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Do­ing Busi­ness in Rus­sia


We at CMS have now been welcoming investors to Russia for 25 years, and we appreciate the importance of high-quality, accurate information to the success of business here. To help clients, we 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 exciting, developing market. It is of course no substitute for the expert advice tailored to your project that our specialists will be pleased to provide to you on request.

In addition to providing foreign investors with updated general background information on the Russian political and legal system as well as with a detailed description of the forms of business structures commonly used by foreign investors in Russia today, the 2017 edition of CMS Doing Business in Russia presents the key aspects of the regulation of the following areas:

  • Anti-monopoly issues
  • Tax system
  • Customs regulations
  • Banking sector
  • Lending in Russia
  • Currency control
  • Corporate bankruptcy
  • Employment/Migration
  • Real estate and construction
  • Anti-corruption and compliance
  • Intellectual property
  • Personal data protection
  • Oil & gas
  • Environment and energy efficiency
  • Infrastructure and public private partnerships
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