Some activities are not allowed for Individual Proprietors regardless of citizenship as they require establishing a legal person. They include:
- development and sale of military goods;
- lending financial activity;
- television and radio broadcast;
- insurance activity;
- production of atomic and electric energy;
- drug manufacturing;
- aerospace-related activity.
Additionally, some limits apply to foreign-invested enterprises. In particular, if an enterprise of interest is engaged in one of the strategically important areas indicated in article 6 of the Federal Law No. 57 dated 04.29.2008 then a foreign national can purchase a share in it only after approval by a special government council. The same applies to establishing a new enterprise whose activity falls under the law above. These activities include those related to the use of radioactive materials, atomic energy, infectious agents, distribution and use of encryption equipment, activities that impact hydrometeorological processes, space-related activities, etc. The total number of them is 46.