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Lidings Supports the Adam Smith Pharmaceutical Forum in St. Petersburg as Premier Partner

On 19 – 21 of May St. Petersburg will host the annual Pharmaceutical Forum organized by Adam Smith Institute. Lidings will traditionally sponsor the most prominent event for the Russian life sciences sector.

Sergey Patrakeev, Partner and Co-Head of Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals industry practice at Lidings, will chair and moderate a session entitled “Legal Environment in 2015: Actions and Reactions”. Topics for discussion will include sanctions, counter-sanctions and they ways they affect current and new contracts, innovative legal solutions that might be triggered by the new edition of Law “On Circulation of Drugs” and related governmental acts, how is pharma industry affected by recent amendments in non-pharmaceutical legislation, e.g. laws on personal data, on waste management, and other topics high on the agenda.

The session will bring together key experts in the field including the Vice President (Legal) of STADA Group Christoph Dengler, Head of Legal Department at BIOCAD Galina Sekareva, Head of Legal Department at Invar Anna Sologubova, and Regulatory Affairs/Legal Director at AIPM Madina Plieva.

“For the third year in a row Lidings partners with the Forum, and each time working closely with the organizers we manage to create a program that covers all important regulatory issues directly affecting the pharmaceutical market in Russia. The event always demonstrates great attendance and offers participants a variety of formats to communicate and share expertise. In view of the recent changes in the Russian legal environment, I am sure that our audience will find all topics we’ve decided to cover this year relevant and interesting", comments Sergey Patrakeev.

Adam Smith Pharmaceutical Forum is a major independent international event for the business community covering key aspects of the Russian pharmaceutical regulation. The initiative traditionally attracts manufacturers, distributors and retail chains, as well as leading experts and CEOs of the largest pharmaceutical enterprises who attend the event to discuss topics essential for the industry.

To download the Forum’s program and find out more about the speakers, please visit the official website.

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