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Business Brunch. Secondary liability: how to live with it and work effectively

  • Russia


    During this business brunch, we will discuss secondary liability and analyze its implementing mechanisms and practical risks for persons or entities controlling the debtor in the event of a bankruptcy. Together, we will also look at statistics and trends in court practice regarding secondary liability. We will also reflect on which measures are available to members of corporate bodies and members / shareholders of companies to protect themselves against secondary liability.

    Date and Place

    17 March 2020 – Moscow, place TBC

    19 March 2020 – St Petersburg, place TBC


    09:30 - 10:00 – registration

    10:00 - 10:20 – secondary liability in bankruptcy: a brief introduction to the theory and overview of current trends

    10:20 - 10:40 – a glimpse of recent and relevant court practice 

    10:40 - 11:10 – check yourself: are you at risk of being brought to secondary liability?

    11:10 - 11:30 – how to reduce the risk of being brought to secondary liability: which lawful measures are available?

    11:30 - 11:45 – protective measures against secondary liability: practical realities

    11:45 - 12:00 – questions and answers

    Target audience

    This business brunch will be of particular interest to members of corporate bodies, business owners, top managers, bookkeepers, lawyers, and other decision-makers


    | Mikhail Timonov, partner at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Nikita Butenko, principal associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Pavel Falileev, senior associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Ilia Tarabrin, senior associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Natalia Ivolgina, senior associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Tatiana Kandrina, senior associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Leyla Ibragimova, senior associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Gulnara Aleeva, associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    | Elizaveta Belotserkovskaya, associate at Eversheds Sutherland

    The business brunch will be conducted in Russian. Participation is free of charge. Please confirm your attendance by 16 March 2020 by email to or by calling +7 495 662-6434 / +7 812 363-3377.

    Space is limited. Therefore, the maximum number of participants from each company is 2 people. If you know of colleagues in your company who may be interested in this topic, please feel free to forward this invitation.

    We hope to see you there! 

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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