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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

Russia’s Imposition of Russian Law in Crimea: What Does This Mean for Companies Operating in Crimea and How Can Investors Protect...

Against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving domestic and international legal landscape in Ukraine, this OnPoint focuses on the practical steps that companies operating in Crimea may consider taking in view of the legal...more

Russian Legislation Update: Civil Code Reform: Choice of Laws Rules

On 30 September 2013 the President signed Federal Law No. 260-FZ amending Part III of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. The Law is the sixth set of amendments to the Russian Civil Code within the civil law...more

Civil Code Reform: Rules on Conflict of Laws

On 30 September 2013, the President signed Federal Law No. 260-FZ amending Part III of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. The Law is the sixth set of amendments to the Russian Civil Code within the civil law...more

CIS Legal Update - September 2013: Summary of Key Changes to the Russian Civil Code

The Russian Civil Code (the “Civil Code”), one of the fundamental laws underlying most Russian legislation, is now undergoing a number of important changes that will likely affect all companies doing business in Russia. Due...more

Lease of Real Estate: Special Alert - Lease of Future Real Estate and Other Court Clarifications on Lease Matters. Recent Trends...

On 25 January 2013 the Plenary Session of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation (the “Court”) approved Resolution No. 13 on the application of the Russian Civil Code provisions on lease agreements (the...more

Russian Legislation Update - May through June 2013

In This Issue: - Procurement - Electric Power/Renewable Energy Sources - First Reading: Public Sector Companies - Excerpt from Procurement: On 7 June 2013 the President signed Federal Law No. 115-FZ...more

Amendments to Russian Civil Code Related to Immovable Property

Amended code, including provisions on state registration and notes of objection, will take effect on 1 March. On 30 December 2012, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin approved proposed amendments to the...more

Is the legal environment changing for Russia-related transactions? What new challenges will parties face and how should they...

A dynamic market - Russia is a dynamic, developing growth market, with a constantly changing legal environment. Right now Russia is seeing an upturn of activity in corporate transactions of all kinds: mergers and...more

National public order

The contravention of a foreign judicial judgment to the national public order is deemed as a sufficient ground to reject recognition and enforcement of foreign court and foreign commercial court judgments in the...more

Russian Law Update -- August 2012

In This Issue: *Introduction *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:...more

Current Legal Issues in Hotel Management Agreements in Russia

Current Legal Issues in Hotel Management Agreements in Russia January 2011 This article summarizes the principal legal issues in hotel management in Russia that hotel developers and operators are following in Russia...more

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