Sanctions imposed by the EU after Crimea’s annexation have caused upheaval in the Russian market, but law firms remain optimistic.
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
Russia and the CIS News
Kennedys has announced the launch of an office in Moscow, operating under the name Kennedys CIS Advocates.
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.
Russia and the CIS Briefings
Russia is unlikely to sit idly by as the EU plans new energy corridor.
Russia: 2014 tax filing download subscription
Less than one month remains to the deadline for filing 2014 tax returns in Russia.
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.