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12.04.2020
The forum was held online on the LF Academy platform over the course of three days, on April 10-12th. The broadcasts were available on the official SPBILF YouTube channels and the official websites of our partners. Almost 300 thousand people from 97 countries watched the live broadcasts, with the most popular sessions being followed by up to 9 thousand people simultaneously.
12.04.2020
How lawyers can continue their work during the fight against the coronavirus and what measures are taken by countries to support them were the topics discussed by Russian and international experts at “Pandemic and Legal Profession: Who Wins?” session at St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9½.
12.04.2020
Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum has held a session on accelerated registration of medicines for viruses. The speakers have shed light on the future of that issue.
12.04.2020
Within the framework of the session ‘Resetting Employment Relations. Finding a Balance of Interests Between Employers and Employees in the New Reality’ Olga Koulaeva, Director of International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said that almost 81% of world employed population has already faced complete or partial loss of a job.
12.04.2020
During the “Financial Consumer Protection during Pandemic” session of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 91/2, the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Nikolai Zhuravlev reported that next week the State Duma and the Federation Council are planning to adopt the next tightening of the Federal Law "On consumer credit".
11.04.2020
How the world in general, and the work of lawyers in particular, will change after the coronavirus pandemic, was discussed on Saturday, 11 April, at the session “New World after Coronavirus, From Creative Destruction to Renaissance?” of the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
11.04.2020
Experts from Russia, Great Britain and Germany have discussed bankruptcy procedure issues and details under the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic within the framework of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
11.04.2020
Assistant Professor in Commercial Law of the University of Nottingham (Great Britain) Orsolya Toth, while speaking at the session “Education without a Break: Studying in Isolation” at SPILF 91/2, outlined several challenges that university lecturers face in the transition to distance learning.
11.04.2020
What may be rendered force majeure and may the COVID-19 pandemic be treated this way? These and other questions were discussed at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum by international and domestic experts.
11.04.2020
The pandemic has gravely affected the operation of courts, as they had to work literally behind closed doors and hastily switch to online channels. Russia has already held its maiden session via a messenger, but the restructuring has been painful for the whole judicial system. That’s why it has become the main topic for a LF 9 ½ session, dedicated to Remedies During Pandemic.