Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Far from being hindered by the sanctions on Russia, Kazakhstan is benefiting
It’s a nervous time for international law firms in Moscow, as Russia’s rift with the West threatens to throw their businesses off course – possibly for good
Everyday legal work is at a halt and the country’s lawyers stand ready to do their bit in the army if the Russians move in
Local and international firms are scrapping for work in Europe’s ‘golden boy’. But the market is not without its risks, including from neighbour Ukraine
Russia and the CIS News
This year’s European Managing Partner of the Year, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ chairman Dimitry Afanasiev, opens up about the challenges affecting Russia and Ukraine.
Chadbourne & Parke has recruited corporate partner Andrei Baev from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as its new Moscow managing partner.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer litigation counsel Maxim Kulkov has left the firm along with a team of lawyers to set up a Moscow-based dispute resolution boutique.
Russia and the CIS Briefings
Major changes in regulation of obligations and contracts in Russia download subscription
From 1 June 2015 signicant changes will be made to Russia’s Civil Code regarding the regulation of obligations.
This article gives an overview of the various sanctions imposed on Russia/Crimea over the last 12 months that are likely to impact the energy industry and projects involving these regions.
Russia: new law to facilitate tax-free restructuring download subscription
A draft law on voluntary declaration should motivate business owners to disclose their foreign property and facilitate the tax-free restructuring of foreign assets.
Shipping and Transport Bulletin, April: are sanctions against Russia legal?; cancelling shipbuilding contracts; and more download subscription
The latest news and regulations affecting the shipping and transport industries.
Russia’s 'deoffshorisation' law offers opportunities to Channel Islands download subscription
Significant changes to Russia’s tax code could lead to an increased use of corporate and trust entities based in the Channel Islands in the structuring of Russian corporate and private wealth arrangements.
Russian de-offshorisation: the new rules download subscription
A high-level overview, relevant to anyone connected with the structuring, establishment or maintenance of corporate or private wealth arrangements for Russian clients.
Certain provisions of criminal liability for corruption offences have been amended download subscription
Federal Law No 40FZ on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation of 8 March 2015 (the ‘Law’) enters into force on 20 March 2015.
Russia: regulation of medicines – an overview download subscription
An overview of legal developments in the regulation of circulation of medicines and medical devices, and the provision of medical aid.