Over the past Autumn of 2020, Russian Federation adopted several key regulatory acts and court decisions in the field of real estate and construction. The changes affected the following areas:
- Acquisition of rights to land plots from public ownership
- Building Information Modeling Issues
- New rules regarding fire safety
- Protecting tenants during “related to COVID high alert government measures”
Key changes are outlined in the attached document, which may be accessible by PDF download from the link below. Please note, that this document is available in Russian only.
Over the past summer of 2020, Russian Federation adopted several key regulatory acts and court decisions in the field of real estate and construction. The changes affected the following areas:
- Cadastral valuation
- Backbone infrastructure
- Environmental assessment
- Withdrawal and reservation of land plots
- State ecological expertise
- Provision of loans to members of Self-Regulatory Organizations in the field of construction
An overview of the changes, as well as key findings of judicial practice, are provided in the PDF file. To download the file follow this link 20-1_Overview (Russia)_RUS_Key changes real estate and construction summer 2020
Please note, this document is available in Russian only.
In accordance with the immigration laws of the Russian Federation companies must notify, on a quarterly basis, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of execution of an obligation to pay salaries of Highly Qualified Specialists, indicating the amount of salary paid for the previous quarter.
Notifications for the first quarter of 2020 should be completed until April 30, 2020.
Notifications may be submitted directly to the Ministry of Internal Affairs or sent by registered mail via Russian Post Service.
In connection with the measures taken by the Russian Federation to counteract the spread of COVID-19 virus infection, some days in April 2020 have been declared non-working. Therefore, government agencies and post offices business hours are different from the usual, which shall be taken into account when planning the notification procedure.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the quarantine regime, we recommend that companies proceed to submit notifications in the upcoming business days.
WatersOAG lawyers successfully defended a company in the Preobrazhensky District Court of Moscow in a dispute with a former employee who filed a lawsuit for reinstatement, recovery of salary for forced absence, emotional damages, and legal expenses. The amount of claim exceeded 1 million rubles.
The court examined the case materials prepared by the WatersOAG team. As a result, the court ruled that the dismissal was lawful and there was no violation of the employee’s labor rights. The court ruling in favor of the WatersOAG client denied the claim in full.
WatersOAG thanks participants of the round table held on February 28, 2020. Round table was devoted to 2020 important updates in Russian labor law, including legal aspects of digitization in employment relations.
On January 24, 2020, WatersOAG held a live Instagram broadcast on the topic “Electronic Workbooks 2020”. Labor law lawyer – Mr. Anton Listov answered participants’ questions related to the transition to electronic workbooks and gave recommendations on ensuring a set of measures to meet the new requirements of the law in Russia.
WatersOAG thanks participants of the round table held on August 16, 2019!
On June 7, 2019, WatersOAG lawyers took part in American Chamber of Commerce in Russia HR Committee meeting. Heads of HR departments of various Russian and international companies discussed issues related to confidentiality of business correspondence and legislative obstacles (in Russia) to the automation of HR processes.
WatersOAG thanks participants of the round table held on March 1, 2019!
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