Publications / 27.10.2021

Experts on business emigration: “A Russian citizen faces a huge number of problems, even if they are not of his making” / Commentary / Business FM

The substitution of civil liability by criminal prosecution, unjustified detention using the general formulation “the crime is outside the scope of business activity,” as well as the imposition of the most stringent restrictions based on unsubstantiated statements that the suspect intends to flee. These are only some of the instruments of pressure on entrepreneurs listed by Business Ombudsman Boris Titov. The answer is often business emigration, which itself risks business extradition. This issue was discussed at the completed conference “In St Petersburg – LAW”.

Andrei Gusev, Managing Partner at Borenius Russia, spoke in an interview with Business FM radio about Interpol as an institution that lawyers need to know how to deal with when they handle extradition cases involving a businessman.

You can read the article and listen to the broadcast here (in Russian)

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