The number of inspections of entrepreneurs in 2015 decreased by 300 thousand, said at the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF) the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika. He stressed that the Prosecutor’s office also agreed not to more than 13 thousand unscheduled inspections of small and medium business.
The Seagull was first performed at the economic forum, told the official representative of the Supervisory Department Alexander Kurennoy. The attorney General participated in the session “Matters of Russian and international jurisdictions. Security for business”.
Together with the Seagull in the discussion took part the member of Presidium of Association of lawyers of Russia” Vladimir Gruzdev, who on 2 February left the post of Governor of the Tula region and the representative of the President on protection of entrepreneurs ‘ rights Boris Titov. Foreign business was presented by the Chairman of the Corporation JCDecaux SA Jean-françois Decaux, General counsel for emerging markets at Thomson Reuters, Thomas Kim, managing Director of the Eastern Committee of German economy Michael harms. The discussion was moderated by co-founder of the law office “Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & partners Dimitry Afanasiev.
As said the Seagull, for violations during inspections and for conducting events without the consent of the Supervisory office of the Prosecutor General’s office has left 6.5 million of penalties. The Prosecutor’s office checks the implementation of legislation in the sphere of investment activity. “As a result of contested almost 3 thousand the illegal legal acts, restricting investment activity,” — said gull, adding that in this regard to administrative and disciplinary proceedings were brought more than 1.5 thousand officials. in Total, proceedings were brought 27 thousand officials filed 98 criminal cases.
According to Chaika, in 2015, by the public Prosecutor in accordance with the law was given 24 thousand regulatory acts affecting the interests of the business.
The attorney General announced the launch of a new communication channel for use by businessmen to tell Seagull about their private problems. This is a separate email address, which is published on the Agency’s website. Access to the box will have Chaika and the head of the General Prosecutor’s office on supervision of observance of the rights of businessmen Alexey Pukhov, said Kurennoy.
The attorney General will be every day to view requests received on that address and redirect them to the relevant units. In turn, the supervisors will deal not only with specific cases, but also to systematize them and to isolate systemic problems, which will then be discussed at the interagency working groups at the Prosecutor’s office.
In 2015, the regulatory authorities have conducted a total of 1,994 million checks — 8% less than in 2014 (when the business checked out of 2.17 million times). The number of unplanned inspections was reduced by about 100 thousand (to 1.32 million), but their share has grown from 65% to 66%, the statistics office reported. This trend is confirmed by the data of Ministry of economic development: in 2014, the share of unscheduled inspections of businesses jumped to 56%, and last year reached 59%. In 2015 824 thousand planned inspections had 1,180 million unplanned events.
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