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The Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation

is a federal executive authority developing state policies and regulatory environment for social and economic development of Russian Federation’s constituent entities and municipalities. The Ministry of Regional Development also provides state funding from the Investment Fund of the Russian Federation, the Federal Financial Support Fund for the RF constituent entities, subsidies to the budgets of the Russian Federation’s constituent entities from the federal budget, and approves federal and departmental target programs as far as comprehensive regional development is concerned.

Vnesheconombank

Vnesheconombank (VEB) – State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Activity. The bank is regulated by Federal Law No. 82-ФЗ On Bank for Development of 17 May 2007, as well as by the Memorandum on Financial Policy of 27 July 2007. Vnesheconombank’s competence includes financial support to investment projects that are vital for the development of the economy but not receiving required resources from the private sector for reasons of high risk, long payback time, complexity of required support tools, etc. Vnesheconombank group includes the Russian Bank for Support to Small and Medium Businesses, State Specialized Russian Export and Import Bank, VEB-Leasing, Investment Company of Vnesheconombank (VEB Capital), VEB-Engineering, Sviaz-Bank, GLOBEX Bank, Belvnesheconombank, Prominvestbank, Federal Center for Project Finance, Management Company Russian Foundation for Direct Investments and the North Caucasus Development Corporation.

Institute of Regions

The Institute for Assistance in Social, Economic and Political Development of Regions was established to serve as a federal forum for analyzing and forecasting social, economic and political development of the Russian regions. The primary tasks of the Institute of Regions include assistance in implementing comprehensive regional development projects and assistance to the Ministry of Regional Development in supporting the Expert Board for Regional Investment Policies under the said Ministry.

Chamber of Tax Lawyers

is a professional community of tax/ duty consultants in Russia. The Chamber is an observer of the European Confederation of Tax Lawyers. The Chamber has certified over 6,000 specialists.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

- is a non-governmental, non-profit organization uniting its members for accomplishing the goals and tasks defined by the Law of the Russian Federation On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation and the Articles of the Chamber. The Chamber represents small, medium and large businesses covering all areas of entrepreneurial activities – industry, domestic and foreign trade, agriculture, financial system and services. The Chamber brings together over 170 local chambers of commerce and industry, about 200 federal and over 250 regional associations of entrepreneurs and over 70 companies from various economic sectors.

Association of Russian Masters of Appraisal

is a non-profit organization created to regulate and supervise appraisal activities included in the unified state register of self-regulating appraisals and unite those appraisers that are its members. It is the leading professional association of appraisers in Russia. The Association currently has over 1,600 appraisal specialists as its members. The Association participates in the work of the Appraisal Consulting Board at the Ministry of Economic Development, is a member of the National Appraisal Board of the Russian Federation and actively cooperates with the US Appraisal Foundation.

НП «Guild of Auditors of Regional Professional Accountants’ Institutes»

is created to develop self-regulation of the industry as well as to assist its members in developing the normative legal basis for regulating bookkeeping and audits. The Guild unites entrepreneurs and professional auditors (audit organizations, auditors and individual auditors performing entrepreneurial activities) as well as individuals and legal entities recognizing the Guild’s Articles.

НП СРО «Association of Engineers»

The Association unites legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, foreign and Russian companies. The members of the Association operate in Russia, Ukraine, Finland, the Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey, Hungary, the People’s Republic of China, Germany and a number of other states. The Association issues admission passes that make it possible for one to perform capital construction jobs, develops and subsequently supervises compliance with requirements, standards and rules for its members, represents the interests of its members in relations with state authorities and participates in rule-making activities.

The Association issues admission passes that make it possible for one to perform capital construction jobs, develops and subsequently supervises compliance with requirements, standards and rules for its members, represents the interests of its members in relations with state authorities and participates in rule-making activities.

 

Auction House of the Russian Federation

– is the first auction for selling private property all over Russia. It is a joint project of Sberbank of Russia and the Saint Petersburg Property Fund. The Auction House was established according to Decree No. 1186-р (No. 1186-r) of the Russian Government of August 19, 2009. The Auction House is an open joint-stock company. The Auction House primarily sells property of major entities: state corporations, banks and large private businesses.

The Auction House clients are the Russian Railways, Territorial Generating Company No. 1, the Federal Housing Construction Promotion Fund, the Nuclear Power Ministry of the Russian Federation, Sberbank of Russia, Sberbank-Capital, Saint Petersburg Bank, Constans-Bank, NOMOS-Bank as well as physical and legal entities.