Global Business Network: Doing Business with Russia
Date: 27 Jun 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Members of our Global Business Network will be visiting Sheffield on the 27th June to provide companies with business advice to support market entry into Russia and to highlight the various export initiatives available.
We will be joined by Alf Torrents, Executive Director of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce, Sergei Averin, UK representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and Alexander Smotrov, Practice Lead for Russia, CIS and CEE, Global Counsel.
We encourage any who interested in expanding their international portfolio into the Russian market, to attend. Whether it’s navigating the legal challenges, finding a local partner or getting frank advice on how to best position a product or service, this event will be able to provide practical support and advice.
- 10:00 – Registration and networking
- 10:30 – Welcome – SCCI
- 10:35 – Meet the Expert – Sergei Averin, UK representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
- 10:50 – Introduction to the RBCC – Alf Torrents, Executive Director of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce
- 11:05 – European and Russian sanctions – Alexander Smotrov, Practice Lead for Russia, CIS and CEE, Global Counsel
- 11:20 – Q&A
- 11:35 – Networking
- 12:00 – Close
The Russo-British Chamber of Commerce has promoted, facilitated and supported business between Russia and the UK since 1916, helping companies in both countries to find trading partners and representing the interests of its member companies of all sizes. With offices in London and Moscow, the Chamber provides support and information on entering the Russian and UK markets. The RBCC is not for profit and entirely apolitical.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation is a unique organization that helps to create a favorable business environment and global connections for a wide network of Russian territorial and international chambers. Their goal is to promote the growth of the Russian economy, clear trade barriers and support investment initiatives.
Global Counsel Europe provides advice and strategic support to businesses navigating political, policy and regulatory developments in Brussels and other EU capitals. Their advisers can interpret and anticipate the impacts of policy initiatives for businesses and other stakeholders, and help clients develop plans for shaping and adapting to them.
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Location: Sheffield Chamber of Commerce