Internet Integration and Advertising
The Antimonopoly Service (FAS) expressed its position on its website regarding organic integration on the Internet and informed when the requirements for advertising on the Internet can be applied to the integration.
Labor Inspections From November 19 Will Carry Out Unscheduled Audits of Cases of Large-Scale Non-Payment of Salaries
Starting from November 19, 2022, the list of exceptional grounds for conducting an unscheduled audit of the company in 2022 will be expanded. It will also include cases of large-scale non-payment of salaries to employees for more than one month.
Update of the Foreign Legal Entities List Subject to Russian Special Economic Measures
The Government approved amendments to the Decree No. 851 dated 11.05.2022, updating the list of legal entities of foreign states, in respect of which special economic measures are applied.
A New Ground for Termination of an Employment Contract
Starting from November 4, 2022, a new ground for employment termination has been added to the Labor Code of the Russian Federation – the employer's conscription for military service on mobilization. This ground is included in Article 83 of the Labor Code, which provides for cases of termination of an employment contract by reason of circumstances which are beyond the parties' control.
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.
List of Goods for Parallel Import is Amended
The Ministry of Industry and Trade approved new amendmends to the Decree on goods admissible for parallel import. That is the 4th edition of this Decree.
Procedural Powers of the Prosecutor Have Been Expanded
Procedural codes are amended so that powers of prosecutor are extended. These amendments come into force on 18th October 2022. These changes, among others, reflect new realities connected with the economic sanctions against Russia.
Martial Law is Declared on the Territory of the Russian Federation
Under the Presidential Decree No 756 dd 19.10.2022 in accordance with the Law on Martial Law Status martial law is introduced in Donetsk and Luhansk Republics, Zaporozhye and Kherson Regions starting from 20.10.2022.
New Restrictions on Transactions with Foreign Persons From “Unfriendly” States
The President signed the Decree which introduces additional restrictions on transactions with persons from “unfriendly” states.