Legal Aspects of Investment Climate in Russian Regions

July 3 - 4, 2014

Arkhangelsk Region Government,
Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov

  • Organizer:
  • With the support of:
  • Operator:

On July 3-4, 2014, Arkhangelsk hosted the Legal Investment Forum
“Legal Aspects of Investment Climate in Russian Regions”


The Forum was organized on behalf of the Arkhangelsk Region Government and the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation with the support of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov.

The event was aimed at drawing Russian lawyer's and businessmen's attention to problems of legal regulation in the North Western region.

The programme featured the following issues:

  • Role and Significance of Advocacy in Establishment and Development of Arbitration Courts Modern System (Public session of Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation)

  • Urgent Problems of Criminal Executive Law Humanization (Session of Coordination Council at the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for Interaction with Civic Institutions)

  • Legal Problems of the Arkhangelsk Region Industrial Markets’ Activity

  • Crisis Management and Bankruptcy

  • Public-Private Partnership (PPP). Aspects of PPP legal regulation and implementation in Russia: is there a universal decision for infrastructure projects?

  • Labor Market Conditions for Alumni of Arkhangelsk Region Law Schools

  • Criminal Liability: what should businesses pay attention to?

The Forum in Arkhangelsk was held under the aegis of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. Delegates of the Forum discussed the issues brought up just before in regional scale.

On July 3 guests were invited to the Welcome reception by the Governor of Arkhangelsk region. As part of the social programme numerous excursions were also organized for the delegates.

The Forum brought together:

Government and business representatives, lawyers, Russian and international investors.

History of the Forum:

The Legal Forum in Arkhangelsk is a successor of the annual “White Nights” Forum which was firstly held in St. Petersburg in 2010 on behalf of the LegalStudies.RU Company and “Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners” law firm. In 2013 the “White Nights” Forum moved to Arkhangelsk where it brought together more than 170 representatives from Russian and foreign legal communities.

In 2014 the Legal investment Forum in Arkhangelsk, this time associated with the IV St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, took place for the second time.