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Russia’s Constitutional Court has explained, which payments are not included in the minimum wage

In its Ruling of April 20191 the Constitutional Court has explained that payments for work under deviant conditions cannot be included in the minimum wage amount. In particular, it concerns payments for the following work:
  • overtime;
  • night work;
  • work in weekends and public holidays.

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Abolition of paper (plastic) personal pension account number certificates and continuation of experiment on HR documents digitalization

Subject to the Federal law (the “Law”)1 effective from April 1, 2019, the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation will no longer issue state pension insurance certificates (SNILS) due to abolition of all SNILS paper certificates and plastic cards.

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Roszdravnadzor will be entitled to carry out test purchases of drugs and medical devices

On December 13, 2018 Russian State Duma has passed in the third reading a draft law empowering the state healthcare control (supervision) body (Roszdravnadzor) to conduct test purchases (“Draft law”)1.

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New in procedure of introducing drugs into commercial turnover

On November 28, 2018 the Federal law of November 28, 2018 No. 449-FZ “On amendments being made to separate legal acts regarding introduction of drugs into commercial turnover” (the “Law”) was published on the official web portal of legal information. The main changes introduced by the Law are as follows:

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The Pharma Legal Handbook: Russia

Lidings experts have authored the The Pharma Legal Handbook: Russia – practical directory focused on the key aspects of legislative regulation of pharmaceutical industry in Russia.

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The USA and other foreign countries sanctions law has come into effect

The Federal law No. 127-FZ “On   measures (countermeasures) in response to the hostile acts of the USA and other foreign countries” (“the Law”)1 has come into effect on June 04, 2018.

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Draft law on interchangeability of drugs has been developed

The Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (the “Minzdrav”) has developed draft law aimed to improve regulation of drugs circulation, namely in respect of the determination of drugs interchangeability (the “Draft Law”)1.

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Draft law on imposing sanctions on the USA and (or) other foreign countries has been introduced to State Duma

On April 13, 2018 the draft law (hereinafter – the “Draft law”)1 imposing measures (countermeasures) in response to the hostile acts of the USA and (or) other foreign countries has been introduced to State Duma by both State Duma’s chairman and parliamentary leaders.

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