Targeted measures to reduce administrative barriers and expand economic freedoms have improved the investment climate in Russia, which now ranks ahead of the remaining BRICS countries in the World Banks Doing Business rating. The new law on arbitration courts, reduction in the number of administrative checks, liberalization of criminal legislation and better dialogue between the business community and law enforcement agencies have further contributed to increased investor confidence. To what extent is the business community satisfied with the security of its investments in the Far East? Are there still risks it would like to see eliminated? How will the regulatory environment develop and what further action should be taken by the federal and regional authorities?