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The round table on Tax and Administrative Measures to Support Business, OECD-Russia: Best Practices, that brought together both Russian and foreign experts, has discussed how to assist business amid COVID 19 pandemic and what support measures were introduced by tax authorities worldwide. The round table was held within St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ½.
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ½: The Rule of Corona is starting on Friday, April 10th. Major politicians, prominent legal experts and scientists will discuss legal aspects of social life under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejcinovic Buric and Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will speak at the plenary session of the special St. Petersburg International Legal Forum on April 10.
In the situation when many governments have imposed an isolation regime, closed state borders and suspended activities of a number of important economic sectors, human rights topic is high on the global agenda. The restriction of human rights in the context of international law will be the subject of discussion at one of the key sessions of the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum - "Human Rights under Quarantine", organized with the participation of the Council of Europe.
Annually St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is paying specific attention to legal aspects of cultural sphere regulation. There are no changes in this tradition even during the special forum: State Hermitage Museum is going to conduct a special session dedicated to the work of cultural institutions.
Council of Europe has supported the initiative to hold special online SPBILF, dedicated to legal aspects of the pandemic and its consequences. Council’s leaders, including the Secretary General of the organization, Marija Pejčinović Burić, will participate in virtual sessions of the Forum.
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum will take place on May 19-23, 2020.
The IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum discussed issues of selling medicines via Internet, electronic prescriptions, intersubstitutability of medicines, medicines circulation and GMP certificates.
Do judicial authorities remain politically neutral when considering various legal matters, strictly basing their decisions on the law? Russian and foreign experts discussed justiciability and the ‘Political Question’ Doctrine at SPBILF.