The Administrative Law Practice specialises in advising clients on development, passing and adoption of regulatory legal acts both on legislative and departmental levels. The practice also specialises in issues related to the exercise of supervisory powers and provision of public services by the state authorities.
In response to the changing economic environment we created a team, specialized in Digital Economy regulation. The team includes experts with more than ten years of experience each in legislation, IT, automation and digital markets regulation. Our experts participate in all key working groups that deal with digital markets’ legal regulation and law enforcement, take part in drafting the bills that determine the digital economy further development and deal with artificial intelligence and blockchain.
The practice has brought together experts who have experience of conceptual development of draft legislative resolutions, execution of legislative act texts, follow-up of draft regulatory acts at the stage of submission for approval by the agencies and the departments concerned (the “zero reading”), as well as experience of participation in the State Duma activities at various legislative stages.
Regulatory act support projects normally comprise not only expert activities involving the country's leading scientific centres, but also the use of professional legislative techniques making it possible to ensure a document is ready for the legislative and law enforcement officials. The knowledge of internal regulations that drive the state authorities' activities and decision-making mechanisms makes it possible to achieve results even in situations where political and economic interests clash.
The practice team includes experts in anti-corruption examination of regulatory acts certified by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
The Firm initiated the creation of the Non-Profit Partnership for Advancement of Corporate Law which has contributed to the Russian Civil Code reform. The 2012 research carried out by the Firm regarding the extent of and the causes for extensive use of foreign law for governing major transactions in Russia drew public attention.