The reason that a Temporary Russian Residence Permit is (not) a good option for you

On this page: What is a Russian Temporary Residence Permit? Who can apply for a Russian Temporary Residence permit without a quota? Required documents for application for a Russian Temporary Residence Permit Advantages of a Russian Temporary Residence Permit Disadvantages of the Russian Temporary Residence Permit Conclusion It is a well-known phenomenon: people who live in … Read moreThe reason that a Temporary Russian Residence Permit is (not) a good option for you

Risks related to acquiring new residential real estate in Russia

Example of new real estate in Russia

Update July 17, 2019. Because of the amendments to the Law on Shared Construction Agreements, I have decided to publish a new blog post about the rules after this amendment has entered into force. Although the information in this blog post is no longer up to date, it still contains relevant information for understanding the … Read moreRisks related to acquiring new residential real estate in Russia

Risks of buying second-hand residential real estate in Russia

  With the weak ruble, many foreigners are looking with increased interest at the Russian real estate market. Indeed, there are pearls to be found. However, there are considerable risks attached to buying real estate in Russia. There are different risks for ‘second-hand real properties and for new properties. In this post, I name the … Read moreRisks of buying second-hand residential real estate in Russia

Russian Trademark Law

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The most important sources of Russian Trade Mark Law are the following: -Russian Civil Code -Executive orders (of Russian government, ministries and Rospatent) -Case Law -International Treaties (World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property, or TRIPS in short, Paris Convention for Protection of Industrial Property. Russia joined and is a party to … Read moreRussian Trademark Law