Morgan Lewis (JD Supra Russia)

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  • Morgan Lewis Spark - Q1 2021 (Russian)

    The first quarter of 2021 was relatively slow in respect of Russian legislative developments. And yet we saw development of a number of important legislative frameworks, particularly with a focus to the emerging global energy transition, with draft legislation being developed in respect of greenhouse emission reduction and LNG production in Russia. Please see full Publication below for

  • US AND EU RUSSIA SANCTIONS UPDATE—US/EU (& UK) OVERVIEW (AND RUSSIAN COUNTERSANCTIONS) – APRIL 2021

    The still evolving US sanctions (as well as the EU and now also separate UK sanctions) continue to challenge Russia-related business. The sanctions frameworks are complex, changing, and, at times, inconsistent as well as overlapping. Navigating this complex global framework is made even more difficult by the ongoing unpredictable and reactionary geopolitical environment as the Biden...

  • COVID-19: Is Vaccination Mandatory to Work in Russia?

    Expectations for positive turns in many spheres of life, both commercial and social, have sprung at the arrival of COVID-19 vaccination. One of the popular questions is whether vaccination could change the current preference for working remotely (even as we see gradual easing of the remote work requirement in Russia) or whether it would be…

  • Russia Sanctions Update – US / EU (And Brexit-UK) Overview And Energy Sector Focus & Russian Countersanctions, as of 10 December 2020

    The still evolving US sanctions (as well as the EU and now also separate UK sanctions) continue to challenge Russia-related business. The sanctions frameworks are complex, changing, and, at times, inconsistent as well as overlapping. Navigating this complex global framework is made even more difficult by the ongoing unpredictable and reactionary geopolitical environment as the Biden...

  • Morgan Lewis Spark Q4 2020 - Russian

    От нашей команды - Наша команда хотела бы поздравить Вас и Ваших близких с наступившим Новым годом! Позвольте нам воспользоваться этой возможностью, чтобы пожелать Вам счастья, здоровья и благополучия в Новом 2021 году! Please see full Publication below for more information.

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q4 2020 - English

    Happy New Year from our team to you and yours. We would like to take this moment to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021. Morgan Lewis Spark is a quarterly update highlighting new and amended Russian legislation of importance to companies operating in the Russian energy and mining sectors. We hope it provides you with a useful tool to navigate these developments. Please see...

  • Russia Releases Hydrogen Roadmap

    As governments and businesses (including many oil and gas majors) around the world turn their increasingly acute attention to energy transition, the potential commercialization of the use of hydrogen technologies could play a key role in the global clean energy agenda. Recently, Russia has produced its own hydrogen roadmap.

  • Russia Releases Hydrogen Roadmap

    As governments and businesses (including many oil and gas majors) around the world turn their increasingly acute attention to energy transition, the potential commercialization of the use of hydrogen technologies could play a key role in the global clean energy agenda. Recently, Russia has produced its own hydrogen roadmap.

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q3 2020 - English

    As Russia and countries around the world continue to deal with the repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to hope that you and your family are safe and healthy as you receive this update. Please know that, through all of this, our team remains focused, connected, and ready to support you and your colleagues in any way that we can. And we hope that this quarterly update...

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q3 2020 - Russian

    As Russia and countries around the world continue to grapple with the fallout from the current COVID-19 pandemic, guiding this review, we continue to hope that you and your loved ones are doing well. Please keep in mind that throughout this time our team remains in touch, does not lose focus and is ready to support you and your colleagues in any possible way. That said, we hope that our quarterly

  • COVID-19: Moscow Steps Up Workplace Restrictions, Introduces Reporting Requirements as Infection Rises

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Vladimir Putin authorized the heads of Russian regions to determine the lockdown rules depending on the epidemiological situation in a particular territory. In this alert we address the most recent restrictions introduced by the Mayor of Moscow, including new reporting requirements.

  • Top Questions for Retailers in Russia Amid COVID-19

    Reopening procedures for retailers in Russia focus on employee scheduling, social distancing and sanitary plans, and medical screening protocols.

  • US and EU Russia Sanctions Update—overview and Energy Sector Focus (and Emerging Russian Countersanctions) – July 2020

    This presentation, an update to our April 2020 presentation, highlights the most recent developments and then provides a detailed overview of the relevant frameworks and their possible implications—including a focus on the energy sector—as of 28 July 2020. Please see full Publication below for more information.

