Philipp Ryabchenko, Partner of BIEL Law Firm, Gave a Comment on Family Law for the Kommersant Newspaper

8 August 2018

A matrimonial contract is considered to be the most reliable out-of-court method of division of the property of spouses. In case of a trans-border family dispute, a matrimonial contract can however fail. For example, the requirements for a matrimonial contract entered into in England are stricter than those in Russia. Consequently, if spouses do not exclude their movement abroad, their matrimonial contract should meet the requirements of the foreign legislation in order not to be ignored.

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