Russia-China Law Society | The Center for Asian Legal Studies
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The Center for Asian Legal Studies

Center for Asian Legal Studies of the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University named after M. V. Lomonosov was created in order to organize and conduct research and educational operations aimed at solving long-range objectives in the field of statutory regulation of the relations in AP countries.

To achieve these goals, Center performs various tasks:

  • Researching different branches of Asian law and their regulation;
  • Expansion of ties with Russian/foreign personalities and associations, engaged in activities in the field of Asian law;
  • Organization of effective interaction with scientific and educational centers, universities, other organizations and public authorities for the sake of exchanging scientific information and joint implementation of educational and research projects;
  • Development and implementation of educational courses;
    Conducting applicable scientific researches and practical activities in order to upgrade skills of entrepreneurs, public authorities and other concerned persons;
  • Development of international cooperation in the field of legal regulation of Asian countries.

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Center was created by approbation of the Russian government. Igor I. Shuvalov, the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, visited RCLS, when it was at the stage of formation. Mr. Shuvalov expressed his satisfaction with the Faculty’s aspiration for researching Asia and interacting with it. In this regard, he emphasized the joint work of the Faculty and RCLS.

One of the first events, which RCLS hosted, was the official visit of the Senior State Minister of Justice of Singapore, Mrs. Indranee Rajah on April 28, 2016. Mrs. Raja conducted a lecture for students and attended a round table with professors and alumni on the issues of advocacy, state regulation of legal activity, and problems of international commercial arbitrations.