Butler, William E., Translator and Editor. Civil Code of the Republic Kazakhstan. Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing (an Imprint of The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.), 2021. lvii, 551 pp. ISBN-13: 9781616196493 ISBN-10: 1616196491. Hardcover. New. $150. * A title in the series Russian, Eurasian, and East European Codes of Law. The Civil Code of the Republic Kazakhstan, as amended, is among the most influential documents of its kind in Central Asia. A key document for any foreign investor, it is of considerable interest to the international and comparative law community as a leading Central Asian model for a legal system in transition from the socialist legal tradition to a destination as yet undetermined. William E. Butler is the John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law, Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University; Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law in the University of London (University College London); Academician, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine; and a member of the International Court of Commercial Arbitration of Kazakhstan. He has published a number of works on the legal system of Kazakhstan and other Central Asian republics.
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