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German-Russian Association of Lawyers convenes at VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG in Frankfurt


Jun 16, 2015

The German-Russian Association of Lawyers (DRJV) held this year's annual event at the premises of VTB Bank (Deutschland) in Frankfurt. The DRJV addresses individuals who are interested in dialogue between German and Russian lawyers and legal interchange between these two countries.

As part of the event, acknowledged and senior experts – mostly DRJV members – reported on current developments in German-Russian commercial law, as well as in other exciting legal areas. Examples of topics covered included Russian civil law, family law, labour law and law concerning aliens, compliance in Eastern European business, etc.

The speakers provided an insight into the latest statutory changes, prevailing legal precedents and important planned legislation.

Representing VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG, Dr. Lyakin, CEO, welcomed the guests, and Mr. Kai Scholz, Head of Legal, introduced the event. Mr. Sebastian Glaab, Head of AML/Compliance, spoke on the topic of compliance in Eastern European business.

More than 80 participants from various companies and institutions attended the event. Both the event organisers and VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG agreed that the conference was a success for all participants.