On May 20, 2014, Shanghai hosted a business discussion involving Boris Titov, the Russian Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights, Robin Wittering and Mikhail Kazantsev, Partners at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, as well as Chinese business and legal community representatives. The meeting was organised by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and held during Vladimir Putin’s official visit to China.
During the Q&A session, Russian Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights answered the attendees’ questions relating to the current problems and the prospects of development of the Russian-Chinese relationships. Particular emphasis was given to investor and entrepreneur protections in Russia, as well as to the geopolitical impact on evolution of the bilateral relationship.
Robin Wittering and Mikhail Kazantsev, Partners at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, provided a brief outline of legal structuring deals in Russia, discussed the program for de-offshorisation of the Russian economy, and answered the numerous questions coming from existing and potential investors.
The meeting finished up with snacks and coffee affording and opportunity for the attendees to be able to carry on speaking to each other informally.