Overview of Legislative Amendments and Recent Higher Arbitrazh Court Practice Related to Subsoil Use

1 February 2013
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Key takeaways:

  • This client update discusses important legislative changes pertaining to the use of subsoil sites of federal importance and to the expropriation of land plots required for subsoil use.
  • It also describes the recently formulated position of the Higher Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation on early termination of subsoil use rights in cases where the subsoil user is not guilty of failure to comply with the material terms of the license/licensing agreement.