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8
October

Has COR suffered from the owner’s reputation?

Central Bank has already issued to the management of COR Bank a prescriptive order because of "unsatisfactory business reputation" of the legal entities and individuals related to it, one of the telegram channels writes. Further, if individuals may feel secure about their deposits of up to 1.4 million roubles, entities may lose a part of their monies and may have their payment orders "frozen". They will only be the third-priority creditors, i.e. the last-priority creditors.

Alexander Vyazovik, Partner, Head of Volga directorate, Head of Restructuring & Insolvency practice
Volgograd Pravda.Ru
4
October

More than a lawyer. How and why the soft skills should be developed

The lawyers ceased to be the guardians of sacral knowledge. Information and legal systems, Internet, electronic registers and contract designers help a person to easily do acts, which only professionals could do in the past. In the article, the colleagues told us how to overcome scepticism and distrust in additional requirements, what features should be primarily developed, and how to build up your own brand.

Alexander Sitnikov, Managing partner
Сorporate lawyer
10
September

Corn traders and oil producers prove the environmental friendliness of their operations

The major Rostov companies operating in the ports of Rostov started to execute environmental impact statements for their operations and conduct public discussions of the materials of the Environmental Impact Assessment Study. 

Dmitriy Motorin, Associate of Volga directorate
Gorod N
22
August

Supreme Court: The government body status is the sufficient ground for exemption from payment of state duty

The Supreme Court has corrected a mistake of the lower courts that applied the wrong provision of the Tax Code when accepting an appeal from the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for consideration.

Stanislav Matushov, Associate of Litigation practice
Advocate newspaper
22
August

A "subsidiary" of UAC is suspected of making a transaction with service provider evading Law No.223-FZ

The United Aircraft Corporation intends to hold, before the end of the year, an auction for alienation of the property and land plot with an area of 60 ha located near "Dinamo" metro station, which are currently owned by a "subsidiary" of the JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG. The experts took a note of numerous discrepancies in procurement documents and failed to find justification for the customer’s actions.

TORG94
12
July

The formula of growing "quick money"

Central Bank proposes to take measures that would restrict lending of investments to the charter capital of companies not leading to economic growth. The relevant proposals are set out in the advisory report "Incentive banking regulation", which was published by the Central Bank of Russia recently. 

Alexander Garmaev, Head of projects, Corporate and M&A practice
Profile
6
July

Dud advice: how a lawyer may fail an interview

Funny stories happen at interviews. Kristina Novozhilova, VEGAS LEX’s HR officer, told one of them.


Pravo.ru
6
June

The law that defines more precisely the key terms related to foreign investments has been signed

Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, has signed Law No.122-FZ dated 31 May 2018, which defines more precisely the key terms related to foreign investments. The Law also specifies in detail the definition of the persons not having the right to acquire the public and municipal property.

Advocate newspaper
5
October

GDPR: fundamental novelties

Extraterritorial nature and turnover-based fines raise the business community’s reasonable concerns.  

Dmitry Borodin, Senior associate of Technologies and Investments Group
Advocate newspaper
24
September

The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation proposes to introduce a general-purpose criterion of indexation of monies recovered by court

The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation has prepared the draft law envisaging that the indexation is permissible in the absence of the signs of unfair practices in the actions of debtor or recoverer.

Victor Petrov, Head of Litigation practice
Advocate newspaper
23
August

Monopoly game: it makes no sense to increase the legal liability for cartel agreements

The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation proposes to increase the liability for business owners and broaden the powers of antimonopoly inspectors. The business community fundamentally disagrees with such proposal: Chamber of Commerce and Industry, RSPP and All Russia Public Organization "Delovaya Rossiya" sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, which describes the new changes as the risk of "unfounded squeeze on business, violation of the legitimate interests of entrepreneurs and corrupt abuse".

TORG94
22
August

The time to change over to "green"

Russia lags far behind the global trend of green power industry development that threatens the present raw materials well-being of the country.

Alexander Kiselev, Senior associate of Energy practice
Profile
18
July

Failed to reach an agreement about development

The new 2.0 SPICs and the Development Fund may give a certain boost to priority areas – subject to the right choice of projects. However, they will not have a great impact on the development of infrastructure.

Maxim Grigoryev, Partner, Head of Southern directorate, Head of special projects
Expert
12
July

On the legal positions on commercial cases set out in the Supreme Court Judicial Review No.2

The major part of the Review is dedicated to legal positions taken by the Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court

Natalia Malilkova, Associate of Volga directorate
Advocate newspaper
6
July

Top 10 among the most interesting tax disputes for six months

In Q1 and Q2 2018, the Supreme Court reversed its course towards taxpayers even more having reminded a fiscal authority of its obligations.

Pravo.ru
1
June

Depositors will be able to recover interest for the bank’s fault

From 1 June, in case of improper performance of the client account transactions, the bank will be obliged to pay interest on third-party money (article 395 of the Civil Code).

Semen Lopatin, Associate of Litigation practice
Pravo.ru
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