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

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US Law

LLC or C-corp: Which Is Best for Your Business?

If you’re planning to start a business in the US, you will most likely need to form a legal entity. Currently, the most common company structures in the US are a limited liability company (LLC) and C-corporation (C-corp). In this guide, we will briefly examine the key differences between the two and provide recommendations that will help you choose the most suitable legal entity for your needs.

Evgeny Krasnov
Evgeny Krasnov
September 17, 2021
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Russian Law

Regulation of Space Activities in Russia

Russia is one of the nations, most active in space exploration. Through the Russian space infrastructure, dozens of satellites are launched into orbit every year, astronauts from different countries undergo training in Russia, and scientists conduct numerous studies. All this activity is based on the international and national regulation, which is the subject of this guide.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
February 2, 2021
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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.

Egor Larichkin
Egor Larichkin
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