Moscow court returns $14.6 mln suit against FIFA IT contractor to Russian sports complex
MOSCOW, April 13 (RAPSI) – The Moscow Commercial Court has returned a 937.9 million-ruble (about $14.6 million) lawsuit filed against Asteros company, an IT contractor for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia, back to the Luzhniki Sports Complex, the court documents read.
According to the court, the plaintiff did not exhaust all available options to achieve a settlement with the defendant and did not provide evidence of filing a note containing demands listed in the claim.
On May 28, the court will consider the defendant’s bankruptcy claim.
Asteros is also a defendant in several lawsuits filed by various organizations. In March, Russian Narodny Bank lodged a claim seeking to collect 252.7 million rubles ($4.3 million) from the IT company.
The safety concept for one of Russia’s largest sports complexes Luzhniki along with its “clean zone” inside the object were developed by Asteros.