Violentia praecedit jus - Might over right or might is right, this is the way economic activities are conducted in many of the transition countries. Failure of laws and regulations able to coordinate the economic processes is attributed to various factors. Azerbaijan as formerly member of Soviet Union is also evidencing the malfunctioning of the laws and as a result unpunished predation of state officials due to lack of enforcement and regulation. Or is it vice-versa? Predation of officials leads to their inclination to block reforms and laws from due performance? In current work I sought to answer the puzzle advocating to indispensability of strong political will determined for positive change.