On 1 January 2016, Federal Law No. 224-FZ "On Public – Private Partnership, Municipal – Private Partnership in the Russian Federation and Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation" (the "PPP Law") entered into force. One of the key features is that it allows an investor to acquire ownership rights over a project facility.
The PPP Law will coexist with the current concession legislation, offering market participants a right to choose the most beneficial form for the implementation of a PPP project and, consequently, increase the number of such projects implemented on the market.
The client alert provides a brief overview of the key provisions of the PPP Law as well as a comparative analysis of the key provisions of the PPP Law and the Concession Law.