Practices
Industries

Automatic notification of enforcement proceedings

28 December 2020

On November 26, 2020 the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a Resolution introducing amendments to the legislation on enforcement proceedings. In particular, the Resolution changes the procedure for notification of persons involved in enforcement proceedings. The new procedure provides for the sending of notices of enforcement proceedings via the Unified Portal of State Services without an application from users for the transfer of legally significant electronic notices to them from state authorities. At the moment to receive notifications electronically it is necessary to submit a special application.

14 December 2020

The Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation approved the "Procedure for monitoring the safety of medical devices" (hereinafter referred to as the "Procedure"), which will come into force on January 1, 2021, and will be valid until January 1, 2027.

Roszdravnadzor has defined criteria for blocking websites selling medicines

24 September 2020

4 September 2020 the Russian Ministry of Justice registered the Order No. 5527 of Roszdravnadzor dd. 29 June 2020, approving criteria for evaluating the information, publication of which may result in a website inclusion in the register of prohibited websites and its blocking. The Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) renders such a decision.

Nikita Ayrapetov
Junior Associate
Anna Kuminova
Associate

Changes in the Federal law “On the procedure for foreign investment in economic companies of strategic importance for national defense and state security”

31 August 2020

Starting from August 11, 2020, amendments to the Federal law “On the procedure for foreign investment in economic companies of strategic importance for national defense and state security” (“Law”) have come into force, strengthening state control over transactions of foreign investors or a group of persons in respect of shares of companies of strategic importance for national defense and state security (“Company”).