The “Law and Modernization: Experience, Prospects, Trends” International Legal Conference opened in Moscow on Thursday. The two-day event is organized by the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) jointly with RIA Novosti.
The conference organizers – including the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program – hope the event will help participants exchange experiences, enhance legal service standards and define legal business development trends in Russia. 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.