On 17 June, IAM published an article saying that the catch involved the need to record a notification with Customs to block counterfeits from crossing the border and entering the market, but at the same time, Russian Customs does not accept requests unless the party can show that counterfeits have already appeared on the internal market from abroad.  As a result, it is impossible to lodge a notification without submitting information about actual counterfeits. The Supreme Court has now addressed the apparent contradiction and saying that the arrangement rendered the system ineffectual as a mechanism for the prompt detection and interception of counterfeits.







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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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