THE NULLITY OF THE CONTRACT
AND THE CONTESTATION OF THE CONTRACT:
PROBLEMS OF JUDICIAL INTERPRETATION
Doctor of Law, Professor,
Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation
Following article contains comments on substantive provisions of law, including novels
incorporated into the Civil Code of the Russian Federation as a part of the civil law
reform, such as nullity of contract, declare a contract not concluded, and official
interpretation of the following provisions of law given by Plenum of the Supreme Court
of the Russian Federation in the manner of judicial interpretation.
Keywords: civil law reform; various aspects of the “contract” definition; transaction;
contractual obligation; contract form; rescission of a contract; declare a contract not
concluded; essential terms of the contract.
Концепция развития гражданского законодательства Российской Федера-
ции / Вступ. ст. А.Л. Маковского [The Concept of Development of Civil Legislation
of the Russian Federation / Opening chapter by A.L. Makovsky] (in Russian).
Moscow: Statut, 2009.
Information about the author
Vitryansky V.V. (Moscow, Russia) – Doctor of Law, Professor, Honored Lawyer
of the Russian Federation (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).