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Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Articles and Information to the Law in the Post-Soviet Region

Here the department "Russia and other CIS-States" publishes selected articles, brief information and students' works on the legal systems of post-Soviet states in German, English and Russian language.


Articles on Selected Legal Questions
Information about Current Legal Developments

 04 February 2014

Reform of the Russian Civil Code - amendments to Private International Law


22 October 2014

Reform of the Russian Civil Code - the second amendment


14 October 2014

Reform of the Russian Civil Code - the first amendment


1 September 2014

Overview of Recent Amendments to Russian Private International Law

1 December 2010

Publication of proposed draft amendments to the Division VI "Private International Law" of the Russian Civil Code

20 October 2010

Information letter of the presiding committee of the Supreme Court of Arbitrage of the RF from 11/13/2008 No. 126

23 September 2010

Adoption of the law "On compensations for the breach of right to legal proceedings within a reasonable time or right to have the judgment implemented within a reasonable time" in connection with the legal practice of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

14 May 2010

Adoption of the law "On alternative dispute resolution (the mediation process)" in the first reading of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

5 January 2010

Recognition of a foreign judgment by a Russian court without an international treaty – decision of the Federal Commercial Court of the Moscow district from 29 July 2009, Az. KG-A41/6930-09

25 November 2009

Affirmation of the conception of the development of Russian civil law by the decision of the Council of the President of the Russian Federation on the codification and development of civil law from 10/7/2009 (see for further information

Students' Works