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 to consider in the agreement with the counterparty in order not to incur losses
Entrepreneurship is always associated with risks, which can occur both from factors independent of a person and from human factors. The latter include intentional non-performance of the contract, fraud, inclusion…

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Robots or living people? How customer service will change in the next decade
Our life, the world around us, is changing at an incredible speed. Over the past 10 years, humanity has made a quantum leap in the development of technology. What seemed…

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Pension reform: everything an employer needs to know

First and foremost: so far nothing has changed significantly. The increase in the retirement age will be gradual: each year the retirement age will increase by one year. Moreover, in 2019 and 2020, for those future pensioners who have reached the so-called “old” retirement age (60 years for men and 55 years for women), the increase will not be a year, but 6 months. Full-fledged changes, when the retirement age eventually grows by 5 years, will affect women born in 1968 and younger and men born in 1963 and younger. Continue reading

Employees-IP: how to avoid problems with the tax

A business cannot exist only at the expense of its creator and ideological inspirer: the involvement of professionals from the outside is inevitable. But paying the employee a “white” salary, the entrepreneur must also pay personal income tax and insurance premiums to the budget. As a result, many companies force employees to register as IP, offering more favorable conditions. How to hedge the risks that such a scheme generates – we will describe in the article Continue reading

Work on bugs: how can a business get a good product by working with contractors
Inspections of the security service, analysis of contracts and amendments to lawyers suddenly make a ruthless bureaucratic machine out of the procurement department. The initial application undergoes a lot of…

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Strategic communications, or the Event does not end with a DJ set
It so happens that the manager goes from theory to practical actions, and there is also the other side, when the specialist intuitively and practically, through trial and error, opens…

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"The risk of charging VAT", or What you need to know when buying software
What are the licenses? Let's start with a simple one. The publisher of commercial software does not want everyone to use its product for free and is trying in every…

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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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