Review of court practice on bankruptcy in 2022

The approved review by the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reflects 37 positions on various issues based on the decisions of the Economic Disputes Collegium for the year 2022.
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Immunization of foreign workers against measles

Legal entities, individual entrepreneurs, and citizens are obliged to comply with the requirements of sanitary legislation, as well as with the provisions and orders of officials exercising federal state sanitary and epidemiological supervision (Article 11 of the Law No. 52-FZ "On the sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population" of March 30, 1999).

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Parallel Import: Exceptions in Trademark Protection, Importers' Obligations, Difficulties, and Risks from Practice

Most enterprises during their activities encounter designations that individualize the goods of legal entities or individual entrepreneurs, known as trademarks.Read more

Changes in requirements to special assessment of working conditions

The draft law to amend the Federal Law "On special assessment of working conditions" has been publishedRead more

Quotas for foreign employees in Russia – Procedure and Deadlines

In order to protect their domestic labor market, many countries – Russia included – set quotas for hiring foreign employees. Companies must therefore obtain an authorization from the state to hire foreign nationals who need a visa to work in Russia.
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Special assessment of working conditions – terms and procedure

Article 212 of the Russian Labor Code requires employers to conduct a special assessment of working conditions. The relations, obligations and rights of employers and employees associated with special assessments of working conditions are regulated by Federal Law N 426-FZ dated December 28, 2013.
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Administrative liability for non-compliance with anti-crisis measures

According to the proposal of the Ministry of Finance, from January 1, 2024, it is planned to start monitoring how companies comply with anti-crisis measures in the financial sector and establish responsibility for violations in this area. It is expected that control will be entrusted to the Federal Tax Service, the Federal Customs Service and the Central Bank, and they will be empowered to request information from the control subjects.

It is planned that the amount of fines will be tied to the amount of the transaction carried out in violation of anti-crisis measures (20-40%), however, for officials, the maximum amount of the fine will be 30,000 rubles.

For transactions (operations) that do not have a monetary value, fines for officials may amount to 40-50 thousand rubles, and for legal entities - from 800 thousand to 1 million rubles.

Link to the draft law

Overview of legislation changes - March 2023

Overview of the most important legislation changes - March 2023
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Issuance enforcement order for the implementation en konsu outso

Issuance of an enforcement order for the implementation of an arbitration court decision may be refused if its execution violates anti-crisis measures

As follows from the court's conclusions stated in the Resolution of the Central District Arbitration Court dated February 27, 2023 in case No. A14-13590/2022, anti-crisis measures related to obligations to foreign persons are part of the public order of the Russian Federation.
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