Forbes Legal Forum / Forbes Annual Conference
On 24 September, the annual conference of Forbes magazine – Forbes Legal Forum – took place in Moscow, attended as usual by representatives of the legal community. The main issues that were raised at the forum were trends and tendencies in the economy, legislation and regulation, Russia’s foreign and domestic policy, which have a significant impact on the development of the country’s legal market, landmark cases and litigation.
Andrei Gusev, Managing Partner at Borenius Russia, spoke at two sessions of the conference: “Conducting an internal investigation (forensics) for the purposes of legal proceedings” and “Alternative ways of resolving disputes: new paradigms and challenges in Russian corporate conflicts”. In the first session Andrei told the audience about the admissibility of evidence obtained from forensics in Russia and the common law countries and in the second session about the principles of mediation in corporate and other conflicts.