Top 10 Legal Developments in the Russian Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure Market in 2015

25 December 2015
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Key takeaways

  • The international law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP presents a brief overview of what in our view are the ten most significant developments in Russian legal regulation (including legislative initiatives) and court practice in the real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors in 2015.
  • This overview covers changes in legislation (e.g., substantial changes to the Land Code; the Law on PPP; the new Law on state registration of immovable property, etc.), important legislative bills pertaining to real estate and construction (e.g., change to the framework of the Land Code relating to abolition of land categories; regulation of relations involving parking spaces; an attempt to introduce the concept of complex real estate in civil law), and trends in court practice (e.g., Supreme Court clarifications on real estate issues and on challenges to the cadastral value of real estate; issues related to building permits, etc.).