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News - Russia

  1. Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest

    Russia 11/08/2014 15:48:32

    Latest information for UK businesses on Russia and Ukraine, including the Crimea, following the introduction of EU sanctions on 29 July 2014.

  2. A Sanctions War?

    Russia 08/08/2014 11:33:36

    Russia announced massive sanctions against the EU, the US, Canada, Australia and Norway, imposing bans for agricultural imports and food imports as a response to the sectorial sanctions of the EU. What would it mean for you business?

  3. Sanctions Affecting International Business

    Russia 08/08/2014 11:28:58

    As new sanctions are imposed by the US and EU, and the consolidated list already includes 167 individuals and companies, a major concern is growing among the international business. We present our new sanctions-related publication.

  4. Update for UK companies trading in Russia and Ukraine

    Russia 05/08/2014 13:38:25

    Latest information for UK businesses on Russia and Ukraine, including the Crimea, following the introduction of EU sanctions on 29 July 2014.

  5. Latest information for UK exporters on the impact of Russia’s recent intervention in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea on business

    Russia 22/07/2014 09:02:57

    The UK government is keeping our economic engagement with Russia under close review. Some bilateral cooperation and trade support activity is being affected

  6. What is the difference between a free trade zone, a customs union and an economic union?

    Russia 08/07/2014 16:11:10

    What is the difference between a free trade zone, a customs union and an economic union? The economic integration of different countries results in the simplification of trade, capital and personal transfers, and it provides economic and social progress. However it is not always understood what exactly defines the different forms of economic integration.

  7. EU-US sanctions against Russian Companies

    Russia 16/06/2014 10:36:36

    The EU-US sanctions against Russian companies and individuals forbid any economic interaction with the persons from the sanctions list and companies which are owned for 50% or more by these persons, or controlled by them. A violation of sanctions can be punished very hard: a sanctions violation can cost a company fines over $1,000,000 and imprisonment for managers for up to 30 years (US) or 10 years (Germany or other European countries). Irresponsible action (i.e. negligence) is punishable too.

  8. Tax News Russia: Double taxation treaty

    Russia 06/06/2014 09:25:40

    By the letter of the Ministry of Finance No. 03-00-RZ/16236 of 9.04.14 it is established that on the basis of the double taxation treaty only the beneficial owner of the corresponding income abroad can use privileges.

  9. What is it – sanctions against Russia?

    Russia 03/06/2014 16:55:44

    To be exact, sanctions against Russia do not exist. There are sanctions of the EU and the USA (and also some other countries, for example Switzerland or Norway) against certain Russian and Ukrainian persons (individuals and legal entities). In total in the lists there are 77 individuals and 20 legal entities (as of 27.05.2014).

  10. Tax News Russia: Transfer pricing audit 2014

    Russia 28/05/2014 12:15:03

    Transfer pricing audit 2014 Russia

  11. Tax News Russia: Plan of tax system optimization

    Russia 28/05/2014 12:13:09

    Plan of tax system optimization

  12. Tax News Russia: Offshore structures

    Russia 28/05/2014 12:11:11

    Fight with offshore structures

  13. New US and EU Sanctions. How to Stay on the Safe Side

    Russia 28/05/2014 12:08:42

    On May 13, the EU published an extended sanctions list concerning the Ukrainian crisis

  14. German business concerns grow over Russia ties

    Russia 28/05/2014 12:06:36

    German companies are concerned about their business ties with Russia and most oppose economic sanctions

  15. Update for UK companies trading in Russia and Ukraine

    Russia 01/05/2014 09:38:55

    Latest information for UK exporters on the impact of Russia’s recent intervention in Ukraine on business.

  16. What the Crisis in Crimea Means for Your Business in Russia

    Russia 28/03/2014 12:53:07

    The United States and the European Union are now in open geopolitical conflict with Russia over Vladimir Putin’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine.