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q2 2020 (RUSSIAN)

    OVERVIEW OF CHANGES LEGISLATION - SECOND QUARTER 2020 - Below we provide a brief overview of some key changes and additions to the Russian legislation introduced in the second quarter 2020 that may be of interest for energy and mining companies, operating in Russia. Please see full Publication below for more information.

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q2 2020

    From our team to yours- As both Russia and countries around the world are beginning the process of reopening, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy as you receive this update. Please know that, through all of this, our team remains focused, connected, and ready to support you and your colleagues in any way that we can. In these unprecedented times, we are seeing the...

  • New Russian Law Allows Sanctioned Parties to Move Contract Disputes to Russian Court

    By President Putin’s signature on 8 June 2020, Russia has enacted a jarring new Law by which, as written, in a significant range of circumstances Russian individuals and companies (and foreign companies) that have been sanctioned under the US, EU (and other) anti-Russia sanctions programs may now...

  • COVID-19: Russia Reopening the Workplace: A Preliminary Guide for Moscow Employers

    As Russian regions are lifting pandemic-related workplace restrictions, employers must start considering how best to cope with a vast array of issues, including restarting operations, reintegrating remote-working employees, implementing new and existing requirements, and protecting the safety of employees and customers.

  • Russia's COVID-19 Response: Moratorium on Bankruptcy and Freeze on Transactions

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Russia has changed its bankruptcy laws to provide for a moratorium on bankruptcies and a freeze on certain transactions.

  • Russian Courts Face Limitations Due to COVID-19 (UPDATED)

    Russian courts introduced certain measures to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread. Affected parties should take these measures into consideration when developing their litigation strategies.

  • Morgan Lewis Spark | Q1 2020

    From our team to yours - First and foremost, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy as you receive this update. We are certainly living in unprecedented times— which create greater uncertainty, instability, and anxiety for all of us. This is not the first time for the energy and mining sectors or for Russia to be facing a crisis, but it may be the first time that

  • Russia Adopts New Investment Law

    President Vladimir Putin signed a package of laws (informally referred to as the Investment Code) on 1 April to encourage further investment in Russia. The primary tool that the new legislation offers to investors is an individual investment regime that includes tax, customs, and regulatory benefits and is available to eligible projects for a term…

  • COVID-19: Moscow Further Restricts Work and Travel During Mandatory Downtime

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Russia has introduced non-work days through 30 April 2020 to keep people at home. The non-work days are mandatory for all employers with limited exemptions.

  • Russia COVID-19 Response: State Support for Large Businesses

    Russia’s state support for Russian businesses amid the unprecedented consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been so far focused primarily on small and mid-sized businesses. This LawFlash examines the measures Russia is taking or considering to support larger businesses coping with COVID-19.

  • COVID-19: Rules on Working in Russia During Mandatory Downtime

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Russian President Vladimir Putin asked people to stay at home and introduced non-working days, initially from 30 March to 3 April and recently extended to 30 April.

  • COVID-19: Russia Stays at Home – Non-Work Days from 30 March–3 April

    President Vladimir Putin called on people living in Russia to stay at home from 28 March-5 April and announced non-work days from 30 March-3 April in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Russian Courts Face Limitations Due to COVID-19

    Russian courts introduced certain measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Parties should take these measures into consideration when developing their litigation strategies.

  • Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Russia: Measures Affecting Employers

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has urged the Russian authorities to take immediate steps to respond to the pandemic. The rules apply to every employer in Russia, whether a governmental agency or a company, or a branch or representative office of a company, including foreign companies.

  • Russia Amends Federal Law on Joint Stock Companies to Address COVID-19 Emergency

    The Russian parliament urgently passed a new law on 14 March that amends the Federal Law on Joint Stock Companies (the JSC Law) to allow shareholder meetings in 2020 to be conducted by absentee voting if the agenda includes certain items.

  • Russia Adopts Antitrust Compliance Law

    A new law that comes into effect in Russia on March 12, 2020, introduces antitrust compliance into Russian law. Among other things, this new law could serve as a legitimate basis for Russian subsidiaries of multinational companies to comply with global antitrust policies.

  • Russian Competition Authority Develops Guidelines for Preinstallation of Domestic Software

    Following adoption of the law on the preinstallation of Russian software on electronic devices in December 2019, the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has developed draft guidelines to determine the types of electronic devices that will be subject to the new regulations, as well as the deadlines and procedures for the preinstallation of domestic software.

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