Go East – Your Business Prospects in the CIS

Event Date: 30 October 2018

Go East – Your Business Prospects in the CIS

30 October 2018

CCIG, 4 boulevard du Théâtre, Geneva

17:30-19:15 ~ followed by a cocktail reception

For Swiss and European companies, CIS countries offer unique opportunities and challenges. This conference combines the business and legal views to offer practical solutions to Swiss companies willing to do business in the CIS and to their legal advisors.

Who should attend? Business persons, in-house lawyers, practitioners in private practice or in international organisations, academics, students, and individuals with an interest in doing business in CIS countries.


Introduction – Overview of Swiss investments in the CIS region by Dr. Pierre Helg (Quorus), Former Ambassador of Switzerland to Russia

Panel 1 – Structuring your project in the CIS region
Panellists will share business and legal experiences of setting up projects and running businesses in CIS countries

Panel 2 – Protecting your project in the CIS region
Panellists will discuss foreign sanctions, dispute settlement, fraud and compliance considerations and their impact on doing business

Cocktail reception until 20:30


SABE (Section of Lawyers from Foreign Bars of the Geneva Bar Association)
JCC (Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS/Georgia)
CCIG (Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services)

Please click here to register.
Registration Fee: CHF 40.- for members of the ODA Genève, CCIG or JCC. CHF 150.- for non-members.