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Lidings Runs Special Legal Session at the Pharmaceutical Forum in Saint-Petersburg

On May 17-18 Saint Petersburg will yet again host Russian Pharmaceutical Forum, a major independent international event organized by Adam Smith Institute covering key aspects of the Russian pharmaceutical regulation. As forum’s partner of many years Lidings traditionally runs a special Legal session covering key regulatory aspects important for the industry.

The session is to take place on the second day of the forum. Sergey Patrakeev, Partner of the Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industry Practice at Lidings will chair and moderate the discussion bringing together key experts of the pharmaceuticals field including representatives of such major companies as Teva, AstraZeneca, Biocad, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and other major market players.

The main topic for discussion: codex of pharmaceuticals producers; interaction of producers with distributors; emergence of the regulatory framework governing EEU pharmaceutical market; inspecting production sites to be compliant with Russian GMP standards; parallel importation vs сompulsory licensing; data exclusivity, and a number of other hot topic issues relevant for the industry.  

Lidings is a leading legal advisor in Russia, acting as an expert in the statutory regulation of the pharmaceutical industry. The firm’s clients are recognized leaders of the pharmaceutical market, such as AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, MEDA Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi and many others. The firm frequently initiates and supports major international conferences devoted to issues most essential for the pharmaceutical industry in Russia and abroad. Lidings’ experts act as speakers and moderators in discussions on legal support of pharmaceutical companies doing business in the Russian Federation.

Adam Smith Pharmaceutical Forum is one of the largest international industry events taking place in Russia. 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 refer to the official website.

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