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8 September 2014

Legal alert: Restrictions on Foreign Currency Transactions and Mandatory Sale of Foreign Currency Revenues

At the end of August – beginning of September 2014 the National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) has adopted new resolutions aimed at stabilisation of the situation on Ukrainian foreign exchange market and in banking and financial sector.

29 August 2014

Legal alert: The prerequisite for a foreign court ruling to be reсognized and executed in Russia

The Firm lawyers analyse the prerequisite for a foreign court ruling to be recognized and executed in Russia.

7 August 2014

Legal alert: Significant changes in tax legislation of Ukraine

On 1 August 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the Law of Ukraine № 1621-VII "On Amendments to Tax Code of Ukraine and other legislative acts of Ukraine" (on improvement of certain provisions) (the “Law”). The Law introduces amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine, laws on national social insurance, the Law of Ukraine "On State Regulation of Production and Turnover of Ethyl Alcohol, Cognac and Fruit spirits, Alcoholic Drinks and Tobacco Products” and other laws.

6 August 2014

Legal alert: Personal data processing in information telecommunication networks

The President of the Russian Federation signed federal law on the new amendments concerning the processing of personal data in Russia on July 22, 2014. Under Article 4 of this Federal Law the amendments shall come into force on September 1, 2016.

13 May 2014

Legal alert: Recent Amendments to the Russian Civil Code: the New Regulation of Legal Entities

On May 7, 2014 high-importance amendments were introduced to the Russian Civil Code with regard to legal entities (the Law). The amendments will take effect on September 1, 2014.

7 May 2014

Legal alert: Restrictions Regarding Banking Activity in the Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol

Roman Stepanenko and Kateryna Oliynyk comments on restrictions regarding banking activity in the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol.

6 May 2014

UPDATE: Restrictions on Foreign Currency Transactions and Measures Aimed at Stabilising Ukrainian Financial Sector

Roman Stepanenko reports on restrictions on foreign currency transactions and measures aimed at stabilising Ukrainian financial sector.

31 March 2014

Update: Restrictions on foreign currency transactions and measures aimed at stabilising Ukrainian financial sector

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners informs on restrictions on foreign currency transactions and measures aimed at stabilising Ukrainian financial sector.

28 February 2014

Update: Restrictions on foreign currency transactions and measures aimed at stabilising Ukrainian financial sector

Roman Stepanenko reports on restrictions on foreign currency transactions and measures aimed at stabilising Ukrainian financial sector.

24 January 2014

EPAM Legal Highlights: Recent developments in customs regulation of express carriage in Russia

EPAM lawyers on recent developments in customs regulation of express carriage in Russia.

21 January 2014

EPAM Legal Highlights: Merger control liberalized: exclusion of post-closing notifications for certain transactions (actions)

EPAM lawyers writes on amendments to the Russian Competition Law.

14 September 2013

EPAM Legal Highlights: Russia combats base erosion and profit shifting

Mark Rovinskiy on Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.

12 September 2013

EPAM Legal Highlights: Non-compete provisions to joint venture agreements may be valid

Evgeny Bolshakov on the FAS clarified the criteria of a joint venture agreement validity and how to evaluate certain non-compete provisions therein.

10 September 2013

EPAM Legal Highlights: Change in the consequences of failing to observe written form for foreign trade transactions

Elena Legashova on foreign trade transactions regulations in Russia.

26 July 2013

EPAM Legal Highlights: Foreign company holding Russian real estate will have to disclose its beneficiaries to prove its good faith in court

Anton Alekseev on the Supreme Arbitrazh Court’s position is that a foreign purchaser of Russian real estate will have to disclose information on beneficiaries in the case of court disputes to prove good faith and to prevent the seizure of property.