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Legal Forum 2012. Recent Legislative Initiatives in Tax, Corporate and Anti-Monopoly Legislation

The Moscow Times conference

  Moscow, Ararat Park Hyatt (4 Neglinnaya Ulitsa)

Past event
15 March 2012, 09:00 - 16:00

The conference will cover recent legislative initiatives in tax, corporate and anti-monopoly legislation and liability for violation of the law. Particular attention will be paid to litigation and possible pretrial settlement.

PROGRAM:

9:00 – 9:30 REGISTRATION. COFFEE

9:30-11:30 ANTITRUST LAW

  • Third anti-monopoly package of laws. Recent comments by the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service
  • What are the main problems in applying standards for agreed actions?
  • Problems that are not decided "3rd draft antimonopoly"
  • Liability for violating antitrust laws. Administrative proceedings
  • Queries and checks by the antitrust agency. What to expect and how to respond?

11:30 – 11:50 COFFEE BREAK

11:50 – 13:40 TAX LAW

  • Changes to tax legislation: Regulations for transferring funds
  • VAT and income taxes in 2012
  • Key court decisions on tax disputes 2011-2012
  • Tax risks related to payment of interest on license agreements

LABOR LAW

  • Labor disputes. Practical aspects
  • Russian Federation Government Resolution No. 1086, dated Dec. 22, 2011, "Establishing the allowable share of foreign workers employed by business entities operating in the retail trade and in the field of sports in the Russian Federation in 2012"
  • How to avoid labor disputes. Expert advice

13:40 – 14:00 COFFEE BREAK

14:00 – 15:30 CORPORATE LAW

  • New legislative initiatives and their impact in 2012
  • Expert evaluation of the characteristics of corporate disputes
  • Class action lawsuits related to corporate law

Invited Speakers:

Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation

Olga Kirova, deputy head of transfer pricing and international cooperation, Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation

Sergey Puzyrevskyi, department head, Federal Anti-Monopoly Services of the Russian Federation

Boris Bruk, associate, Salans

Marat Mouradov, partner, Salans

Evgenia Raknmanina, associate, CMS Russia

Stanislav Tourbanov, partner, head of the Tax team, CMS Russia

Ludmila Batalova, head of tax practice, Sameta

Andrey Rego, head of the regulatory risks management department, MTS

Julia Bronskih, chief of security, John Deere Rus

Elena Kolosova, Sanofi-aventis

ART DE LEX

Among the speakers:

Top managers of companies: TNK-BP, Akrihin, OMK, ABBYY, Norilsk Nickel

Representatives of top law firms and consultancies

15:30 BUFFET

Payment: 20,000 rubles + VAT

Regarding conference agenda please contact Irina Marshak