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Significant Changes to Thin Capitalization Rules

19.02.2016 0 Comments

Thin capitalization rules as set forth in Article 269 of the Russian Tax Code were significantly amended on February 15, 2016. The introduced changes affect,…

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Doing Business in Russia: A Snapshot of Logistics Services

16.02.2016 0 Comments

The Quality of Logistics Infrastructure Practical Aspects of Living and Working in Russia   Two recent blog posts have presented an overview of the logistics…

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Whereof One Cannot Speak, Thereof One Must Be Silent – Or, the Topics That Disappeared from the Anti-Russian Narrative

10.02.2016 3 Comments

One of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s most famous philosophical aphorisms is “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent”. Now, this is a saying that accurately…

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Federal Labor and Employment Service Has Re-Affirmed That It Is Unlawful to Set and Pay Salaries in Foreign Currency

10.02.2016 0 Comments

The Federal Labor and Employment Service of Russia (further “Rostrud”) repeatedly stated in 2006 – 2009 that employers are not permitted to set and pay…

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Doing Business in Russia: The Quality of Logistics Infrastructure

09.02.2016 0 Comments

A Logistics Point of View A Snapshot of Logistics Services   Last week’s blog entry started a discussion about Russia’s logistics performance. This post digs…

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