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- Russian counter-sanctions: New requirements for state approval for sale-purchase of interests in limited liability companies. Sanctioned Russian banks now permitted to convert customer FX deposits into Rubles.
On September 8, 2022, RF Presidential Edict No. 618 On the Special Procedure for Conducting (Performing) Certain Types of Transactions (Operations) Amongst Certain Persons (Edict 618) entered into effect. Please see full Publication below for more information.
- “Fifth Antimonopoly Package” sent to State Duma
After several years of discussion with various governmental authorities, business representatives and the expert community, the so-called “fifth antimonopoly package” has been submitted to the State Duma for consideration. It is a draft law amending Federal Law No. 135-FZ on Protection of Competition of July 26, 2006 (the “Competition Law”) (hereinafter the “Draft Law”). Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Ministry of Industry and Trade approves list of goods for importation to Russia without right holder’s consent
Ministry of Industry and Trade Order No. 1532 of April 19, 2022, which approved a list of goods and groups of goods for which parallel import to Russia is authorized (the List), entered into effect on May 7, 2022. Please see full Publication below for more information.
- New May 2022 Russian Counter-Sanctions: Key Points
On 3 and 4 May 2022, the Russian President adopted two key edicts. The edicts clarify the application of certain provisions from prior presidential edicts (Nos. 81 and 95) and introduce new counter-measures against so-called unfriendly states... Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Russian issuers ordered to wind down depositary receipts programmes
On 1 April 2022, a draft law (the Draft Law) prohibiting placement and circulation of depositary receipts representing shares of Russian issuers (DRs) and requiring Russian issuers to terminate their DR facilities was published on the State Duma website, which, if/when adopted, would bring an era of Russia-based companies tapping international equity capital markets through DR issues to an end. Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Russian Government acts to introduce bankruptcy moratorium
Readers will recall, on April 1, 2020 the RF President signed RF Law No. 98-FZ, amending RF Law No. 127- FZ On Insolvency (Bankruptcy) of October 26, 2002 (the Law) and authorising the Government to impose a moratorium on creditors’ initiation of bankruptcies to stabilize the economy in exceptional cases (a Moratorium). Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Russian counter-sanctions: Temporary procedure for repaying debt to foreign creditors
On March 5, 2022, Russia’s Edict No. 95 On Temporary Procedures for Discharging Obligations to Certain Foreign Creditors (Edict 95) entered into immediate effect. Russian authorities have thus temporarily changed how Russian debtors may discharge their obligations to creditors. Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Global Connection - Russia Permits Patent Misappropriation From Unfriendly Countries
On Monday, March 7, 2022, the Russian government announced that compensation would not be required when Russian entities infringe patent rights from "unfriendly" countries. This unilateral action by Russia may have a significant impact on the current multilateral protections provided by international law and bilateral treaties. Companies should consider evaluating the impact of the decision, whether it may be replicated by other countries, and potentially take proactive steps to protect intellectual property. The list of impacted – or unfriendly countries – includes those jurisdictions that have taken active steps to economically protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine, namely: the 27 EU member countries, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Please see full Alert below for more information.
- Russia's sanctions (capital controls) countermeasures: key points
On February 28, 2022 and March 1, 2022, the Russian Federation President adopted the following edicts setting out economic measures aimed at responding to recent international sanctions pressure on the Russian ruble due to the current situation in Ukraine: (a) RF President Edict No. 79, On Special Economic Measures in Connection with Adverse Actions of the United States and Foreign States and International Organizations That Have Joined Them, dated 28 February 2022 (Edict 79); and (b) RF President Edict No. 81, On Additional Temporary Economic Measures to Ensure Financial Stability in the Russian Federation, dated 1 March 2022 (Edict 81). Please see full Publication below for more information.
- Sanctions Update: EU, UK, and Japan Impose New Sanctions and Export Controls Relating to Russia
New rules significantly expand the scope of existing sanctions on Russia and impose extensive new export controls. This Client Alert is published in the context of fast-moving developments and should be read in conjunction with the Latham & Watkins Client Alert published on 25 February 2022. Significant additional measures are expected to be introduced in the coming days. Please see full Alert below for more information.
- Russian Legal Update - June 2011
In This Issue: Russia Acts Quickly to Restore the Right for Employers to Register Foreign Nationals: the Visa Regime for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals is Fleshed Out - p1 Mediation Framework Adopted in Russia - p3 Planning Can Ease Burden of U.S. Cross-Border Estate Tax Rules and...
- Regulation No. 383-P of the Russian Central Bank of June 19, 2012 on Money Transfer Rules
The new Regulation on Money Transfer Rules came into effect on July, 9, 2012. It replaced Regulation No. 2-P of October 30, 2002 on the Cashless Money Transfers in the Russian Federation and Regulation No. 222-P of April 1, 2003 on the Cashless Money Transfers by Individuals in the Russian...
- Doing business, or thinking about investing, in Russia? Recent changes to the Russian Civil Code
In This Presentation: 1. Why were changes needed? 2. How are things changing? 3. The process of change 4. Amendments in place now 5. What is still to change? - 2nd Draft Amendment - 3rd Draft Amendment - 4th Draft Amendment - others 6. Questions and discussion ...
- CIS Legal Update - May 2013: Russia Ministry of Finance Removes Cyprus from its “Blacklist”
As of January 1, 2013, Cyprus will no longer be included on the "blacklist" of countries that give preferential treatment and/or do not disclose their financial operations....
- Russia’s Supreme Arbitrazh Court Summarizes Application of the Public Policy Clause
As in many other countries in the world, in Russia the violation, by a foreign state court judgment or arbitral award, of the public policy constitutes a ground to deny recognition and enforcement of such judgments and awards. Therefore, it is key to carefully draft the dispute resolution clause in ...
- CIS Legal Update - September 2013: Recent Developments of Russian Court Practice on Lease of Real Estate
The Supreme State Commercial Court of the Russian Federation (the "Supreme State Commercial Court") issued Decree No. 13 (the "Decree") on 25 January 2013 clarifying certain issues relating to lease agreements. The Decree offers a business-friendly approach when resolving disputes over lease...
- Proposed Revision to the Gas Export Law in Russia
On 6 November 2013, the Russian government submitted to the Duma (the lower chamber of the Russian legislature) a bill aiming to amend the Federal Law 'On the Expert of Gas', broadening the entities who may undertake natural gas exports, including LNG operations. The bill would amend the existing...
- Russian Compliance Practitioners In Texas
Yesterday I had the privilege of meeting a group of compliance practitioners from Russia who came to the United States to meet with US based compliance professionals and learn more about how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) impacts how US companies do business overseas. The delegation was...
- Russia requests that INTERPOL issue a Red Notice for William Browder again
Russia's preoccupation with obtaining a Red Notice against William Browder continues. I first addressed this issue here. For those who haven't followed the case, William Browder is the chief executive officer and co-founder of the investment fund Hermitage Capital Management, and a noted critic...
- Russian Employment Law: Terms of Employment and Separation
Terms of Employment. Under Russia’s Labor Code, there is a maximum 40-hour work week for employees, and less than that for certain types of jobs and workers, such as for employees working in dangerous environments or employees under eighteen years of age. The law also contains provisions pertaining ...