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15.05.2019
On Wednesday, May 15th, the participants of IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum discussed amendments to the Federal Law ‘On legal profession and advocacy in the Russian Federation’ which are to legalize provisions on a success based fee. The discussion was held at the Conference of the Russian Federal Bar Association ‘Lawyers’ Fee. Present and Future’.
15.05.2019
Mikhail Fedotov, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, said the annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is a tradition for the professional community. He shared his viewpoint with journalists on Wednesday, May 15 at the SPBILF venue.
15.05.2019
On Wednesday, May 15 the Moldovan Union of Lawyers and the Federal Bar Association have entered into an agreement of cooperation within the framework of the IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. The parties have also signed the Protocol on the accession of the Moldovan Union of Lawyers to the Charter on Fundamental Principles of Advocate’s Activity. The ceremony was held within the Russian Federal Bar conference ‘Lawyer’s Fee. Present and Future’.
15.05.2019
With development of information technologies, digitalization, and sweeping changes in the economy the state needs to revise both basic and specific regulations that protect the rights of consumers. SPBILF session named "Perspectives of the Codification of Consumer Statutes: Russian and International Practice" discussed improvement of consumer statutes.
15.05.2019
What is the mission of museums today and what is the target audience of the Strategy for the development of museums? How should new legislation on culture evolve? What challenges are faced by the museum, financial and legal communities? These issues were discussed today among others by participants of the IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
15.05.2019
The panelists discussed the key aspects of the Judgments Project of the Hague Conference on Private International Law at IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
15.05.2019
The IX SPBILF experts discussed the qualitative changes in the Russian legislation that happened in the recent five years, and the impact of the revised Russian Civil Code on law enforcement practice.
15.05.2019
The book ‘Russian Private Law Codification 2019’ edited by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was presented Wednesday, 15 May, at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
15.05.2019
On Wednesday, May 15, the SPILF Private Law Prize was presented to the winner – Professor of Oxford University Jeremias Prassel, during the Plenary Session of the IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
15.05.2019
The business programme of the Forum—one of the key professional events for lawyers not only from Russia, but around the world—launches on Wednesday, May 15. These professionals will be joined in discussing the relevant legal agenda by politicians, finance specialists, businessmen, researchers, and guest experts.