Recent Developments in the Russian Securities Market Regulatory Regime

Law 282-FZ was signed on the 21 December 2012 by the Russian President. It introduces a number of amendments to key pieces of regulation. This includes laws on the securities market, joint stock companies (JCS), banks and banking activity and the regulatory framework for Russian financial markets. It is believed that Law 282-FZ will simplify and facilitate equity capital raises and lay a foundation for future changes to the regulatory regime.

This white paper reviews Law 282-FZ and the various changes that have been introduced through it. It provides you with an in-depth analysis of how these amendments will impact securities markets, joint stock companies, banks and banking activity.