27 мая 2022 г.
A client transferred 2.5 million roubles to a freelance consultant at a brokerage company. He was supposed to transfer the money to her brokerage account. But according to her, the recipient had cheated her. So she demanded the entire amount from him as unjust enrichment. The consultant himself assured that the plaintiff had lost the money and was thus "trying to make up for her financial loss". His words were also confirmed by witnesses. The three courts, however, ignored this evidence and sided with the plaintiff. The lower courts were corrected by the Supreme Court.
26 мая 2022 г.
These changes would allow prisoners to take full advantage of the possibility of converting their imprisonment into compulsory work. The use of this measure now prevents parole.
25 мая 2022 г.
On 24 May, the State Duma considered a number of high-profile bills. The first reading passed the norms on the introduction of external administration for businesses that have ceased to operate in Russia and on the closure of media outlets from unfriendly countries by decision of the Prosecutor General's Office. Two bills dealing with the protection of personal data of Russians were considered. The MPs also simplify the collection of court costs and awarded sums. Experts commented for Pravo.ru on the most important innovations.
23 мая 2022 г.
The State Duma returned to work this week after a month's break. On 17 and 18 May, MPs considered in several readings a number of bills important for business: on taxation of digital assets, transfer of brands and know-how by franchise, requirements and restrictions for trademark registration and others. Experts told Pravo.ru about the pros and cons of the considered initiatives.
18 мая 2022 г.
It will be easier to enter a note in the Unified State Register of Immovable Property Registration Act prohibiting registration of property in the absence of the owner, and more difficult to circumvent the prohibition.
17 мая 2022 г.
The amendments, in particular, provide for the compulsory participation of defence counsel in criminal proceedings via online, with the possibility of confidential communication with the defendant. Ksenia Amdur comments.
17 мая 2022 г.
A provision that exempted public bodies from such indexation was deleted in the second reading.
6 мая 2022 г.
Dmitry Fesko, a partner and Chairman of the Supervisory Board (Board of Partners) of Alliance Legal CG, became a PhD in Law on 5 May in accordance with an order of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.
21 апреля 2022 г.
Retired Police Colonel-General Nikolay Ovchinnikov has been elected interim chairman of the Interior Ministry's Council of Veterans of Internal Affairs and Internal Troops on the proposal of Interior Minister Kolokoltsev. The appointment is to be further confirmed by an all-Russian conference.
21 апреля 2022 г.
On 20 April, the Duma passed in third reading a whole series of bills considered the day before in the second reading. The second reading passed a novelty on the replacement of judges in civil proceedings. In the first reading the norms on brand registration for individuals.