Terms & Conditions

Last updated: September 2019

All materials on this website (“Website”) are provided by Buzko Krasnov, a law firm operating in the Russian Federation and the United States (“Buzko Krasnov,” “we,” or “us”), for informational purposes only and do not contain legal advice, legal opinions or any other form of advice regarding any specific facts or circumstances. A user of this Website (“you”) should not take any action or refrain from acting based on the content you find on the Website.

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) describe the terms and conditions applicable to your access to and use of the Website. By using the Website, you accept and agree to comply with these Terms. We may revise these Terms at any time by posting revised Terms on the Website, and you agree that your use of the Website after such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms.

1. Attorney-Client Relationship

All information and materials on the Website (“Content”) are provided by Buzko Krasnov for informational purposes only and do not contain legal advice, legal opinions, or any other form of advice regarding any specific facts or circumstances that may apply to you. Your transmission or receipt of information contained on this Website does not form or constitute an attorney-client relationship with Buzko Krasnov or any of its attorneys or consultants. An attorney-client relationship may only be established after we confirm in writing that we represent and act for you. Please do not send us any confidential information until we have confirmed in writing that we represent or act for you. Unsolicited emails from non-clients do not establish an attorney-client relationship, may not be privileged, and may be disclosed to others. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome in future representation.

2. Proprietary Rights

The Website and its layout, design, and Content and all intellectual property including domain names, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress provided on the Website (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) are the sole and exclusive property of Buzko Krasnov or its affiliates. Other than as explicitly authorized by these Terms, you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose the Intellectual Property or its individual elements without Buzko Krasnov’s express prior written permission.

3. Permitted Uses

So long as you agree to and comply with these Terms, you may view and print a single copy of the Website and the Content. You agree that you will not remove or modify any acknowledgements, credits, or legal notices contained on the Website or in the Content. Special terms may apply to some services offered on the Website and may be posted in connection with the applicable service, feature, or activity. Any such terms are in addition to these Terms and, in the event of a conflict, the special terms will govern.

4. Access Restrictions

You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through a standard web browser on a computer or mobile device. You further agree that you will not damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of it.

5. Content

The Content available on the Website is intended for general informational purposes only and is provided solely on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. You are encouraged to independently confirm the information contained on the Website. Buzko Krasnov makes no warranties, representations, or claims of any kind with respect to the Content or its accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose.

6. Links to Other Sites

The Website contains links to websites operated by other parties. We provide these links as a convenience, and your use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of Buzko Krasnov, and we are not responsible for the content of any such sites, make no representations regarding them, and do not necessarily endorse or approve the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through any such sites.

7. Links to buzko.legal

Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and Buzko Krasnov, you must adhere to Buzko Krasnov’s linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Buzko Krasnov’s name and Intellectual Property; (ii) the appearance, position, and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with Buzko Krasnov; and (iii) Buzko Krasnov reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.

8. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

a.

THE WEBSITE AND ALL MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BUZKO KRASNOV MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

b.

BUZKO KRASNOV MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.

c.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BUZKO KRASNOV DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF BUZKO KRASNOV  HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THEPOSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

9. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Buzko Krasnov, its partners, affiliates, and contributors from any liability, loss, claim, or expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your use of the Website or breach of these Terms.

10. Privacy Policy

By agreeing to these Terms, you acknowledge that we may collect, use, and disclose your information as described in Buzko Krasnov’s Privacy Policy.

11. Governing Law

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation. Any dispute between you and Buzko Krasnov regarding the Content or use of the Website will be resolved by the Commercial (“Arbitrazhny”) Court for Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.

12. Miscellaneous Provisions

a.

These Terms set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Buzko Krasnov with respect to the subject matter of the Terms.

b.

If any provision of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, such provision will be struck, and the remaining provisions will remain in full force.

c.

You may not assign or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms without the prior written consent of Buzko Krasnov, and any assignment or transfer in violation of this provision will be void.

d.

Buzko Krasnov reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms, including the right to block access from a particular internet address.