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Emerging Markets Group would like to draw your attention to the fact that on July 8, 2018 Federal Law dd. June 27, 2018 No. 163-FZ “On amendments to Federal Law “On migration registration of foreign nationals and stateless persons in the Russian Federation” goes into effect.
Emerging Markets Group would like to draw your attention to the fact that the deadline for migration registration of foreign citizens during the 2018 FIFA World Cup (from May 25 to July 25, 2018) has increased to 3 days from the date of arrival.
Emerging Markets Group would like to pay particular attention of its clients and partners that in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated 09 of May 2017 No 202, the rules of personal migration registration of foreign citizens coming to Russia have been temporary tightened.
We would like to remind that before May 20, 2018, all companies that had controlled transactions in 2017 must submit notices of controlled transactions to the tax inspectorate. The transfer pricing rules apply to all transactions related to the provision of financing and credit agreements (with small exceptions), royalties and licensing agreements, supply contracts and service agreements between Russian companies and their foreign affiliated companies, even if the transaction price is zero.
We would like to remind you that according to Federal Law # 14-FZ “On Limited Liability Companies” (hereinafter referred to as “the Law”) a limited liability company (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) shall annually conduct a General Meeting of the Company’s participants to approve the results of the Company’s activity for the past year.
28 Febrary, 2018 / Capital amnesty, stage 2
A number of laws regarding the second stage of "capital amnesty" from March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019 came into force February 19, 2018. The purported objective of the laws is to ensure the legal security of capital and property owned by individuals, protect property interests of Russian citizens as well as to facilitate the transition to the automatic exchange of information in tax matters at the international level.
23 August, 2017 / Be prepared for 2017 audit!
Emerging Markets Group would like to remind you to get ready for an audit of financial statements for 2017.
Emerging Markets Group would like to pay particular attention of its clients and partners that in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated 09 of May 2017 No 202, the rules of personal migration registration of foreign citizens coming to Russia have been temporary tightened.
On June 1, 2017, new norms of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (Article 13.11 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation in a new version) will go into effect which increase the liability for violations of laws protecting personal data.
According to Federal Law # 14-FZ “On Limited Liability Companies” a limited liability company shall annually conduct a General Meeting of the Company’s participants to approve the results of the Company’s activity for the past year.
Companies and individual entrepreneurs carrying on trade with the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan) are obliged to provide the custom authority with statistical forms for the documentation of the movement of goods.
Starting from October 1, 2016, companies subject to a statutory audit are obliged to enter information on the results of the statutory audit of accounting (financial) statements in the Unified Federal Register during 3 working days since the issuance of the auditor's report.
07 December, 2016 / Amendments to Labor Legislation
Recent amendments to the Russian Code of Administrative Offenses and the Russian Labor Code are now in force.
Starting from January 1, 2017, amendments to Federal Law No. 14-FZ “On limited liability companies“ of February 8, 1998 (hereinafter – the Law) concerning approval of major transactions and related party transactions enter into force. The main improvements are:
25 October, 2016 / Disclosure of Beneficial Owners
Starting from December 21, companies will be obliged to identify their beneficiaries, log and store documentarily information about them and update the information regularly (not less than once a year).
13 September, 2016 / Russian statutory audit for 2016
In accordance with legislation, audit reports are to be submitted to the Russian State Statics Committee by December 31 of the year following the reporting year. This means that for the financial year 2016, statutory audits should be completed by December 31, 2017 at the latest.
26 July, 2016 / No More Secrets
There is a train of thought that equates globalization with economic interdependency and therefore stability. Transparent and truthful information by and about market participants and their transactions is a key ingredient for this system to work.
Foreign economic activity during periods of intense exchange rate fluctuations poses significant financial risks. As such, the necessity of correct financial management is becoming a top priority in relation with the internal optimization...
23 May, 2016 / Capital Amnesty Law
According to Federal Law No.140-FZ “On the Voluntary Declaration of Assets and Bank Accounts / Deposits by Individuals and on Introducing Amendments to Various Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation” individuals are required to file a declaration by June 30, 2016.
According to Federal Law # 14-FZ “On Limited Liability Companies” a limited liability company shall annually conduct a General Meeting of the Company’s participants to approve the results of the Company’s activity for the past year.