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LegaLife is a firmly established and highly responsive firm headquartered in Moscow. Our cosmopolitan vision of business is compounded with unparalleled local expertise, thanks to a large number of complex cases that we have successfully handled in Russia since 2000. Multidisciplinary competence and open-mindedness characterize our firm: We have a pragmatic approach to business issues, and we work incessantly in coordination with our clients to find the right solutions for them, either to close a deal or to settle a dispute. Our positioning as a leading firm in Moscow is clearly attested by the numerous global companies that have chosen LegaLife to assist them in Russia but also in other jurisdictions, thanks to our remarkable network. We pride ourselves on our client-centered services, at costs significantly lower than the big firms. More info
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Resolution on CEOs, Members and the Labor Code July 7, 2015

Russian Supreme Court' s Resolution on Legal Entities' Members and CEOs and the Labor Code. On June 2nd, 2015, the SC approved Resolution N. 21 indicating that some of the Labor Code' s provisions that apply to legal entities' executives may not be applicable to CEOs and Members of such entities. Specifically, the Resolution excludes from such Labor Code provisions CEOs, the management company, and an individual manager, including a manager of a representative office or branch. Disputes between them and their employers shall be addressed to the courts of general jurisdiction.

Law on Private Public Partnership July 1, 2015
The State Duma today passed in the key second reading a draft federal law "On Basic Principles of Private Public Partnerships in the Russian Federation." According to the Duma' s supplementary note, the draft law would create a legal framework at the federal level for implementing private-public partnership (PPP) projects. This would help establish effective mechanisms of attracting private investment, including foreign investment, in infrastructure development projects, the note said.

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Source: USRBC, Duma
Leading Companies at LegaLife' s Business Breakfast Seminar June 25, 2015
A business breakfast seminar on important changes in corporate law, in Russian and entitled "Key Changes in Corporate Law Affecting Legal Entities since September 1st, 2014” was held on Thursday, June 25th, at LegaLife' s office. The seminar was offered by invitation only to a limited number of executive level professionals and in-house lawyers. At the seminar, a panel of LegaLife’ s attorneys discussed the most critical issues that have arisen with changes in corporate law since September 1st, 2014. Attendees included executives from leading companies such as NBCUniversal, Max Mara, Cremonini Group, UBI Bank, La Prairie Switzerland, Messe Frankfurt, Mann Hummel and several others.
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