Regulation of Investment Activity in Russia


21st of May 2013
With a view to ensuring Russian national defence and state security, the Federal Law establishes statutory restrictions for foreign investors and groups of persons that include a foreign investor (further on referred to as a group of persons), which have interest in the equity of the business entities of strategic importance for national defence and state security, and (or) consummate transactions to gain majority interest in the equity of the above economic entities.

The Federal Law governs relations associated with investments by foreign investors and a group of persons who acquire stock (shares) of the business entities of strategic importance for national defence and state security, as well as consummate other transactions that give foreign investors and a group of persons majority interest in the equity of such business entities