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11November2019
The Russian Ministry of Labour has issued recommendations for assessing and preventing corruption in companies Law firm Pepeliaev Group advises that the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Russian Federation (the “Ministry of Labour”) has published a number of documents dedicated to preventing corruption in companies.
11November2019
Overview of Tax events for October 2019 Russia was ranked 28th in 'Doing Business', the World Bank's updated ratings, moving up by three positions in comparison with last year. Russian Government officials do not agree with such a low assessment.
08November2019
A promissory note is not always equal to a loan relationship Law firm Pepeliaev Group advises that the Russian Supreme Court (the “Supreme Court”) has issued a ruling[1] to establish the legal nature of the redemption of a promissory note.
25October2019
Companies must arrange for foreign employees to be vaccinated against measles by 31 December 2019 Pepeliaev Group advises of the obligation imposed on employers hiring foreign nationals (including highly-qualified specialists) to ensure that such employees are vaccinated against measles.
22October2019
A pledge status of a competent body’s claims in bankruptcy cases: risks and consequences Law firm Pepeliaev Group advises of the entry into force of amendments to the Russian Tax Code to introduce a pledge status of outstanding obligations to the state budget, starting from 1 April 2020 .
Amendments to the Russian Tax Code have been introduced by Federal Law No. 325-FZ dated 29 September 2019 “On amending Part I and Part II of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation”, including to article 73 of the Code. The provision has been supplemented with clause 2.1 concerning the creation of a pledge with respect to the obligations to the state budget by virtue of a law. Please find below the principal amendments and consequences of the new provisions being implemented as applied to the interests of a taxpayer company and its creditors if the company goes bankrupt. 
03October2019
Introducing the electronic visa regime for foreign nationals crossing the Russian border through checkpoints in St Petersburg and Leningrad region Pepeliaev Group advises that there is an opportunity to obtain an ordinary single-entry business, tourist or humanitarian visa in electronic form for foreign nationals travelling to St Petersburg and Leningrad Region.
11.11.2019
Pepeliaev Group in the IFLR 1000 rating for 2020
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07.11.2019
Pepeliaev Group is the partner of a new master's programme, relating to compliance, of the National Research University Higher School of Economics
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07.11.2019
Pepeliaev Group’s lawyers took part in a session of the Expert Board with the involvement of Boris Titov dedicated to issues of administrative prejudice
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