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The Role of the Legal System in Sustainable Social and Economic Development

January 12, 2017, 09:30 – 11:30, Building 5, 3rd Floor, Green Hall

Issues for Discussion

  • The concept of effective legal regulation as a source of economic development
  • In what areas of economic and financial activity could law foster the movement to modern markets the most?
  • Cost-effectiveness or legality? What can economic policy do to limit non-legal actions of social development actors?
  • What economic conditions enable non-legal actions and where do these economic conditions stem from?
  • What economic institutions restrict non-legal actions and what is the optimum structure of these institutions?
  • Ownership in the Russian economy: challenges and specifics
  • Knowledge management and intellectual property rights



  • Daniel Witt
    Daniel Witt

    President, International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC)

  • Elvira Talapina
    Elvira Talapina

    Leading Research Fellow, Information Law Sector, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Grigory Ivliev
    Grigory Ivliev

    Head, Federal Service for Intellectual Property

  • Garegin Tosunyan
    Garegin Tosunyan

    President, Association of Russian Banks

  • Ivan Aksenov
    Ivan Aksenov

    Deputy Head, Federal Agency for State Property Management

  • Lyudmila Lapteva
    Lyudmila Lapteva

    Leading Researcher, State History, Law and Political Thought Sector, Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Sciences


  • Revold Entov
    Revold Entov

    Chief Research Fellow, Research Area “Macroeconomics and Finance,” Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

  • Dmitry Dedov
    Dmitry Dedov

    Judge for the Russian Federation, European Court of Human Rights

  • Yuri Tikhomirov
    Yuri Tikhomirov

    Deputy Director, Center for Public Studies, Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law