ALRUD, EM and Kesarev – the leading firms in law, communications and government relations respectively across Russia & the post-Soviet countries will hold a business briefing to articulate legal, communications and GR risks for foreign companies in Russia in 2022 and offer a roadmap on how to manage them.
Leading experts from ALRUD, EM and Kesarev will share their views based on extensive experience of assisting international companies navigate the new tide of risks in Russia, in particular:
o How to mitigate the legal risks of external management and prosecution for executives?
o What could be done with the GR risks associated with business restructuring plans, including exit from the market?
o How to maintain a certain level of coverage in Russian media to support operations and at the same time to minimize local exposure in the public eye outside Russia?
10:30-10:35 - Welcome word by Kesarev
10:35-10:55 - Special Guest Tadzio Schilling, CEO, AEB with an Opening speech
10:55-11:15 - German Zakharov, Partner, ALRUD: Foreign Business in Russia: What to Do and How to Mitigate Your Legal Risks?
The initial shock has passed, and the time has come to summarize the new legal regime as it pertains to the foreign business in Russia. German will share his expertise on developing and implementing solutions concerning foreign business from a range of industries.
11:15-11:35 - Eugeny Roshkov, Partner, Kesarev:
Risks of politicization of the company's business case in the context of bilateral sanctions could be making business restructuring plans as well as exit from the market rather a challenging task. Eugeny will suggest approaches to mitigate these GR risks.
11:35-11:55 - Denis Denisov, Partner, EM:
Reputational risks for international business in Russia – should they try to have it two ways keeping it loud for local market and silent for international audience? Denis will discuss possible risks and sustainable solutions for PR strategies in the current environment.
11:55-12:15 - Discussion