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17.05.2018
"Robots are snapping at the heels of lawyers, and each of us will, perhaps, have to deal with the question of your own professional relativeness in the very near future" - Acting Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Alexander Konovalov said earlier, while opening the plenary session of the 8th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. Today, the robot has not managed to win: a real person of flesh and blood, lawyer, partner of Pepeliaev Group – Roman Bevzenko - won in the "legal battle" against the bot Lega Ape by Megaphone.
17.05.2018
On Thursday St. Petersburg International Legal Forum hosted the opening ceremony of the II International Insolvency Forum. Experts discussed problems and ways of insolvency institute development in Russia and other countries at IIF plenary session.
17.05.2018
What should be the legal concept of reducing harm in the legislation? Are there any common interests of the state, the public and the businesses in the context of innovations aimed at improving the quality of life? What are the challenges for businesses to rise to when introducing goods with the potential to reduce harm? Those were the questions touched upon during the session "Harm Reduction and Innovations" at the VIII St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
16.05.2018
VIII Petersburg International Legal Forum hosted a discussion on the outcomes and perspectives of Russian and international law interaction within the framework of 20th anniversary of Russia’s ratification of European Convention on Human Rights.
16.05.2018
The problems of legislation related to religious organizations, as well as the relations between states, society, and the representatives of various religions were discussed at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum on Wednesday.
16.05.2018
The Constitution of the Russian Federation should mention the Internet as well, said Andrey Kigim, President of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation, at the SPILF.
16.05.2018
Wednesday, May 16 the discussion titled ‘Unmanned Vehicles in Russia: Regulation Required to Ensure Technology Leadership’ took place at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
16.05.2018
VIII SPBILF discussed changes in Russian criminal law related to economic offenses to ensure humanization of business law and to counter pressure exercised on businesses through criminal legislation.
16.05.2018
Having discussed the issues related to improvement of counter-doping measures in sport, appropriate enforcement of athletes' rights, and strengthening the state’s involvement in these activities, participants of ‘Counter Doping Activities and Athletes’ Rights Protection’ Session of the VIII St. Petersburg International Legal Forum deem necessary to take note of the following.
16.05.2018
Legal issues of the anti-doping system in terms of international efforts were discussed by experts at the 8th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.