Wednesday, 16 May
08:30 - 10:00
Gray Hall, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)
Legal financing is a new field for Russia. Still its growth is dramatic. More and more businesses and individuals are using the model. For many of them legal financing has actually become the only way to call top level lawyers and experts, and to get a lawsuit to the court. Abroad, big funds with billions in turnover have been functioning in the field since long ago. What about Russia? Even though the field is very young here, first significant results do exist.
Foreign and Russian investors, claimants and lawyers, successful in legal financing, will discuss the topic at KOMMERSANT Business Breakfast.
MODERATOR: Irina Tsvetkova, Lawyer, Founder of PLATFORMA Service
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
Alessandro Volcic, Managing Director, Kroll Russia & CIS
Alexey Gorodissky, Partner, Andrey Gorodissky & Partners
Julia Zagonek, Partner, White&Case
Polina Lebedeva, Director of Legal Direction, Rosbank
Tatiana Minaeva, of Counsel, Jones Day
Sergey Pepeliaev, Managing Partner, Pepeliaev Group
Ben Wells, Lawyer, Pinsent Masons
Andrey Yakovlev, Managing Partner, Yakovlev & Partners
* The Programme may be subject to change
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