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AEB participates in VI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum


On 19 May 2016, the AEB held a round-table meeting on the Legal and Practical Aspects of the Localisation of Production in Russia at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. 

The participants discussed issues such as ways to localise in Russia, the criteria for goods to be considered as locally made (e.g. Decree 719), the obstacles that companies face when implementating localisation projects, and many others. 

The participants, consisting of AEB members and the state authorities, held a lively discussion on different aspects of special investment contracts (e.g. the exact preferences investors may receive, liability in the event of the violation of obligations, and others).

The round-table meeting was organised by the AEB Legal Committee

The speakers from L to R: Inna Panteleeva, Head of Legal & Compliance Department, Roche-Moscow; Maksim Zavirushchev, Head of Legal Department, LLC "Novartis Neva";  Irina Ivanishcheva, Government Affairs & Legal Director, Russia & Eurasia, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LLC; Natalia Maslennikova, Senior Legal Advisor, JSC Schneider Electric; Frank Schauff, Chief Executive Officer, AEB; Aleksey Trusov, Partner, Baker & McKenzie (moderator); Viсtor Evtukhov, State Secretary-Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Sergey Puzyrevskiy, Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation; Svetlana Gerbel, General Counsel, Siemens LLC; Vera Kolesnik, Legal Department Director, Nestle Rossiya LLC.

The official press release is available HERE

On the same day Frank Schauff, AEB CEO, and Dmitry Kurdyukov, Director Legal & External Affairs, "PORSCHE RUSSLAND" OOO, also presented the codes of conduct for the pharmaceutical and automotive industries respectively at the round-table meeting organised by the Federal Antimonopoly Service. 

For more information please click HERE

Members of the AEB Health and Pharmaceuticals Committee were also present at the event. 


Photo: Participants of the round table

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