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On December 12, 2017  AEB Migration Committee met with the EU Diplomatic missions, Consulates’ representatives to discuss the most actual issues related to  migration law and practice. 

The meeting was chaired by Adrian GEORGIEV, Justice and home affairs policy officer, EU Delegation. Adrian pointed out the questions that are mostly  of interest of EU Consulates to discuss. 

Ludmila SHIRYAEVA, Chairperson of the AEB Migration Committee; Government Relations Director, Tax & Law, EY, informed about the main AEB Migration Committee activities, projects and cooperation with the Ministry of Internal affairs, Ministry of economic development and other Federal and local governmental authorities on improvement of the investment climate for foreign investors, hiring foreign employees in Russia. 

Alexey FILIPENKOV, Co-Chairman ofAEB Migration Committee, Partner, Visa-Delight, made a detailed presentation on the Migration enrollment and issues concerning current law-enforcement practice, including conclusions and practical recommendations following the 2017 Confederation Cup. The issues related to the RF residence permits  were also briefly discussed during the meeting. 

Andrey SLEPOV, Co-Chairman of the AEB Migration Committee, Partner, BEITEN BURKHARDT, draw attention of the audience to some practical aspects related to risks associated with administrative violations for  foreign citizens and their employers. Andrey also informed about the specifics of “foreign employee visa” at the non-commercial organization.  

Another important issue of EU Consulates related to a crossing the Russia-Belorussia border by foreign citizens of third countries, which was presented by Maksim NOVIKOV, Co-Chairman of the AEB Migration Committee, Senior manager, HR Department, KPMG. 

Afterwards, the participants of the meeting asked the questions to the presenters and shared the practical information related to migration aspects in EU countries, and commented on implementation of updated intergovernmental agreements between Russia and EU countries on simplified procedure. 

Participants of the event confirmed their interest to hold such meetings on a regular basis.

Presentation by Alexey Filipenkov AEB MC Co-Chair Visa Delight.pdf View/Open
Presentation by Maksim Novikov AEB MC Co-chair KPMG.pdf View/Open