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05-17-2017
Julia Zhevid, PETOŠEVIĆ, Russia
Tatyana Kulikova, PETOŠEVIĆ, Russia
First published on www.petosevic.com


Eurasian Economic Union Moves Forward with Customs Code...


Julia Zhevid, PETOŠEVIĆ, Russia, Tatyana Kulikova, PETOŠEVIĆ, Russia, First published on www.petosevic.comThe Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may enter into force this year, as the last EAEU member state, Belarus, signed it this month. All other member states signed it in December 2016.
The Code still needs to be ratified by all five members – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. During INTA’s Pre-Annual Meeting Roundtable held on March 28, 2017 in Moscow, a Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) representative specified that the entry into force could be expected in December 2017 or January 2018.
The new Code provides for the establishment of the EAEU Customs Register that will be kept by the EEC and that will exist alongside national customs registers. According to Article 385 of the Code, in order to enter trademark, service mark, geographical indication or copyright and related rights into the EAEU Customs Register, a rights holder will have to submit a request and all other necessary documents confirming the rights in all EAEU member states directly to
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