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GRATA International held an online conference: Contemporary issues in the field of protection of IP objects
On November 23, 2022, an online conference on Contemporary issues in the field of protection of IP objects in GRATA International countries:  Belarus, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Uzbekistan was held.
GRATA International: Personal data of the employee: what you need to know?
In the age of rapid development of information technology, the importance of protecting the personal data of citizens comes to the fore. In many countries, the protection of personal data is regulated by national legislation, and liability up to criminal liability is provided for the dissemination of personal data without the consent of the subject.
New Law "On licensing"
Till January 1, 2023 licensed activity is regulated by the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 01.09.2010 № 450 "About licensing of some types of activity". Since January 1, 2023 licensed activity will be regulated by the Law "On licensing".
Regulation of prices of goods
On October 6, 2022 the Presidential Directive "On the unacceptability of price increase" was adopted. As a follow-up, the Council of Ministers Resolution No. 713 "On the system of price regulation" (hereinafter - the Resolution No. 713) was adopted. These acts established a ban on increasing of prices for most groups of goods.
GRATA International held an online conference: Fintech in Eurasia
On September 29, 2022, a conference: Fintech in the countries of Eurasia: recent legal developments and main isuess, with the participation of GRATA offices in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.
Citizens of Belarus will be able to work as self-employed in Russia
In accordance with Article 5 of the Federal Law № 422-FZ from 27.11.2018, citizens of the EAEU countries (that is, citizens of Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan) will be able to register as self-employed in Russia.
The Government of the Russian Federation has approved the Treaty between the Russian Federation and Belarus on General Principles of Taxation on Indirect Taxes
The Treaty covers VAT and excise duties, for which the national legislation is to be brought into conformity with the Treaty by January 1, 2023.
New edition of the instruction on registration of the currency agreement on the portal of the National Bank of Belarus
On October 1, 2022, a new edition of the Instruction No. 37, approved by the Board of the National Bank on February 12, 2021, comes into force.
Restructuring of customs debt
From October 4, 2022 to December 31, 2023 Belarusian legal entities can get the opportunity to gradually restructure their customs debt within 1 year. This applies to customs payments, special, anti-dumping, countervailing and other duties, penalties, interest and other payments collected by customs authorities.
A lease agreement without foreign currency
From September 23, 2022 to January 1, 2024 the right of the landlord to determine the rent fee in the contract based on a certain amount in foreign currency is suspended, until January 1, 2024.