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Russian Foreign Relations and Investment Law

ISBN13: 9780199281657
ISBN: 0199281653
Published: November 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £237.50

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Russian Foreign Relations and Investment Law is the fourth volume in OUP's Russian law mini-series and is the first comprehensive study of Russian foreign relations law which examines the legal rights of, and limitations on, foreigners in Russia. Increasing investment in Russia makes this an ideal time to publish a further volume with the focus on this area.

With the emphasis placed on the commercial investor, Butler provides a thorough guide from both perspectives of the foreigner trading into Russia and the foreign investor exporting from within Russia. Through eight logical chapters Butler covers areas such as foreign trade law, foreign investment law, different types of foreigners and thier rights, aspects of employment law, civil law rights and duties, and general principles of international law all within the context of the Russian legal system.

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1. Introduction
2. Foreign Trade Law
Concept of foreign trade
State regulation of foreign trade
State monopoly of foreign trade
State institutions regulating foreign trade
Other state regulation
Russian participation in international trade organisations and unions
Accession to GATT
Accession to the World Trade Organisation
3. Foreign Investment Law
Concept of foreign investor and investment
Direct investment
Portfolio investment
Foreign investment guarantees
Foreign investment vehicles
Repatriation of investments
4. Personnel in Russia
Types of foreigners
Admitting foreigners
Hiring foreigners
Application of labour legislation
5. Rights of Foreigners in Russia
Civil-law rights and duties
Constitutional rights and duties
Human rights
Family law
6. Foreigners and the Russian Legal System
Right to counsel and legal assistance
Procedural rights
Role of legal assistance treaties
Foreign law in Russian courts
7. International Law and the Russian Legal System
General principles of international law
Customary rules of international law
Law of treaties
Territorial jurisdiction
International law in Russian courts
8. Foreigners Enjoying Special Status
Diplomatic personnel
Trade representatives
Employees of international organisations
Personnel of non-governmental organisations