Posts Tagged ‘Russian Civil Code’


On 1 July 2014, the Russian Civil Code introduced new pledge regulations. The changes greatly affect not only the relationship between pledgors and pledgees, but shall also have a considerable impact on the banking and finance sector. In this review we provide the most important developments of the new pledge regulations. The concept of the pledge (art. 334) In addition to pledgee’s ...


On Tuesday, 19 March 2013, Specht Böhm partner, Leopold Specht, will introduce and moderate a Interdisciplinary Association for Comparative and Private International Law (IGKK “Interdisziplinäre Gesellschaft für Komparatistik und Kollisionsrecht") lecture on the Russian Civil Code co-sponsored by Specht Böhm and the University of Vienna. In “Problems in the Modernization of current Russian Civil Code“ Professor Evgeny ...


By invitation of the Austrian ambassador, Dr. Margot Klestil-Löffler, members of the firm, Dr. Leopold Specht and Florian Heindler, presented key changes to corporate law provisions that will be introduced in an upcoming revision of the Russian Civil Code. The presentation on 26 January 2011 was based on insights gained through the firm's active participation in the Working Group on ...