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New Administrative Code

Russian government has published concept of new Administrative Code. Main purpose of adopting the new code is to change its structure and ...

Jul, 16 2019


Employment agreement in e-form

The draft law has been submitted to the State Duma providing possibility to conclude Employment agreement by means of document exchange ...

Jul, 08 2019


VALEN Partner office in Munich

In June 2019 Valen opened partner office in Munich, thereby strengthening the company’s presence in Germany.   Similarly to the head ...

Jul, 03 2019


New criteria for tax residence

Ministry of Finance proposes to decrease the term of stay in Russia sufficient for considering natural person as tax resident from ...

Jul, 02 2019


New type of Russian visa for foreigners

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has ordered introduction of a universal single-entry e-visa for foreigners arriving in Russia from ...

Jun, 25 2019


Electronic signature – changes

The law “On electronic signature” is supposed to be changed. According to new amendments, only the Federal Tax Service will be ...

Jun, 18 2019


Standart Articles for LLC

On June 24th the Order will come into force that will enable LLC to adopt Standart Articles which will be a more ...

Jun, 11 2019


Shares in intellectual property

Current Russian Civil Code states that exclusive intellectual property right may belong to one person or to several persons jointly. It ...

Jun, 07 2019


Blockchain and business

Currently, blockchain technology has gone far beyond IT-sphere. Many large corporations of various economy spheres use blockchain in order to optimize ...

May, 31 2019


HR seminar “Key issues for expats in Moscow”

Valentina, Valen Managing Partner, was one of the speakers at the seminar dedicated to key issues for expats in Russia. The ...

May, 30 2019


Valen Managing Partner listed in Best Lawyers

Valentina Khlavich, Valen Managing Partner, has been included to the list of Best Lawyers https://www.bestlawyers.com/current-edition/russia ⠀ Congratulations to Valentina, all partners ...

May, 29 2019


IX Legal Forum in Saint Petersburg

From 14th till 18th of May team VALEN participated in International Legal Forum that was held in Saint Petersburg.  This year ...

May, 27 2019


Federal tax service clarifies companies set up issues

A lot of organizational and legal questions arise by registering companies. Federal tax service publishes answers to the most relevant questions ...

Apr, 24 2019


«Google tax» payment will be easier

New rules for paying “Google tax” - VAT that is paid by foreign companies which provide electronic services to Russian customers ...

Apr, 17 2019


Russian analogue to SWIFT: access for foreign companies

System of financial messages transfer (SFMT), Russian analogue to SWIFT, is in operation since late 2014. Almost 400 companies have been ...

Apr, 11 2019


Digital law in Russia

When digital financial assets appeared in Russia, the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance defined them as highly risky money ...

Apr, 02 2019