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Corporate Law

Minorities of all countries, unite!
In the system of corporate relations the central player is the shareholder.
SPRING 2017
Roman Moskovskykh
Reconnaissance in Force
It has been three years since the Law On Controlled Foreign Companies was adopted.
SPRING 2017
Anna Senchenko
Inheritance of Property Abroad
Sooner or later every person who owns property starts thinking about what will happen to his/her assets after his/her death.
SPRING 2017
Tatyana Frolova
LATEST CHANGES IN THE LEGISLATION OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES
The Seychelles have taken the next step to disclosure of information following the British Virgin Islands.
WINTER 2017
Irina Otrokhova
Legal Principals of an Option Contract in the Russian Legal System. Historical Aspect and Legislative Changes
The legal construction of option contract had not been provided by russian civil legislation, although similar constructions were mentioned in some legal regulatory acts, for example
AUTUMN 2016
Ekaterina Pazemova
How overseas life assurance can help you in Russia?
Many Russian residents have assets held outside of Russia for a number of legitimate reasons, mainly for financial planning purposes and the need to diversification away from the Russian rubble.
AUTUMN 2016
Michael Barry
A Time to Cast Away Stones and a Time to Gather Stones Together (CFC Calendar)
The main objective of the changes that have been introduced into the tax legislation is that tax residents of the Russian Federation should either refuse of using foreign companies for business and optimization of taxation.
SUMMER 2016
Tatyana Frolova
Struggle for Cyprus: How Authorities Save the Island’s Goodwill
Let us start with a well-known fact: for many years Cyprus has been and still is an almost single-option jurisdiction for international tax planning for Russian business.
SUMMER 2016
Olga Kuramshina
CRS: Beginning of the Transparency Era
Russian business is a young substance, which had to come through a lot even over this short period. The time has proved that a Russian entrepreneur, who survived in the early 90s.
SUMMER 2016
Irina Kocherginskaya
Swiss movement
According to a study by PwC PwC, Private Banking Switzerland: From Yesterday to the Day After Tomorrow (2014)., the decrease in gross-revenue margins at Swiss banks, which have fallen by about 20 per cent since 2006 and today are down to less than 100 basis points on assets under management, is attributable to: the negative press around the Swiss private banking sector.
SUMMER 2016
Ariel Sergio Goekmen
Practical Aspects of Risk Management in M&A Transactions
This division is quite provisional, as the mentioned stages may coincide, intersect in time or be supplemented by other tasks.
SUMMER 2016
Maxim Nikitin
Legal Nature of Trust in English Law. Correlation of Trust in English Law and Trust Management in Russian Law
The concept of trust is the fundamental concept of Anlgo-Saxon law system. Trust is regulated on the basis of equity, and the notion of trust itself can also be interpreted literally as trust.
SUMMER 2016
Ekaterina Pazemova
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION AT THE BVI: TRUTH OR DARE
The BVI have always attracted investors as jurisdiction for holding business.
WINTER 2016
Irina Otrokhova
Innovations in the Law and Law Enforcement of State Registration of Legal Entities and Sole Proprietors
First of all, it is related to the fact that in the last two years corporate law underwent significant alterations, and secondly, experience has proven that tax authorities declared war on reorganization through front parties.
WINTER 2016
Olga Kuramshina
Relevant Issues of Legal Status of Business Organizations in the Transition Period
As we have written in special annual edition of Analatika, in September 2014 radical amendments were introduced to the Russian civil law concerning, first of all, corporate law provisions.
SPRING 2015
Olga Kuramshina
Anti-money Laundering: How money launndering is fought in Cyprus
Rendering corporate and fiduciary services in Cyprus is a regulated type of activity, which requires licensing. License for rendering such services is issued by a regulatory authority, Cyprus Security and Exchange Commission.
SPRING 2015
Irina Otrokhova
Risks and Advantages of Life Insurance
Unlike Europe, life insurance in Russia has emerged quite recently, however, during formation of principles of insurance law experience and practice of European countries have been taken into the account and applied.
