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Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Sponsored Round Table Devoted to Relations of Ukraine and Russian Federation at The European Legal Networks Summit

News date: 17 March 2015

On 11 and 12 of March this year the summit entitled the European Legal Networks was held in London. It was organized by a recognized British legal publishing house The Lawyer in partnership with Thomson Reuters, a supplier of analytical information and information solutions for business.

The summit was devoted to successful building and maintaining referral relationships in the context of growing globalization and market maturity. The event was attended by partners and lawyers of international and national law firms, representatives of official organizations as well as in-house lawyers.

Mikhail Ilyashev, the Managing Partner of Ilyashev & Partners took an active part in two-day sessions of the event.

Mikhail delivered a report at the first session devoted to the matters of organization of effective cross-border working relationship in emerging markets. Among other speakers there were Mr. Jonathan Morris, Partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Mr. Alan Murphy, Managing Partner and Chairman at Eversheds International.

Among the questions under discussion were the matters of the most successful solution of problems related to growing number of international and cross-border projects, namely: identifying the critical barriers to an effective partnership, roadblocks to working relationships, influence of cultural differences onto success of mutual cooperation etc.

The second day of the summit’s round table was devoted to relations of Ukraine and the Russian Federation. This discussion panel was sponsored by Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm.

Mikhail Ilyashev highlighted the problematic issues of Russian-Ukrainian relationships in light of annexation of the Crimean peninsula and military conflict in Donbas, namely, solving International disputes related to Crimea and the War in Donbas through mechanisms of investment arbitration, ECHR, WTO, ICJ and ICC.

The report was also devoted to new export destinations for Ukrainian goods, legal issues of implementation of Association Agreement with EU, the financial downturn, international asset search and recovery, key development problems of the legal market etc.

You can find the presentation by following link Networks Summit