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Latest thoughts from our lawyers on current issues of Russian and American law.

Russian Law
Russian Law

Labeling of textiles in Russia: new requirements

Recently the Russian Government’s Resolutions No. 860 of 5 July 2019 and No. 1956 of 31 December 2019 have brought some new rules to the fashion industry in Russia. In this article we will touch some important points about clothes and footwear labeling.

Roman Buzko
May 22, 2020
Russian Law
Russian Law

Restrictions on the Patent Monopoly under Russian Law

There are four legal instruments that allow the Russian state to limit the patent monopoly of the holder.

Egor Larichkin
May 19, 2020
Russian Law
Russian Law

Force Majeure and Other Concepts under Russian Law and Their Impact on Various Contracts

In this article we briefly describe the general provisions about Force Majeure and other relevant concepts under Russian law.

Egor Larichkin
April 28, 2020
Russian Law
Russian Law

Tax Incentives for a Green Economy in Russia

To develop a green economy, Russia provides tax incentives, which will be discussed in this article.

Egor Larichkin
February 3, 2020
Tech
Tech

Amid Technological Advances, Governments Will Press on New Regulations

Six areas where we expect regulators will be very active this decade, including space, genetics, and climate change.

Roman Buzko
January 22, 2020
FinTech
FinTech

Regulation of E-money Operators in Russia

Quick introduction to the legal framework applicable to e-money operators in Russia.

Roman Buzko
January 14, 2020
Startups
Startups

New Regulation of Crowdfunding in Russia

The new law regulating crowdfunding in Russia will enter into force on January 1, 2020. Existing platforms must comply by July 1, 2020.

Roman Buzko
September 3, 2019
Startups
Startups

Q1'19 Update on Microfinance and Payday Loans in Russia

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR), the country’s main financial regulator, has published aggregated statistical data on the microfinance industry in Russia for Q1'19.

Roman Buzko
July 29, 2019
US Law
US Law

Who Can Qualify for the O-1 Visa for Individuals of Extraordinary Ability?

The O-1 visa is the top employment visa, reserved for individuals of “extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.”

Evgeny Krasnov
May 31, 2019
FinTech
FinTech

FinTech Legal Landscape in Russia

Brief overview of the regulatory framework for various FinTech business models in Russia.

Roman Buzko
December 13, 2017
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy In Russia: Basic Framework, Recent Trends And Tips For Foreign Creditors

Overview of the legal framework of insolvency proceedings in Russia, with an emphasis on such issues as challenging “bleed-out” transactions and liability of controlling persons.

Ilya Kokorin
November 1, 2018
FinTech
FinTech

Consumer Lending in Russia — Market Overview and Regulation

Basic metrics on the Russian consumer loans market and overview of the applicable regulatory framework.

Roman Buzko
February 4, 2019
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