A new version of Clause 1, Article 395 of the RF Civil Code came into force on the 1st of August, 2016. The article contains the analysis of two new provisions in the article concerning rate changes for charging interest, and reducing of number of reasons for charging interest. The author explores the main reasons of the establishment of new rates for charging interest; she also makes the comparative analysis of indicators which had determined the size of charged interest before the changes.
The article describes the relationship between legal entities and the state in the economic and legal aspects. The author analyzes the main issues of interaction between the state and legal entities in their business activity, and also suggests possible ways of solving existing problems. The article also discusses the mechanism of «piercing the corporate veil» applied in the foreign law and analyzes the possibility of criminal liability of legal entities in Russia.
The article examines the issues connected with the necessity of transaction invalidation in terms of bankruptcy. Considering the last changes to the Law on bankruptcy the author suggests criteria of classification of the invalidation grounds.
Originally, safety of goods was presumed to be a guaranteed part of quality of goods, and producing of goods of a poor quality was regarded as a crime (soviet period). According to the present day approach towards technical regulation only safety requirements are obligatory, and quality of goods is not being provided by state, with certain exceptions. One of them is the turnover of oil and oil products. In the article the author analyses provisions of the Instruction on control and quality providing of oil products turnover (established by the order of RF Energy Ministry of 19.06.2003) and Technical Regulations on requirements for the automobile and air engine fuel, diesel and ship fuel, fuel for reaction-propulsion units and furnace fuel oil.