Article 1209. The law applicable to the form of the transaction.

1. The form of the transaction is subject to the law of the place of its commission. However, a transaction made abroad cannot be invalidated due to non-compliance with the form, if the requirements of Russian law are met. The rules provided for in the first paragraph of this clause shall also apply to the form of power of attorney. 2. The form of a foreign trade transaction, at least one of the parties to which is a Russian legal entity, is subject, irrespective of the location of the transaction, to Russian law. This rule also applies in cases where at least one of the parties to such a transaction is an individual carrying out entrepreneurial activity whose personal law in accordance with Article 1195 of this Code is Russian law. 3. The form of the transaction in respect of immovable property is subject to the law of the country where the property is located, and in respect of immovable property that is entered in the state register in the Russian Federation, Russian law.

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References to other articles of chapter 68. The law applicable to property and personal non-property relations:
Article 1205. General provisions on the law applicable to real rights.
Article 1206. The law applicable to the emergence and termination of real rights.
Article 1207. The law applicable to real rights to ships and space objects.
Article 1208. The law applicable to the statute of limitations.
Article 1210. The choice of law by the parties to the contract.
Article 1211. The law applicable to the contract in the absence of the parties' agreement on the choice of law.
Article 1212. The law applicable to the contract with the participation of the consumer.
Article 1213. The law applicable to the contract in respect of immovable property.
Article 1214. The law applicable to the agreement on the establishment of a legal entity with foreign participation.
Article 1215. The scope of the law applicable to the contract.
Article 1216. The law applicable to the assignment of the claim.
Article 1217. The law applicable to obligations arising from unilateral transactions.
Article 1218. The law applicable to the relationship of interest.
Article 1219. The law applicable to obligations arising from the infliction of harm.
Article 1220. The scope of the law applicable to obligations arising from the infliction of harm.
Article 1221. The law applicable to liability for damage caused as a result of defects in the goods, work or service.
Article 1222. The law applicable to obligations arising from unfair competition.
Article 1223. The law applicable to obligations arising from unjust enrichment.
Article 1224. The law applicable to inheritance relations.