Global, Russia - November 20 2012 In its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russia undertook important and far-reaching commitments on the regulation of banking services.
Russia - October 17 2012 On 11 September 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a Decree that will significantly restrict the ability of so-called "strategic" Russian companies to carry out their foreign operations.
Russia - July 26 2012 On 13 July 2012, the Russian Duma passed a law imposing a "utilization fee" on cars, which may have the effect of discriminating against imported cars.
Russia - July 4 2012 On 7 June 2012, Russia took a major step forward in its effort to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) when the Russian Government submitted to the Russian Duma a draft federal law ratifying the WTO Accession Package.
USA - June 19 2012 On May 30, 2012, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a change in its position as to when a price determined pursuant to a transfer pricing policy may be used for purposes of determining transaction value for CBP purposes.