Speakers

Vladislav L. Varshavskiy. Managing Partner, member Jurist’s association of Russia. Practical experience of ligitation since 2002. Vladislav worked in Auditing Companies, Lawyer’s consulting, industrial enterprises. Specialization: arbitrations, foreign economic activity, customs and tax disputes, protection of property rights.

 

Vladlena S. Varshavskaya. Partner, Head of accounting and tax practice, Member of «Center for Financial Expertise» advisory council. Professional experience since 1996. During several years Vladlena was head of accounting, and then she became a head of financial departments in a big russian companies. Vladlena has a successful practical experience.

 


Эльгиз Идрисович Качаев, Председатель Комитета по развитию предпринимательства и потребительского рынка Санкт-Петербурга.

 

Ульянова Елена Владимировна, Председатель Комитета по экономической политике и стратегическому планированию Санкт- Петербурга

 

 

 

Виталий Игоревич Фатеичев, председатель Санкт-Петербургского регионального отделения Общероссийской общественной организации «Деловая Россия»


Максим Сергеевич Баланев, руководитель РИЦ-Санкт-Петербург (Регионального Интегрированного Центра).


Елена  Сапего Руководитель налоговой практики Адвокатское бюро «Степановский, Папакуль и партнеры»

 

 Umid Aripdjanov,partner of the Centil.Law company and co-head of the Energy & Subsoil Practice, and has clients in the oil and gas, mining, energy and finance sectors.

Umid advises on a wide range of issues relating to upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum operations, as well as within the mining, cement and petrochemical industries. He has also advised foreign investors on large-scale textile, pharmaceutical and automotive projects. His work in Uzbekistan is centered primarily around oil & gas and arbitration mandates. In addition to his clients in Uzbekistan, Umid has advised on projects in jurisdictions including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

He holds an LLM degree from the Case Western Reserve University (USA) and has been recognised as a “top-ranked” lawyer and “leading” individual by Chambers Global 2006-2011, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, PLC: WhichLawyer, and the BestLawyers directories for his experience in energy and petroleum law. Umid is fluent in English, Russian and Uzbek.


 

 Юлия Курило, Партнер, Адвокатское объединение «СК Груп». 

 

Armands Jaunzars, Attorney at Law, Partner. Latvian Bar Association. 

Areas: property and construction, maritime law, criminal law, white-collar crime, litigation and arbitration.


Lina Siksniute-Vaitiekuniene. Attorney at Law / Partner. Areas: agriculture Issues, corporate / company law, employment law, mergers & acquisitions, renewable energy.

 


Dr Georg Jaster is a senior partner at the law firm. In addition to his admission to practise as an attorney in Germany, he is also admitted to practise as a Polish attorney (adwokat). His professional focal points are international commercial law and corporate law, as well as employment law with its international references. Dr Jaster also works in international environmental law (mining, species protection and climate protection) and in the area of compliance and combatting corruption. 

He has an over 20 years’ experience of advising companies from Eastern Europe and non-EU-countries.


Svetlana London. Managing Partner of the firm and practices Russian law at CIS LONDON. She is a dual qualified Russian Advocate and English solicitor. Specialises in advising clients on a range Russian legal issues and cross-border transactions with a Russian element.
Member of the Moscow Regional Bar, She is also an Associate member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

 


                                 

Kolykhalov Oleg  Representative of Ajman Free Zone in Russia   Head of Midland Consult LLC

Graduated from the Law Faculty of the Moscow State University of Service.

Oleg worked in the system of tax authorities, he was engaged in litigation as well as the assessment of the legality of the tax claims revealed by the results of tax audits of major taxpayers.

He worked as a legal adviser in the journal “Foreign capital in Russia: tax, currency and customs regulations, accounting”, responsible for the organization and holding of conferences dedicated to organizational and legal conditions of activity of non-residents and foreign trade operators.


 

Lawyer Damir Pokupec. Croatia. Legal services, real estate, investments. 

 


 

Alexander Zainigabdinov  Beijing CW Consulting Company, Ltd.


 

 Александр Молотников