New rules are
being introduced on securities trading platforms – now violators may face
criminal liability if violations are detected. The Moscow Exchange acted as an
assistant to the Central Bank in regulating legal relations in the market. Most
of the new sanctions that the authorities have developed against violators will
affect price fluctuations in the market.
pricing by creating and managing schemes to control monetary interest in the
market will be classified as an attempt to manipulate the market. In particular
cases, when violators create too large an unconditional price, the violation
can be attributed to a criminal one.
Also, on September
21, a restriction on the interest rate was introduced – it should not be higher
than 22% from the close of the previous trading day.