As pressure builds for Western law firms to break ties with major Russian clients amid the fast-developing conflict in Ukraine, a Georgia law firm is seeking to disqualify an international firm from representing a commercial Russian bank.

Baker McKenzie International partner Jacob M. Kaplan of New York is representing VUZ-Bank JSC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ural Bank for Reconstruction and Development CB PJSC, in its request to take discovery in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia for use in alleged fraud proceedings in Dubai.

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