The moratorium on linking rent to currency has been extended

On January 10, 2024, Law No. 347-Z of January 5, 2024 was published, which extended the moratorium on linking rent to the equivalent of a certain amount in foreign currency until January 1, 2025.

Important: Additionally, there is a ban on setting rent in conventional (account) monetary units (“special drawing rights”, etc.).

Borovtsov & Salei has many years of experience in advising on rental relations, including the expertise of rent agreements. We will be glad to be of service to you.

Changes to the Civil Code: relevant already yesterday

On November 18, 2023, the Law of the Republic of Belarus of November 13, 2023 No. 312-Z “On Amendments to Codes” was officially published, introducing numerous changes and additions to the Civil Code of the Republic of Belarus and accompanying changes to the Labor Code, Banking Code, Housing Code.

As a general rule, innovations in codes will come into force one year after the official publication of the Law, that is, November 19, 2024.

Exception: certain provisions regarding the legal regulation of rental relations and free use, which came into force on November 19, 2023. Read more about this in our publication.

Registration of currency contracts

On October 01, 2023 the new edition of the Instruction on registration of currency contracts by residents will come into force

Read more about it in our publication.

Attention: Entry into force of this normative document requires examination of previously concluded currency agreements as well.

Borovtsov & Salei has many years of experience in this area and ready to provide the necessary assistance and advice.

Working with a Russian counterparty

On August 28, Borovtsov & Salei partner Nadezhda Znak participated as a speaker in the online seminar "Working with Russian counterparties: contracting, debt collection and court practice".

How to reduce risks when working with Russian counterparties? Recommendations from the speaker.

Based on Borovtsov & Salei's many years of experience and practice, Nadezhda Znak's attention is focused on the problematic issues of checking Russian counterparties and the specifics of concluding contracts with their participation, as well as practical difficulties arising in the course of execution.

Accounts receivable: effective recovery

How to ensure effective collection of receivables from the counterparty: Borovtsov & Salei partner Nadezhda Znak at the seminar "Receivables in Construction".

How to prevent the emergence of accounts receivable, whether and what method of collection can be chosen, what are the advantages of writ proceedings over lawsuit proceedings, the order of transition from writ proceedings to lawsuit proceedings, the algorithm of debt collection through the notary's writ of execution, recommendations on the most problematic issues. About this and much more from the speaker Nadezhda Znak.