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Digest 133

July 15, 2020 Subscribe

LF Talk Roundtable. COVID-19 – Test for the World’s Legal Systems

On July 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. (UTC+3) a roundtable “COVID-19 – Test for the World’s Legal Systems” will be held as part of LF Talks series. The event will be held online, in English, with simultaneous translation.

Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the world has faced an unusual situation that required rapid response, including one in the field of law. In its research, the International and Comparative Law Research Center examines the legal decisions that have been taken by various countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speakers will feature:

  • Victoria Manko (moderator), General Director, International and Comparative Law Research Center (Russia)
  • Ronan Cormacain, Doctor, Senior Research Fellow, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, Consultant Legislative Counsel (UK)
  • Estelle Chambas, PhD candidate and teaching assistant at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) (France)
  • Victoria Umanskaya, Doctor, Professor, Head of the Department of Administrative Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Russia)

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SPBILF to introduce LF Talks – series of high-profile online discussions

LF Talks come as a set of cutting-edge online discussions held under the auspices of Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum. Conferences and virtual roundtables will be devoted to fundamental and practical legal issues, matters of law enforcement and regulatory framework in Russia and all over the world.

We invite legal counsel, practicing attorneys and members of academia to join this initiative with the aim to work out legal and regulatory solutions to tackle new challenges we face because of pandemia in everyday business routines.

Keep reading SPBILF Digest to get informed about the upcoming LF Talks.




LF Academy features open lectures given by prominent law researchers and practitioners from all over the world

Our goal at LF Academy is to establish a legal environment in which its participants would be united by common values: a passion for self-improvement and a wish to make the existing legal system better. To this end, we invite leading legal experts to share their knowledge and professional experience.

Among our lectors there are high level experts from the UK, the USA, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Belgium, Austria, and more.

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