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Mandatory removal from unified state register of legal entities

Federal tax service reminds on grounds for mandatory removal of companies from the Unified state register of legal entities. The grounds ...

Feb, 13 2018


Employment agreement with CEO, frequent mistakes

Chief Executive Officer has enormous number of rights and obligations. However, the issue of CEO Employment Agreement itself is often neglected. We ...

Feb, 06 2018


Overview on residence and work permit - is it the same status?

We are often asked about the difference between temporary residence permit (TRP) and work permit for highly qualified specialist (HQS).TRP is a ...

Jan, 31 2018


Government Checkups plan for 2018 has been established

The Russian Federation Prosecutor General's Office has established Government checkups plan for 2018. The list of companies being subject to checkup ...

Jan, 31 2018


For bad faith negotiations company may be sued

Since 2015 Russian legislation has established liability for bad faith negotiations. However, judicial practice has not formed a clear perspective on ...

Jan, 23 2018


Latest tendency of court decisions related to simplified tax system

There are dozens of legal proceedings between companies and tax authorities regarding simplified tax system. We would like to draw your ...

Jan, 16 2018


Employment agreement with sole participant, fact or fiction? Details on our website

If CEO of company is the sole participant, there is no necessity to execute an employment agreement . Sole participant assigns ...

Dec, 20 2017


Removal from work: myth or reality?

The list of reasons for an employee’s removal from work is strictly regulated in Russia. The State labor inspectorate on its’ ...

Dec, 13 2017


List of offshores for 2018 has been established

Federal Tax Service has published updated list of states (territories) which do not provide tax information exchange with the Russian Federation. ...

Dec, 06 2017


Confidentiality regime v. mail services provider, who will win?

Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation has considered the case, related to use of e-mail services for sending files containing official ...

Nov, 22 2017


Social contributions rates for years 2018 – 2020 have been established

New Law was adopted by the RF State Duma according to which contributions rates to Social Funds for years 2018 – 2020 shall ...

Nov, 15 2017


Job offer = problems for employer

After successful interviews employers send job offers to candidates – offer of a job prepared in writing, which contains basic information ...

Nov, 07 2017


Tax Code amendments: new conditions for taxation base reductionбазы для компаний

In accordance with recent amendments to Tax Code there are changes in conditions for reduction taxation base. Now, in addition to ...

Oct, 31 2017


New Head of Legal

Alexey Arhipov joined our team as new Head of Legal. Alexey gained expertise for over 17 years in international law firms as ...

Oct, 30 2017


How to calculate personal income tax while tax residency change

Minfin of Russia has published clarification on how to calculate personal income tax in case an employee becomes Russian tax resident ...

Oct, 25 2017


Limits of insurance contributions calculation for 2018

Russian government annually establishes maximum amount of base of social fees for social and pension insurance calculation.  Since January 01, 2018 maximum ...

Oct, 18 2017