Dispute resolution support in CIS and Eastern Europe
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.
The forum was co-organized by the Russian bar Association, the Brazilian Bar Association, the Indian bar Association, the Chinese law society, and the South African Law society.
GRATA International is glad to announce the addition of an integrated office in Saint Petersburg, Russia. After going through transitional stage in its development as a firm and appreciating the benefits of the corporate systems and platforms, the opportunities and potential of the network, “Legal Studio” Law Firm, associate office in St. Petersburg (Russia), has reached a new milestone and will now become an integrated office “GRATA International SPB”.
General considerations regarding the jurisdiction of Austrian
Despite the fact that the political situation in Austria, in comparison with other countries of the Western world, is considered more favorable towards Russia, banks and other service providers have recently begun to treat Russian customers with increasing suspicion and skepticism. Therefore, doing business in Austria or using Austrian jurisdiction for capital management requires additional measures.
The resolution of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation approved Federal law "On Amendments to Parts One and Two, and Article 1124 of Part Three of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation" (hereinafter - the Federal Law). On March 18, 2019, this Federal Law was signed by the President of the Russian Federation.
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has made a set of proposals to further reform the public procurement law. The main idea is aimed at eliminating too complicated procedures, which occur in the process of state procurements between customers and suppliers.
Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.