WatersOAG at the Second Moscow International Foreign Investment Forum


The two-day event brought together more than 2000 delegates including representatives of federal and regional authorities, heads of major Russian and international companies, investment funds and banks, representatives of chambers of commerce and other leading experts to discuss current issues relating to the investment climate in Russia. Ms. Olesya A. Galkova, WatersOAG Partner, attended the Forum.
The Forum was opened by Sergei Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow. Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister; Alexander Beglov, Presidential Envoy for the Central Federal District; Sergey Cheremin, Minister of Moscow Government, Head of the Department for Foreign Economic Activity and International Relations as well as Igor Slyunyaev, Minister of Regional Development of Russia were among the many speakers.
Topics under discussion included the protection of foreign investors` interests, amendments to legislation, approaches to the creation of a favorable investment climate, foreign companies’ experiences in the Russian regions.
The Second Moscow International Foreign Investment Forum outlined developing trends in Russian investment policy and the investment potential for foreign investors to undertake business activity in Russian cities and regions.

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