Russian Billionaire Vs. The U.S. Government: A Look At Oleg Deripaska’s Puzzling Lawsuit
When the U.S. Department of Treasury sanctioned Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska and his companies in April 2018, the oligarch was busy preparing for Russian Orthodox Easter celebrations and hardly seemed surprised. “The events this morning are very unfortunate but not unexpected,” he wrote to Forbes in an email at the time. “Certainly the grounds for putting my name on the list…are groundless, ridiculous and absurd.”
January 30, 2019
Bruce Marks, former republican Pennsylvania State Senator and an experienced international business transactions lawyer, discusses the political crisis in Venezuela, the continued economic fallout, and the ongoing issues of the US-Venezuela relations.
November 7, 2018
Bruce Marks comments to RIA news on the midterm results. The Democratic Party which gained control of the House of Representatives during the midterm elections could create problems for President Donald Trump in Congress.
July 17, 2018
Bruce Marks gave an interview to RIA News on the indictments against 12 Russian nationals as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election that interfered with the President’s ability to both govern domestically and conduct foreign affairs.
April 7, 2018
Bruce Marks gave an interview to RIA News. He expressed his concern that US sanctions will significantly affect the Russian economy and business of Oleg Deripaska, Viktor Vekselberg and Suleiman Kerimov, as well as other listed Russian businessmen.
On April 6, 2018 the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on 38 individuals and companies close to Russian President Vladimir Putin — including seven Russian oligarchs and 17 government officials.
January 21, 2018
Bruce Marks gives an interview to RIA News on D. Trump’s first year accomplishments. He points that the president is boosting the U.S. economy with tax reform as well as improving the US immigration system.
Sergei Bespalov, of counsel to Marks & Sokolov, LLC, was retained as lead counsel to represent families of victims of the tragic Metrojet Flight 9268 crash, which occurred on October 31, 2015. The flight crashed in the Sinai, while en-route from Sharm El Sheikh to St. Petersburg, Russia. All 217 passengers and seven crew members were killed. The lawsuit, which was filed on behalf of 149 plaintiffs in the Zamoskvoretskiy court in Moscow, Russia, in October of 2017, seeks damages in excess of €1.4 billion.