Category Archives: M & S Updates

Bruce Marks gave an interview to BBC

July 27, 2017

Bruce Marks gave an interview to BBC on the passed a bill that gives Congress the power to block any effort by the White House to weaken sanctions on Russia, offering a direct challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority.

BBC Article

In Re Foreign Economic Industrial Bank Limited, “Vneshprombank” Ltd. United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York Case No. 16-13534

Marks&Sokolov successfully obtained an order granting recognition of the Russian “Vneshprombank” Ltd. insolvency proceeding under Chapter 15 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Marks&Sokolov represents Russian bank “Vneshprombank” Ltd. that was declared bankrupt in spring 2016. The bank is now undergoing bankruptcy procedure under Russian bankruptcy laws.

On behalf of its client Marks&Sokolov filed a petition to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking to recognize Russian insolvency proceeding as the main foreign proceeding under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Marks&Sokolov also asked the court to provide other relief in aid of the proceeding within the territory of the U.S.

The petition was granted by the court, as a result Russian bankruptcy proceeding was recognized as the “main foreign proceeding” and the bank received protection under the U.S. laws and a chance to use other relief provided by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Bruce S. Marks and the firm have been engaged to represent the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign

Bruce S. Marks and the firm have been engaged to represent the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign, Inc. in litigation filed in Pennsylvania federal court by the Pennsylvania State Democratic Committee.   Their relationship dates to 1994, when Donald Trump attended an event for Bruce’s reelection campaign to the Pennsylvania State Senate.

Filed opposition to Plaintiff’s motion for TRO

Sur-reply of Defendant Donald J. Trump for President, INC. to Plaintiff’s Motion for Temporary Restraining Order And Preliminary Injunction

Thomas Sullivan acted as moderator ABA’s Eighth Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIC’s-Related Business Disputes

September 30, 2016

ABA’s Eighth Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes was held at the Raddison Royal Hotel in Moscow. The conference was attended by representatives of more than one hundred law firms from Europe, Asia and America.

Thomas Sullivan acted as moderator of the fifth session on International Judicial assistance. The panel addressed practical workarounds for navigating potential traps that can arise in connection with both inbound and out-bound service of process and requests for international judicial assistance in matters involving Russian parties.

Event’s brochure