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22 may 2017

Konstantin Mikhel took part in the VII St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.

VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners managing partner Konstantin Mikhel took part in one of the largest international legal events - the 7th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, which took place on May 16-20, 2017. The Forum is a unique platform for communication between high-level officials, representatives of the international legal community, experts in the field of law and international relations, heads of legal departments of the largest companies.

The agenda of the VII St. Petersburg International Legal Forum  included the issues of regulating modern technologies and their impact on the development of the profession, antimonopoly regulation, financial and investment policies, Russian-Asian cooperation, and regulation of the cultural property market. As part of the business program of the Forum, 111 events took place. More than 500 outstanding professionals, famous scientists and experts in various fields of law spoke at the discussion sessions. The plenary session of the VII SPILF was opened by the Chairman of the Government of Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev with the report "The Law in the Global Context".

This year business program was supplemented with new formats - game trials. In the moot-court format, the participants discussed pressing issues of taxation and arbitration. The Forum also hosted presentations by Russian departments and lectures by leading experts in the field of law. In addition, the International Forum on Bankruptcy was held in the framework of the SPILF, where participants discussed issues of personal insolvency, cross-border bankruptcy, employee’s rights in case of bankruptcy, debt collection, bankruptcy of financial institutions, social issues in bankruptcy, and issues of interest to practitioners in bankruptcy. Issues of insolvency.

The VII St. Petersburg International Legal Forum were attended by the Belarusian delegation headed by the Minister of Justice Oleg Slizhevsky as well as the representatives of the Republican Bar Association headed by Chairman Viktor Chaychits.