Entrepreneurs will be relieved from criminal liability

Dec, 18 2018

President Vladimir Putin suggested to exempt perpetrators of crimes from criminal liability if they fully compensate material losses to the victim. This innovation will affect following crimes:

- credit and insurance fraud or fraud using electronic payment systems;

- fraud in business activity;

- copyright abuse;

- patent infringement and others.

Also suggested to exempt from criminal liability companies’ chief executives who have not paid salary to their employees but have paid all the debts off within 2 months since initiation of criminal investigation against them.