SPRING 2015
Tatiana Frolova
Amendments to the Second Part of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation
Nevertheless, now it is the turn of the contractual law. Thus, right before the international women’s day Federal Law No. 42-FZ on the Introduction of Amendments to the First Part of the Civil Law of the Russian Federation dd. 08.03.2015 was drafted and adopted.
SPRING 2015
Aleksey Oskin
Overview of legislative changes of foreign jurisdictions
On 02 December 2014 the Cypriot finance minister and the US ambassador to Cyprus formally signed the intergovernmental agreement between Cyprus and the United States under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
WINTER 2015
Olga Bukharina
Real and imagined revolution: sounding changes of the labor legislation in 2014
Lawmakers have begun to actively reform one of the most, perhaps, static branches of the Russian law – the labor legislation. Let’s recall in this article the most significant changes ​​in this area, some of which are already in force, and some will take effect in the years to come.
WINTER 2015
Olga Kuramshina
Corporate Law Reform
The new edition of the Civil Code of the RF lays down a different approach to the classification of organizational and legal forms of legal entities. So, all legal entities (such as non-profit and commercial ones) are now divided into corporations and unitary entities.
WINTER 2015
Aleksey Oskin
Deoffshorization or Come back! I'll forgive everything
As estimated by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Russian budget can get an additional income amounting to 6 billion US dollars only due to taxation of dividends, taken away in offshore zones to avoid taxation.
WINTER 2015
Anna Senchenko
Legal Aspects of Organization of Operation of Crowdfunding Platforms in Russia
In accordance with the generally accepted definition, "crowdfunding" means collective cooperation of individuals who voluntarily pool their money and/or other resources together (usually via the Internet) to support initiatives, efforts and projects of other people or entities.
WINTER 2014
Aleksey Oskin
Cyprus citizenship scheme for foreign investors
The Cypriot Council of Ministers issued a decision on the 19th of March 2014, in relation with the scheme for naturalization of investors in Cyprus by exception on the basis of subsection (2) of section 111A, of the Civil Registry Laws of 2002-2013.
WINTER 2014
Phivos Stephanou
«Deposit splitting» of individuals. Legal civil and criminal aspects
There are precedents when the Deposit Insurance Agency refuses to include holders of deposits in the register of claims of the Bank’s creditors and refuses to pay the sum insured in the amount of 700 thousand rubles.
WINTER 2014
Irina Otrokhova
Are harbors good in Malta?
Comparative table of agreements on avoidance of double taxation of Malta and Cyprus, concluded by them with various foreign states and territories below.
AUTUMN 2014
Olga Kuramshina
Controlled foreign companies legislation
Legislation on controlled foreign companies (so-called "CFC-legislation" - a term derived from an abbreviation of "Controlled Foreign Company") - Institute, first implemented in the legal system of the United States.
AUTUMN 2014
Artem Paleev
Offshore Jurisdictions Updates
The new Honk Kong Companies Ordinance has came into effect on the 3rd of March 2014, the New Ordinance provides a modernised legal frame work in relation with the operation and incorporation of Honk Kong companies, it is now divided into 21 parts, contains over 900 sections and 11 schedules.
AUTUMN 2014
Phivos Stephanou
The significant amendments to Vista and other BVI trust and estate legislation
With effect from 15 May 20some important changes were made to the Virgin Islands Special Trusts Act (VISTA),the Trustee Ordinance, 1961 (Trustee Act)and various other BVI statutes relating to trusts and estates. The main alterations are discussed below.
AUTUMN 2014
Christopher McKenzIe Tep
Anti-Money Laundering Awareness in Cyprus and Other Regulated Jurisdictions
The last few decades have seen the tightening of Anti-Money Laundering rules and regulations worldwide. That is confirmed by numerous AML compliance conferences (e.g. Anti Money Laundering Europe organised a lunch seminar at the European Parliament to discuss the proposed European Commission’s the “4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive”)
SPRING 2014
Olga Bukharina
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