Articles by Elizabeth Walters

English Law in Russian M&A - What to Expect

  • 30 September 08
  • Partner, DLA Piper UK LLP
For the foreseeable future the common practice of using English law to govern Russian M&A transactions is likely to continue. This is because English concepts have long been established and interpreted by the judicial system and give investors confidence as to the effectiveness, predictability and enforceability of documents. However, the Russian environment is quite different from the UK and there are some issues that investors should consider.