Being the largest among CIS countries with immense opportunities for business, according to annual World Bank reports, Russia has made the most progress among the biggest emerging economies in implementing policies to improve its investment climate in recent years.
The uniform customs territory in the framework of the Customs Union as well close cultural links between Kazakhstan and Russia and their common historic heritage are the main drivers for strong economic cooperation between the two countries and permanent growth for trade turnover and mutual investments.
Having been on cutting edge of the developments ever since its establishment and constantly striving to extend the scope of its services available to clients, in 2013 GRATA opened its office in Moscow.
Extensive, internationally recognized expertise in providing legal support to investors in connection with cross-border M&A and financial transactions, capital markets projects and project finance in the Central Asia region and the ability to handle the most complex multi-jurisdictional assignments in cost-efficient manner while delivering high-quality results are the key strengths that we are fully implementing in Russia.
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GRATA lawyers have been recognised by international experts including The Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Who’s Who legal, Asialaw Profiles.
GRATA International Associated Office in Rostov-on-Don (Russia) - Stepanov and Aksyuk Law Firm - cooperates with the Investment Development Agency of the Rostov Region.
As of July 12, 2017, amendments to the Arbitration Procedural Code of the Russian Federation and the Civil Code of the Russian Federation come into force, providing, inter alia, for
On 1 July 2017, amendments to the Federal Law 'On Privatisation of the State and Municipal Property' and the Federal Law 'On the Procedure for Foreign Investment in Business Entities of Strategic Importance for National Defense and State Security' became effective, according to which offshore companies and legal entities controlled by an offshore company or a group of entities, which includes an offshore company are not permitted to purchase state and municipal property in Russia.
On 27 June 2017, the Order dated 24 May 2017 became effective which sets the criteria for assessing materials and/or information required to take decisions by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications...
The President of the Russian Federation (the RF President) signed on 30 June 2017 the Decree No. 293 extending the period of effectiveness of the special economic measures – the embargo on import of certain agricultural products, foods and raw materials originating from countries that imposed economic sanctions on Russia through 31 December 2018.
On 13 June 2017 the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation issued the warnings to Microsoft Corporation on termination of actions (omission) containing signs of the violation of Russian antitrust legislation: abuse of a dominant position by creating discriminatory conditions and unfair competition
On 1 June 2017, the Federal Law No. 92-FZ dated 1 May 2017 came into force that, in particular, established two categories of Russian banks depending of a list of permitted operations: banks with a universal license and banks with a basic license, as well as provided for new requirements for the minimum amount of the charter capital of credit institutions.
GRATA International expands into South of Russia
and welcomes Stepanov&Aksuk law firm as an associate office in Rostov
The Decree No. 244 dated 31 May 2017 of the President of Russian Federation abrogated the following economic measures against Turkey
RBL Lawyer's Office, an associated office of GRATA International in Samara, has been a co-organiser and direct participant of Samara Legal Run for the third consecutive year.
On 22-25 May 2017, the delegation of the Czech Republic headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic in Russia - Vladimir Remek, visited the Samara Region.
On 26 May 2017, partners of the GRATA International associated office in Samara - Dmitry Samigullin and Denis Gerassimov Spoke at the Syzran Conference Confined to the Day of Russian Business at the invitation of Promsvyazbank.
The decisions of the Eurasian Economic Union Commission (EEC) came into effect on 26 April 2017, in particular, those approving the Nomenclature of Dosage Forms, Rules for Maintaining the Nomenclature of Medical Products, Rules for Determining the Category of Medicines Sold with and without a Prescription, and Rules for Monitoring the Safety, Quality and Efficiency of Medical Products.
On 13 May 2017, the Direction of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation No. 4335-U dated 31 March 2017 came into force that establishes the threshold values for transactions of joint stock companies and limited liability companies
Continuing rapid development in Russia, GRATA
International is glad to announce the launch of a new associate office in Saint
The trial that lasted over two years in connection with the violation by Google of Russian antitrust law resulted in the conclusion in April 2017 of a settlement agreement with the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS Russia)
GRATA International Moscow office experts became the
contributors of the 2017 edition of The International
Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection
On 1 May 2017, the Federal Law No. 87-FZ was signed amending the Federal Law 'On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection', the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Violations and some other regulatory legal acts that establish requirements for owners of audio-visual services, including online movie services in Russia, liability for violation thereof, and powers of the Federal Service for Supervision in the area of Communication, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) in this respect.
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