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Saint Petersburg State University

Legal aspects of conducting business in Russia

Saint Petersburg State University via Coursera

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This course is designed for people who intend to perform business in Russia.

The entrepreneur constantly functions in the legal field: creates his enterprise, acquires property, concludes transactions, interacts with control and supervisory state bodies and bodies of the judicial system. Success of business and fate of the entrepreneur himself depend on the choice of the form of entrepreneurial activity, knowledge of his or her rights and obligations, on the correct response to legal and illegal actions of employees of government and management. That is why knowledge of law and ability to use legal tools in order to achieve goals are important for an entrepreneur no less than knowledge in the field of economics, finance and management.

The course gives a general overview on the most important issues such as: Russian political, legal and judicial systems, foreign investment policy, foreign trade, most common forms of legal presence in Russia for foreign investors, regulation on business activity in Russia etc


  • General information for conducting bussiness in Russia
  • Legal status of foreign nationals
  • Setting up a new bussines
  • Foreign trade and investment
  • Judiciary system

Taught by

Жмулина Диана Александровна/Diana A. Zhmulina


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