The IV Moscow International Financial Forum 2014 held by Hansa Fincon, a leading consulting company, took place fr om 12th to 13th of November. In the frames of this Forum ALRUD Law Firm organized a discussion session 'Mergers and Acquisitions in the CIS countries: Current Trends and Prospects', moderated by ALRUD Partner Alexander Zharskiy.
In the discussion took part speakers from leading law and consulting firms, as well as from the large company that provides investment-banking capability:
Advance Capital Managing Director Evgeny Antipov, “The current market situation and its impact on the deal M&A/JV (in-bound / out-bound transactions)”;
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Partner Mikhail Kazantsev, “Recent changes in legislation of the Russian Federation (Civil and other) and their impact on M&A and investment climate”;
ALRUD Law Firm Partner Feodor Vyacheslavov, “Disputes of transactions M&A/JV - trends and development: case”;
PwC Head of Tax M&A in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe practice Galina Naumenko, “Actual tax issues in structuring M&A/JV transactions and investments in the Russian Federation”.
Following the speaker’s presentations experts discussed the importance of the covered topics, as well as answered audience’s question.
The Annual Financial Forum is a unique platform wh ere representatives of Investment Funds, Banks, Asset Management Companies, Family Offices and HNWIs from Russia, USA, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Kazakhstan and other countries meet their potential cooperation partners and exchange their views on innovative products and new ideas.