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III St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

Representatives of Lidings law firm, the leading legal advisor to foreign businesses in Russia, took part in the III St. Petersburg International Legal Forum on 15th – 18th of May, 2013.

The Forum was established in 2011 by the Ministry of Justice and is supported by the President of the Russian Federation. Representatives of all legal specializations, public authorities and businesses, and educational and socio-cultural institutions are invited to participate in the event. Since establishment two years ago it has already become the premier platform for dialogue between politicians, lawyers, economists, and scientists from all major economic and legal systems.

Plenary Session 2013 on the opening day of the Forum was entitled “Competition and Cooperation between Legal Systems: the Role of Law in Ensuring the Development of Society, the State, and the Economy.” Discussions focused on a broad range of legal and business issues. The Forum’s business programme was organized into tracks based on principal legal specializations.

“In addition to discussion sessions the Forum’s programme included a variety of satellite events. This new format of communication facilitated business meetings and allowed participants to share experiences with colleagues”, commented Sergey Kislov, senior associate of the dispute resolution practice at Lidings and the Firm’s representative at the Forum.

Detailed information and list of participants are available on the official website.

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