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Russian Law

Law on Support for the Arctic Zone

On August 28, 2020, the Russian Federal Law “On State Support for Entrepreneurial Activity in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation” entered into force. This alert provides an overview of the law's main provisions.

Sergey Fedorov
Sergey Fedorov
October 13, 2020
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FinTech

Russia Introduces Cryptocurrency Law

On July 31, 2020, the Russian President signed into law a federal statute introducing digital assets within the legal framework for the first time.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
August 3, 2020
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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
Roman Buzko
May 22, 2020
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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
Egor Larichkin
May 19, 2020
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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
Egor Larichkin
April 28, 2020
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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
Egor Larichkin
February 3, 2020
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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
Roman Buzko
January 22, 2020
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FinTech

Regulation of E-money Operators in Russia

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

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
January 14, 2020
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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
Roman Buzko
September 3, 2019