ABA book addresses the Russian legal system

The American Bar Association has published “Russia Corporate, Financial, and Commercial Law,” a resource on the Russian legal system, including financial and commercial laws and methods for dispute resolution.

The book is written for business professionals, government officials, academics and practicing attorneys. It is the only legal reference to provide practical legal lessons, case studies and a detailed analysis for conducting business with Russia.

Subject areas include the legal and financial systems; the laws and legal developments in the areas of natural resources, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions; bankruptcy laws; and dispute resolution through litigation or arbitration in Russia.

The book is edited by Scott Alexandr Shostak, who has studied Russian law for more than 25 years and participated in conferences, forums, higher education courses and committees on the laws, rules, regulations and court system of Russia. He has advised Russian government municipalities and regional offices, including Anatoly Sobchak, then mayor of St. Petersburg. Shostak has legal experience in economic development and real property law with a specialty in waterfront matters as a counsel for the City of New York, the Brooklyn Navy Yard and New York City Economic Development Corporation.

The book costs $99.95 and can be ordered at shopABA.org or by calling 800-285-2221.