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Digest 132

June 24, 2020 Subsribe

SPBILF to introduce LF Talks – series of high-profile online discussions

LF Talks come as a set of cutting-edge online discussions held under the auspices of Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum. Conferences and virtual roundtables devoted to fundamental and practical legal issues, matters of law enforcement and regulatory framework in Russia and all over the world.

We invite legal counsel, practicing attorneys and members of academia to join this initiative with the aim to work out legal and regulatory solutions to tackle new challenges we face because of pandemia in everyday business routines.

Read SPBILF Digest to get informed about the upcoming LF Talks.




Is it the Epidemic itself or its Outcomes that Make a Force Majeure? The materials of the LF 9 ½ discussion session have been published

On April 11, 2020, within the framework of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ½: Rule of Corona, the International and Comparative Law Research Center held the discussion session on the topic “Is it the Epidemic itself or its Outcomes that Make a Force Majeure?”. Enrico del Prato (Professor of Civil Law, The Sapienza University of Rome), Ian K. Lewis (Managing Partner of the Beijing office, Mayer Brown), and Florian Heindler (Assistant Professor in Law, Sigmund Freud University of Vienna) took part in the discussion which was moderated by Anton Ivanov (Academic Supervisor, Faculty of Law, School Head, School of Private Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics). Victoria Manko (General Director of the Center) delivered the welcoming speech.

► The materials of the discussion session are available on the Center’s website, in English and Russian