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US Has Authorized Provision of Accounting, Trust and Corporate Formation, and Management Consulting Services to Russian Persons in Spheres of Agricultural Commodities and Medicine

30 January 2023

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.

Certain Russian Companies Will Be Able to Make Decisions Without Calculating Votes of Minor Shareholders Associated with Unfriendly Foreign States

23 January 2023

On 17 January 2023, the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation "On the temporary procedure for decision-making by the bodies of some business companies" was signed and published. It introduces several changes in decision-making for a number of large Russian companies.

Legal Advisory Services Under Newly Applied Sanctions

07 November 2022

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.