Articles by Alexander Kirilchenko

Pre-Arrival Notification of Imported Goods in the Customs Union

  • 03 July 12
  • Goltsblat BLP
The Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan Customs Union introduces pre-arrival notification of goods imports.

New Multicomponent Equipment Import Rules

  • 18 May 11
  • Goltsblat BLP
Many companies engaged in importing production equipment in circumstances where it cannot, for logistical reasons, be delivered as a single consignment and needs to be imported over an extended period in a series of deliveries.

Importing Goods Without the Trademark Owner’s Consent

  • 01 December 09
  • Goltsblat BLP
Let us imagine that a bona fide importer has legally acquired goods from abroad that are protected by trademarks (for example, it has concluded a foreign trade contract and executed the requisite forwarding documents) and declared the goods for customs clearance, and that it transpired during customs clearance that the importer did not have the consent of the trademark owner to import the goods into the Russian Federation.