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Dr Peter Whelan undertakes a Visiting Professorship in Moscow

Dr Peter Whelan, a Lecturer in Law at UEA Law School, has completed a Visiting Professorship at the Institute of International Trade and Law in Moscow. In the first week of April 2013, while at the Institute, Dr Whelan conducted an intensive five-day course aimed at advanced law students in Russia. Specifically, the course covered the fundamentals of English Contract Law and detailed how EU Competition Law (in particular Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union) can impact upon the content and validity of contracts in this particular jurisdiction.