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

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Startups

Trends in Structuring Venture Capital Funds

This article focuses on the main trends in structuring venture funds, including Rolling Funds, Cell-Funds, and RIAs.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
April 15, 2022
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Startups

Metaverse: Exploration of Legal Issues

NFTs, DAOs, and now meta … metaverses? Let’s see what it’s about and why lawyers (among others) will soon be studying the laws of imaginary worlds.

Vasily Agateev
Vasily Agateev
April 13, 2022
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Taxes

Tax Guide for Digital Nomads

We are glad to present you this brief guide with 10 fundamental tax concepts relevant to digital nomads. The guide will be helpful to online creators, remote professionals, crypto traders, internet entrepreneurs, and pretty much anyone with a location-independent mindset.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
March 7, 2022
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Crypto

Crypto-Lending Platform Charged by SEC for Unregistered Securities Offering in $100m Settlement

While loving couples were celebrating St. Valentine’s, the SEC, in its first-ever action against crypto lending platforms, charged BlockFi Lending LLC (BlockFi) with failing to register the offers and sales of its retail crypto lending product.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
February 17, 2022
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Crypto

The Russian Government Has Approved The Conceptual Framework To Regulate Digital Currencies and Crypto Exchanges

The Crypto Framework aims to lay down general principles for the circulation and exchange of digital currencies in Russia with a particular focus on cryptocurrency exchanges.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
February 11, 2022
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Crypto

Lending on Blockchain — From Crypto Pawnshops to Credit Institutions

This article looks at various existing and yet-to-launch crypto lending protocols and what could be next for credit on blockchain.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
May 7, 2021
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Russian Law

Personal Data and Cybersecurity in Russia – Legal Guide

This guide will help you determine whether various provisions of Russian personal data protection law apply to your information security practices, but even if they don’t, given the often cross-border nature of information security laws, it is worth reading if only to make sure that these regulations are not applicable in your jurisdiction.

Roman Buzko
Roman Buzko
December 15, 2021
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US Law

How to Link Your U.S. and Foreign Company to Optimize Taxes and Money Transfers

How can you make separate legal entities work well together? The parent-subsidiary structure is not the only way to link a U.S. and foreign company. Read on and find out.

Anastasiya Belyaeva
Anastasiya Belyaeva
December 10, 2021
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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