Criminal law defence of business
Pepeliaev Group advises that special types of liability have been incorporated into the Russian Criminal Code and the Russian Code of Administrative Offences for violations of legal regimes which have been or could be introduced against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pepeliaev Group advises that the Russian President has signed Federal Law No. 73-FZ dated 1 April 2020 to amend the Russian Criminal Code concerning liability for tax and currency crimes.
Law firm Pepeliaev Group advises that, the Plenum of the Russian Supreme Court (the “Plenum”) has adopted Resolution No. 48 dated 26 November 2019 clarifying certain issues concerning criminal liability imposed under articles 198, 199, 199.1 and 199.2 of the Russian Criminal Code (the “Criminal Code”).