Welcome to the regular SCHNEIDER GROUP newsletter with the selection of news and most important regional updates for Russia & CIS in June-July 2021.
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Trade with and invest in Uzbekistan

6.07. | 9:30 a.m. (CET) | online | English The textile industry in Uzbekistan is experiencing a significant boost. Find out more about business opportunities for German and Uzbek companies in the textile industry in the online conference “Trade with and invest in Uzbekistan – new beneficiary of GSP+“. SCHNEIDER GROUP President & Founder Ulf Schneider and the Director of Tashkent office Nodir Ayupov will share experience-based information about Uzbekistan as a business location. Register now!

SCHNEIDER GROUP – official partner of the 6th Manufacturers Forum

For the 6th time in a row SCHNEIDER GROUP is supporting the international Manufacturers Forum in Frankfurt/Main (Germany). Let’s jointly discuss modernization of manufacturing in Russia, influence of COVID-19 pandemic on localization projects, governmental initiatives and support measures for manufacturers in Russia, as well as main manufacturing digitalization trends. Learn more.


“The pandemic provided the impetus for growth” – Alexander Nuzhny, SCHNEIDER GROUP Partner for Russian RAEX portal

How switching to paperless processes influences the accounting outsourcing market in Russia? What are the benefits of service provider compared to in-house accounting? Can greater efficiencies be achieved without significant investment into digital solutions? Read more here.

15 SCHNEIDER GROUP Lawyers in the international “Best Lawyers 2022” ranking 

This year 15 SCHNEIDER GROUP experts were named to 2022 Best Lawyers list. Founded in 1981, “Best Lawyers” is now regarded as an objective and trusted guide to legal excellence in 75 countries around the world. Get to know our legal team!


Russia | Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for several industries

Between July, 1st-15th, the employers in Moscow from several industries have to ensure COVID-19 vaccination of at least of 60% of their employees. Get the list of affected industries here. Need legal support for the procedure of mandatory vaccination? – Get in touch!

Russia | Foreign insurance companies will be able to operate in Russia without establishing subsidiaries

Starting August, 22nd 2021 foreign insurance companies are allowed to operate in Russia via their branch offices. Check our article for rules and requirements. Get in touch for legal advice on taxation of foreign businesses in Russia and to register a branch here.

Russia | Temporary preferences regarding the stay of foreign citizens in Russia

Because of continuing travel restrictions a number of temporary changes to Russian migration law in regard to foreign citizens is introduced from June, 16th. Get details here.
Contact our legal team for additional clarifications.

Russia | Changes in administrative liability for violation of the mandatory marking requirements

The law signed on June, 11th standardizes the liability for violating the requirements to goods marking, set in technical regulations, and introduces liability for violations of marking with special identification tools. Get in touch for legal advice on marking requirements or to arrange digital marking of your goods.

Russia | Corporate SIM-card registration as a new employer obligation

Starting June, 1st, companies, providing corporate cell phones to their employees or using SIM-cards in various types of connected equipment, have to submit information on them into the Unified System of Identification and Authentication. Find out how to do it on our web-site.

Belarus | Flight ban over Belarus

In response to the incident with the Ryanair flight, EU countries have decided to terminate their flights over and to Belarus. Belarus flights are not allowed to flight over or land in the EU countries. Find out how to ensure continuity of your business in Belarus during the current worsening of political situation.