GALA to hold advertising law seminar in Moscow, Russia

by ZS Law

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance
 (“GALA”) will hold an advertising law seminar in Moscow, Russia on September 16, 2019. The seminar, “Significant Legal Issues in Advertising: An International Perspective,” co-sponsored by GALA’s Russian member, ALRUD, will feature keynote addresses by Irina Vasilenkova of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation and Elena Reshetova of the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia, and will include panels on “Unfair competition in marketing campaigns” and “Promoting goods online.”

The list of panelists include Anikó Keller, Szecskay Attorneys at Law (Hungary), Jenny Pienaar, Adams & Adams (South Africa), Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska, Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak (Poland), Melissa L. Steinman, Venable LLP (USA), Caroline Bouvier, Bernard-Hertz-Béjot (France), Jeffrey A. Greenbaum, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz (USA), Brinsley Dresden, Lewis Silkin (UK) and Søren Pietzcker, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek (Germany), as well as Maria Ostashenko and Irina Anyukhina, ALRUD (Russia) and Daria Blagoveschenskaya, Hasbro Russia, as moderators.

GALA is an alliance of lawyers located throughout the world with expertise and experience in advertising, marketing and promotion law. With firms representing more than 90 countries, each GALA member has the local expertise and experience helping advertisers and agencies navigate the legal minefield successfully and their campaigns achieving objectives.

Živković Samardžić, one of the Serbia’s leading full-service independent law firms offering extensive in-depth experience of advising businesses across a range of industry sectors, including advertising, marketing and communications industry, has been an exclusive GALA law firm member from Serbia since 2016.

Slobodan Kremenjak, Živković Samardžić Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Partner will be in Moscow for the advertising law seminar and available for any questions you might have on the Serbian perspective of topics discussed. For more information about attending the seminar yourself, go to Should your company need more information on navigating advertising, marketing and promotion legal challenges in Serbia and internationally, contact Slobodan, or any of your regular contacts at Živković Samardžić.

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