Russia Financial Law at the University of Vienna
Maxim Bashkatov, Leading Research Fellow at the Institute, delivered from June 15th to 19th 2015 a course of lectures in English for students, doctoral students, and staff of the law faculty of the University of Vienna. In the course, titled “Contract Law and Finances in Russia”, Maxim described the current reform of Russian civil law in a comparative context. A close look was taken at the reform of the civil code's General Provisions of Obligations. The lectures aroused considerable interest among the audience, who actively participated in the discussion of the comparative legal aspects of Russian liability law.