A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 188 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, and Spanish t.me/RoscongressEsp. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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Anti-Corruption Compliance in the Context of Economic Sanctions
30 June 2022
10:00—11:30
The global economic sanctions imposed on Russian businesses pose a number of challenges, including with regard to anti-corruption compliance. This session will focus on a range of aspects related to minimizing any possible negative impact experienced by Russian businesses:
• Anti-corruption compliance as a means of minimizing risk in the context of economic sanctions.
• The government’s role in building and implementing an anti-corruption compliance system for organizations.
• Raising awareness in the private sector of matters to do with tackling corruption in the new reality, and the need to do so.
• Digital transformation as assisting in anti-corruption compliance.
• Best practices in anti-corruption compliance in the context of economic sanctions.
• The need to include a sanctions-related clause in contracts (articles 406.1 and 431.2 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation).
Date
30.06.2022
Forum
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum
Started at
10:00—11:30
Conference hall
Congress Centre, conference hall B2