Chair of Commercial Law and Basics of Legal Method

Chairholder: Assoc. Prof. Elena A. Abrosimova

Teaching activity

General and special lecture courses given by the chair

  • Commercial law
  • Commercially important information in Russia: regulation and protection
  • Integrated information protection by businesses
  • Legal science (for other schools of Moscow State University)


Priority areas of academic and research activity

The following topics of research performed by the chair have been identified as priority areas:

  • Legal support of the development of the structure and infrastructure of product market
  • Development of the government procurement system
  • Legal matters of activities of commodity exchanges, wholesale trade fairs and other institutes of product market
  • Legal issues of building a competitive environment
  • New types of contracts in the stream of commerce
  • Improvement of the structure of contractual and business relations in trade
  • Legal regulation of marketing
  • Franchising in the trade sector
  • Legal protection of commercially important information
  • Agency contracts in the trade sector
  • Commercial mediation and representation
  • Improvement of accountability for violation of commitments in the trade sector
  • Identification and recovery of losses from violation of obligations in commerce
  • Contractual discipline in trade business
  • Legal support of product quality
  • E-commerce (legal aspects)
  • Legal work in commercial businesses
  • Harmonization of commercial law of the Russian Federation and of the European Union
  • Unification of commercial law in CIS countries
  • Commerce organizers
  • The industrial aspect in competition law