office mainly provide legal advice to German clients and their subsidiaries who are developing and extending their business activities in the Russian market. It has particular expertise in the fields of corporate, tax and real property law and litigation. 
Contact CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Cornelius Brandi, Managing Partner 
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 / 20360-156 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Joachim Gres, senior partner 
Tel.: +49(0) 69 / 71701-0 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Background 
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 420 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. 
CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague and Shanghai. 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading European law firms. With over 575 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 3,800 support staff we advise our clients in 24 countries in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues. 
Local strength and legal tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice. 
In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Klainguti Stettler Wille (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 24 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa. 
For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see www.cmslegal.com .