21.05.2016 — Artem Sirota at the VI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

The VI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum was held last week in St. Petersburg, from 18th till 21 of May. Artem Sirota participated in a number of events within the framework of the forum, was actively involved in discussions and debates on modern problems of private law and shared his positive international experience in resolving pressing legal issues amid evolving global trends.

The St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is annual international legal conference established in 2011 on the initiative of the Ministry of Justice and supported by the President of the Russian Federation focused on topical legal issues addressing socio-economic development processes at the global.

19.05.2016 — Ekaterina Ivanova awarded for the best essay in the field of private law

On May 19, 2016 within the framework of the VI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation A.V. Konovalov named the winners of grants for the best essays related to private law. And we are glad to announce that among others the grant was awarded to the first year master student of the Private Law Research Centre under the President of the Russian Federation named after S.S.Alexeev and associate at Sirota & Partners Ekaterina Ivanova for her essay on good faith application at stake.

Personal single time grant is awarded to authors of the best essays in the field of private law, including liability, corporate, contract, international private law, or on the subject of legal integration in Euroasia, including comparison of legal systems, suggestions on harmonization of national legislations of the EEU member states, effective international cooperation. 

19.04.2016 — Rent, purchase and investments into Real Estate 2016. Essential aspects.

On April 19, 2016, an event titled "Rent, purchase and investment into Real Estate 2016. Essential aspects" took place at the Moscow Marriott Novy Arbat Hotel under the auspices of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce and was organized by the members of the legal committee. Artem Sirota as a speaker highlighted the legal niceties of lease agreements in crisis.

Amid the economic crisis the lease rate in foreign currency often complicates financial position of tenants making their business unprofitable. In his presentation Artem Sirota gave practical recommendations about the conclusion of potential lease agreements and also on compromising solutions in order to avoid reciprocal losses as the lessor as well as the tenant. 

13.04.2016 — Sirota & Partners Ranked by Legal 500

On April 13, 2016, Legal 500 has announced the results of its research among the top law firms in Europe, Middle East and Africa. And we are glad to say that Sirota & Partners has been recognized and is recommended in the Real Estate and Construction practice area.

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30.03.2016 — II Intersectoral Industrial Forum: Import Substitution Becomes Proactive

The II Intersectoral Industrial Forum supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation upon the initiative of the Assembly of Business community and the Joint working group on escort of foreign investors took place in Moscow on 30th March, 2016. The Forum’s main objective was to discuss possible proponence mechanisms for real economy involving representatives of the trade ministries, expert community, representatives of business and banking sector, and also foreign partners.

Artem Sirota participated in the Forum in capacity of a co-moderator of the Round table "Financial instruments for business assistance and development under present conditions". In particular, Artem Sirota, having over 10 years experience on the international market, highlighted the most feasible questions on special economic zones as an effective mechanism to enhance investment climate in Russia and to diminish risks for foreign investors.