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How to Engage with the Russian Elite? The Case for Corporate Governance

Date & Time

Oct. 23, 2018
11:00am – 12:00pm

Location

4th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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How to Engage with the Russian Elite? The Case for Corporate Governance

Since 2014, the United States and the European Union have used sanctions to punish Russia’s economic elite for the actions of its government. Such policies have pushed Russian business into the arms of Vladimir Putin, even though historically, elites have often played an important role in facilitating democratic transition. Max Gutbrod, who has practiced law in Russia for two decades, discussed the vital and underappreciated role that corporate law can play as a means of promoting political and economic change in the Russian Federation. 

Speaker

Max Gutbrod

Max Gutbrod

Partner, Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS Limited
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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region though research and exchange.  Read more

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