Maria Ostashenko participated in IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum 2017

Maria Ostashenko participated in IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum 2017

08 September 2017

September 6-8, the IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) Forum 2017 was held in London, England.

The IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) Forum (former CIS Local Counsel) has become a linchpin between Asia and Europe. The ECA Forum has introduced lawyers from around the world to the post-Soviet region for over a decade, offering its delegates fantastic cultural programmes with numerous networking events every year. Following outbound investments from evolving countries, the ECA Forum is moving to London in 2017.

Topics of the Forum included:

  • Planning and resolving construction disputes in the ECA region
  • Business going online - new possibilities for e-commerce projects
  • The role of the legal profession in building a corruption-free environment
  • Law firm management: How to feel 'at home' on the global stage
  • Sector group management, practices and administrative challenges
  • Tackling intercultural challenges...talking the talk

Maria Ostashenko, ALRUD Partner, co-chairing the Forum, was a moderator in the session "Business going online – new possibilities for e-commerce projects".

Within the farum participants visited law firm on September 8th, it was a relationship building opportunity for delegates to exchange ideas and network. Addleshaw Goddard, Allen & Overy, Bird & Bird, Bryan Cave, Burges Salmon, Clyde & Co, Collyer Bristow, Lewis Silkin, Littleton Chambers, Noerr, Norton Rose Fulbright, Osborne Clarke, Penningtons Manches, RPC, Shepherd and Wedderburn, Stephenson Harwood, WilmerHale and Withers law firms opened their doors.


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