23 September 2016
Federal law No. 218-FL “On the State Registration of Real Estate” dated 13 July 2015 unifies the currently existing State Real Estate Cadaster (GKN) and Unified Register of Rights to Real Estate and Transactions Therewith (EGRP) into one Unified State Register of Real Estate (EGRN). The law entails the enactment of more than 30 regulations which will enter into force in 2017. Although Law No. 218-FL in many ways continues and combines the approaches of the previous legislation and judicial practice, both the authorities, courts, developers and holders of real estate will need some time to get used to the new provisions.
16 September 2016
Construction 2017 published by the Getting the Deal Through provides expert local insight into the field of construction law in different jurisdictions worldwide, covering such areas as: joint ventures, foreign penetration of the local market and licensing procedures, labour requirements, local labour law and health and safety regulation, construction contracts, insurance, contracting with government entities, bribery and foreign corruption, force majeure and acts of God, dispute resolution mechanisms, international environmental law, international bilateral treaties and currency controls.
5 September 2016
EPAM Ukraine team successfully defended interests of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies in a dispute with the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (Patent office) on extension of patent term for medical product for of additional three years over standard 20 years’ term.
1 September 2016
The Q&A provides a high level overview of the legal basis for bringing private antitrust litigation actions; parties to an action; limitation periods and forum; standard of proof and liability; costs and timing; pre-trial applications and hearings; alternative dispute resolution; settlement or discontinuance of an action; proceedings at trial; available defences; available remedies; appeals and proposed legislative reform.
20 July 2016
Laws, regulations and the law itself might be viewed from economic analysis of law standpoint as a type of any non-material goods, thus there is a demand for, and supply of, law.
19 July 2016
Denis Gavrilov became the author of the Russia chapter of the Edition.
12 July 2016
The most recent amendments to the Russian Competition Law, called the Fourth Antimonopoly Package, became effective January 6, 2016. Among other developments, the Fourth Antimonopoly Package brought joint venture (JV) agreements under mandatory merger control clearance procedures.
26 May 2016
Russia hopes that Islamic banks will help make up for a deficit in international finance caused by sanctions.
24 May 2016
EPAM has successfully defended the interests of Transammiak against a RUB 12 million claim brought by the Department of Rosprirodnadzor (Russia's Federal Service for the Supervision of Use of Natural Resources) in the Voronezh region of Russia for damages relating to an ammonia leak.
10 May 2016
ACEA’s Tax Guide gives an overview of motor vehicle taxation in the 28 EU member states, the EFTA countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland) as well as major world markets such as Brazil, China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, Turkey and the United States.
13 March 2016
On September 18, 2015, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (“FAS”) ruled that Google had abused its dominant position in the market for pre-installed applications on mobile devices with an Android operating system in the Russian Federation. The ruling was affirmed on March 14, 2016 by the Moscow Arbitration Court.
4 March 2016
The major trend in the regulator’s merger control approach remains quite liberal. This can be seen in both the regulator’s practice and legislative development. Fines for failure to meet the merger control requirements have not been increased.
27 December 2015
Transparency comes to real estate, land transactions.
23 December 2015
Leaders League publishes an interview with Mikhail Kazantsev.
17 November 2015
Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Dyakin, Dmitry Kaysin and Victor Radnaev authored the Commercial Arbitration Russia chapter of the know-how section of Global Arbitration Review.