Cooperation in the Area of Law
The Institute of Economics and Law hosts meetings with renowned lawyers of the Netherlands.
On April 16 students and teachers of the Institute of Economics and Law of PetrSU met Dutch judge and lawyer Ruth van der Pol.
Ruth van der Pol is one of the most experienced lawyers specializing in civil and commercial disputes in the court of appeal in Holland. Besides that, he has practiced law as a lawyer at the International Criminal Court and the Court of the Netherlands.
The meeting with Ruth convened the teachers of the Department of Theory of Law and Civil and Legal Subjects, as well as the 1st and the 2nd year students of the “Law” program, participants of the AMICUS CURIAE-2019 in the English language.
“Civil law in Russia and the Netherlands have a lot in common,” said Ruth van der Pol. In that respect, comparative law studies is a promising research area for students and specialists of both countries. Regulation of the Internet, digital economy, as well as interpretation of agreements and defining the role of judges in the creation of legal norms are just some of the issues covered during the meeting with the Dutch judge.
At the meeting, the Director of the Institute of Economics and Law Svetlana Shabaeva held a presentation of the educational institution and achievements of students. Ruth van der Pol as one of the founders of the Dutch-Russian Association of Lawyers is ready to hold further meetings and workshops, as well as organize practical training in the Netherlands, and thus develop the cooperation.
In November 2018 the Institute of Economics and Law hosted a workshop of the International Tribunal judge Alphons Orie.