8th Sanctions. Examples. Solutions. Conference.

20 May | 16:00 - 17:30 | House of German Economy or Online
The event is completed.
Language: English

About the event

Join us for the next interactive discussion in the series about sanctions and their implications for foreign businesses in Russia after the May holiday period. This week’s special topic: Parallel Import and Trademarks. Can You Protect Your Rights?

Main topic: sanctions, practical experiences, anti-crisis solutions

  • Recent developments, practical experiences, exchange rate improvements and its impacts
  • New Russian and international sanctions in place, 6th EU sanctions package announced
  • Practical experiences on how to manage the sanctions environment and new rules and regulations 
  • Q&A

Special topic: parallel import and trademark protection. New rules in place and the potential effects on your business in Russia

  • Approved categories for parallel import and companies listed
  • How goods import was controlled before the new legislation
  • Impact on trademark holders, possibilities of trademark holders to protect themselves
  • Relevant court practice on protection of trademark holders’ rights
  • First practical experiences with parallel imports, how customs clearance might work now 
  • … more practical advice from SCHNEIDER GROUP import and trademark specialists. 

About speakers

Alexander Titov
Head of Corporate Law Practice

Alexander joined the company in 2021. He has more than 25 years of professional experience and specializes in advising international companies on joint ventures, restructuring, M&A, and executive dispute resolution.

Companies from a wide range of industries, such as machinery, engineering, automotive, pharma, chemicals, food, consumer goods, professional services, fashion and retail rely on Alexander’s expertise.

Natalia Dobrova
Head of Internal Controls

Natalia joined the company in 2011 as accountant. During her first 4 years she was responsible for accounting and tax reporting for SCHNEIDER GROUP’s clients, and contributed greatly to the internal control projects, aimed at improvement of internal standards, policies and procedures.

Natalia has over 12 years of experience in accounting, tax, compliance and internal controls.

Anastasia Kostyukovskaya
Import Business Development Manager
Anastasia joined the company in 2021. She supervises import and certification projects.
Anastasia has extensive experience in establishing business relationships with international partners from Europe and Asia.
Anastasia studied in Germany (Hochschule Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg) and graduated from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy with a degree in Foreign Trade Management. She has a master’s degree in Logistics and speaks Russian, English and German.
Ekaterina Kalinina
Head of Real Estate & Regulatory Practice
Ekaterina joined SCHNEIDER GROUP in 2020.  She has over 17 years of experience in advising international and Russian companies on legal aspects of Russian market entry and investment projects, greenfield and brownfield manufacturing localisation projects, EPC-contracts, real estate, and construction. 

Ekaterina specialises in quality claims, certification, preparation of permissive documents for import. Companies from machinery, automotive, FMCG, pharma, renewable energies, and retail industries rely on her professional expertise. 
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