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    Risks of Employers and Employees in Case of Transitioning Employees to Working from Home. Decree of the Mayor of Moscow No. 97-UM of 06/10/2020
    09 October 2020
    Decree of the Mayor of Moscow raises questions in relation to the norms of labour law and legislation on the processing of personal data, and also creates risks for employees and especially for employers.
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    In Which Case Tender Can Be Run Again
    17 September 2020
    In which case can one hold different tenders for two identical items to be procured? I found two absolutely identical items to be purchased but under different numbers. One purchase was closed four days before opening the second one; in both cases, a sealed-bid auction was held. Question: how can this be explained and what are the options?
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    On Risks of Including the Provisions of Law in Contracts
    17 August 2020
    I often see mandatory rules of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation in lease agreements. As practice shows, such references are fraught with more problems than solutions to controversial issues. This security is rather imaginary and overloads the contract. Why is that?