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08.12.2017 Reputable Russian rating Pravo.ru-300 has listed Mosgo and Partners law firm among the best law firms for the second consecutive year

Reputable Russian rating Pravo.ru-300 has listed Mosgo and Partners law firm among the best law firms for the second consecutive year.

02.11.2017 Legal aspects of startup financing

Associate of Mosgo & Partners Elena Cherkasova made a report on the meeting of the Work group on Start-ups of the Committee for digital technologies of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce (AHK), which was held in Moscow on 2nd of November 2017.

18.09.2017 Rules on Disclosure of Information on Beneficial Owners in Russia

Russian legal entities are obliged to determine and store information about their beneficial owners (individuals who control more than 25% of the charter capital). At least once a year they shall update this information and fix it in documents. State authorities are allowed to request such information from the company. Failure to provide it may result in administrative fine of up to RUB 500 000.

29.08.2017 The new publication of Oleg Mosgo in the second edition of the monograph edited by Dr. Gerhard Schlitt and Dr. Gabriel Mueller

The second edition of the monograph edited by Dr. Gerhard Schlitt and Dr. Gabriel Mueller "A statutory share in inheritance: practical guide" (Schlitt/Müller, Handbuch Pflichtteilsrecht, 2nd edition, C.H. Beck-Verlag, 2017), has been recently published in a leading German publishing house for legal literature C.H. Beck. The book is devoted to German and international inheritance law, in particular, to legal regulation of statutory share of successor in inheritance. 

28.08.2017 Reform of the Arbitral Tribunals in the RF

From November 1, 2017, the arbitral tribunals (treteyskiye sudy) that failed to obtain the permission from the Government of the Russian Federation will no longer be allowed to hear disputes. Introduction of the authorization-based order of granting the right to establish institutional arbitral tribunalsis aimed at achievingone of the main objectives of the non-government arbitration reform in Russia, namely, combatting "puppet" arbitral tribunals, enhancing trust to arbitration and improving its quality.

21.07.2017 Cadastral Value: FAQ and What's New in the Law

In 2016, the rules for determining cadastral value changed. The changes consisted, on the one hand, in the suspension of provisions of the Federal Law “On Appraisal Activities” that previously regulated the procedure for state cadastral appraisal (hereinafter, SCA), and, on the other, of the adoption of the Federal Law “On State Cadastral Appraisal”.

01.06.2017 The Russian Migration Registration Rules Become More Rigorous for the 2017-2018 FIFA Tournaments

By his Order No. 202 dated May 9, 2017, the President of Russia introduced enhanced security measures for the period of the FIFA Confederation Cup Russia 2017 and FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. These measures include, among others, rigorous migration registration rules for foreign nationals visiting the Host Cities during these periods.

29.05.2017 Major investment project in Moscow Region: Mosgo & Partners counsel SARIA group

Mosgo & Partners advised SARIA, a major service provider in the sphere of re-cycling of bio-organics, livestock and by-products from the meat and fish industries, in a multi-million agreement with the Government of the Moscow Region.

13.05.2017 Lowering the priority of claims of interested creditors in bankruptcy

Controlled bankruptcy, where the affiliates of the bankrupt debtor appoint a liquidator and determine the fate of voting within the framework of bankruptcy proceedings, is one of the dangers awaiting the debtor’s independent creditors. In controlled bankruptcies, no small part goes to the practice of accumulating real debts in the hands of the debtor’s affiliates, including where the founder had extended loans to the debtor company, which eventually formed the major part of creditor claims in bankruptcy.

27.02.2017 If Beneficial Owners Cannot Be Identified, How Can a Company Prove the Measures Undertaken

In the Mosgo and Partners Newsletter of 15 November 2016, we stated that all Russian companies must identify their beneficial owners, i.e., the individuals who ultimately directly or indirectly own more than 25% of the charter capital of the legal entity in question or can other wise exercise control over its actions.