9 December 2022

The Number of Law Firms in Russia Remained the Same | сommentary by Denis Arkhipov for Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Despite the difficult year 2022, the workload in the legal business has not decreased, but the specifics have changed.

16 September 2022

Top 5 Real Estate Legislation Amendments | by Anton Alekseev for AEB Real Estate Monitor

The Association of European Businesses (AEB) presents its latest edition of Real Estate Monitor, which is focused on the research of the Moscow and St. Petersburg real estate sectors in the segments of: retail, office, warehouse, hotel and residential real estate for the first half of 2022. This edition contains an article “Top 5 Real Estate Legislation Amendments” prepared by Anton Alekseev, Counsel, Real Estate And Construction Practice at EPAM and Deputy Chairman of the AEB Real Estate Committee.

3 August 2022

The Market Without Fluctuation | Commentary by Anastasia Yaremchuk for RG

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has reduced the period for issuing warnings to one day. The new rules will also apply to public unsubstantiated forecasts of price increases.

15 April 2022

Bill on the External Management of Foreign Companies

On April 12, 2022, bill No. 104796-8 on the external management in companies with foreign participation that intend to suspend or terminate their activities in Russia (hereinafter referred to as the Bill) was submitted for consideration by the State Duma.

7 April 2022

Сriminal Liability for the Execution of Western Sanctions on the Territory of Russian Federation

On April 7, 2022, legislative proposal № 102053-8[1] that provides amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation establishing responsibility for the implementation of sanctions adopted against the Russian Federation within the country was submitted to the State Duma of the Russian Federation for consideration.

7 April 2022

Russian Counter Sanctions Review From April 7, 2022

This memorandum summarises the counter sanctions the Russian Federation has imposed against the unfriendly actions of the USA and their allied foreign countries and international organisations from 21 February to 7 April 2022 (13:00).

5 April 2022

Selected Aspects of IP Rights Protection of “Unfriendly States” Companies – Recent Trends

On March 02, 2022, the Arbitration Court of the Kirov Region made a ruling in widely discussed case No. A28-11930/2021, which refused to satisfy the claim of Entertainment One UK Limited for compensation for infringement of the rights to trademarks and works of art (“Peppa Pig”, "Daddy Pig").

15 March 2022

Russian Counter Sanctions Review From March 15, 2022

This memorandum summarises the counter sanctions The Russian Federation has imposed against the unfriendly actions of the USA and their allied foreign countries and international organisations from 21 February to 14 March 2022.

3 March 2022

New Currency Control Measures

In recent days, several Decrees of the President of the Russian Federation and instructions of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation have been published, which introduce serious currency restrictions in addition to those already in force under the Federal Law “On Currency Regulation and Currency Control”. A number of restrictions also apply to the conditions for investors to withdraw from projects in the Russian Federation.

2 March 2022

Restrictive Measures in the Field of Cross-Border Transactions

The Decree establishes significant restrictions on cross-border monetary transactions and is directly related to both: transactions of individuals and participants in foreign economic activity.

26 November 2021

One Trust Data Guidance. Data Protection in the Financial Sector. Russia Section | by Pavel Sadovsky, Roman Malovitsky and Elena Trubetskaya

EPAM’s Banking & Finance and Capital Markets and Intellectual Property team comprised of Partner Pavel Sadovsky, Counsel Roman Malovitsky and Senior Associate Elena Trubetskaya, authored the Russia section of OneTrust DataGuidance focusing on data protection in the financial sector.

2 November 2021

Global Attorney-Client Privilege Guide | EPAM is among the authors

Attorneys of EPAM took part in writing a chapter for Russia in Global Attorney-Client Privilege Guide published by Lex Mundi.

9 September 2021

The Merger Control Review. Edition 12. Russia Chapter | Elena Kazak,  Anna Numerova, Natalia Korosteleva for the Merger Control Review

The core statute setting out Russian merger control rules is Federal Law No. 135-FL of 26 July 2006 on Protection of Competition (the Competition Law). By-laws must comply with its provisions and can only specify certain issues in detail (e.g., by decrees of the Russian government, administrative regulations and other by-laws).

16 June 2021

GAR Know-How: Commercial Arbitration 2021 - Russia | by Evgeny Raschevsky, Andrew Lomas, Vladimir Talanov, Veronika Burachevskaya and Yana Bagrova

EPAM International Arbitration and Litigation team including Practice Co-Heads Evgeny Raschevsky and Andrew Lomas, Counsel Vladimir Talanov, Associates Veronika Burachevskaya and Yana Bagrova exclusively co-authored the Russia’s chapter for the GAR Know-how: Commercial Arbitration 2021.

13 May 2021

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia and Former USSR States | Natalia Andreeva, Wolters Kluwer book

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia and Former USSR States is the first full-scale commentary in English that aims at analysing the application of the New York Convention in Russia.