Use of English law in Russian transactions –a comparative review.


Despite developments in Russian corporate legislation, the mergers and acquisitions (M&A)  and international finance markets still heavily rely on English law for Russian deals.

This publication considers the main reasons for this and outlines some of the main benefits and disadvantages of using English law on such transactions. It also assesses the use of Russian law as a viable alternative in various different circumstances. The publication is authored by  Goltsblat BLP partners - Ian Ivory, Partner, Head of English law, and Anton Rogoza, Partner, Corporate/ M&A.

If you would like to receive a copy of “Use of English law in Russian Transactions”, please contact Ksenia Soboleva, Marketing and communications manager by phone: +7 (495) 287-4444  or email:

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