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Bioethics and Biolaw as Bioeconomy Regulators

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The paper deals with the ethical and legal principles (foundations) of economy that have been important and required to a various extent at different stages in history. Advances in science and technology, emergence of modern biotechnologies, including the genetic ones, as well as shifts to new technological paradigms, on the one hand, make the emerging economy drift towards bioeconomy, and, on the other hand, increase the need for legal and ethical regulators. In view of the above, bioethics and biolaw begin to play an increasingly active role at the new stage of human civilization development. In Russia, the phenomena of bioethics and biolaw are at the initial stage of their institutionalization, they become more and more appealing due to the intensification of public debates, as well as due to an increase in the number of conflicts caused by the attempts to implement and broadly apply the achievements of biology, medicine and other sciences about life in daily practice.

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A. A. Mokhov
Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)
Russian Federation

Alexander A. Mokhov - Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Head of the Department of Medical Law, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya St., 9, Moscow, 125993.


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Mokhov A.A. Bioethics and Biolaw as Bioeconomy Regulators. Kutafin Law Review. 2021;8(1):68-84.

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