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

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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
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
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
September 17, 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
October 13, 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
September 3, 2019
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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
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Startups

Legal Guide for Startup Founders in the USA

This article explores legal aspects of entering the American market from the founders’ perspective: from the corporate entity form and opening a bank account to immigration and personal tax considerations of founders.

Evgeny Krasnov
March 4, 2019