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Amendments to the Foreign Investments Legislation: New Requirements for Information Disclosure

Russia - June 20 2018 On 31 May 2018, the President signed Federal Law No. 122-FZ amending Federal Law No. 160-FZ dated 9 July 1999 "On Foreign Investments in the Russian...

Igor Ostapets.


Raising the global bar for security clearance of cross-border transactions

Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan - May 18 2018 A clampdown by governments across the world on potential security threats has increased the scrutiny of participants seeking clearance for...

Farhad Jalinous, Marc Israel, Veronica Pinotti, Alex Zhang, Jun Usami, John Tivey, Orion Berg.


Amendments to the Foreign Investments Law: a means to tighten control?

Russia - August 2 2017 On 18 July 2017, the Russian President signed Federal Law No. 165-FZ, which contains a package of amendments to Federal Law No. 160-FZ dated 9 July...

Igor Ostapets.


Amendments to the Russian Strategic Investments Law: Special Regulation for Transactions Involving Offshore Companies

Russia - July 10 2017 On 1 July 2017, the Federal Law No. 155-FZ amending, inter alia, the Federal Law No. 57-FZ "On the Procedure for Making Foreign Investments in...

Igor Ostapets, Irina Dmitrieva.


National security reviews: A global perspective Russian Federation

Russia - November 16 2016 The Government Commission on Control Over Foreign Investments in the Russian Federation (the Government Commission), which was established by the...

Igor Ostapets.