Business Programme

Plenary Session

«Law as an Instrument of Innovative and Secure Development of the Global World»


  • Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation
  • Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe
  • Valery Zorkin, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
  • Cecilia Malmstrom , European Commissioner for Home Affairs
  • Hans van Loon, Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • Akira Kawamura, President of the International Bar Association
  • Peter Lodder, Chairman of the Bar Council of England and Wales

Roundtable discussions

  • Creating an International Financial Centre: Legal Issues
  • A New Civil Code: What Should It Be Like?
  • Mediation: the Evolution in Disputes
  • Issues of Reforming The Labor Law
  • Development of The Pre-Court Dispute Resolution as a Mean to Enhance the Tax Regulation
  • Justice on the Guard of Business: Modern Instruments of Enhancement of Accessibility and Efficiency of Justice and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Security of Business Transactions, Investments and Financial Instruments — New Challenges of the Global Crisis
  • International and National Legal Regulation of Counteracting Corruption, Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism
  • Law in the Global World: Rule of Law Concept and Actualization of Traditional Fundamentals and Principles
  • Universalization of Legal Instruments and Problem of Extraterritoriality of Jurisdictions
  • Legal Services Market and Legal Career in the Global World