Amendments to the Civil Code of Belarus
On November 18, 2023, after two years of waiting, amendments to the Civil Code of Belarus were published (hereinafter referred to as the new version of the Civil Code). They affected almost all the current regulation, starting with the registration of a company, ending with its economic activity and liquidation. The changes will take effect from 19.11.2024.
GRATA International Belarus is a partner of the second season of the BLC 2023 legal case championship in the Contract Law section.
On November 18, 2023, the final of the case championship will be held, where Natalia Zhuk, Counsel, Polina Sachava, Associate, will evaluate the performances of 5 finalists. The winner will receive an invitation to an internship at GRATA International, Belarus.
GRATA International, Belarus, took part in the first-ever forum for Belarusian business "Export league"
On November 14, 2023, Polina Sachava, Associate of the Contract Law practice at GRATA International, Belarus, , took part in the first-ever forum for Belarusian business "Export league"
GRATA International Belarus, took part in a business meeting on the topic: "Logistics 2.0: new realities, new solutions"
On November 09, 2023, Polina Sachava, Associate of the Contract Law practice at GRATA International Belarus, took part in a business meeting on the topic: "Logistics 2.0: new realities, new solutions".
Belarusian Parliament presents a draft law with amendments to the Tax Code, covering e-VAT payment monitoring, new rates, and more
On October 4, 2023, the Government of Belarus submitted a draft Law "On Amendments to the Tax Code of the Republic of Belarus" to the lower chamber of the Belarusian Parliament.
In Belarus, the regulations for registering currency contracts on the National Bank's web portal have been updated
On October 1, 2023, a new version of Instruction No. 37 took effect. This update provides greater clarity on how to complete the registration form for currency contracts on the National Bank of Belarus's web portal.
New Belarusian Insolvency Law in effect from October 1: Bankruptcy under the new rules
In December 2022, a new Law No. 227-Z was signed, titled "On Insolvency Resolution", aimed at modernizing bankruptcy regulations to align with the current economic landscape in the country.
Experts from GRATA International offices from Minsk and Saint-Petersburg will present the key issues at the II forum "Construction activity and law"
Experts from GRATA International offices from Minsk and Saint-Petersburg will present the key issues at the II forum "Construction activity and law "On October 27, 2023, Maxim Lashkevich, Partner and Head of the "Real Estate" practice, will present the following topics during the discussion panel on "Novelties and Current Enforcement of Construction Legislation"
Experts from the "Contract Law" practice at GRATA International, Belarus will be speakers at the XI Belarusian Forum of Corporate Lawyers
On October 20, 2023, Natalia Zhuk, Counsel, and Polina Sachava, Associate at GRATA International, Belarus will address key topics at the "Currency Agreements: registration from October 1, 2023, and features of the conclusion" session of the XI Belarusian Forum of Corporate Lawyers.
On September 29th, the in-person meeting of the Oil & Gas and Mining Committees took place at the Hilton Baku hotel, with participation of GRATA International office representatives from various countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and the UK.