5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks
Rustam Jane, a lawyer in criminal law practice, and Dmitry Lyapin, a lawyer at the Leontyev & Partners Law Firm, share five common examples from their practice when directors of…

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Business Trends, or How to Get the Most Out of Business Benefits from Innovation
We cannot conduct business at the same speed with which our ancestors conducted them. The business world has changed. Twenty years ago it was completely different, the speed of the…

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How we built a turquoise company: Alexey Denisov's experience - OLS
We, the OLS company, are a turquoise organization. How do we understand this? As well as all really working “turquoise” organizations - having read Frederic Lalu’s book “Discovering the Organizations…

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Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy

Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon’s bestseller list on Christmas Day.

According to OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading

“They will be pulled ashore and stunned with a stick”, or How to conclude a contract on your terms

One day, during a training on negotiations, a woman came up to me and asked: “We make cakes. Recently concluded a contract with the network. They stayed at a discount of 44% with a minimum of 46%. I’m thinking: did we win the negotiations or lose? ”

This is a common question. People are often sure that a deal is a victory in negotiations. In fact, victory is your terms of the deal. Continue reading

How to avoid a cash gap due to winning the tender: a brief case
At the end of July, our company won a tender for the supply of products for one federal research and production center. Under the terms of the contract, an advance…

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5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks
Rustam Jane, a lawyer in criminal law practice, and Dmitry Lyapin, a lawyer at the Leontyev & Partners Law Firm, share five common examples from their practice when directors of…

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What is an overdraft for a business and when is it needed?
Overdraft is a revolving credit line that a bank can provide to a company or individual entrepreneur to cover a temporary and short-term cash gap. This is actually a business…

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What to do if the business is stalled?
This very short article proposes the first and main step, which makes sense to take if the business is “stalled” - not growing. What to do if the business is…

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