Category: PUBLICATIONS

Contractor reset: the St Petersburg government demands half a billion from a tram supplier / Commentary / Delovoy Peterburg

St Petersburg’s City Transport Committee, known by the abbreviation Komtrans , is seeking to recover almost 500 million rubles from Elektrotransport LLC for violating a state contract. The Commercial (‘Arbitration’) Court of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region has scheduled for April its consideration of a claim from Komtrans for 468.9 million rubles against Moscow-based Elektrotransport …

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The Polluter Pays: Russia to Change Rules for Charging Environmental Levy – Russia’s National Projects / Comment / Sekretarskoe Delo professional magazine

The Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) mechanism was introduced in Russia by Federal Law No. 458-FZ of 29 December 2014 “On Amendments to the Federal Law ‘On Production and Consumption Waste’” in line with the growing trend towards stricter environmental legislation and liability for violating it in Russia. Arina Dovzhenko, a Partner and Head of the Real …

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Meat-Packing Factory in Leningrad Region Sues over Trademarks / Comment / Delovoy Peterburg

The Vsevolozhsky Meat-Packing Factory, in the Leningrad Region and part of the Cherkizovo group, is asking the Intellectual Property Rights Court (IPRC) to terminate the protection of three trademarks in Class 29 of the International Classification of Goods and Services (ICDS): bacon, baked ham, ham, etc., the rights to which belong to Krug ZAO (Moscow). …

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What you can and cannot do: WhatsApp during a court hearing and investigation / Comment / Pravo.Ru 

Digital technology has been actively used in court proceedings during pandemic times. Not only Russian courts, but courts all over the world are using it. Some legal professionals have gone further: in England, for example, witnesses are examined on WhatsApp. However, judges in Russia are more conservative, and lawyers think this is justified. Anna Zabrotskaya, a Partner, …

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A Conflict with the Director. Which Dismissal Option to Choose and How to Handle It / Comment / Labour Disputes magazine

When is it safer to dismiss a director by agreement of the parties than by decision of the founders? How can a director who commits embezzlement in the workplace be dismissed? What is the deadline for notifying a director of dismissal and termination? Andrew Bezhan, a Counsel in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Nordic Star …

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Russia VS Europe and the USA: trends in international law in 2023 / Article / RBC Pro

International law in 2022 had to solve tasks that it had not faced before. How will Russian entrepreneurs be able to defend themselves in courts on the global stage in 2023? Dan Fayutkin, Counsel at Nordic Star Law Offices, shared his forecasts for the future and outlined the main directions for the subsequent development of …

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The polluter pays: Russia will change the rules for calculating the eco-fee – National projects of Russia / Commentary / “Zhilishnoye pravo” magazine

In recent years, legislation in Russia has been tightened in terms of control over production and consumption waste. The state is strengthening environmental legislation and economic regulation mechanisms, according to which producers / importers of goods are obliged to ensure the disposal of such waste. Arina Dovzhenko, a Partner and Head of the Real Estate …

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Relocation: how to register a business in Kazakhstan / Article / Forbes Kazakhstan

Reality is strictly dictating new rules for Russian business. Like a living organism, it adapts, changes, looks for new ways to realize itself and develop further. Today we will talk about a country where Russian business can start working as comfortably as possible and without shocks – namely, about Kazakhstan. In his article Rustam Abdrakhmanov, …

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