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CMS Russia | Russia | 12 Oct 2018

Russia expands policies to improve its business climate

Further to the Russian government's measures to streamline the process of registering a business in Russia and improve corporate governance, the


CMS Russia | Russia | 8 Aug 2016

The amendments to the corporate law

Russian corporate law has recently been amended significantly. Amendments have been made to Federal Law No. 14-FZ “On Limited Liability Companies”


CMS Russia | Russia | 16 Sep 2014

Russian Civil Code reform in the field of corporate law

The amendments to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (the "Civil Code") concerning corporate law, which entered into force on 1 September 2014


CMS Russia | Russia | 12 Dec 2013

Changes to regulation of shareholders agreements in the context of the Russian Civil Code reform will they make a difference?

Although the tendency has been for joint investments in Russian companies to be structured through offshore entities, there are many occasions when


CMS Russia | Russia | 1 Feb 2012

Amendments to OJSC and LLC laws come into force

On 1 January 2012, amendments to federal laws on open joint-stock companies and limited liability companies came into force in respect of regulating a decrease in the charter capital of a company and the right of interested parties to have access to information on net assets.


CMS Russia | Russia | 1 Feb 2012

A new corporate structure has been instituted

Beginning on 1 July 2012, it will be possible to incorporate a business as a new legal entity, called an economic partnership.


CMS Russia | Russia | 31 Oct 2011

Supreme Commercial Court confirms the applicability of Civil Code provisions on sale and purchase to the transfer of participatory interests in LLCs

On 11 October 2011, the Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation resolved a dispute between OJSC Pavlovo-Posadskaya shveynaya fabrika clothing factory (the "Seller") and OOO Ofitser (the "Buyer") relating to the sale and purchase of a participatory interest of 44.31 in OOO Promstroyinvest.


CMS Russia | Russia | 31 Aug 2011

Federal law on the charter capital of LLCs amended

On 18 July 2011, a federal law was adopted on amending the terms of a required reduction in the charter capital of a limited liability company ("LLC") (the "Law").


CMS Russia | Russia | 30 Jun 2011

Supreme Arbitration Court supports the decision of a foreign arbitration court

The Presidium of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation (the "SAC") has upheld an application by HiPP GmbH & Co. Export KG ("HiPP") for the recognition and enforcement in Russia of the decision of a foreign arbitration court.


CMS Russia | Russia | 4 Apr 2011

Information for Russian limited liability and joint-stock companies

Please note that, in accordance with the Federal Law “On Limited Liability Companies” No. 14-FZ dated 8 February 1998, limited liability companies are to hold an Ordinary General Meeting of Participants to approve their annual financial reports for 2010 not later than 30 April 2011.

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