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8 December 2015

The NBU Reinforces FX Restrictions

The National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) has adopted resolution No.863 dated 4 December 2015 (“Resolution 863”) aimed at stabilisation of the situation on Ukrainian FX market. arrow

17 November 2015

Commercial Arbitration - Russia. GAR know-how | Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Dyakin, Dmitry Kaysin, Victor Radnaev

Evgeny Raschevsky, Dmitry Dyakin, Dmitry Kaysin and Victor Radnaev authored the Commercial Arbitration Russia chapter of the know-how section of Global Arbitration Review. arrow

10 November 2015

On development of energy market in Ukraine and CIS | commentary by Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi and Roman Stepanenko, The Lawyer

With a traditionally strong energy market hit by political instability, CIS nations are diversify into green energy. Will law firms do the same? arrow

9 November 2015

Ukrainian Ministry of Healthcare changes authorization process for medicinal products

With effect from 30 October 2015, a new order of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine (the “Order”) introduced a number of significant changes to Ukrainian drug review and authorization process. arrow

6 November 2015

Legal alert: Sovereign Immunity: Russia Adopts a Restrictive Approach on a Reciprocal Basis

On November 3, 2015, the President of the Russian Federation signed the Federal Law № 297-FZ on Jurisdictional Immunities of Foreign States and Property of Foreign States in the Russian Federation (the Law). The Law will take effect from January 1, 2016 (Art. 18). By passing the Law, Russia has endorsed the restrictive theory of sovereign immunity entirely, and ruled out the dichotomy which exists between the Code of Civil Procedure and the Code of Commercial Procedure. arrow

23 October 2015

Legal alert: National Bank of Ukraine modified some of its FX Restrictions

The National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) adopted Resolution No. 718 dated 22 October 2015 “On Introduction of Amendments to Resolution of the Management Board of the NBU dated 03 September 2015 No. 581” (the “Resolution 718”) which modified certain of the NBU’s restrictions introduced (or prolonged) in September 2015. arrow

13 October 2015

EPAM Legal Highlights: Introducing Federal Law "On the Free Port of Vladivostok"

On October 12, 2015, Federal Law of July 13, 2015 No. 212-FZ “On the Free Port of Vladivostok” (the “Free Port Law”) entered into force. arrow

12 October 2015

New legal regime for challenging major transactions: reform for the sake of reform? | Dmitry Stepanov, Zakon

Zakon publishes an article by Dmitry Stepanov. arrow

7 October 2015

Legal alert: New E-Commerce Law: De Facto Becomes De Jure in Ukraine

Ukraine aims to catch world e-commerce train, which is better later than never. arrow

6 October 2015

Legal alert: National Bank of Ukraine implemented Sanctions of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) adopted Resolution No.654 dated 1 October 2015 “On Ensuring Implementation and Monitoring of Efficiency of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions)” (the “Resolution 654”) aimed at implementing, within Ukrainian banking and finance market, certain financial sanctions adopted by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (the “NSDCU”) in September 2015. arrow

30 September 2015

Apartments in St. Petersburg’s “golden triangle” within reach for mid-level European and US Investors

European and US investors may have a substantial advantage when buying apartments in the centre of St. Petersburg. The development comes as the result of favourable RUB/EUR/USD exchange rates and the benefits provided by the city administration for investors and people living in communal apartments. arrow

16 September 2015

Legal alert: Fourth Antimonopoly Package: What’s New?


9 September 2015

The Merger Control Review. Edition 6. Russia chapter | Anna Numerova, Elena Kazak, The Merger Control Review

Anna Numerova and Elena Kazak became the authors of the Russia chapter in The Merger Control Review. arrow

7 September 2015

Legal alert: Further Extension and Liberalisation of the FX Restrictions adopted by the National Bank of Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) has adopted resolution No.581 dated 3 September 2015 (the “Resolution 581”) aimed at stabilisation of the situation on Ukrainian FX market. According to the Resolution 581, the NBU has generally extended all of the previously existing temporary restrictions. The Resolution 581 shall be effective as of 4 September 2015 until 4 December 2015. arrow

31 August 2015

Legal alert: Ukraine: Trademarks Searches Are Free Almost

On August 21, 2015, the Ukrainian Patent Office granted free access to its on-line database of pending trademarks applications arrow



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