The Russian Federation

International Lawyer, Vol. 36, p. 849, 2002

6 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2009

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Bruce W. Bean

Michigan State University - College of Law

Evgeniya Shpak

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: September 1, 2002

Abstract

In its 1000 year history, the year 2001 was the best year yet for legal reform in Russia. In this article we briefly summarize significant developments in Russian laws covering land reform, joint stock companies, taxes and labor. In addition, Part III of the Civil Code has become effective creating more certainty with respect to inheritances.

Keywords: Joint stock company, Vladimir Putin, Labor Code, taxes, land reform, Russia, wills, inheritance

Suggested Citation

Bean, Bruce W. and Shpak, Evgeniya, The Russian Federation (September 1, 2002). International Lawyer, Vol. 36, p. 849, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1507054

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Evgeniya Shpak

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