Law in transition
Published in the spring, Law in transition provides extensive coverage of legal developments in the region.
This issue of Law in Transition focuses on promoting innovation and sustainable growth through law reform. In particular, it considers how finding innovative solutions to complex development challenges is essential, and innovation thrives best when facilitated by enabling conditions, including predictable and transparent legal rules enforced by a competent judiciary.
This issue of Law in Transition focuses on promoting sustainable market economies through commercial law reform. It draws on contributions from a wide range of experts working within the EBRD’s countries of operations and beyond.
Financial law reform: from Moscow to Casablanca
Developing capital markets
Building a sound legal and regulatory framework is an integral part of the market development process. Any uncertainty of legal and regulatory treatment often hampers the development of capital markets.
In this latest issue of Law in transition, practitioners and leading scholars share their insights from engagement in various countries and the EBRD presents findings from its legal and regulatory assessment of local capital markets.
Towards better courts
Fair and effective courts, with a view to ensuring quality, form part of the bedrock of democracy and the rule of law. They also play a critical role in fostering economic development and investment.
This edition of Law in transition is devoted to the role of the courts and judges in transition countries. It highlights the assessment work and technical assistance projects of the EBRD and other international organisations in the area of judicial capacity and contains in-depth analysis of underlying causes of judicial capacity problems, how these problems relate to one another, and how they might be addressed.
Law in transition online
Insolvency systems to the rescue
As many businesses worldwide face challenges to their business models and underlying liquidity, there is a growing need for commercial laws that can address the requirements of businesses in financial difficulties and minimise potential losses to businesses and their creditors. This year’s issue focuses on restructuring and insolvency laws, and how important they are in times of turmoil and transition.
Turning best practice into policy: public procurement reform agenda
Procurement best practices are becoming increasingly globalised. This year’s Law in transition online examines how governments in the region are faring in adopting new procurement concepts, and using recommended tools such as eProcurement.
Funding public infrastructure: challenges and horizons
It has been five years since Law in transition last focused on issues surrounding public-private partnerships (PPPs). Since then nearly 20 EBRD countries of operations have attempted to develop, upgrade and expand the scope of their PPP legislative framework. This issue aims to provide a forum for sharing achievements and failures, raising concerns and comparing notes.