October 14, 2019
According to the British analytical company MUSO for 2017, Russia has one of the highest rates of Internet piracy in the world. By the number of downloads of unlicensed content, our country is second only to the United States. The authorities have been trying to deal with pirates for a long time. This year, two departments immediately offer their own solutions to the situation: the Ministry of Culture and Roskomnadzor. Will users begin to pay for materials on the Internet, Izvestia understood. Comment by Ignat Gornstein, Senior Advisor, Legal Practice, for "Izvestia".
September 19, 2019
Buying an apartment can lead to court. Buying an apartment on the secondary market is also risky because once the apartment may be taken away from the buyer by the city authorities, which at one time for some reason did not enter into the rights to it. Over the past ten years, Moscow authorities have seized property in favor of the city treasury from dozens of people without compensation. The state is in no hurry to accept amendments to the Civil Code that protect the rights of a bona fide purchaser; therefore, many of those who purchase housing on the secondary market are at risk. Comment by Elena Tersintseva, Deputy Managing Partner, for Kommersant.
September 18, 2019
The Ministry of Economic Development, in fulfillment of the list of instructions of the President of the Russian Federation and the implementation of the “regulatory guillotine” mechanism, approved by the Government of the Russian Federation, has developed a draft law “On Mandatory Requirements”. The document has already been sent to experts and business representatives. Currently, public discussions of the text of the project and anti-corruption expertise are being held. We asked Dmitry Fesko, head of the consulting company Alliance Legal CG, to comment on the bill. Publication of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board for Russian Business Guide
September 2, 2019
The Supreme Court plans to hear 127 cases in the first week of September. The Civil Affairs Board will examine the decision of the general meeting and say whether it is worth invalidating it. The Disciplinary Board will resolve the complaint about the penalty on disclosure of information to the judge. And the administrative board will deal with unregistered candidates for deputies. Alina Manina, Deputy Managing Partner, Alliance Legal CG, for Pravo.ru
August 30, 2019
Representatives of the partners of the ex-director of "Companion" SG accuse the investigation of concealing the economic crime. According to lawyers who applied to the prosecutor's office, the businessman organized the deliberate bankruptcy of his company. Companion was one of the largest regional players in the Russian insurance market, entering the top-25 insurers in terms of fees. Experts note that the resolution of the conflict depends on the professionalism of law enforcement agencies. Alliance Legal CG Deputy Managing Partner, lawyer Artem Grishin, commented on the current situation to the "Kommersant" social and political publication.
August 12, 2019
Entrepreneurs in Russia are constantly faced with obsolete, unrealistic and conflicting demands of the authorities. Some of them are legal, while others look more like arbitrariness of inspectors. The "secret of the company" found out what actions of the auditors most disrupt businessmen and when it will stop. Dmitry Fesko for business journal "Сompany's secret".
August 7, 2019
Subsidiary liability is an exceptional measure. Despite this, the number of cases in which company executives are held accountable is growing every year. According to Fedresurs, in 2018 32% of the requirements to prosecute 2,125 persons were satisfied, from which 330.3 billion rubles were recovered. This was a record for all previous years. Alina Manina, Deputy Managing Partner, Alliance Legal CG, for Pravo.ru
August 7, 2019
"Criminal legal risks in corporate bankruptcy are growing. How to minimize them, What tricks really work? About risks and their hedging, about transactions that may attract close attention of law enforcement officers, - expert material by Alina Manina (Deputy Managing Partner) for the "Federal Business Journal".
August 1, 2019
The lawmaker is thinking about how to reduce the burden on the courts and make it easier to recover where there is usually little disputes. One such project deals with tax debts, and the other with salary arrears. But some experts believe that nothing will change, and explained their point of view. Another bill mitigates liability for drivers who unintentionally left the scene of an accident, but still risk losing their rights for up to a year and a half. In addition, the legislator proposed a way to deal with violations when registering reports of crimes - law enforcement officers may refuse to accept them.
August 1, 2019
Some problems of delineation of civil law relations and criminal offenses, delineation of fraud with related offenses against property, committed by fraud and breach of trust.