Significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investments in Russian companies

Sep 11, 2017

On 1 July 2017, Federal Law No. 155-FZ “On Amendments to Article 5 of the Federal Law ‘On the Privatisation of Public and Municipal Property’ and Federal Law ‘On Foreign Investments in Companies of Strategic Importance for the Country’s Defence and the Security of the State’” (“Law No.155”) came into force. 

On 30 July 2017, Federal Law No. 165-FZ of 18 July 2017 “On Amendments to Article 6 of the Federal Law “’On Foreign Investments in the Russian Federation’ and Federal Law  ‘On Foreign Investments in Companies of Strategic Importance for the Country’s Defence and the Security of the State’” (“Law No.165”) came into force.

We review in more detail below the provisions of these laws and what is most important to know.

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