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Bachelor 2021/2022

Doing Business in Russia: The Legal Dimension

Category 'Best Course for Career Development'
Category 'Best Course for Broadening Horizons and Diversity of Knowledge and Skills'
Type: Elective course
Area of studies: Law
Delivered by: School of Private Law
When: 4 year, 1, 2 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of all HSE University campuses
Language: English
ECTS credits: 6
Contact hours: 64

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course aims to describe the main segments of Russian Business Law, namely:  business vehicles – commercial entities through which the business can be carried on;  legal framework of business transactions, the fundamentals of Russian contract law and specific rules with regard to business contracts;  the general picture of the rules of the state regulation of business activities.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The objective of the course is familiarise the students with the legal dimension of the practicalities of the Russian business activities, thus enabling them to understand the main issues to be considered while advising the business clients.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Skills and abilities: - familiarization with and appropriate usage of Russian business law terminology and fundamental institutes; - practical abilities of research and analysis of case-law and academic publications; - skills to analyse and solve cases, building up of a legal position in the sphere of Russian business law.
  • Students are expected to gain professional understanding of: - the main sources and institutions of Russian business law; - the main features the most popular commercial legal entities – limited liability societies and joint-stock societies, their legal status, structure, management, regulatory requirements; - the main rules regulating business transactions; - the main rules regarding settlement in the course of business;
  • Students should gain the following competences: - working with the fundamental legal documents regulating Russian business environment; - search, analyse, and work with legally relevant information by using the juridical, comparative and other methods; - identify and present legal issues while advising on transactions where Russian business law is involved;
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • General overview of the Russian business law, its sources and structure.
  • Business vehicles: commercial entities in general, partnerships and societies.
  • Business vehicles: limited liability society.
  • Business vehicles: joint-stock company.
  • Business transactions: general provisions of the Russian law of contracts.
  • Business transactions: special rules on most common business contracts
  • Business transactions: invalidity of transactions (including breach of competition rules), liability for breach. Consumer protection in B2C transactions.
  • Business transactions: payments and settlements.
  • State regulation and control of the business activities.
  • Dispute resolution.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Attendance of lectures and participation in seminars
  • non-blocking Case analysis
  • non-blocking Written exam - essay
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.2 * Attendance of lectures and participation in seminars + 0.4 * Case analysis + 0.4 * Written exam - essay
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • E. Tyagay. (2016). Russian Business Law. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B491103B
  • Koczar, J. (2016). Responsibility for Accounting of A Business Entity in Russian Accounting Law / Odpowiedzialność za rachunkowość podmiotu gospodarczego w rosyjskim prawie bilansowym. Prace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego We Wrocławiu / Research Papers of Wrocław University of Economics, (434), 69. https://doi.org/10.15611/pn.2016.434.07
  • Под ред. Ручкиной Г.Ф. - ПРЕДПРИНИМАТЕЛЬСКОЕ ПРАВО. ПРАВОВОЕ РЕГУЛИРОВАНИЕ ОТРАСЛЕЙ РЕАЛЬНОГО СЕКТОРА 2-е изд., пер. и доп. Учебное пособие для бакалавриата и магистратуры - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 255с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-05100-1 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/predprinimatelskoe-pravo-pravovoe-regulirovanie-otrasley-realnogo-sektora-434072
  • Предпринимательское право Российской Федерации: Учебник / Губин Е.П., Лахно П.Г., - 3-е изд., перераб. и доп. - М. : Юр.Норма, НИЦ ИНФРА-М, 2018. - 992 с. - Режим доступа: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/937251

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Casas i Klett, T., & Ponomareva, Y. (2018). The Life of Russian Business : (Re)cognizing, (Re)activating and (Re)configuring Institutions. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1937675
  • E. Tyagay. (2016). Russian Business Law. BRICS Law Journal, (2), 176. https://doi.org/10.21684/2412-2343-2016-3-2-176-179
  • Под ред. Косяковой Н.И. - ПРЕДПРИНИМАТЕЛЬСКОЕ ПРАВО 3-е изд., пер. и доп. Учебник и практикум для бакалавриата и магистратуры - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 447с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-04352-5 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/predprinimatelskoe-pravo-432783
  • Под ред. Ручкиной Г.Ф. - ПРЕДПРИНИМАТЕЛЬСКОЕ ПРАВО. ПРАВОВОЕ РЕГУЛИРОВАНИЕ ОТРАСЛЕЙ ФИНАНСОВОГО СЕКТОРА 2-е изд., пер. и доп. Учебное пособие для бакалавриата и магистратуры - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 259с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-05099-8 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/predprinimatelskoe-pravo-pravovoe-regulirovanie-otrasley-finansovogo-sektora-434071