Articles by Margarita Slavina

B2B: Russian Property Law Reform: A Classic Cliffhanger

  • 29 October 13
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
A bill introducing amendments to the Russian Civil Code has been under preparation since 2008, and has been the subject of public discussion since November 2010. However, the discussion has been almost exclusively limited to the amendments to Section I of the Civil Code governing legal entities and corporate governance.

Roadmap for Improvement of the Business Climate in the Construction Industry

  • 25 September 12
  • Herbert Smith
The roadmap was the result of extensive discussions by the Economic Development Ministry, the Regional Development Ministry, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and various business leaders involved in the working group that drafted the roadmap. While not all of the suggestions made by the business community were incorporated into the final roadmap, it was largely agreed that taking immediate remedial action was of paramount importance.