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Debtor control does not mean registry control
The submission of monetary claims by the affiliated creditors in a bankruptcy case is usually accompanied by serious and sometimes lengthy legal disputes regarding the validity and sequence of such claims. This situation occurs due to the fact that to prove the unreality of business transactions performed by the affiliates and, as a result, to recognize the claims of the affiliate creditor as not a subject to inclusion in the register is sometimes quite difficult, more complicated than the requirements of an independent creditor. Since such creditors usually have a subjective connection with the debtor, through which they can access both the debtor's seals and the signatures of authorized persons on the relevant documents, and accounting registers and even information about the flow of funds on the accounts.
Introduction of a new object of intellectual rights - geographical indication
On July 27, 2020, a new object of intellectual rights - geographical indication will appear in Russia. Regional manufacturers who have received the right to use a geographical indication to protect their products will be able to safely enter both the domestic and international markets.
The State Duma allowed entrepreneurs to terminate lease agreements unilaterally
The state Duma of the Russian Federation has adopted in the third and final reading a bill regulating rental relations during high-alert regime.
A brief overview of the changes in the Environmental Legislation of the Russian Federation
The theme of ecology and environmental protection is still one of the most relevant on the world agenda. Despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic temporarily overshadowed environmental issues, nevertheless, environmental legislation in Russia remains relevant and in demand. Taking into account the large number of requests from our clients, we decided to make quarterly reviews of the main changes in environmental legislation, which may concern representatives of many sectors of the economy.
2 quarters of labor. A brief overview of changes in the labor legislation of the Russian Federation
The end of 2019 is remembered for the active discussion of numerous planned changes that were proposed or planned for 2020. Many people probably remember the sensational news about the electronic employment workbooks. Nevertheless, the first half of the new year fairly "thinned" the shaft of proposals and projects. Some bills are already "in the archive", some will be implemented (if they are) later, but some changes still came into force.
COVID-19. Who can take advantage of credit vacations and how?
In the third final reading the state Duma adopted amendments to the Federal law "On the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)" providing holiday loans to citizens, individual entrepreneurs and small businesses caught in a difficult situation due to the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19).
COVID-19. About restriction of activity of state courts and alternative dispute resolution methods.
Meanwhile, on March 18, 2020, due to the threat of spread of infection, the Presidium of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation issued a decree restricting the consideration of cases and the acceptance of documents by the courts. Restrictions are imposed for the period from 19.03.2020 to 10.04.2020. It is obvious that if the coronavirus infection continuesto spread, the restrictions will be extended.
The title to a parking place in case of the developer’s bankruptcy
Since 1 January 2017, a car parking space has been legally recognised as an independent property item, which has special boundaries in the design documentation of a building or structure, and which is subject to both cadastral and state registration.
26.03.2020
Risks associated with failure to comply with measures taken to combat the epidemic in the Russian Federation
February and March of the calendar year are the months in which a large number of
people plan their dream vacations. However, the coronavirus infection, that has seized
the world in 2020, and the mainstream panic made the actions and behaviour of people
still planning to travel abroad during this dangerous period highly uncertain.
Pandemic, taxes and bankruptcy in Russia. What to expect and what to get ready for?
The rapid spread of the new COVID-19 virus on the planet makes the government develop measures not only to combat the spread of its manifestations in the sanitary and epidemiological area but also prevent its negative impact on the economic and social aspects in the society.