The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has clarified the controversial issues related to the surety contract

16 February 2021

The Supreme court has amended the regulation of pledges, established by the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation earlier. The Decree of the Plenum of the Supreme Court No. 45 "On some issues of dispute resolution connected to pledge" dated 24.12.2020 (hereinafter – DPSC No. 45) derogates the Decree of the Plenum dated 12.07.2012 No. 42 (hereinafter – DPSAC No. 42) and resolves main problems raised in connection with the reform of this institute in 2015.

New rules for retail trade

09 February 2021

Starting from the beginning of 2021, new rules for the retail sale of goods (the “Rules”) entered into force. The Rules will be valid until January 1, 2027. The Rules are developed within the framework of the regulatory guillotine and replace a few previously existing documents (rules for retail trade, rules for distance selling of goods, rules for commission trading).