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CEE Legal Studies

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As the Central and Eastern European markets grow in importance, so does research into CEE business law. WU's Research Institute for CEE Legal Studies focuses on legal and comparative law research in Central and Eastern European business law. Currently, the following countries are included in the Institute's research program: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. Research activities concentrate mainly on corporate law, capital market law, contract law, banking law, law on collateral, and real estate law. Regularly scheduled events help the Institute's researchers share their findings with law colleagues and the interested public, and results are published in law journals and books.

Institute Head: Martin Winner

Selected projects 2011

Liability risks for parent companies in Central and Eastern Europe

Romania's new sales law

Law schools in Bratislava and Sofia

Selected partners

Comenius University, Bratislava

Masaryk University, Brno

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Viadrina European University, Frankfurt (Oder)

Institute for Global Law and Politics, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.

Jagiellonen University in Krakow

University of Sofia

Private Law Research Center under the President of the Russian Federation

Vasile Goldis University in Arad

Selected sponsors

Sponsorship association with currently 85 Austrian and international members from multinational corporations and various legal professions