Expanding of Merger Rules on JV Agreements in Russia | Anna Numerova and Elena Kazak, International Antitrust Bulletin by ABA Section of Antitrust Law
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.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Tax Practice team became the author of the ACEA’s Tax Guide Russia Chapter
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.
Yandex vs. Google | Evgeny Bolshakov and Denis Gavrilov, International Antitrust Bulletin by ABA Section of Antitrust Law
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.
Merger Control 2016. Russia - Trends & Developments | Anna Numerova and Elena Kazak, Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide
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.
Dmytro Marchukov contributes to OffshoreAlert Fraud and Asset Recovery Blog “Penultimate” beneficial owners in Ukrainian companies”
14 October last year Ukrainian parliament passes an updated – FATF-oriented – law with an overly optimistic and catchy title “On Preventing and Combatting Legalization (Laundering) of the Criminally Acquired Income, Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction” (a.k.a. Anti-Laundering Law) and its satellite “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Defining Ultimate Beneficiaries and Public Persons” (a.k.a. UBOs Law).
Ilya Nikiforov, Anna Ivanova, Vladimir Stepanov, Mark Rovinskiy, Pavel Sadovsky, Maria Demina, Maria Kobanenko, Denis Gavrilov and Elena Kazak became the authors of Doing business in Russian Federation by Practical Law.