Large companies regularly face the need to create subdivisions in neighboring countries. For some, this process was initiated by the business owners to adapt to the new economic reality arising from Western sanctions, for others, it became a de-facto grassroots initiative: when key employees left the country, it became vital to revise the organizational structure of the business to continue operations, because working “remotely” from abroad brings some serious legal risks for the company.
Additional goods included into import restrictions list. A list of goods (for example, some electrical goods) have fallen under import restrictions into Russia. Their export from the EU may also be restricted. We are closely reviewing the newly announced restrictions and correlation of the sanctions list and EU customs codes to find the best solution.
The State Duma of the Russian Federation is considering an amendment to the law on «Motorways and road operations».
The amendments include the introduction of booking the date and time of cross-border transit for cargo vehicles beginning on 1st September 2023.
Please be informed that on October 1, 2022 Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree prohibiting freight transportation in Russia by companies from other countries, which imposed transportation restrictions against Russia. The list of such states includes EU countries, Great Britain, Norway and Ukraine. The ban will be in effect from October 10, 2022 to December 31, 2022.
A new Federal Law №407-FZ as of December 08, 2020, comes into force on January 01, 2021. This law was enacted to regulate remote labour in a more detailed and complete way, which will grant a higher level of flexibility and protection to both the employer and the employee.
On 9 July 2020, Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin signed Decree № 77-УМ further lifting COVID-19 related restrictions in two more phases, primarily in the field of education, culture, leisure and entertainment industry as well as the provision of services to the population. In the event of a worsening epidemiological situation, the resumption of individual facilities may be postponed to a later date.