October 17, 2020

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Digitalization in Russia and the EU: complementarity of development

Topics for discussion:

  • Key tasks related to digitalization for the next 2-5 years;
  • Is digitalization the prerogative of the state or private companies?
    • Legal regulation of digital technologies;
    • Data and information protection in the digital age;
  • Digital technologies during the pandemic: where did digital technologies help during the time of isolation and what remains to be worked on.

Speakers:

  • Representatives of relevant ministries and departments from Russia and EU
  • Representatives of Central Banks of Russia and EU-members
  • Representatives of our partners

Topic for discussion:

  • Legal regulation of digital financial assets: current approaches in Russia and Europe;
  • Impact of legislation on the processing of personal data (GDPR and Federal Law No. 152-FZ “On Personal Data”) on the issues of resolving disputes about domain names (domain disputes);
  • New technologies and legal responsibility;
  • Transformation of the legal function in the era of digitalization.

Speakers:

  • Heads of IP and IT practices of leading law firms;
  • Representatives of legal departments of IT and financial companies.

Topics for discussion:

  • The neo-revolution: will neo-banks replace traditional banking?
  • Fintech time: trends, figures, facts;
  • Digital literacy in the modern world – an advantage or a necessity?

Speakers:

  • Top managers of leading banks and other financial institutions;
  • Representatives of FinTech startups

Case: Development of a financial institution
Partner: VTB
Task: Participants will be asked to give recommendations to a large bank on the formation of a strategy for the development of its non-banking services, in particular the housing ecosystem.

Topics for discussion:

  • New development trends (PropTech, fi-development and other new products, alternative sources of funding for developers, etc.);
  • Trends in the residential (rental housing, service apartments and low-rise construction) and commercial (offices, retail) real estate markets;
  • Problems and achievements of urbanism in Russia and abroad (smart cities, the My Street project, an integrated approach to improvement and the formation of a comfortable urban environment outside Moscow)

Speakers:

  • Top managers of Russian and foreign real estate companies

Topics for discussion:

  • Does online education lead to greater equality?
  • Development of technologies in online education (application of ML and AI).
  • Should the government sponsor socially significant EdTech projects?
  • EdTech investment environment after the pandemic.
    • Development of a competitive project in EdTech: how to find sponsors?

Speakers:

  • Representatives of Russian and European educational platforms;
  • Investors in EdTech startups

Partner: Expert Council for Assessing the Regulatory Impact of Bills under the Council for Financial, Industrial and Investment Policy of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Task: The participants will be asked to assess the prospects of development and increase the investment attractiveness in the territories with special regime of entrepreneurial activity in the Russian Federation. As part of the analysis, they will have to study foreign practice, as well as recent and proposed amendments to laws regulating these territories.

Case: Development of a financial institution
Partner: VTB
Task: Participants will be asked to give recommendations to a large bank on the formation of a strategy for the development of its non-banking services, in particular the housing ecosystem.


Speakers in 2020

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