Development of Russian Law X Conference Programme

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Monday, 20 November 2017

Venue: Consistorium Hall (University Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, 2nd floor)

09.00 – 09.30  Registration and coffee

09.30 – 10.00 Opening

10.00 12.00 Session 1. How To Define the Rule of Law?

Chair: Professor Kimmo Nuotio, University of Helsinki

Discussant: Dr. Dawid Bunikowski, University of Eastern Finland

  • Rule of law co-operation: towards a fresh engagement!

Prof. Thomas Kruessmann, University of Tartu, Estonia

  • National and International Rule of Law: 'Black Letter' and Reality (a Russian perspective)

Prof. Sergei Yu. Marochkin, University of Tyumen, Tyumen, Russia

  • Rule of Law Indicators: Comparative Analysis for Russia

Prof. Andrey Zaostrovtsev, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Public interest and public order in Russian normative practices

Dr. Ekaterina Mouliarova, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

  • A solution to the Crimean crisis: The egalitarian shared sovereignty and its application to government and law

Dr. Jorge Emilio Nunez, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

  • Factors of Legal Diversity in Russian Regions

Dr. Pavel Kononenko and Tatiana Tkacheva, PhD student, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

12.00 – 12.15  Coffee Break

12.15 13.45 Session 2. Economics in Court: New Trends in Global Economies

Chair: Dr. Niilo Jääskinen, Judge at the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland

Discussant: Professor Juha T. Raitio, University of Helsinki

  • The principles of primacy and direct effect in the case-law of the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union

Dr. Ekaterina Diyachenko, Court of the Eurasian Economic Union, Minsk, Belarus

  • Free movement of goods in the case-law of the EAEU Court

Dr. Kirill Entin, Court of the Eurasian Economic Union, Minsk, Belarus

  • Economic sanctions: to make international trade a legal right instead of a privilege

Dr. Kirill Molodyko, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • CRA as international market trendsetters: Crime and …Punishment?

Dr. Lorenzo Sasso, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

13.45 – 15.00   Lunch

15.00 – 16.30 Session 3. Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Chair:  Professor Tuomas Ojanen, University of Helsinki

Discussant: Marjo Rantala, PhD student, University of Helsinki

  • Political Regulations of Sexuality: the Sexual Minorities’ Rights in European Countries

Dmitrii Tolkachev, Analyst, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • Do Women Need More Human Rights?: Human Rights of Women and Conservative Jurisprudence in Russia

Prof. Marianna Muravyeva, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • Rules for NGOs – Foreign Agents: Experience of Russia, India and Hungary

Elena Vandysheva, Senior Lecturer, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia

16.30 – 17.00  Tea Break

17.30 – 18.45  Keynote

Chair: Professor Thomas Wilhelmsson, Chancellor of the University of Helsinki

Keynote speech: The Rule of Law under Pressure: Russia and the European Human Rights System

Prof. Jeffrey Kahn, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX, US

19.00-21.00 – Reception, hosted by the Rector

Venue: Teachers' lounge (Main Building, Unioninkatu 24, second floor)

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Venue: Consistorium Hall (University Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, 2nd floor)

09.00 11.00 Session 4. Rule of Law, Legal Independence and Integration

Chair: Professor Pia Letto-Vanamo, University of Helsinki

Discussant: Dr. Mariya Riekkinen, University of Turku

  • “The Justice Index” is a Step Towards the Implementation of the Global Goal 16 of the UN

Dr. Ekaterina Alexeevskaya and Larisa Treskina, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • The use of European Human Rights Law in Russian courts

Dr. Anton Burkov, University of Humanities, Ekaterinburg, Russia

  • The Good of Not Having the Benefit of Hindsight: Council of Europe Integration Debates in the Duma and Their Importance for the Russia-ECHR Relations

Kirill Koroteev, Human Rights Centre “Memorial”, Moscow, Russia

  • Good Governance and Property Rights of the State: the Dubovets Case before the European Court of Human Rights and the Russian Constitutional Court

Grigory Vaypan, Institute for Law and Policy, Moscow, Russia

11.00 11.15   Coffee

11.15 12.45 Session 5. Law, Innovation and Technology in the Global World

Chair: Prof. Irene Kull, University of Tartu

Discussant: Asko Pitkänen, PhD student, University of Helsinki

  • Artificial intelligence: challenging the law

Maksim Karliuk, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • Audiovisual Regulation in Russia in the Context of the Council of Europe (CoE) Standards

Dr. Elena Sherstoboeva, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • Harmonisation of Regulated Businesses in Different Regulatory Cultures: To What Extent the Legal Solution is Possible

Prof. Alexander A. Vishnevskiy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • Legal framework of the open innovation in the ICT sector: Estonian and Russian ICT startups’ cooperation perspectives

Ilya Ilin, Aleksei Kelli, Irene Kull, Tonis Mets, University of Tartu

12.45-13.30  Lunch

13.30 15.00   Session 6. Administrative Justice and the Rule of Law

Chair: Professor Olli Mäenpää, University of Helsinki

Discussant: Dr. Anna-Liisa Heusala, University of Helsinki

  • Struggle against Abuse of Office in Contemporary Russia: Courts VS Complaint mechanism

Dr. Elena Bogdanova, Centre for Independent Social Research, St. Petersburg, Russia / University of Eastern Finland

  • Administrative offence proceedings provided for by the Russian Code of Administrative Offences in judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights and the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation

Tatiana Glushkova, Human Rights Centre “Memorial”, Moscow, Russia

  • On Prisoners and Shareholders: The Russian Constitutional Court’s Mode of Non-Compliance with the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgments

Dr. Maxim Timofeev, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Does Russian Criminal Justice System Undermine Rule of Law?

Prof. Leonid Kosals, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia/ University of Toronto, Canada

15.00 15.15   Coffee

15.15 16.45   Session 7. Russian Tax Law and Tax Law Globalization

Chair:  Prof. Alexander Pogorletskiy, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Discussant: Dr. Victor Matchekhin, Kutafin Law University (Chair of Financial Law), Moscow, Russia/ Linklaters Russia

  • Influence of the BEPS Project on the permanent establishment status in Russia

Dr. Elena V. Kilinkarova, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • BEPS consultation document on the treaty entitlement of non-CIV (Collective Investment Vehicle) funds: the analysis of concerns and suggestions 

Dr. Maria V. Keshner, Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia

  • Application of the OECD Guidelines for the transfer pricing control in Russia

Dr. Anastasia Zadorozhnaya, Senior Tax Consultant, PwC, Moscow, Russia 

  • Update Of Russian Law in Context Of Tax Transparency

Dr. Natalja Blacker, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Cracow, Poland

16.45-17.15 – Closing