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Russia: Consumer Rights Watchdog Cancels Routine Inspections

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As of 17 September 2020, the government has cancelled all pre-scheduled inspections of legal entities for consumers rights violations.

Russia: Russian Export Control of Dual-Use Items 2020 FAQ

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This document summarizes the statutory requirements on the exportation of dual-use items from Russia, and does not contain information on the exportation of military items.

Russia: Importation and local use of encryption-based products in Russia and the Eurasian Economic...

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This features frequently asked questions on importation and local use of encryption-based products in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union.

Russia: Russian Export Control of Dual-Use Items 2020 FAQ

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This document summarizes the statutory requirements on the exportation of dual-use items from Russia, and does not contain information on the exportation of military items.

Russia: Importation and local use of encryption-based products in Russia and the Eurasian Economic...

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This features frequently asked questions on importation and local use of encryption-based products in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union.

EMEA: COVID-19 Life Sciences Survey (Updated)

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As COVID-19 rapidly spreads to every corner of the globe and is officially declared a pandemic, governments across the world are adopting emergency measures to fight against this extraordinary situation. Ultimately, all these measures are aimed at protecting the health and wellbeing of citizens. However, on the healthcare and life sciences front in particular, such measures range from intervention powers to guarantee adequate supplies of treatment and medical equipment, to the relaxation of deadlines and regulatory requirements to simplify administrative procedures wherever possible, so that competent authorities, manufacturers and other actors can focus on urgent priorities related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Russia: Supreme Court clarifies how companies can be held liable for illegal remuneration by...

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Russia's Supreme Court confirmed that a company can be liable under Article 19.28 of the Administrative Procedure Code (“Illegal remuneration on behalf of a legal entity”) for the actions of third parties with whom that company has no formal contractual, employment, or other legal relationship.1The court clarified that a company may be held liable if its officers either knew about such actions, or approved or instructed the respective third parties with regard to such actions. Another requirement for prosecution is that the company must have an “economic or other material interest (for example, a reputational one)” in the performance of such actions.In light of this clarification, companies now face increased risk under Article 19.28 for the illegal actions of persons such as employees of their dealers, distributors and other counterparties.

Russia considers expansion of its sanctions regime against Ukraine

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On July 28, 2020, in the State Duma of Russia was introduced the Draft Bill No. 996800 proposing additional Russian countersanctions (“Draft“).  The Draft proposes...

Russia considers expansion of its sanctions regime against Ukraine

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On July 28, 2020, in the State Duma of Russia was introduced the Draft Bill No. 996800 proposing additional Russian countersanctions (“Draft“).  The Draft proposes...

Russia considers expansion of its sanctions regime against Ukraine

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On July 28, 2020, in the State Duma of Russia was introduced the Draft Bill No. 996800 proposing additional Russian countersanctions (“Draft“).  The Draft proposes...
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