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On 12 April 2017 the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly adopted the draft Federal Law No. 52643-7 on Amendments to the Russian Federation Code on Administrative Offenses (the "Draft Law").
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In the Soviet Union time, from 1941 up until 1991, patent protection was not granted to chemical substances – they could be protected only indirectly by a method of their manufacturing.
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On 3 April 2017, the President of Russia signed Federal Law No. 59-FZ on Amending the Federal Law on the National Payment System (the Law).
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Russia amended its Anti-Money Laundering law to require the disclosure of beneficial owners of legal entities. The law came into effect in December 2016 and requires legal entities to identify their beneficial owners, hold information on them and to renew the records at least on an annual basis. Our local expert explains.
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Last year the discussion on patenting of inventions in the pharmaceutical field unexpectedly was given a new start.
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The procedure for transferring previous years' losses to future tax periods for the purpose of calculating corporate income tax has changed substantially for 2017.
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Igor Artemiev, head of FAS (Federal Antimonopoly Service) gave a briefing on "Current practice and further plans of FAS " which took place on March 6, 2017 in the office of AEB.
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Tax issues are major aspects of complex investment transactions involving the acquisition of an active business to expand one's own business, portfolio investments intended to grow shareholder value...
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Is the company calculating its taxes correctly? Business owners and management ask this question more or less regularly.
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Public discussion started on 20 February 2017 of a draft federal law on amendments to Federal Law No. 115-FZ on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism of 7 August 2001.
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There's a risk of non-compliance in Russia when special purpose vehicles (SPVs) – also known as specialised entities – lack knowledge on the definition of charter activities.
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1.Federal Law 272-FZ amended Article 136 of the RF Labor Code to specify more rigidly defined time limits for salary payments: as previously, salaries must be paid at least once every two weeks...
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The rules for issuing film distribution certificates were changed on 21 December 2016.
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The court noted that Chapter 25 of the RF Tax Code does not contain provisions according to which dividends not received could be treated as taxable income...
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The major part of the new law's provisions entered into force on 1 January 2017.
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During this transitional period from Article 40 of the RF Tax Code to Section V.I of the RF Tax Code there were two particularly sensitive questions
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Last year, for the first time the courts gave a legal evaluation to the deductibility of interest on debt obligations arising due to a company's participation in a cash pooling system...
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In 2016 the Russian Federation Supreme Court rendered two judicial acts summarizing the approaches formulated in court practice when considering cases of unjustified tax benefit.
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The provisions of Article 45 of the RF Tax Code (the Tax Code) did allow in the past for the possibility of collecting tax debts through a court not from the delinquent taxpayer itself...
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Since progressive and modern transfer pricing rules have been introduced to the legislation, replacing Article 40 of the RF Tax Code...
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On 30 December 2016 the Commercial Court of Voronezh Oblast delivered a judgement in case No. А14-10190/2014 (the "Decision") under the claim of Ilyushin Finance Co. Open Joint Stock Company...
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The major part of the new law's provisions entered into force on 1 January 2017.
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There's a risk of non-compliance in Russia when special purpose vehicles (SPVs) – also known as specialised entities – lack knowledge on the definition of charter activities.
Dentons
Starting on 30 November 2016, the law has provided the opportunity for third parties to pay taxes and levies on behalf of taxpayers (Article 45(1) of the RF Tax Code).
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The provisions of Article 45 of the RF Tax Code (the Tax Code) did allow in the past for the possibility of collecting tax debts through a court not from the delinquent taxpayer itself...
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On 24 January 2017 the Commercial Court of Arkhangelsk Oblast delivered a judgement in case No. А05-9115/2016 (the "Judgement") under the claim of Severnoye Siyaniye...
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The recently established Eurasian Economic Union directly touching among other IP areas is only one of the bright examples the integration
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Last year, for the first time the courts gave a legal evaluation to the deductibility of interest on debt obligations arising due to a company's participation in a cash pooling system...
Dentons
The court noted that Chapter 25 of the RF Tax Code does not contain provisions according to which dividends not received could be treated as taxable income...
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On February 16, 2017, the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation approved the Review of Court Practice in the Consideration of Cases Involving the Application...
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In 2016 the Russian Federation Supreme Court rendered two judicial acts summarizing the approaches formulated in court practice when considering cases of unjustified tax benefit.
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Tax issues are major aspects of complex investment transactions involving the acquisition of an active business to expand one's own business, portfolio investments intended to grow shareholder value...
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