Increase in maternity benefits

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 16.11.2022

The State Duma in the third reading adopted a draft law on increasing the amount of benefits for temporary disability and in connection with maternity. If the draft law is approved by the Federation Council and signed by the President of the Russian Federation, then started from February 1, 2023, new amounts of benefits will […]

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Cancellation of work permits of the HQS

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 10.11.2022

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation has resumed the practice of cancelling work permits of foreign citizens – highly qualified specialists who have been outside Russia for more than 6 months. These amendments are effective starting from October 13, 2022 and are applied to any highly qualified specialist (HQS) who has a […]

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Fine for errors in transactions with traceable goods

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 08.11.2022

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has prepared a draft law that establishes liability for companies for violating transactions with traceable goods. If the draft law is sent to the State Duma for consideration and adopted in the third reading, then starting from January 1, 2024, new articles of the Administrative Code will […]

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New algorithm of interaction with employers: Rostrud information

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 27.10.2022

The Federal Labour and Employment Agency (Russian acronym – Rostrud) has developed a new algorithm for interaction with employers, allowing them to eliminate violations in the field of employment legislation without imposing fines. The new algorithm of work assumes an analysis of the accuracy of the information received from the applicant-employee in the form of […]

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Verification of contractors on the FTS website

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 24.10.2022

The Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation has published information about companies for 2021. This information will help the business to exercise due diligence when choosing contractors.  Information is posted on the official website of the Federal Tax Service (FTS) in the “Open Data” section: on income and expenses according to the accounting reports […]

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Restrictions on transactions with shares in the authorized capitals of Russian companies

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 21.10.2022

The President of the Russian Federation signed a Decree determining a special procedure for carrying out transactions with shares in the authorized capitals of Russian companies. According to the text of the Decree, transactions with shares in the authorized capitals of Russian LLC can be carried out only on the basis of special permits of […]

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The obligation to store documents, including during liquidation

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 19.10.2022

Please be reminded of the necessity to store documents that have not expired yet. This requirement is also applied to companies undergoing liquidation. Organizations are required to store documents provided for by federal laws and other statutory enactments of the Russian Federation. This requirement is applied to all companies, regardless of their organizational and legal […]

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Moratorium on scheduled inspections in 2023

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 13.10.2022

The Government of the Russian Federation has issued a Resolution that extends the prohibition on scheduled inspections of companies in 2023. According to the text of the Resolution, companies with low, moderate, medium and significant risk categories are exempt from scheduled inspections until December 31, 2023. The moratorium is not applied to companies: with the […]

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