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Магистратура 2021/2022

Экономико-правовые условия деятельности иностранных компаний на рынках Европы и Азии

Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для Вашей будущей карьеры»
Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для расширения кругозора и разностороннего развития»
Лучший по критерию «Новизна полученных знаний»
Статус: Курс по выбору (Международная торговая политика)
Направление: 38.04.01. Экономика
Когда читается: 2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль
Формат изучения: с онлайн-курсом
Охват аудитории: для всех кампусов НИУ ВШЭ
Прогр. обучения: Международная торговая политика
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 4

Course Syllabus

Abstract

In recent decades leading Russian companies began to enter external markets using foreign direct investments and taking control of foreign enterprises. EU market is the most popular foreign market for Russian capital. However, nowadays relations between Russia and the EU are developing in new circumstances hence business operations will take place in absolutely new environment. Russian companies have to take into account new challenges of doing business in EU. These factors define logic of this course. It includes case studies of real cases of entry of Russian companies into market of EU as well as traditional methods.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The purpose of this course is to form students' ideas about, how in the best possible way defend the foreign economic interests of Russian companies, based on the knowledge of the economic and legal conditions of foreign companies activities in the EU market.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Know the description of economic environment for foreign companies on the EU market.
  • Be aware of the dynamic of EU economic indices comparing with other regions
  • Understand economic reasons to choose EU as a region where to invest
  • Know the description of legal environment for foreign companies on the EU market
  • Know the EU law doing business in the EU, including novelty of ecological legislation and rules of competition
  • Know peculiarities of EU competition law
  • Be aware of peculiarities of the EU monitoring of competition law compliance in comparison with national law in EU member-states
  • Be aware of the competences of the European Commission
  • Be aware of the combination of interests of small and big businesses in EU competition policy
  • Know about combination of domestic and external tasks in EU competition policy, also about cooperation with other countries
  • Be aware of the program for competitive growth of the EU: implications for EU policy towards foreign business
  • Know peculiarities of the EU policy against shadow economy
  • Be aware of the role of European offshore jurisdictions
  • Know banking procedures in the EU. Features of the law.
  • Be able to make сomparison of EU and Russian competition law
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Russian an EU economic legislature
  • Be aware of the prospects for harmonization of Russian and EU economic legislature
  • Know the issues of Russia-EU cooperation in competition policy according to PCA (some results, problems and prospects for cooperation)
  • Know the issues of development of EU-Russia cooperation in competition policy in new agreement: possible alternatives
  • Be aware of the size of punitive sanctions
  • Be aware of cases of applying sanctions and usage procedure of sanctions
  • Know real cases of EU procedures against competition law infringement
  • Know advantages of the EU market
  • Be aware of legislature and economic environment of the most prospective markets
  • Know cases of policy of Russian investors
  • Be aware of basic strategy of Russian companies entering the EU market
  • Know cases of Russian companies, which are entering the EU market
  • Know the most important aspects of operation within the European market, with a focus on peculiarities of EU law regarding regulation of activity of foreign business
  • Be aware of possible updating of Russian company’s strategy for entering EU market
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Economic environment for foreign companies on the EU market
    Description of economic environment for foreign companies on the EU market. Dynamic of EU economic indices comparing with other regions. Economic reasons to choose EU as a region where to invest.
  • Legal environment for foreign business on the EU market
    Description of legal environment for foreign companies on the EU market. Necessity of knowledge of EU law doing business in the EU. Novelty of ecological legislation. Rules of competition. Basic issues.
  • Peculiarities of EU competition law
    Competition law of the leading countries in the world. Differences and peculiarities. Peculiarities of EU competition law. Peculiarities of the EU monitoring of competition law compliance in comparison with national law in EU member-states. Competences of the European Commission. Punitive sanctions. Measures against cartel agreements. Suppression of abuse of a dominant position. Regulation of national subsidies. Mergers and acquisitions law in the EU.
  • Combination of interests of small and big businesses, of domestic and external tasks in EU competition policy
    Combination of interests of small and big businesses in EU competition policy. Combination of domestic and external tasks in EU competition policy. Cooperation with other countries. Program for competitive growth of the EU: implications for EU policy towards foreign business. EU directive regarding minority shareholders.
  • EU policy against shadow economy. European offshore jurisdictions
    Peculiarities of the EU policy against shadow economy. The role of European offshore jurisdictions. The law of European micro-states. Banking procedures in the EU. Features of the law.
  • Comparison of EU and Russian competition law.
    New competitive law in Russia. Influence of the EU law and features. Comparison of EU and Russian competition law. The similarities and differences between Russian an EU economic legislature. Prospects for harmonization of Russian and EU economic legislature.
  • Russia-EU cooperation in competition policy: problems and prospects
    Issues of Russia-EU cooperation in competition policy according to PCA. Some results, problems and prospects for cooperation. Issues of development of EU-Russia cooperation in competition policy in new agreement: possible alternatives.
  • EU against competition law infringement cases. Size of punitive sanctions
    Size of punitive sanctions. Cases of applying sanctions. Usage procedure of sanctions. Real cases of EU procedures against competition law infringement.
  • Business environment of the European real estate market. Case study of several countries
    Study of advantages of the EU market. Legislature and economic environment of the most prospective markets. Case study of policy of Russian investor.
  • Basic strategy of Russian companies entering the EU market
    Detailed review of home assignments using case study of Russian companies, which are entering the EU market.
  • Updating Russian companies’ strategies for the EU market entry
    The most important aspects of operation within the European market, with a focus on peculiarities of EU law regarding regulation of activity of foreign business. Possible updating of Russian company’s strategy for entering EU market.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking 1st module assessment
  • non-blocking 2nd module assessment
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.7 * 1st module assessment + 0.3 * 2nd module assessment
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Angeli, A., & Di Gregorio, A. (2017). The Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union - Moving Toward a Greater Understanding. [Place of publication not identified]: Eleven International Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1479874
  • CRISTESCU, A., & TÎLVĂR, G. (2019). The main factors of economic growth in the European Union. Theoretical & Applied Economics, 26(3), 5–20. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bsu&AN=138993619
  • E. Tyagay. (2016). Russian Business Law. BRICS Law Journal, (2), 176. https://doi.org/10.21684/2412-2343-2016-3-2-176-179
  • Gaffney, J. (2017). Should the European Union regulate commercial arbitration? Arbitration International, 33(1), 81–98. https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw012
  • Lo Schiavo, G. (2019). The European Banking Union and the Role of Law. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2109987
  • Whish, R., & Bailey, D. (2012). Competition Law (Vol. Seventh edition). Oxford: OUP Oxford. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=678105

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Caenegem, R. C. van. (2002). European Law in the Past and the Future : Unity and Diversity Over Two Millennia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=73957