Federal Law No. 265-FZ on Amendments to the Federal Law on Concession Agreements and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation of July 21, 2014 (in the version of December 29, 2014)

May 1, 2015 saw the entry into force of amendments to the procedure for executing concession agreements in accordance with which it will be possible without a tender to execute a concession agreement with a person who has proposed the initiative to execute the concession agreement.

If it is decided that it is possible to execute a concession agreement on the conditions proposed by the initiator, the agency authorized to review the concession agreement proposal publishes the concession agreement proposal on the torgi.gov.ru website and, if within 45 days no third-party bids have been received for the concession agreement proposal, it executes the concession agreement without a tender.

Federal Law No. 391-FZ on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2015 and Federal Law No. 460-FZ on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation of December 30, 2015

These laws have added to the lists of concession agreement and PPP agreement facilities that include agricultural sites on a list approved by the RF Government. It is now permitted to put under concession buildings, structures and constructions for warehousing, storing and repairing assets of the Russian Federation Armed Forces and production and engineering infrastructure facilities of such buildings, structures and constructions.