Igor Ostapets

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Russian Legislation Update: 9 May - 17 July 2016

Welcome to the most recent issue of our Russian Legislation Update, covering the period of 9 May - 17 July 2016. In this issue: - Civil relations - Currency Control - Anti-Money Laundering - Banking -...more

8/5/2016 - Anti-Money Laundering Banking Sector Beneficial Owner Central Bank of Russia Credit Rating Agencies Currency Control Disclosure Requirements Financial Markets Limited Liability Companies LLC New Legislation Power of Attorney Procurement Guidelines Public Notaries Publicly-Traded Companies Russia

Russian Legislation Update: May 2016

Currency Control - On 13 April the Government adopted Resolution No. 300 regarding, among other things, currency control bodies. Due to the abolishment of the Federal Service for Fiscal and Budgetary Supervision,...more

5/25/2016 - Bank of Russia Banks Climate Change Currency Control Currency Exchange Foreign Currency Greenhouse Gas Emissions Insurance Industry Investment Funds Kyoto Protocol New Legislation Paris Agreement Russia

Russian Legislation Update

Currency Control - On 5 April 2016 the President signed Federal Law No. 89-FZ amending the Administrative Offences Code. The limitation period for bringing administrative action for a breach of currency legislation...more

4/21/2016 - Banking Sector Concession Agreements Currency Control New Legislation Roads Russia

Russian Legislation Update

Corporate - On 29 December 2015 the President signed Federal Law No. 391-FZ amending the Basic Principles of Notary Activities, the LLC Law and a number of other laws. The amendments provide, among others, the...more

3/11/2016 - Banks Business Entities Currency Control Foreign Investment LLC New Legislation Privately Held Corporations Public Notaries Publicly-Traded Companies Russia

Russian Legislation Update - February 2016

Banking - On 30 December 2015 the President signed Federal Law No. 426-FZ amending the Law on the Central Bank (Bank of Russia). As a rule, regulations of the Bank of Russia enter into force 10 days after the date...more

2/16/2016 - Amended Legislation Anti-Money Laundering Bank Holding Company Banking Sector Central Bank of Russia Currency Control Disclosure Requirements Environmental Policies Foreign Investment Imports Liquidity Coverage Ratio Recycling Risk Management Russia

"4th Antitrust Set" of amendments

On 5 October 2015 the President of the Russian Federation signed the Federal Law No. 275-FZ "On Amending the Federal Law "On Protection of Competition" and Other Legal Acts of the Russian Federation", so-called the "4th...more

12/28/2015 - Abuse of Dominance Anti-Competitive Anti-Monopoly Antitrust Provisions Appeals Civil Liability Joint Venture Policies and Procedures Russia Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service Unfair Competition

Russian Legislation Update

Investments Industrial Clusters and Parks - On 31 July and 4 August 2015, the Government adopted Resolution No. 779 in relation to industrial clusters and their specialized organizations and Resolution No. 794 in...more

9/16/2015 - Geological Data Hazardous Waste Industrial Space Investment Funds Management Companies NGOs Russia Subsoil Waste Disposal

Russian Legislation Update

In this issue: - Corporate: Civil Code Reform, Model Company Charters - Rating Agencies - Import Substitution - Currency Control - Banking - Excerpt from Corporate: Civil Code Reform: On 29 June 2015...more

8/19/2015 - Banks Bonds Capital Requirements Corporate Charters Credit Financing Currency Control Foreign Investment Imports Rating Agencies Russia Securities Shareholders

Russian Legislation Update

Real Estate - On 13 July 2015 the President signed Federal Law No. 218-FZ “On State Registration of Real Estate.” The Law was adopted in order to simplify real estate and cadastral registration. It establishes a...more

8/7/2015 - Banks Central Bank of Russia Currency Control Exports Investment Contract Managers Public Private Partnerships (P3s) Real Estate Market Russia State Procurement Contracts

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Undesirable organizations - Banking - Employment/Court Practice: a Company’s CEO and Members of the BOD - Excerpt from Undesirable Organizations: On 23 May 2015 the Russian...more

7/3/2015 - Banking Sector C-Suite Executives Corporate Officers Legislative Agendas New Legislation Russia

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Corporate: veracity of information submitted for the state registration of companies; cancellation of the mandatory requirement for a company to have a seal - Currency Control - Banking/ Basel...more

5/11/2015 - Basel III Concession Agreements Corporate Governance Currency Control New Legislation Notary Certificates Russia

Russian Legislation Update - 2 – 15 March 2015

In This Issue: - Civil Code Reform: contracts and obligations - New Development Bank BRICS - Employment/Foreign Citizens - Securities: bondholders; information disclosure - Excerpt from New Development Bank...more

3/23/2015 - Banks Bonds Disclosure Russia Securities Visas Work Permits

Russian Legislation Update - 19 January – 1 March 2015

In This Issue: - Investments - Project Finance - Financial System Stability - Banking - Financial Organizations - Environment - First Reading: Personal Data Processing; State...more

3/16/2015 - Banking Sector Data Processors Environmental Policies Financial Institutions Financial Stability Acts Investment Funds Project Finance Russia State Procurement Contracts

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Financial System Stability - Payment System - Banking - Anti-Money Laundering - Subsoil - Personal Data - Corporate: Notarial certification on the adoption of a company’s decisions;...more

1/22/2015 - Banking Sector Financial Markets New Legislation Payment Systems Russia

Russian Legislation Update - 1 – 28 December 2014

In This Issue: - Banking - Payment System - Corporate: ..Civil Code Reform ..Notarial certification on the adoption of a company’s decisions - Excerpt from - Corporate: Civil Code Reform: On 1...more

1/5/2015 - Banking Sector Banks Payment Systems Russia

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Currency Control - Banking - Patronage of Arts - Environment - Employment/Foreign Citizens - Excerpt from Patronage of Arts: On 4 November 2014 the President signed Federal...more

12/10/2014 - Art Charitable Donations Foreign Currency Oil & Gas Oil Spills Russia

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Foreign Investments: Mass Media - Project Finance - Environment - Electric Power - Banking - National Payment System - Securities: New Issue Standards - Excerpt from Electric...more

11/26/2014 - Banking Sector Energy Sector Foreign Investment Project Finance Russia Securities

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Concession Agreements - Energy - Corporate/Civil Code Reform: Notarial Certification on the Decisions by the General Meeting of a Company’s Participants and on the List of the Attended...more

10/16/2014 - Concession Agreements Energy Policy Legislative Agendas Russia

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Currency Control/Securities - Corporate: Civil Code Reform - Banking - Excerpt from Banking: On 17 June 2014 the Central Bank issued Instruction No. 154-I “On the Procedure for...more

9/15/2014 - Foreign Banks Russia Russian Civil Code

Russian Legislation Update - 21 July – 17 August 2014

In This Issue: - Corporate: Register of Shareholders - Investment Partnership - Dual Citizenship - Economic Partnership - Excerpt from Corporate: Register of Shareholders: On 31 July 2014 the...more

8/22/2014 - Dual Citizenship Equity Markets European Central Bank Russia Russian Civil Code Shareholders

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Judicial Reform - Personal Data - Banking - Payment System - Credit Histories - Concession Agreements - Excerpt from Judicial Reform: On 28 June 2014 the President signed...more

8/6/2014 - Banking Sector Banks Proposed Legislation Regulatory Reform Russia

Civil Code Reform on Companies

Special Alert: On 5 May 2014 the President signed Federal Law No. 99-FZ which introduces certain amendments to Chapter 4 of Part One of the Civil Code and removes certain provisions from Legislative Acts of the...more

7/9/2014 - Legal Entities New Amendments New Legislation Russian Civil Code

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - Judicial Reform - Banking - First Reading: Quota for participation of foreign capital in Russian banking sector - Excerpt from Judicial Reform: On 4 June 2014 the President signed...more

6/26/2014 - Financial Regulatory Reform Legislative Agendas Russia

Russian Legislation Update

In This Issue: - National Payment System - Anti-Money Laundering - Corporate: LLC Charter Capital, Personal Law of the Companies in the Crimea and Sevastopol, Accreditation - Corporate Governance Code -...more

6/6/2014 - Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Financial Regulatory Reform Legislative Agendas Russia

Ukraine-related sanctions: Key issues for financial institutions

What is the status of the evolving international sanctions against Ukraine and Russia? Since the recent escalation of the Ukraine crisis in March, there have been almost daily developments regarding economic sanctions...more

5/8/2014 - Banks Russia Sanctions Ukraine

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