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TMF Group
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.
TMF Group
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.
Gowling WLG
In June 2016, a new law was introduced in Russia requiring a prospective plaintiff in a commercial dispute to send a pre-litigation demand letter to the prospective defendant at least 30 days before an action is filed.
Dentons
The approval of major and interested party transactions by Russian limited liability companies and joint stock companies has for many years been a source of practical difficulties...
Dentons
Starting from 21 December 2016, most Russian legal entities, including subsidiaries of foreign companies, must keep information about their ultimate beneficial owners ("UBOs").
Orrick
Konstantin Kroll, an M&A and Private Equity partner in Orrick's Moscow office, recently spoke with unquote [subscription required] regarding the challenges facing the Russian private equity market.
Dentons
For better or worse, we live in an increasingly globalised world. And in the lifetime of many businesses, there comes a time when they need to expand into new markets in foreign lands.
Dentons
For better or worse, we live in an increasingly globalised world. And in the lifetime of many businesses, there comes a time when they need to expand into new markets in foreign lands.
Dentons
Starting October 1, 2016, new data should be entered in the Unified Federal Register of Information about Facts of Activities of Legal Entities.
C.Savva & Associates Ltd
Earlier in 2016 a new bill has been submitted to Russian government which provides that Russian companies will need to identify their beneficiary owners and reveal this information to government bodies.
STA Law Firm
Generally speaking the law of agency deals with situations where one person enters into legal relationship with another person by acting not personally but through an intermediary.
GRATA Law Firm
The Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 735, dated 1 August 2016, amended the terms of implementation of the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1517...
GRATA Law Firm
The Federal Law No. 339-FZ dated 3 July 2016 'On the Introduction to the Federal Law 'On Joint Stock Companies' granted to shareholders the right to make contributions into the assets of joint stock companies...
GRATA Law Firm
The Federal Law 'On the Fundamentals of State Regulation of Trade Activities in the Russian Federation' (hereinafter - Trading Activities Law) clarifies the definition of trade network...
Dentons
The law explicitly establishes the list of documents confirming rights to an equity stake being disposed of.
Orrick
Federal Law No. 42-FZ dated 4 March 2015 (On Amendments to Part I of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation) (the "Law") was signed by the President of the Russian Federation on 8 March 2015...
TMF Group
Russia has introduced amendments to certain legislative acts, namely Law No. 106-FZ. This impacts foreign companies in the Russian Federation.
EMPP – Russian Law Firm
These are contracts used in the context of developing construction documentation.
EMPP – Russian Law Firm
The Russian Civil Code is the principal document establishing the Russian contract law framework. General contract law rules and principles are set out in Part I of the Civil Code.
EMPP – Russian Law Firm
Under a contractor's contract, the contractor undertakes to perform certain work in accordance with the customer's instructions.
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TMF Group
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.
GRATA Law Firm
The Federal Law 'On the Fundamentals of State Regulation of Trade Activities in the Russian Federation' (hereinafter - Trading Activities Law) clarifies the definition of trade network...
Gowling WLG
In June 2016, a new law was introduced in Russia requiring a prospective plaintiff in a commercial dispute to send a pre-litigation demand letter to the prospective defendant at least 30 days before an action is filed.
GRATA Law Firm
The Federal Law No. 339-FZ dated 3 July 2016 'On the Introduction to the Federal Law 'On Joint Stock Companies' granted to shareholders the right to make contributions into the assets of joint stock companies...
Dentons
Starting from 21 December 2016, most Russian legal entities, including subsidiaries of foreign companies, must keep information about their ultimate beneficial owners ("UBOs").
Dentons
The law explicitly establishes the list of documents confirming rights to an equity stake being disposed of.
Dentons
The approval of major and interested party transactions by Russian limited liability companies and joint stock companies has for many years been a source of practical difficulties...
Dentons
For better or worse, we live in an increasingly globalised world. And in the lifetime of many businesses, there comes a time when they need to expand into new markets in foreign lands.
STA Law Firm
Generally speaking the law of agency deals with situations where one person enters into legal relationship with another person by acting not personally but through an intermediary.
Orrick
Konstantin Kroll, an M&A and Private Equity partner in Orrick's Moscow office, recently spoke with unquote [subscription required] regarding the challenges facing the Russian private equity market.
Dentons
For better or worse, we live in an increasingly globalised world. And in the lifetime of many businesses, there comes a time when they need to expand into new markets in foreign lands.
Dentons
Starting October 1, 2016, new data should be entered in the Unified Federal Register of Information about Facts of Activities of Legal Entities.
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