Applicants seek to recover $44.1 million from FIFA World Cup’s IT contractor
MOSCOW, August 13 (RAPSI) – Several Russian organizations have filed motions with the Moscow Commercial Court seeking to recover about 3 billion rubles ($44.1 million) in debt from Asteros company, an IT contractor for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia, the court’s ruling reads.
Russian Capital bank seeks to recover 1.9 billion rubles ($27.9 million), MTS-Bank seeks 353.4 million ($5.1 million), LOKO-Bank seeks 298.4 million ($4.3 million), Russia’s Federal Tax Service seeks 107.7 million ($1.5 million), Borlas Group seeks 51.7 million ($760,200), the United Basketball League seeks 14.8 million ($217,600).
On July 12, the court initiated a monitoring procedure against the company.
On July 5, Russia’s largest bank Sberbank filed a bankruptcy claim against Asteros.
The safety concept for one of Russia’s largest sports complexes Luzhniki along with its “clean zone” inside the object were developed by Asteros.