Federal Law from August 8, 2001 of No. 129-FZ
On State Registration of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs
The present Federal Law shall regulate relations arising in connection with the state registration of legal entities during their establishment, reorganisation or liquidation, upon the introduction of amendments to their constituent documents, in connection with the state registration of natural persons as individual businessmen and with the state registration of the termination of the activity of natural persons as individual businessmen, and also in connection with the keeping of state registers of the single state register of legal entities and the single state register of individual businessmen.
The state registration of legal entities and individual businessmen (hereinafter referred to as state registration) are acts by the authorised federal executive body, which are realised by means of entering in state registers information about the creation, reorganisation or liquidation of legal entities, of acquiring by natural persons the status of an individual entrepreneur, of terminating by natural persons activity as individual businessmen, other information about legal entities and about individual entrepreneurs in keeping with the present Federal Law.
The legislation of the Russian Federation on state registration is composed of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, the present Federal Law and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation enacted pursuant thereto.