Welcome to the regular SCHNEIDER GROUP newsletter with the selection of news and most important regional updates for Russia & CIS in October 2020.
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SCHNEIDER GROUP NEWS
To support foreign businesses struggling with multiple challenges because of COVID-19 and current political situation, SCHNEIDER GROUP is offering the 3-in-1 service package, including interim management, legal support and complete accounting outsourcing for the price of one service. The package is available in 3 options: for micro (up to 5), SMBs (6-15) and medium businesses (16-50 employees).
Read the details here.
Get in touch to ensure continuity of your operations in Armenia.
“Until recently, we were focused exclusively on Western companies, Now we are actively developing relations with Russian business with financial management, reporting transformation and many other services.”
Ulf Schneider, SCHNEIDER GROUP Founder and President, explains how to start own business in Russia in his interview to the Russian Expert Online magazine.
Read the full version here.
Migration rules compliance checklist for businesses
A set of migration rules governs the stay of foreign citizens in Russia. When inviting foreign employees, it’s important to ensure that they comply with those rules, otherwise inviting companies may face signiﬁcant penalties. Download our simple checklist that will help ensure compliance with the Russian migration law and avoid unnecessary penalties.
Download the checklist.
Get in touch for professional advice on Russian migration law.
As a part of joint projects, Skolkovo Foundation and SCHNEIDER GROUP plan to develop and promote new technologies in the areas of HR-tech, FinTech, and LegalTech for Russian and international companies. The first joint project will be the design of the IT architecture to develop the ecosystem platform, covering all interactions between companies, employees, and applicants. Read the details here.
Obligatory remote work mode for 30% of employees, provision of remote employees’ personal data to state authorities, mandatory reporting are among the most discussed requirements within the business community. Read more here.
For professional support on arranging remote work mode get in touch with SCHNEIDER GROUP labor law experts.
Check the list of countries whose citizens will be able to apply for a short-term e-visa to visit Russia, starting January 1, 2021 here.
Get in touch for support in filling out the application questionnaire, application tracking, as well as legal advice regarding the updated procedures.
According to the new Presidential Decree the collection of monetary funds from the bank accounts of payers in an undisputed manner is carried out on the basis of executive notes only by the enforcement authorities. Read the details here. Get in touch for professional support regarding the issues related to undisputed debt collection.
Now non-residents seeking legal protection of a geographical indication through its registration with the National Center for Intellectual Property (NCIP) must be represented by Belarusian patent and trademark attorneys, unless otherwise provided for in international treaties.
Read the details here. Get legal support with registration of trademarks and service marks
The sole drafting of primary accounting documents means their preparation and signing, for example, of an acceptance act of work performed (services rendered) by only one party to the agreement, while such a primary accounting document is considered valid for both parties.
Read the details here. Request professional support.
Major changes cover the procedures of conducting, processing, and calculating amounts of monetary obligations and appealing the results of tax audits.
Read the details here.
Get support with preparation to tax audits as well as appealing the decision of regulatory authority.
To promote the development of Ukraine’s investment potential and attract highly qualified IT specialists the period of temporary stay in Ukraine of Belarusian citizens should be extended to up to 180 days a year. Read more here.
Get legal support regarding migration rules in Ukraine.