Articles by Carol Patterson



Russia Ц Its Laws and Bureaucracy

In Russia in the 1990s, foreign investors introduced the “due diligence” process — a common law concept, and one in which the directors of public companies owe a duty to investigate diligently any investment opportunity before making the investment on behalf of the company.

Russia Ц Its Laws and Bureaucracy

Every second reform initiative for Russia, sponsored by the West in recent years, aims to improve the legal system and ""rule of law"" here.

Investment Funds: Sorting Out the Maze