Russian Law Update -- August 2012


In This Issue:


*Reform of the Russian Civil Code: Changes in Legal Entities

*Russia’s Accession to the WTO

*Arbitration of Disputes in Russia: Recent Developments

*Shareholders’ Agreements: Proposed Amendments

*Copyright Infringement: Liability of Internet Service Providers and Website Owners

Excerpt from Introduction -

Our offices in Moscow, Russia, and Almaty, Kazakhstan, opened in 2012 with the addition of a team of 45 lawyers from another prominent international firm. We represent international and domestic clients in the region encompassing the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), including Central Asia and the Caspian.

This newsletter summarizes recent legal developments in the Russian Federation that we hope will be of interest to you.

Please see full issue below for more information.

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Topics:  Arbitration, Copyright, Infringement, ISPs, Russian Civil Code, Shareholders' Agreements, Stocks, WTO

Published In: Business Organization Updates, General Business Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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