The Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 81 of March 1, 2022 came into force "On additional temporary economic measures to ensure the financial stability of the Russian Federation"
Since March 2, 2022, additional temporary economic measures have been in effect to ensure the financial stability of the Russian Federation.
Patent holders from non-friendly countries will not be compensated
In accordance with article 1360 of the Civil code of the Russian Federation Government of the Russian Federation has the right to, in case of emergency related to ensuring the defense and state security, the protection of life and health of citizens, make a decision to use an invention, utility model or industrial design without the consent of the patent owner with a notice about it in the shortest possible time and paying him an adequate compensation.
Enforcement Proceedings in Russia: Rostov-On-Don
Often, seafarers have to go through several rounds of legal proceedings in order to recover their legitimately earned wages which had not been not paid by the shipowner. Twelve crew members of the infamous motor ship "L", which was arrested for wage arrears, also have this experience.
The continuing development and close economic links between countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Belarus, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Armenia), and close historic ties between CIS countries encourage constant cooperation between the countries, increase the volume of mutual trade and number of business projects between the companies from these countries.
GRATA Beijing and Rostov-on-Don participated in a practical seminar of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Rostov region
On July 1, 2021, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Rostov region together with the GRATA International Rostov-on-Don Law Firm, the Lezhnin and Partners Bar Association, the ICAC Branch in Rostov-on-Don and the Rostov Export Support Center held a practical seminar "Doing Business with China: Legal Aspects" at the ССI of the Rostov region.
One of Russia’s leading media outlets, Kommersant, has released its national rating of best legal practices. Russian offices of GRATA International have been featured in federal and regional tables of leading law firm across several practice areas.
GRATA International Russian team in Pravo.ru-300 «Recommended Lawyers»
Along with its rankings of law firms, the leading Russian rating directory Pravo.ru-300 has released a list of the best legal experts in 29 practice areas. This year over 900 top lawyers were included in the recommendations list. Among the country’s best lawyers are 6 members of GRATA’s Russian team.
On 29 October 2020, an international online conference was held on: Recognition and Enforcement of Judgements and Arbitral Awards in 10 jurisdictions of GRATA International on ZOOM platform.
The firm rises in the rankings released by Legal 500 and takes positions in eight jurisdictions – Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
From April 26, 2019, the draft law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On the prohibition of activities related to geological exploration, exploration, development of uranium and thorium deposits in the Kyrgyz Republic” is submitted for public discussion.