CIS Legal Update

September 24, 2012

The latest edition of the CIS Legal Update focuses on recent legislative developments affecting doing business in or with Russia and Kazakhstan. It includes the following articles:

  • Presidential Decree Tightens Government Control Over Russian Strategic Sector Companies
  • ETFs Finally Come to Russia
  • RF Legislation Expands Government Control Over Cyberspace
  • Russian Authorities Reconsider Their Approach to Increasing the Charter Capital of Financially Unstable Companies
  • Significant Changes to Summary Proceedings in Russian Arbitrazh (Commercial) Courts Adopted
  • NCO’s Engaging in Political Activity to be Treated as Foreign Agents Under New Law
  • Draft Law to Raise Quota of Foreign Ownership in the Charter Capital of Insurance Companies
  • New Kazakhstan Law on Trunk Pipelines
  • Amendments to Kazakhstan Competition Law
  • U.S. Adopts New Disclosure Rules for Natural Resource Companies Designed to Fight Corruption Overseas
  • Legislative Update: Russia Officially Joins the World Trade Organization
  • Legislative Update: Updated Registration Procedure for Foreign Issuers
  • Legislative Update: Increasing the Efficiency of RF Labor Legislation
  • Recent News