On January 28, the law on experimental legal regimes in the field of digital innovations developed by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade came into force (dated July 31, 2020 No. 258-FZ).
Within the framework of "legal sandboxes", the government will allow a limited number of companies in a certain territory and for a certain period of time to comply with the current legislation with a number of features. Regulatory sandboxes are possible in several areas. These include medicine, transport, agriculture, financial activities, trade, construction, provision of state and municipal services and implementation of state control (supervision) and municipal control, industry and other areas.
From January 28, seven projects will start working in the experimental legal regime: