KIAP, Attorneys at Law, at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 2019
From 19 to 23 May 2019 in St. Petersburg the IXth St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPBILF) was held – a unique international event, uniting leading specialists in legal area. In 2019 representatives of the world's largest law firms, members of arbitration, constitutional, criminal and civil courts, heads of universities - more that 5000 participants overall from nearly 95 countries all over the world became participants and guests of the SPBILF. The business program of the forum included discussion of the latest developments in legal practice, changes in international and Russian legislation, as well as topical issues of international cooperation. In total, more than 120 events were organized within the framework of SPBILF: discussions, presentations, lectures, game trials and talk shows.
Andrey Korelskiy spoke at the panel discussion “In-house and consultant: walking together is fun!”, which was held on May 16th. Participants discussed issues on the interaction of internal lawyers of companies and consultants, the topic of pricing, conflict of interest, confidentiality, work in conditions of sanctions and other issues.
Anna Grishchenkova moderated the discussion session “What Makes a Good Arbitrator?”, which also took place on 16 May. The discussion was aimed at presenting practical guidance and techniques to the participants, which would simplify the procedure for appointing arbitrators and arbitration in general.
The annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPBILF), founded in 2011, is organized with the support of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and the President of the Russian Federation. Over the years, the SPBILF has emerged as a foremost international platform for discussing a broad range of urgent questions confronting the contemporary international community of legal professionals.