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29/07/2021
In­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion law and rules in Rus­sia
In Rus­sia, ar­bit­ra­tion is not a very pop­u­lar tool for dis­pute res­ol­u­tion and is rarely used to re­solve do­mest­ic dis­putes; how­ever, it is com­monly used for in­ter­na­tion­al dis­putes with for­eign coun­ter­parts...
28/07/2021
In­ter­im meas­ures in Rus­sia
1. Ap­plic­able Law 1.1.1 The pro­ced­ure for ob­tain­ing in­ter­im meas­ures with­in dis­putes in­volving com­mer­cial en­tit­ies heard by the state com­mer­cial (“ar­bit­razh”) courts of Rus­sia is reg­u­lated by the...
26/07/2021
Rus­sia enters new stage in the de­vel­op­ment of ar­bit­ra­tion after ICC and...
The In­ter­na­tion­al Court of Ar­bit­ra­tion of the In­ter­na­tion­al Cham­ber of Com­merce (ICC) and the Singa­pore In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Centre (SI­AC) have each been gran­ted* the status of per­man­ent ar­bit­ral...
25/07/2021
Rus­sia to re­quire some for­eign na­tion­als to un­der­go med­ic­al ex­ams, fin­ger­print­ing...
From 29 Decem­ber 2021*, cer­tain cat­egor­ies of for­eign na­tion­als will have to peri­od­ic­ally un­der­go med­ic­al ex­am­in­a­tions, as well as go through one-off fin­ger­print re­gis­tra­tion and pho­to­graph­ing.Be­low you...
23/07/2021
Amend­ments to the Rus­si­an Tax Code: what are their rami­fic­a­tions on busi­nesses?
On 2 Ju­ly 2021, Fed­er­al Law No. 305-FZ* (the “Law”) en­act­ing nu­mer­ous changes to the Rus­si­an tax le­gis­la­tion was of­fi­cially pub­lished. The Law is aimed at amend­ing the Rus­si­an Tax Code in line with...
20/07/2021
Rus­sia to re­quire some for­eign na­tion­als to un­der­go med­ic­al ex­ams, fin­ger­print­ing...
From 29 Decem­ber 2021*, cer­tain cat­egor­ies of for­eign na­tion­als will have to peri­od­ic­ally un­der­go med­ic­al ex­am­in­a­tions, as well as go through one-off fin­ger­print re­gis­tra­tion and pho­to­graph­ing. Who is...
16/07/2021
The Dom­in­ance and Mono­pol­ies Re­view 2021
Read the Rus­sia Chapter of The Dom­in­ance and Mono­pol­ies Re­view 2021, pre­pared by Max­im Boul­ba, part­ner and head of  com­pet­i­tion at CMS Rus­sia, and Elena An­dri­an­ova, Seni­or As­so­ci­ate in the com­pet­i­tion prac­tice.
16/07/2021
Re­struc­tur­ing plan and res­cue aid for TAR­OM: European Com­mis­sion opens...
The European Com­mis­sion de­cided on 5 Ju­ly 2021 to open an in-depth in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the re­struc­tur­ing plan of the air­line TAR­OM no­ti­fied by Ro­mania in May 2021, as well as in­to the EUR 190 mil­lion aid...
16/07/2021
Rus­sia ad­opts law for­cing for­eign IT com­pan­ies to “land” in the coun­try
For­eign on­line busi­nesses with a Rus­si­an audi­ence will need to have a phys­ic­al pres­ence in Rus­sia. They have less than six months to make the re­quired ar­range­ments. Be­fore that date, oth­er new re­quire­ments...
15/07/2021
European Com­mis­sion pub­lished drafts of the re­vised Ver­tic­al Block Ex­emp­tion...
On 9 Ju­ly, the European Com­mis­sion pub­lished its draft re­vised Ver­tic­al Block Ex­emp­tion Reg­u­la­tion (VBER) and the cor­res­pond­ing Ver­tic­al Guidelines. The VBER con­cerns ver­tic­al agree­ments, which are agree­ments...
15/07/2021
COV­ID-19: The European Com­mis­sion ap­proves a fifth aid to Al­it­alia
On 2 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ised Itali­an aid of EUR 39.7 mil­lion for Al­it­alia. This aid meas­ure is in­ten­ded to com­pensate Al­it­alia for the dam­age suffered on cer­tain routes caused by...
13/07/2021
Fu­ture of Work
This guide helps you find an­swers to es­sen­tial ques­tions about mo­bile work­ing.