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Business Brunch Series: What Do the Latest Amendments to Contract Law Mean For Your Company? (in St. Petersburg)

14 April 2015

We at Hannes Snellman would like to invite you to attend the next sessions of our business brunch series devoted to the changes that may affect your company due to recent amendments to the Russian Civil Code. We will discuss some of the new concepts introduced, including indemnities, representations, framework contracts, option agreements, independent guarantees, and security deposits, and will also discuss other new provisions.

This event will be held in three different sessions:

In English:

- The event in English will be held on May 14 and is designed to provide a high-level review of the most important changes for managers and directors.

In Russian:

The event in Russian will be a two-part series and is designed for in-house counsel and other specialists familiar with the Russian legal system and contract law:

- April 23 – Changes to the Performance of Obligations and Securities

- May 21 – Changes in Liability for Breaches and to Contract Law

All sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. (registration will begin at 9:10 a.m.) at Hannes Snellman’s St. Petersburg office at 62 Nevsky Pr. Separate sessions will be held in Moscow, please let us know if you are interested in attending in Moscow.

After a short presentation, you will be invited to discuss the topic and ask questions.

Participation is free of charge.


RSVP by May 8 for the session in English by email to or by calling +7 812 363 3377. Please note that space is limited.

If you know of other persons at your company who may be interested in this topic, please feel free to forward this invitation.



Our business brunch series is a great opportunity to keep updated on the latest legal amendments and to discuss topical issues with colleagues. Topics cover all areas of corporate and business law, and are designed for lawyers, finance departments, HR departments, and other company employees working in the relevant sphere.