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Current Legal Issues HR in 2012

The Moscow Times conferences

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Past event
19 September 2012, 09:00 - 17:00 UTC +00:00

The Moscow Times offers a discussion on the current trends in the field of labor legislation at the annual conference "HR Legal" on Sept. 19. You will get the opportunity to ask questions and hear expert opinions on the most pressing issues affecting the legal side of personnel management.

September 19, 2012, Moscow, Holiday Inn Lesnaya (15 Lesnaya Ulitsa)


9:00 — 9:30 Registration. Welcome coffee

9:30 — 11:00 Session 1. Recent and Planned Changes in Labor Legislation.

  • Planned changes and initiatives aimed at the improvement of labor legislation.
  • The concept of the new Labor Code of the Russian Federation: the initiatives of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
  • How will the formation of the Common Economic Space affect labor market conditions in Russia? The Council on Migration Policy for the Integration Committee of the Eurasian Economic Community: functions, powers and current activities.

Invited Speakers:

Oleg Kulikov, the deputy chairman of the RUIE Committee on the labor market and HR strategies.

Anatoly Faleyev, the head of Inspection and Control Department, colonel of internal service, The Federal Migration Service

Igor Vorobyov, head of the department for oversight and monitoring of compliance with labor legislation, Federal Labor and Employment Service

Representative of the EurAsEC Integration Committee

Asida Agrba, commercial, associate, CMS Russia

11:00 — 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 — 13:20 Session 2. Fraud by Personnel: Expert Opinions

  • Indicators of a potential threat from an employee
  • Legal and practical aspects of the organization of an internal investigation
  • The employer's response by means of labor rights. Circumstances that give the employer the right to terminate the employment contract with an employee
  • Criminal prosecution of the employee: difficulties with initiation and support
  • How to establish setbacks and whether to deal with them
  • Corporate programs aimed at preventing crimes

Discussion: Are surveillance cameras and lie detectors legal and effective?

  • How do these procedures take place? When should the employee be warned about this, and is it really necessary?
  • Have you ever worked under video surveillance?
  • When is it necessary to resort to monitoring employees via video?
  • Will such measures help to prevent crime and improve the employees' ability to work?
  • Why are such controls necessary in the first place and who needs them?

Invited Speakers:

Yevgeny Reysman, adviser, Baker & McKenzie

Julia Bronskih, head of security, John Deere Russia

Ernest Agayan, senior lawyer, CMS Russia

13:20 — 13:40 Coffee break

13:40 — 16:00 Session 3. The Complicated Cases of Law Enforcement

  • The trends of court practice for settling labor disputes in cases of intentional infliction of harm to the employer
  • The termination of the employment contract for the disclosure of secrets protected by law (public, commercial, official and otherwise)
  • The conditions of applicability of the termination of the employment contract as defined in Article 7, Clause 81 of the Labor Code of the Russian Federation 
  • Personal data
  • Risks related to the calculation of income tax in connection with the bearing of costs of providing the labor force
  • Successful practices for the return of stolen property

Invited Speakers:

Mikhail Mertekhin, judge, The Moscow Regional Court

Pavel Sychev, deputy head of the department on cases of especially dangerous economic crimes iof the Investigative Committee under the Interior Ministry of the Russian Federation, PhD in Law

Maria Blagovolina, head of employment and benefits practice, senior lawyer, Allen & Overy

16:00 — Buffet

To register please click here.