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September 2020
The Dom­in­ance and Mono­pol­ies Re­view
Read the Rus­sia Chapter of The Dom­in­ance and Mono­pol­ies Re­view 2020, pre­pared by Max­im Boul­ba and Maria Er­molaeva.
21 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals
The aim of this guide is to ex­plain ex­ist­ing sys­tems of com­pens­a­tion for fair and un­fair dis­missal in vari­ous jur­is­dic­tions in EU, LATAM and Asia
Comparable
14 September 2020
CMS Dis­putes Talk
In these un­cer­tain times, glob­al busi­nesses in al­most every sec­tor are fa­cing chal­lenges brought about by an un­pre­ced­en­ted op­er­a­tion­al cli­mate. Ac­tions and de­cisions taken dur­ing and im­me­di­ately after the
21 September 2020
MESSI vs. MASSI – Li­onel takes three points be­fore the CJEU
On Thursday 17 Septem­ber 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Uni­on handed down its judg­ment in a trade mark dis­pute dat­ing back to 2011 in­volving Li­onel Messi, the icon­ic FC Bar­celona foot­baller,...
15 September 2020
Do­ing busi­ness in Rus­sia 2020
As part of our un­der­tak­ing to cre­ate ad­ded value for cli­ents, our pro­fes­sion­als have put to­geth­er this in­tro­duct­ory guide to the Rus­si­an leg­al sys­tem and the prin­cip­al laws and reg­u­la­tions that are of in­terest to in­vestors in this chal­len­ging but op­por­tun­ity-full mar­ket. It is of course no sub­sti­tute for the ex­pert ad­vice tailored to your pro­ject that we will be pleased to provide to you on re­quest.Rus­si­an le­gis­la­tion is chan­ging rap­idly. Al­though this guide de­scribes the laws as of 1 Janu­ary 2020, please con­tact us to check that it re­mains up-to-date. We would also re­com­mend that you sub­scribe to our free on­line ser­vice CMS Law-Now through which you will re­ceive our leg­al and tax eAl­erts. Jean-François Mar­quaire (Man­aging Part­ner)Le­onid Zubar­ev (Seni­or Part­ner)
08 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Hy­dro­gen
29 September 2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack series: Home Of­fice and oth­er treats in Rus­sia
The glob­al spread of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has forced busi­nesses to rap­idly im­ple­ment home of­fice schemes. New tech­no­lo­gies have sup­por­ted this change, and we have seen busi­nesses em­brace these new forms of work­ing. For many, it is now time to ex­plore and
18 September 2020
How will in­valid­ity of the Pri­vacy Shield and new rules for Stand­ard Con­trac­tu­al...
In a re­cent rul­ing, the EU Court of Justice struck down the EU-US Pri­vacy Shield and, though it ruled that stand­ard con­trac­tu­al clauses re­main val­id for trans­fers of per­son­al data out­side the EEA, in­ter­preted...
14 September 2020
Waste re­form in Rus­sia poses chal­lenges and op­por­tun­it­ies for in­vestors
This art­icle provides a gen­er­al over­view of on­go­ing Rus­si­an mu­ni­cip­al waste man­age­ment re­form with more spe­cif­ic top­ics dis­cussed in fu­ture art­icles.
24 August 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to con­cur­rent delay
17 September 2020
Rus­sia and Cyprus sign pro­tocol amend­ing double tax­a­tion treaty
On 8 Septem­ber 2020, Rus­si­an and Cyp­ri­ot au­thor­it­ies signed* a Pro­tocol amend­ing the ap­plic­able double tax­a­tion treaty (DTT). The pro­posed amend­ments in­crease the ap­plic­able with­hold­ing tax­a­tion (WHT)...
21 August 2020
The In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty and An­ti­trust Re­view 2020
Read the Rus­sia Chapter of The In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty and An­ti­trust Re­view 2020 that provides an over­view of in­ter­ac­tion between an­ti­trust and in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty reg­u­la­tions in Rus­sia.