Transport, forwarding and insurance law in Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Ukraine

31.10.2012 (09:30 - 16:00)

Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Plenary Hall.Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 Hamburg.

The German-Russian Lawyers’ Association e.V. will hold a conference on

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m,

a lecture event in Russian (with simultaneous translation) on the subject of transport, forwarding and insurance law in Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Ukraine.

The event is recognised by the Hanseatic Bar Association Hamburg as further training according to § 15 FAO for specialist lawyers for transport and forwarding law (5 hours net). Certificates of attendance will be issued.



9.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. : Welcome and introduction (Ms. Cornelia Kahl, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce) ,(Dr. Axel Boës, Grützmacher – Gravert – Viegener, Hamburg) , (Florian Roloff, RAe Steiner & Roloff, Board of Directors of the Association for German-Russian Business Law).


10.00 – 10.45 a.m. : Freight Forwarder Liability in Russia

(Lawyer Andrey Shashorin, Remedy Law firm, Moscow)


10.45 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. : Case Law of the Supreme Economic Court of the Russian Federation on Carrier and Freight Forwarder Liability

(Sergey Krotov, Supreme Economic Court of the Russian Federation)


11.30 – 11.45 : Coffee break


11.45 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. : Forwarding and transport insurance in Russia

(Lawyer Andrey Kosmachevsky, Remedy Law firm St. Petersburg)


12.30 – 13.15 : Latvia – Court practice in recourse against forwarding agents and insurance companies


(Lawyer Edward Kuznetsov, Marine Legal Bureau, Riga)


13.15 – 14.15 : Lunch


(included in the event price)


14.15 – 15.00 : Belarus: Freight Forwarding Law and Legal Protection


(Lawyer Egor Zelianouski, bnt, Minsk)


15.00 – 15.45 hrs : Ukraine: Recourse against carriers, forwarders and insurers


(Lawyer Ivan Movlyak, International Law Office, Odessa)


15.45 – 16.00 : Summary and conclusion


(Dr. Axel Boës, Grützmacher – Gravert – Viegener, Hamburg)

Participation in the event costs € 140.00 for DRJV members, € 190.00 for non-members (the annual DRJV membership fee is € 50.00 if you join the association at the same time, the membership fee will be charged).

Food and drinks during breaks are included.


Please register in advance using the form below.


Please note that we will only send out separate registration confirmations upon express request. Invoices cannot be issued as we are not authorised to issue invoices as a non-profit association. We kindly ask you to transfer the conference fee to the DRJV account at Deutsche Bank Hamburg, BLZ 200 700 24, account number 7023641.

We look forward to your participation!


German-Russian Lawyers Association e.V.

(Florian Roloff, Board of Directors)




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Transport, Forwarding and Insurance Law in Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Ukraine


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