Top 10 Legal Developments of 2017 in Russian Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure Market

27 December 2017
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Key takeaways

  • This client update provides an overview of the most significant developments of 2017 in the Russian real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors.
  • Important draft laws change the definition of immovable property; establish regulations for apartments turnover; reform the area of unauthorized construction; and provide for experiment with the use of blockchain technology in real property turnover.
  • Courts have issued key decisions affecting subleases of property and the right of a seller to terminate a sale and purchase agreement where title has been transferred to the buyer.