Bill on Exemption from Contractual Liability Due to Foreign Sanctions

23 March 2022

On March 22, 2022, a Bill (the “Bill”) was submitted to the State Duma on the specifics of contractual performance under the conditions of unfriendly actions of foreign states and international organizations related to the introduction of restrictive measures (foreign sanctions) against Russian legal entities and individuals.

Winding-up a Company in Russia During Sanctions. Summary Guide

15 March 2022

Currently, a great number of western companies declare the winding-up or suspension of their business activity in Russia. For many counterparties, which render services, perform works, or supply materials and goods to these companies (clients or a buyers), their winding-up inevitably leads to permanent or temporary ceasing of operations in the territory of the Russian Federation and, as a consequence, minimizing the associated costs of the Russian legal entity – at least for the next several months.