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Social events

from 09:00 till 19:30

June 17, 2014

Regional seminar of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation “Cross-border Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments”

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Participation is by invitation only

Venue: Palace of Justice (11, Isaakievskaya sq.)

from 12:00 till 18:00

June 17, 2014

“From Legal Form to Economical Substance. First Results of Civil Legislation Reform” Conference

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Non-profit partnership “Russian Corporate Counsel Association” as a strategic partner of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is pleased to invite you to a workshop conference in Saint-Petersburg.

Judges of Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation and Federal Arbitration Court of North-Western Circuit, best in-house lawyers of major companies and leading legal consultants will take part in the Conference for the fourth year becoming a practical platform for the thoughtful lawyers.

With the theme “From Legal Form to Economical Substance” the Conference will be devoted to first results of civil legislation reform. We’ll be pleased to discuss the following problems relevant for a legal community:

  • Correlation of legal and economic reasoning of judgment

  • Transformation of presumption of good faith conduct into duty to act in good faith

  • Occurred and planned civil law changes: legally relevant notifications, the invalidity of the deals, contestation of unconcluded contract (Russian “estoppel”)

  • “Foreign” legal institutes (warranties and representations, precontractual responsibility) – is it possible to use them already?

See details on the website: www.rcca.com.ru/en

Participation is by invitation only

Venue: Hotel “Astoria” (St. Petersburg, 39 Bolshaya Morskaya st)

from 13:00 to 15:30

June 18, 2014

Business Lunch “Competition in Russia: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities”

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Registration is closed

Venue: General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

from 15:30 to 16:30

June 18, 2014

Roundtable "20 years to Russian legal business results and prospects"

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During the roundtable the following issues will be discussed:

  • “Shop locally” or will the deofforization and sanctions influence the Russian legal services market

  • Who will win - legal boutiques or full service firms? Law firm – a craft business or a corporation?

  • How the legal departments’ work and attitude towards consultants have changed?

Moderator – Margarita Gaskarova, Editor in Chief, Legal Insight Magazine

Speakers:

  • Dmitry Afanasiev — Chairman of the Partners Committee, the Law Offices of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

  • Murat Akuev — Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLC

  • Andrey Gorodissky — Managing Partner, Andrey Gorodissky & Partners Law Firm

  • Glenn Kolleeny - Partner, Dentons

  • Denis Nikienko — Head of Legal Department, Sibur LLC

  • Sergey Pepeliaev — Managing Partner, Pepeliaev Group

Venue: General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

from 16:30 to 18:30

June 18, 2014

Cocktail reception by Khrenov and Partners Law Office

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“Khrenov and Partners” Law Office is delighted to invite all of the Forum participants to a cocktail reception after discussion sessions on the 18th of June 2014. We hope that meeting old and new friends in an informal atmosphere will be a perfect end of the Forum’s working day.

Venue: General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

from 9:00 to 10:00

June 19, 2014

Business breakfast “Legal support to businesses under global changes in regulations”

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Participation is by invitation only

Venue: General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

Description

from 10:00 till 17:00

June 19-20, 2014

International Youth Legal Forum

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The all-Russia public organization the Association of Russia’s Lawyers together with the St. Petersburg State University and with support of Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation is holding the milestone Fifth International Youth Legal Forum in St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg on June 19-20 of 2014.

The forum is the main ground uniting the students of Russia’s leading justice universities and law students from foreign countries, as well as prominent lawyers who have made a significant contribution into the legal education, legal science, development of Russian legislation system and professional education of representatives of legislative, executive and judicial power of Russia and some foreign countries.

The event will host a panel discussion called PROFESSION OF LAWYER IN THE MODERN WORLD, where the participants will discuss the major and most important problems that lawyers of all spheres face.

The work of the forum will be organized in six sections:

  • The Ethics of Lawyer’s Work;
  • Improvement of Quality of Legal Education;
  • Free Legal Advice and Legal Clinics;
  • Profession of Lawyer in the Times of Globalization;
  • The Direct Action of the Constitution;
  • Law and Information in the Digital Media.

The Youth Legal Forum will also hold an exhibition of the projects of the Youth Movement of Russia’s Lawyers Associations, as well as the exhibitions of the universities’ youth movements and the all-Russia congress of youth election commissions.

Please, find more details at www.alrf.ru or by contact phones numbers of the Organizing Committee: +7 (812) 329 28 01, +7 (812) 329 28 10.

The participation in the event is by invitation only.

Venue: Saint Petersburg State University (7-9, Universitetskaya nab.)

from 14:30 till 15:30

June 20, 2014

St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Award Ceremony

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Venue: New Stage of the Mariinsky theatre (34A, Dekabristov st)

from 18:00 to 23:00

June 20, 2014

Award ceremony of the IX annual competition “Best Legal Departments of Russia – 2014”

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Legal Insight Magazine is honored to invite the attendees of the Forum to join a grand evening of celebrating the best legal departments of Russia. The entertainment program and the friendly atmosphere of the ceremony support informal communication and strengthen business contacts. Over 200 of Russia’s leading lawyers – heads of legal departments of the biggest Russian and international corporations and law firm partners – gather annually to celebrate the winners triumph.
www.bestlegaldepartments.ru

Participation is by invitation only

Venue: “Nevsky” ballroom, Hotel “Corinthia” (St. Petersburg, 57 Nevsky Prospekt)

from 10:00 till 17:00

June 21, 2014

Congress of Law Professors

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Participation is by invitation only

Venue: Library named after B. N. Yeltsin (3, Senatskaya sq.)