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The President announced the need to eliminate abuses in the investigation of economic crimes

The President announced the need to eliminate abuses in the investigation of economic crimes

The President announced the need to eliminate abuses in the investigation of economic crimes. And the Prosecutor General's Office and Opora Rossii agreed to cooperate in the field of decriminalization.

It is proposed to change the system on five points.

Firstly, change the procedure for initiating criminal cases in cases of restriction of competition. It is proposed to make the presence of claims from the antimonopoly authorities a prerequisite for initiating a case.

Secondly, increase the amount of large and especially large damage in economic articles. Opora Rossii believes, that the damage threshold can be raised from 10 thousands. to 1 mln rub., The Prosecutor General's Office also considers such an increase expedient..

Thirdly, business asks to create additional guarantees for the protection of the rights of individuals, held accountable for grave and especially grave crimes, including in the field of entrepreneurial activity. "Opora Rossii" proposes to give the prosecutor the duty to agree on the decision to involve the entrepreneur as a defendant.

Fourth, "Opora Rossii" asks to exclude the possibility of extending more than 12 months of preventive measure in the form of detention for the accused on economic articles. The Attorney General's Office supports this proposal., comes from a letter.

And finally, business asks to soften the bill on the introduction of liability for crimes, associated with the sale of false invoices and tax returns to illegally obtain tax deductions.

Decriminalization must be balanced, experts are sure “business officer”. Read the position of the Ambassador of the Expert Analytical Alliance on link.

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