Amendments Adopted to Part Three of the RF Civil Code Concerning the Regulation of Relations Complicated by a Foreign Component
Legal Update No.439, 6 November 2013
Goltsblat BLP advises of
amendments adopted to Part Three of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation
(Federal Law No. 260-FZ dated 30 September 2013).
The amendments specify the
existing conflict of law rules and supplement the legal framework for civil law
relations complicated by a foreign component. The amendments are undoubtedly
positive in nature.
The amendments come into effect
on 1 November 2013.
Please find a brief overview
the key changes.
I. Law to be applied to the
form of a transaction
II. Law applicable to a
contract in the absence of agreement between the parties on the choice of
III. New connecting factors
IV. Law to be applied to
certain types of obligation
V. Law applicable to certain
aspects of the activities of legal entities
VI. Information Letter of the
Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation No. 158 of 9
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