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Montreal Convention of 1999 new rules for international carriage by air

Russia - March 5 2013 On 12 February 2013, the Russian Ministry of Transport published on its website the draft Federal Law on the Accession of the Russian Federation to

New law "on the fundamentals of health protection in the Russian Federation": major innovations

Russia - November 25 2011 The Federal Law "On the Fundamentals of Health Protection in the Russian Federation" dated 21.11.2011 323-FZ is signed by President Medvedev

Russia joins the Montreal Convention of 1999

Russia - April 12 2017 On 4 April, Federal Law No. 52-FZ on Russia's joining the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air 1999

Новые правила хранения и перевозки лекарственных препаратов в России с 1 марта 2017 года

Russia - February 28 2017 С 1 марта 2017 года вступают в силу утверждённые Министерством здравоохранения Российской Федерации Правила надлежащей практики хранения и перевозки

Major reform to state registration of immovable property

Russia - January 26 2017 Significant changes made in the procedure for state registration of rights to and transactions with immovable property came into force on 1 January

New rules for describing medicines for public procurement: more competition

Russia - January 16 2018 The new rules for describing medicines in tender documentation for the procurement of drugs by the state and municipal authorities took effect on 1

New requirements for Russian insurance organisation executives

Russia - December 15 2017 Qualification and business reputation requirements have been introduced for Russian insurance organisation executives. Prior approval of candidates

Latest amendments to Russian Insurance Law: new clearance requirements on transactions involving stakes in insurance organisations

Russia - December 11 2017 Starting from 28 January 2018, prior approval of the Central Bank of Russia (the "CBR") will be needed for: the acquisition of more than 10 of

Russia and Japan sign Double Taxation Avoidance Convention

Japan, Russia - October 4 2017 The Russian President and the Japanese Prime Minister signed the Convention for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income

Legal entities obliged to disclose their beneficiaries within five days

Russia - September 22 2017 Decree No. 913, which has approved the rules that oblige legal entities to disclose the information about their beneficial owners (the "Decree"