This is the update of the Foreign Investment in Russia Safety Alert initially published on 4 March 2022.
On March 7, the government approved the list of countries, exercising unfriendly actions in relation to Russia (“unfriendly nations”). The list of “unfriendly nations” will become one of the key tools of law enforcement practice in the context of counter-sanction measures, including issues of parallel imports, selective waiver of intellectual property rights, etc. The list includes the US, all EU member-states, UK, Canada, Australia, the Republic of Korea as well as other nations which imposed sanctions on Russia.
As part of our ongoing efforts to protect and support multinational investments in Russia, Kesarev has prepared a brief guide on the measures introduced by the government of Russia that affect operations of international companies in the country.
To access the full guide click here