Agreement creating Eurasian Economic Union signed

On 29 May 2014, the presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus signed an agreement (EEU Agreement) establishing the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).

According to the EEU Agreement, the EEU’s primary purposes are to: create the conditions for the stable development of the economy of the member states; form a single market for goods, services, capital and labour resources within the EEU; and contribute to the overall modernisation and competitive growth of the national economies of the member states, within the global economic environment.

The EEU Agreement declares that the EEU is founded, and shall exist, based on the principles of observance of international law (including sovereignty and territorial integrity of the member states), mutually beneficial international co-operation, free market economy and fair competition…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Allen & Overy briefing.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in


It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer


Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.


Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.


Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Panel reviews

    Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones

    Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

  • training

    Accutrainee: Revolution postponed

    At the time of its launch Accutrainee was described as a revolutionary change to the training model. Has it proved to be so? Not really.

View more analysis from The Lawyer


One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

Turnover (£m): 1,234.30
No. of lawyers: 2,194 (UK 200)
Jurisdiction: UK
No. of offices: 11
No. of qualified lawyers: 369 (International 50)
No. of partners: 81