Guide to the Russian Law on Joint Stock Companies (in Russian: Part I)
Bernard S. Black
Northwestern University - School of Law; Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management; European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
Harvard Law School; European Corporate Governance Institute
University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
As published by Labirint Press, Moscow, Russia, 1999; (English version is available from Kluwer Law International, 1998)
This book is the Russian language version of our treatise on the Russian Law on Joint Stock Companies, which we participated in drafting. You can download either the entire book at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=246670 or one or more of its parts. It contains three parts:
(1) a general overview of the theory (a "self enforcing model of corporate law") behind the law. You can download this part of the book from the download button below.
(2) a detailed section-by-section analysis and critique of the law. You can download this part of the book from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=263142
(3) appendices containing the text of the law, a model Russian joint stock company law drafted by Bernard Black and Anna Tarassova, relevant excerpts from the Russian civil Code, and an important judicial interpretation of the law. You can download this part of the book from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=263143
Please note: The downloadable book is written in Russian. The English language version is available from Kluwer Law International. Contact email@example.com
The concept of a self-enforcing corporate law is developed in Bernard Black & Reinier Kraakman, A Self-Enforcing Model of Corporate Law, Harvard Law Review, vol. 109, pp. 1911-1982, 1996, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=10037
Number of Pages in PDF File: 124Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 14, 2001
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