Russian Investment Partnerships: A New Flexible Investment Vehicle

    View Author March 2012

    On 1 January 2012 the Russian Federal Law “On the Investment Partnership” entered into force. It establishes the legal grounds for joint corporate investments into risky venture projects by introducing a new business structure, the investment partnership, created through an investment partnership agreement.

    Our publication examines the defects of the current schemes of investments under Russian law, summarizes the advantages of investment partnerships and explores other general provisions of this promising new business structure in Russia.