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On July 28, 2020, in the State Duma of Russia was introduced the Draft Bill No. 996800 proposing additional Russian countersanctions (“Draft”). The Draft proposes to introduce amendments to the Federal law No. 281-FZ dated December 30, 2006 “On special economic measures and coercive actions” that sets forth the legal framework for the Russian countersanctions regime. The Draft proposes the following principal provisions: Application of the restrictive measures to the entities controlled by the sanctioned persons.  These…

The Russian government is preparing to introduce new counter-measures in response to US and EU sanctions. Draft Bill on Russian Countermeasures Last week the State Duma decided to amend Draft Bill No. 441399-7 “On Measures (Countermeasures) in Response to Unfriendly Actions of the USA and (or) other Foreign States” (“Draft on Countermeasures”). As opposed to the initial version of the Draft on Countermeasures, the new version proposes the following five measures: Termination or suspension of international cooperation…

Russian lawmakers have proposed a draft bill which if adopted could result in severe repercussions for almost all economic activity by foreign companies in Russia. On Friday, 13 April 2018 the leaders of all the parties represented in the Russian Parliament introduced Draft Bill No. 441399-7 “On Measures (Countermeasures) in Response to Unfriendly Actions of the USA and (or) other Foreign States” (the “Draft”). The Draft provides for the following measures: Prohibition or restriction on the…