Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

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Mrz

The Double Taxation Treaty between Austria and the Russian Federation as amended on 20 June 2019 (DTT 2019) is currently in force. Last Wednesday, 25 March 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin published measures to protect the economy due to the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and instructed the government of the Russian Federation to implement them. Among other things, existing double taxation treaties ...

06
Feb

The ruling of Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated August 16, 2016 overturned a ruling of the lower courts (state arbitrazh courts) that had dismissed the claim of the public joint-stock company National Bank ”TRUST“ in a case brought against the Cyprus company Phosint Limited. The case concerned the validity of an arbitration ...

11
Aug

EU sanctions against Russia The Council of European Union regulation on new sanctions against Russia entered into force on 1 August 2014. Sanctions will be valid for a year with the possibility of revision after three months since the moment of entering into force. "Actions by natural or legal persons, entities or bodies shall not give rise to liability of any ...

25
Jun

Specht Böhm is supporting "Russia Coast to Coast" as a Partner and legal counsel. The event will begin July 23, 2014 and features Austrian Race Across America winner, Wolfgang Fasching, as he attempts to set a world record biking Coast to Coast across Russia from Vladivostok via Yekaterinburg and Moscow to St. Petersburg a total distance of over 10,000 ...

18
Mrz

On 5 February 2014, Russian lawmakers proposed amendments concerning the registration of limited liability companies (“LLC”). The amendments will eliminate the requirement to pay at least half of the registered capital upon registration and shorten the deadline for full payment of registered capital from one year to two months from registration. The changes strive to reduce the start-up time for new ...

18
Feb

 Natalya Menshikova, Julia Zaletova and Irina Anishchenko have contributed the Russia chapter to the 2013 edition of Getting The Deal Through – Arbitration. The article gives an overview of the laws and institutions, agreements and proceedings before and after the issuance of awards in Russia. It is reproduced with the permission from Law Business Research Ltd. who first published the ...

11
Sep

SPECHT BÖHM Associate, Florian Heindler, has published an article in the leading Russian journal Competition and Law entitled, “Private Enforcement and Choice of Law in the European Union”. The article focuses on the specific conflict of laws rules concerning  tort claims arising from violations of competition law as set out in EU Regulation No. 864/2007 (“Rome II”). The article was triggered ...

10
Dez

On the 13 December 2011 the meeting of the Austrian Economic Forum took place in the famous Moscow restaurant Petrowitsh. The firm hosted this event where numerous representatives of Austrian corporations got together. The Austrian Economic Forum was founded in September 2008 by Austrians who were active in Russia for years. The Austrian Economic Forum serves Austrian corporations as a platform ...

20
Jan

By invitation of the Austrian ambassador, Dr. Margot Klestil-Löffler, members of the firm, Dr. Leopold Specht and Florian Heindler, presented key changes to corporate law provisions that will be introduced in an upcoming revision of the Russian Civil Code. The presentation on 26 January 2011 was based on insights gained through the firm's active participation in the Working Group on ...