RAPSI to webcast from International Legal Conference
MOSCOW, November 30 – RAPSI. The Russian Legal Information Agency website will hold a live webcast from the International Legal Conference “Law and Modernization: Experience, Prospects, and Trends.”
Over 300 experts from leading Russian and international law firms and organizations will participate in the event, which is to take place at RIA Novosti’s International Multimedia Press Center on December 1-2, 2011.
The webcast starts at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time on December 1 at the RAPSI/rapsinews.com website.
Supreme Court Chairman Vyacheslav Lebedev, Audit Chamber Chairman Sergei Stepashin, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Lawyers of Russia Igor Manylov and President of the Federal Chamber of Defense Lawyers of the Russian Federation Yevgeny Semenyako will open the conference.
The event is organized by the Russian Legal Information Agency and RIA Novosti, with the support of the Russian Bar Association and the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program.
The conference's primary objective is to create a forum to launch a dialogue between the many parties affected by the legal sector, such as lawyers, economists, scholars and businessmen. Among the invitees are leading legal experts from the Justice Ministry, international law firms, business associations and legal publications.
The conference will discuss pressing legal issues in the global social, economic and political context. Priority issues of discussion will include legal business development and management, legal practice models, government policy measures to modernize the legal system and the activities of legal market players.