Maria Volkova became an equity partner in Moore ST 19.01.2020 Maria Volkova became an equity partner in Moore ST

Moore ST is delighted to announce that on 1 January 2020 Maria Volkova became an equity partner in the firm.

ARE YOU PREPARED TO PAY A 18 MILLION ROUBLES PENALTY? HOW HAVE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES TIGHTENED SANCTIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS 19.12.2019 ARE YOU PREPARED TO PAY A 18 MILLION ROUBLES PENALTY? HOW HAVE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES TIGHTENED SANCTIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS

On 2 December 2019 the Russian President signed the Federal Law dated 02.12.2019 #405-FZ “On introducing amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation” (Federal Law “FZ #405”).

This law has introduced substantial changes to Russian personal data protection laws. Now companies may be fined in the amount between RUB 1 million to RUB 6 million for non-compliance with requirements of the Federal Law “On personal data” in respect of the data bases localisation requirements. For repeated violations of the above requirements fines may vary from RUB 6 million to RUB 18 million.

The maximum amount of sanctions for an individual are RUB 800 000.

By adoption of FZ #405 the Russian authorities have not just imposed harsher sanctions for non-compliance with data bases localisation requirements but they have also introduced a number of other special amendments that tighten up the responsibility for non-compliance with Russian laws on personal data protection.

For more details, please contact us.

Major amendments to the Tax Code of the Russia in 2020 year 04.10.2019 Major amendments to the Tax Code of the Russia in 2020 year

Dear collegues,   

On September 30, 2019, the President signed the draft Federal Law N 720839-7 “On Amendments to Parts One and Two of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation” (hereinafter - the Bill) that introduces a number of amendments to the Tax Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter - the RTC or the Russian Tax Code). 

We are delighted to inform you about major amendments to the Tax Code of the Russian Federation. Most amendments will come into force starting from 2020.

For any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to provide you with professional support. 

MOORE ST has held a conference for the employees and the partners. 17.09.2019 MOORE ST has held a conference for the employees and the partners.

The annual Moore ST Conference «Moving Forward Together» took place in Georgia from 9 to 13 September 2019. Directors, managers, auditors and partners of Moore Global network’s member companies of the Eurasian region as well as representatives of other audit firms that are considering partnership with Moore Global, were invited to participate in the Conference. Anton Colella, CEO of Moore Global, became a guest of honour at the Conference this year. He gave a presentation under the theme “The future of Moore Global network”.

PRESS RELEASE 09.09.2019 PRESS RELEASE

MOORE: Helping you thrive in a changing world

From today, Moore Stephens Russia relaunches our brand to become «MOORE ST». This is part of a wider rebrand of the Moore Stephens global accountancy and consultancy network, of which Moore Stephens Russia is a member. The unveiling of a new logo, visual identity and brand positioning marks the continued evolution of an international network of more than 260 independent firms in 112 countries and a client-focused professional community of more than 30,000 people.

Tax update_Moore Stephens Russia 16.07.2019 Tax update_Moore Stephens Russia

We are glad to announce the issue of Tax update for June 2019.


Russia moves up 4 places in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ratings 01.02.2019 Russia moves up 4 places in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ratings

Russia has captured 31st place in the World Bank’s 2019 Ease of Doing Business ratings. This achievement, four places above 2018,  marks a continuing trend of steady improvement over recent years.  It places the country just below Spain and just above France as a place to do business.

New Double Tax Treaty between Russia and Japan 12.10.2017 New Double Tax Treaty between Russia and Japan

The development of closer relations between Japanese and Russian companies and the result of negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid the foundations for the signing of a new Double Tax Convention between Russia and Japan.