Covid has increased the spending of the population by digital // Monitoring of microeconomics

The pandemic had almost no effect on the growth rate of costs for the development of the digital economy in Russia in 2020, but changed the ratio of expenses of organizations and the population for these purposes. According to the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the Higher School of Economics, … Read more

Demand will be supported by incentives // Buyers of domestic IT solutions will be given a discount on income tax

Within the framework of the “second package” of measures to support the IT industry, the government has agreed on new benefits for buyers of domestic software and hardware. All of them relate to income tax – we are talking about the application of a multiplying coefficient to the costs of purchasing Russian solutions in the … Read more

Dried up as state demand // Summer purchases of the state this year turned out to be significantly lower than expected

Procurement statistics for the public and commercial sectors demonstrate significant redistribution of demand in the Russian economy. The EIS data processed by SKB.Kontur in the procurement of the state and state-owned companies confirm the assumptions about the reduction of government spending and purchases of state-owned companies (see Kommersant of November 11), and also record a … Read more

Lawyers on the amendments of the Ministry of Economy

Anastasia Speranskaya, head of corporate M&A practice at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia), notes that the proposed projects “are aimed at liberalizing the requirements for non-public joint-stock companies, in particular, at reducing the costs of their maintenance and administration – this logically follows from the previous changes, which in many respects equalized LLC and non-public … Read more