Patent rights legislation changes in Azerbaijan
On February 10, 2017, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a decree “on additional measures regarding the improvement of management in the fields of standardization, metrology, accreditation and protection of the patent right objects” (“Decree”).
Improvement of food safety system in the Republic of Azerbaijan
On February 10, 2017, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a decree on “additional measures with respect to the improvement of food safety system in the Republic of Azerbaijan” (“Decree”).
Changes in the rules of subsidising the clinical trials of implantable medical devices in Russia
The Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 37 dated 20 January 2017 amended the Rules for Granting Subsidies from the Federal Budget to Russian Organisations for Partial Compensation of Costs Incurred for the Implementation of Projects on the Arrangement and Conducting of Clinical Trials of Implantable Medical Devices within the Sub-Program 'Development of the Medical Devices Production" of under the State Program 'Development of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Industry' for 2013-2020 approved by the Decree No. 1046 of the Government dated 1 October 2015.
New administrative liability measures for violation of the legislation on personal data processing in Russia
On 27 January 2017, the State Duma passed in the final reading the bill on amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations (hereinafter - the 'Administrative Code'). The bill is aimed at enhancing the administrative liability for violation of the procedure for collection, storage, use or dissemination of information on citizens (personal data) established by the Russian Federation.
Tax alert on main changes and amendments to the tax code effective 2017
GRATA International law firm provides you with a brief tax alert on main changes and amendments to the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget (the Tax Code) effective 2017.
Clarifications of Roskomnadzor on personal data processing and databases localisation in Russia
The following documents have been published on the web-portal of the Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications ('Roskomnadzor') focusing on the issues of personal data protection