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Advertising labeling from september 1, 2023: What can you be fined for?
From September 1, 2023, the penalties for non-compliance with legislation in the field of advertising activities have become stricter. For placing online advertising without labeling, a fine of 700,000 rubles is possible. That is why it is particularly important for all advertisers to understand how to work with advertising materials under the new rules
Tax control in the Russian Federation and appeals against the results
A tax audit can be a big challenge for any business. In addition, such an audit can have a big impact on the financial position of your company. Therefore, it is important to know more information about tax audit to be prepared for this procedure in order to protect your company and its interests. 
Requirements for internet sites, software and information systems with recommendation technologies for users in Russia
From October 1, 2023, the requirements for Internet sites, software and information systems that use recommendation technologies - information technologies for providing information based on the collection, systematization and analysis of information related to the preferences of Internet users located on the territory of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as "information resources") come into force.
Types of intellectual property rights used in franchising agreements in Russia
Franchising is a successful business model that allows companies to expand their market presence while maintaining control over the quality of the products or services they offer.
Shareholder disputes in Russia
Shareholder disputes in Russia, as elsewhere in the world, are among the most sensitive and disruptive in their implications for business. A corporation based on agreement and trust between partners often lives and grows through the common efforts of its shareholders. In situations where disputes arise that cannot be resolved amicably, therefore, the overall business inevitably suffers and often suffers irreparably.
Fines for violating the requirements for labeling advertisements distributed on the Internet in Russia
Starting from September 1, 2023, the distribution of an advertisement on the Internet without an advertisement identifier assigned by the advertisement data operator to the corresponding advertisement or violation of the requirements for its placement when distributing advertisement on the Internet, an administrative fine may be imposed
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.
Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions in Russia (Moscow)
Due diligence is a comprehensive audit of an asset in order to identify and assess existing and possible future risks that may arise from transactions / operations with this asset.
Due diligence for M&A purposes
A team of leading specialists from the corporate law practice of GRATA International from Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia prepared brief reviews on the specifics of due diligence in the framework of mergers and acquisitions in these countries.