Sanctions. Examples. Solutions # 11 Summer learnings and new crisis management solutions

19 August | 16:00-17:30 | (Moscow time) | House of German economy and online Language: English Reserve your seat here ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for the already 11th interactive discussion on sanctions against Russia and their implications for foreign businesses operating in the country.  After a range of individual conversations with the clients this summer, we have identified the common most […]

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10th Sanctions. Examples. Solutions. Conference.

ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for the 10th interactive discussions on the specifics of doing international business in the tightening sanctions environment. Traditional overview of adopted sanctions and counter-measures along with practical recommendations for businesses on trans-border currency payments and export and import operations.  This week’s specia topicl: Accounts receivable management in highly volatile environment. Main topic: […]

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8th Sanctions. Examples. Solutions. Conference.

Parallel import and trademarks 20 May | 16:00-17:30 (Moscow)  | House of German Economy or Online ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for the next interactive discussion in the series about sanctions and their implications for foreign businesses in Russia after the May holiday period. This week’s special topic: Parallel Import and Trademarks. Can You Protect Your Rights? Main topic: sanctions, […]

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Distribution of judicial expenses and costs in trademark infringement cases in Russia. Beware of overkills in claiming infringement compensations

On 28 October 2021 the Russian Constitutional Court reviewed an issue of distribution of judicial costs in trademark infringement cases and compliance of the provisions of the Arbitrazh Procedure Code on the distribution of judicial costs with the Constitution of the Russian Federation. This is a most recent development of the process of harmonization of […]

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The new system of compensation for the compulsory licensing of pharmaceutical patents during health emergencies in Russia. Uncertainties and critical features

On 31 December 2020, the Russian Government resorted for the first time to its statutory power pursuant to article 1360 of the Russian Civil Code, and ordered the grant of a patent license without the consent of the rightholder (please see details in our article “Medicines for the therapy of the Covid-19 syndrome, political discretion […]

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Taxpayers are entitled to recover losses caused by bad-faith counterparts

Recently the Russian Supreme Court decided a case (Ruling 09.09.2021 N 302-ES21-5294), which can play an important role in future resolution of disputes between taxpayers and theirparts that do not properly pay taxes (‘bad-faith taxpayers’). The circumstances of the case were as follows. A company (the ‘Company’) deducted VAT charged by its contractor. However, a […]

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