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Legal Updates on All Latest Amendments to the Corporate Legislation of the Russian Federation

(1 of January 2009 - present)

31 July 2011

New Law on Procurement of  Goods, Works and Services by Certain Categories of Legal Entities


Federal Law of 18 July 2011 No. 223-FZ “On Procurement of  Goods, Works and Services by Certain Categories of Legal Entities” will come into force on 1 January 2012 (except for certain clauses). The Law provides for competition bidding principles and procedures with respect to  procurement of  goods, works and services by certain categories of legal entities with state and municipal participation (state corporations, unitary enterprises etc.) and legal entities carrying out of certain types of activities, e.g. utility suppliers.

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03 September 2009

Important Changes in the Corporate Legislation


On July 19, 2009 a Federal Law No. 205-FZ "On the Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation” was enacted.

The Federal law establishes the procedure for considering corporate disputes related to the creation, reorganization or liquidation of legal entities, ownership of shares, stakes in charter capital, and shares of members of a cooperative, issuing securities, and appealing the decisions of management bodies.

The law will enter into force on 21 October 2009.

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15 June 2009

Amendments to Federal Laws Governing Joint-Stock Companies and Securities Market


On June 10, 2009, the Federal Law No. 115-FZ "On Amendments to the Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies and Article 30 of the Federal Law On Securities Market" came into force.

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12 March 2009

Changes in Limited Liability Companies Legislation


On December 30, 2008 a Federal Law No. 312-FZ “On Amending Part I of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and Certain Other Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation” was enacted, which amended a number of key regulations for limited liability companies in Russia.

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09 March 2009

Changes in restructuring of legal entities legislation / March 2009


On December 30, 2008 the President signed Federal Law No. 315-FZ "On Amendments to the Federal Law "On Banks and Banking Operations” and Certain Other Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation” , which introduced a number of significant changes to regulations regarding restructuring of legal entities. organization order (not only for banks).


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09 March 2009

Overview of amendments to the protection of legal entities’ and individual entrepreneurs’ rights during state and municipal control (supervision) actions legislation / March 2009


On 26th of December 2008 a Federal Law No. 294-FZ "On Rights Protection of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs During State and Municipal Control (Supervision) Actions” was adopted.


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Recent Legal Updates


[31.07.2011] New Law on Procurement of Goods, Works and Services by Certain Categories of Legal Entitites (Federal Law No. 223-FZ)

[30.07.2011] Resolution of High Arbitration Court of Russia No. 54 On Immovable Property to be Built or Acquired in Future

[15.06.2011] Latest Amendments to the Federal Law On State Registration of Rights to Immovable Property and Transactions Involving Such Property (Federal Law No. 129-FZ)

[13.06.2011] New Federal Law Concerning the Licensing of Certain Types of Activity (Federal Law No. 99-FZ)

12.04.2010] Public Acess to Court Decisions in Russia (Federal Law No. 262-FZ)

[01.04.2010] Changes to Federal Law "On Personal Data" (Federal Law No. 363-FZ)

[16.02.2010] New Russian Law on Trade (Federal Law No. 381-FZ)

[27.01.2010] The Rates of State Duties for Legally Significant Actions Are Increased (Federal Law No. 374-FZ)

[25.01.2010] Significant Changes to Russian Corporate Law (Federal Law No. 352-FZ)

[22.01.2010] The Amendments Concerning to State Cadastre of Real estate and Registration of the Rights on Immovable Property (Federal Law No. 334-FZ)

[11.01.2010] Update On the List of Works Which Influence Upon the Safety of Capital Construction Facilities (Federal Law No. 352-FZ)

[22.12.2009] Reversal of Deadline For an Obligatory Re-registration of Charters of Limited Liability Companies (Federal Law No. 310-FZ)

[15.12.2009] New Russian Anti-Insider Trading and Market Manipulation Legislation (Federal Law No. 241-FZ)

[03.12.2009] Priority Registration of Domain Names in Cyrillic Domain .РФ (.RF)

[15.09.2009] Clarifications of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation on the Bankruptcy Law

[09.09.2009] Government of the Russian Federation Clarifies Instances Where Agreements Between Economic Entities Are Permissible (Resolution No. 583)

[03.09.2009] Important Changes in the Corporate Legislation (Federal Law No. 205-FZ)

[28.07.2009] Important Changes in the Antimonopoly Legislation (Federal Law No. 164-FZ)

[15.06.2009] Amendments to Federal Laws Governing Joint-Stock Companies and Securities Market

[05.05.2009] Amendment to the Bankruptcy Law (Federal Law No.73-FZ)

[09.03.2009] Changes in the Limited Liability Companies Legislation (Federal Law No.312-FZ)

[09.03.2009] Changes in Restructuring of Legal Entities Legislation (Federal Law No. 315-FZ)  

[09.03.2009] Amendments to the Protection of Legal Entities Rights During State Control Actions Legislation (Federal Law No. 294-FZ)

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Publications & Articles

[22.03.2010] Protecting The Rights of Secured Creditor Upon Bankruptcy | Article | Magazine "Commercial Real Estate"

[04.03.2010] Control of Insider Trading Activities and Manipulation of Market | Article | Magazine "Securities Market"

[11.01.2010] General Contractor: From Regulation to Self Regulation | Article | Magazine "Corporate Lawyer"

[12.12.2009] International Law Firms Tend to Dominate the Russian Legal Market | Article | Magazine "Legal Business"

[24.11.2009] When a Residential Developer Goes Bankrupt It Can Mean Trouble for Participants in Shared Construction | Article | Magazine "Finans." 

[03.11.2009] Point of View: Good Faith is not the Panacea for Buyers of Land and Country Estate | Article | Vedomosti

[05.10.2009] Anti-crisis Debt Restructuring of Russian Companies | Article | Slon.RU

[29.07.2009] Amount of the Bankruptcy Cases Will Raise Up to 40 percents | Interview | "Sobstvennik"

[16.07.2009] Tax Authorities vs. Miel | RBC-Daily

[14.07.2009] Creditor Rights Protection | Article | magazine "Finans."

[09.07.2009] Law Synergy Comments London High Court Action by VTB bank vs. Chalva Tchigirinski | Reuters, BFM.Ru, Gazeta.Ru, Pravo.Ru

[06.07.2009] Participants in Shared  Construction vs. Developers (article) | Vedomosti

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[20.01.2010] Managing Partner of Law Synergy will be presenting at a major conference, Insolvency and Bankruptcy in Russia, organised by C5 (29 January2010)

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