US Has Authorized Provision of Accounting, Trust and Corporate Formation, and Management Consulting Services to Russian Persons in Spheres of Agricultural Commodities and Medicine
The new General license No 6C published by OFAC on January 1, 2023, establishes exceptions from US sanctions related to the spheres of agricultural commodities, medicine, medical devices, replacement parts and components for medical devices, or software updates for medical devices.
Multiagency Commission Has Listed Medicines of Shortage
From September 2023, Medical Examinations of Employees Can Be Carried Out Remotely
From September 01, 2023, changes in the procedure for conducting medical examinations before, during and after a workday (shift) come into force. Namely, starting from September, employers will be granted the right to conduct such examinations remotely – using medical devices that provide automated remote transmission of information about the health status of employees and remote monitoring of their health status.
On 1 September 2023 the Regulations on Manufacturing Pharmacies Will Change
On 5 December 2022, Federal Law “On Amendments to Article 56 of the Federal Law “On Circulation of Medicines” Regulating the Activities of production Pharmacies in Russia was officially published.
Pravo - 300 Rating: Lidings Recommended Top Legal Advisor in Russia
On 2 December 2022 the results of the annual Pravo-300 law firms’ ranking were announced at an awarding ceremony at The Carlton Hotel in Moscow. Lidings’ top position among the leading legal advisors in Russia once again reflected by the ranking results.
Legal Advisory Services Under Newly Applied Sanctions
In October 2022, the European Commission approved the eighth package of sanctions against Russia. Among other restrictions it established a ban on the provision of legal services to Russian companies. A few weeks later, on October 24, the European Commission published answers to frequently asked questions including explanations as to what kind of legal services fall under the ban and whether the extension of sanctions to this sphere does not entail restrictions on the right to protection.
National Patents May Be Now Included in the Pharmaceutical Register of the Eurasian Patent Office
According to the official website of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), the first national patent.
Patent Extensions May Now Be Challenged Under Administrative Procedure
The new Federal law will enter into force on 18 October 2022. The amendments provide for the possibility to challenge extension of a patent related to a medicine, pesticide, or agrochemical (granting SPCs) by filing an opposition with Rospatent according to procedure set out in Article 1398 (2) of the Russian Civil Code if conditions for such patent extension, stipulated in Article 1363 (2) of the Russian Civil Code, have been violated.
Russian Government Has Proposed to Launch a Retail Remote Sale of Prescription Medicine as an Experiment
On July 29, the Government introduced Bill No. 173061-8 "On Amendments to the Federal Law "On the Circulation of Medicines" in order to conduct an experiment on the retail sale of medicines for medical use, prescription medicines, remotely