Legal family of common law has special features of the status of the law (statute) as legal source established by its interaction with the judicial precedent That features were formed in English law and made influenceupon law of another countries. Canada, Australia, New Zealand adopted English model in large degree, while United States declined it. Status of the law is stipulated by the principle of the parliamentary supremacy while status of judicial precedent is conditioned by principle pf precedent, respectively. Both principles mentioned are transforming in modern conditions. Current changes are correlated with general trent towards convergence of common law ang Roman law.
Article deals with issues arising in judicial practice on land disputes, for example, those connected with application of legislation, regulating cadastral values. Author considers the following issues: courts’ views on the need for uniform pricing variable in fair market valuation and possibility of legally significant acts in respect of objects, not related to civil commerce. Other issues related to land relations are also examined in the article.
The subject of the article is the problem of applicable law in the situation of transnational insolvency and especially – the question of insolvency statute, its scopes and its exceptions. The author mentioning the lacuna in Russian law in this sphere, analyzes the cases from the Russian court practice, in which the problem of applicable law arose in the situation of insolvency with the foreign element. The international standards of lex fori concursus application are considered in this context