USRBC 3rd Annual Russia Legal Forum in LondonBy U.s.-russia Business Council, PRNE
Thursday, May 19, 2011
LONDON, May 20, 2011 - On June 9, 2011, the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), in cooperation
with the International Business Leaders Forum, will hold its 3rd Annual
Russia Legal Forum in London.
The Russia Legal Forum will focus on the broader issues that companies
face in the legal and regulatory environment in Russia, featuring a host of
key experts from the public and private sectors and providing practical
insights into creating effective risk management strategies to meet the
various challenges of the Russian market.
"The development of Russia's legal system, particularly the commercial
courts, is a focus of both foreign and domestic investors in Russia as they
look to decrease risk," noted Edward S. Verona, President and CEO of the
U.S.-Russia Business Council.
Richard Alderman, Director of the UK Serious Fraud Office will deliver a
keynote address. Mr. Alderman is point man for the application and
enforcement of the UK Bribery Act that is slated to enter into force on July
1. He will discuss the UK Bribery Act's implications for global companies
doing business in Russia and their risk management strategies. (Open for
The Forum will also feature a "Conversation on Legal Reform and Corporate
Governance" with E. Neville Isdell, former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola
Company, and Richard Thornburgh, former Attorney General of the United
States, moderated by Richard Dean, Partner at Baker & McKenzie. (Open for
The Forum will address a range of issues, including Russia's legal reform
efforts, minority shareholder rights and corporate governance,
anti-corruption legislation, and the role of international arbitration in
Press Registration (Only two sessions will be open for Press)
PANEL: "Conversation on Legal Reform and Corporate Governance" with E.
Neville Isdell, former hairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, and Richard
Thornburgh, former Attorney General of the United States, moderated by
Richard Dean, Partner at Baker & McKenzie.
When: 9:00 - 9:50, June 9
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Richard Alderman, Director of the UK Serious Fraud
When: 12:45 - 14:30, June 9
Where: One Great George Street, Westminster, London, UK
Questions: Svetlana Minjack, email@example.com, tel: +1-202-739-9182
Svetlana Minjack, sminjack at usrbc.org, +1-202-277-7838
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