18-22 May 2021

Attorneys of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Will Speak at SPILF 9 ¾

On May 18-22, 2021, the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPILF 9 ¾) will be held online. Attorneys of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners will moderate and speak at both the Forum official sessions and satellite events.

The SPILF official sessions will address a wide range of matters related to the most relevant legal and economical novelties, along with traditional legal topics. Russian and international state officials, internationally recognised scholars, heads of legal departments at the largest companies, renowned experts and practitioners from numerous areas of law are to attend the Forum.

Firm Counsel Helen Avakyan will moderate the discussion entitled “Tech Barometer”, which is to discuss a variety of Tech, specifically Legal Tech, as well as Russia’s place on the digital map of the world. For more details, click here.

Firm Partner Dmitry Stepanov will speak at the discussion “SARs: Current Results and Prospects of Further Development”. The discussion will address the mechanisms that enable the fast and convenient transfer of foreign companies to SARs by way of redomiciliation, where the legal address is changed while the corporate structure is preserved in addition to SAR residents’ experiences. For more details, click here.

Dmitry Stepanov will also participate in the discussion “Separation of Assets: Trust-Like Protections” which aims to identify the details of asset separation. For more details, click here.

Firm Partner Vera Rikhterman is scheduled to speak at the Breakfast of Litigators hosted by The event will review the most significant high-profile court disputes of 2020-2021 and present the annual study of the Russian litigation market. For more details, click here. 

Partner Maria Kobanenko will moderate the first session of the round table «New 'Antimonopoly' Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation» hosted by the Competition Experts Association. Denis Gavrilov, Antitrust Practice Counsel, will also speak at the event. For more details, go here.


Helen Avakyan

Helen Avakyan