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An Overview of Changes in Legislation September 2011

January 2012 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Taxes

1. Order of the Federal Tax Service (FTS) N ĐŻĐš-7-6/488@ of 11 August 2011 "On approval of forms and formats of documents used for tax registration and deregistration of Russian organizations and individuals, including individual entrepreneurs, and procedures for filling in forms and sending by tax authorities to organizations, individuals, including individual entrepreneurs, of a certificate of tax registration with tax authorities and (or) a notice of tax registration with tax authorities (a notice of tax deregistration with tax authorities) in electronic format via telecommunications channels" has been recorded by the RF Ministry of Justice and published.

An Overview of Changes in Legislation August 2011

January 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Financial Markets

Decree of the RF Government on Certain Issues of State Regulation in the Sphere of Financial Market of the Russian Federation, dated August 29, 2011, No. 717, in pursuance of the Presidential Decree of 04.03.2011, No. 270, by which the Federal Service for Insurance Supervision was attached to the Federal Service for Financial Markets (“FSFM”), redistributes the functions between the RF Ministry of Finance and the FSFM. In particular, it approves the Regulations on the FSFM; amends certain acts of the RF Government, including the Regulations on the RF Ministry of Finance; and recognizes as stale certain acts of the RF Government.

Newsletter An Overview of Changes in Legislation

January 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Legal Entities

On December 6, 2001 the Federal Law “On Amendments to Article 50 of Part 1 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation in Connection with Adoption of the Federal Law “On Business Partnerships”, No. 393-FZ, was promulgated. The amendments which will go in effect as of July 1, 2012 introduce a new legal form for commercial organizations.

An Overview of Changes in Legislation July 2011

July 2011 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Commercial Concession (Franchise)

Federal Law on Amendment of Part Two of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, dated July 18, 2011, No. 216-FZ, introduces changes in the Civil Code provisions on commercial concession (franchise), namely Article 1033 concerning limitation of rights of the parties to a franchise agreement, Article 1035 concerning the franchisee’s primary right to renew the agreement for another term, and Article 1037 concerning termination of the agreement.

CIS Mergers and Acquisitions

November 2009 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Summary of the Speech of Dr. Andrey Gorodissky at the First Russian and CIS Mergers and Acquisitions Conference of the International Bar Association

Limited Liability Companies in Russia/ Changes in the legislation

November 2009 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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In view of the promulgation of the Federal Law that significantly amends the legal regulation concerning limited liability companies established in Russia, this memorandum gives a brief description of basic amendments, their effective date and the deadline for bringing constitutive documents of a limited liability company in compliance with the new regulation.

RECENT AMENDMENTS OF CORPORATE AND PROCEDURAL LAWS

November 2009 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.

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Federal Law on Amendment of Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation No. 205-FZ, adopted on July 19, 2009, has introduced changes in the laws and regulations on legal entities. The changes form the so-called “anti-raiding package” that will be broadened by further new amendments of legislation in the nearest future. The main provisions of the Law will come into force 90 days upon its promulgation.