  17. New $50 million finance facility to help small businesses export to Russia

    Russia 14/11/2013 09:43:43

    UK Export Finance (UKEF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Russian-based bank, Alfa Bank, to help British firms looking to export to Russia.

  18. Vince Cable in Russia to launch biggest ever push to get UK companies exporting

    Russia 11/11/2013 09:19:17

    Business Secretary is in Russia today (11 November 2013) on a trade visit with over 30 British companies to boost growing economic links

  19. RUSSIA CONSULTING at the Going Global show in London

    Russia 16/10/2013 11:47:18

    RUSSIA CONSULTING supports companies from all over the world on matters concerning doing business in Russia, irrespective of their size and industry sector.

  20. Russian business visa update

    Russia 11/09/2013 16:58:34

    As of September 2013, Russian Federal Migration Service will be requesting additional documents to be submitted in order to obtain an official business visa invitation. These new requirements will apply to the following applicants:

  21. Finding and Keeping Qualified Staff in Russia

    Russia 17/07/2013 12:41:33

    Dr. Michael Spaeth, Director for Business Development, RUSSIA CONSULTING

  22. Update on Kazakhstan

    Russia 20/06/2013 16:51:49

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has announced that the new rules of processing Kazakh visas were signed on June 1, 2013 and have come into force.

  23. 10 years RUSSIA CONSULTING: Simple Structures – Simply Success.

    Russia 31/05/2013 12:07:25

    RUSSIA CONSULTING is celebrated its 10 years anniversary in April 2013. Back in April 2003 its founder and Managing Partner, Ulf Schneider, former CFO at the Allianz Insurance company in Russia,started off with only two employees. “Back then I thought, if things go really well, I might be running a team of 20 colleagues”, he remembers. Today the company supports clients all over the world with more than 350 employees from its offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine and Poland.

  24. Russian Visa

    Russia 21/05/2013 14:42:15

    All urgent Russian visa applications will be accepted.

  25. Seminar by Realia Capital Management in Ekaterinburg

    Russia 03/04/2013 16:51:35

    Realia Capital Management and UKTI team in Ekaterinburg organised a seminar "Land of Stability - Great Britain".

  26. Russia touchdown for easyJet

    Russia 03/04/2013 11:01:08

    Ambassador Tim Barrow and British Embassy colleagues were on hand to welcome the first flight of a new British carrier into Russia.

  27. Changes to the Russian Law on Bankruptcy

    Russia 19/01/2010 13:33:20

    As a continuation of long-waited reforms of bankruptcy legislation started on January 2009, the State Duma on April 2009 adopted the new Federal Law No. 73-FZ On the Amendments to the Certain Statutes of the Russian Federation (the Amendments, the Statute). The new Amendments emerged as a response to vastly growing number of bankruptcy and insolvency cases as well as asset stripping from bankrupt companies.

  28. Shareholders Agreements in Russian Joint-Stock Companies

    Russia 19/01/2010 13:28:44

    Emergence of shareholders agreements in Russian business The possibility to conclude shareholders agreements in joint-stock companies emerged after enactment of the Federal statute, dated June 3, 2009 No. 115-FZ. The Statute amended another Federal statute: On Joint-stock Companies with article 32.1 that determined the form, the status and restrictions at the conclusion of shareholders agreements.

  29. Changes in Federal Law On Limited Liability Companies amendments to the by-laws of all Russian companies required

    Russia 18/01/2010 12:28:45

    On December 30, 2008 several important changes were introduced into the Federal Law On limited liability companies which came into force starting from July 1, 2009. The importance of these changes is caused by the necessity of amending the by-laws of all existing limited companies to make them compliant with the new Law. Beginning from July 1, 2009 articles of association and foundation agreements of companies are applied only in the part, which does not contradict the new norms.

  30. Russia Road To Recovery?

    Russia 18/03/2009

    Reuters reports an increase in both domestic and foreign investment. Goldman Sachs is predicting improvement from oil, whilst Barclays has begun buying the rouble again.

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