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Commercial secret. How to impose liability?

Employees are generally responsible for disclosing commercial secrets in the company. The employee disclosed a commercial secret should be dismissed. Nevertheless, ...

Aug, 28 2018


Offshores will be established in Russia

Offshores residents will receive special status, that provides the preferential tax treatment for the dividends and the mitigation of the restrictions ...

Aug, 06 2018


“Unreliable legal address“ notification - what to do?

According to the Russian legislation, in the case when the company has received the notification that the registered address in not ...

Jul, 30 2018


Agency contract - what can draw attention of tax authorities

Some companies use agency contract as an instrument of tax reduction. Federal Tax Service fight against it, however sometimes even companies ...

Jul, 23 2018


New changes in tax legislation

Government of the Russian Federation have prepared a draft law, containing several amendments for companies and sole traders, using common tax ...

Jul, 19 2018


Regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia: coming soon

At the end of January Central Bank of Russia and RF Ministry of Finance prepared 2 draft laws related to cryptocurrency ...

Jul, 05 2018


New rules for migration registration

Law amending rules for migration registration has been adopted by Russian deputies. New law has clarified definitions of “host party” and ...

Jul, 03 2018


Supreme Court specified the differences between employment and service agreements

In one of the last cases RF Supreme Court compared employment agreement and service agreement. The Court specified the following differences: Purpose of ...

Jun, 25 2018


Dismissal for use of private e-mail at work

Employees often use their private email at work. Constitutional Court resolved that in case of sending confidential information it will be ...

Jun, 18 2018


Amendments in civil legislation

On June 1, 2018 amendments in civil legislation enter into force. We would like to draw your attention to the overview ...

Jun, 06 2018


VALEN moved into new office

VALEN moved into new office  -  our new address -  Begovaya street, 3 building 1 Business center Nordstar, 31 floor   ...

Jun, 04 2018


New dangerous method of company liquidation

Recently it is possible to find offers on «liquidation». The main feature is that company will be liquidated in a short ...

May, 29 2018


UPDATE on migration rules during FIFA 2018

Migration rules during FIFA World Cup 2018 are amended: Obligatory migration registration deadline for foreign nationals will be 3 days instead of 1.  The ...

May, 21 2018


VALEN prepared overview on business immigration for Thomson Reuters

VALEN prepared Russian part for Thomson Reuters overview on business immigration in the form of Q&A.  This overview contains detailed information on ...

May, 15 2018


What documents shall be requested from counterparty?

Commonly tax authorities are investigating if the company's deals are aimed at taxes evasion only. To minimize the risks of claims ...

Apr, 25 2018


Legal address of the company - what’s new

Currently a draft law which will allow to register companies without an office are being prepared.  According to this draft law ...

Apr, 17 2018