The modernization of the legal systems in the post Soviet states is a paramount objective of the EU. The transfer and the integration of the norms of the acquis communau taire into the domestic legal systems have progressed at a different pace and within different scopes.
This volume compares the legal systems of Russia and the 6 countries participating in the Eastern Partnership Program. The country studies highlighting achievements and shortcomings of the process of legal transformation are written by eminent practitioners and legal scholars and focus on business law. The volume represents a pioneering effort suppo rted by the Austrian Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth.