the II St Petersburg International Legal Forum
The Partners of the “Yukov, Khrenov and Partners” Law Office Alexander Khrenov and Igor Nikolaenko took part in the II St Petersburg International Legal Forum, which was held on the 16-19 of May in the Eastern Wing of the General Staff building and in the pavilion that was specifically built for this event on Palace square. Moreover, the company was well presented at the exhibition which took place during the Forum.
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is the unique platform, created for the dialogue between politicians, lawyers, economists and scientists representing all the main economic and legal systems.
The Forum has become an important event not only for our country but for the whole world. It was attended by over 2,000 delegates from 51 country. Delegations of 13 countries were headed by the ministers of justice, including those of the USA, the UK, People’s Republic of China, Iceland, Poland, Morocco, Hungary, CIS member states, etc.
The plenary session on “Legal Policy in the 21st Century: New Challenges for Law in a Global Context” was opened by the speech of the Prime Minister of the Russia Federation Dmitriy Medvedev.
The Forum also hosted 38 roundtable discussions on various legal issues, several satellite events, including a conference “Modernization of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation” and a meeting “Mechanisms to Implement the Open Government Initiatives in the Legal System” as well as entertainment programme.
In addition to that, II St Petersburg International Legal Forum became a place where a number of international agreements were signed. These agreements are aimed to promote Russia’s cooperation in the legal sphere with such countries as Poland, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Iceland, etc.
St Petersburg International Legal Forum was established in 2011 by the RF Ministry of Justice and is supported by the President of the RF. Forum 2012 is organized by the RF Ministry of Justice, RF Supreme Arbitration Court, State Hermitage, and St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Foundation. Forums general partner is OAO Gazprombank. The Forum is organized at the expense of sponsors.
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