Russia and Ukraine: What Employers Need To Know and Do During Times Of Crisis

March 18, 2014

Fisher & Phillips LLP proudly sponsored an International Employers Forum Webinar: Russia and Ukraine: What Employers Need To Know and Do During Times Of Crisis.

The webinar provided information on the current political circumstances in the Ukraine and Russia, and how organizations with operations, employees and/or business relationships may be affected during times of crisis. The discussion  emphasized employment relationships, rights and obligations; issues regarding visas, safety and ongoing management; and an overview of commercial issues of which companies should be aware when problems arise.

The webinar featured the following speakers:

Artem Saprykin is Of Counsel with Marks & Sokolov’s Kyiv office, specializing in commercial, real estate and litigation matters.

Derek Bloom is a partner with Marks & Sokolov’s Moscow office. Derek is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. Before moving to Russia, he practiced law in Washington, D.C. as a partner in a securities law firm focused on securities issuances by U.S. financial institutions. He practices in the areas of foreign investment in Russia, commercial real estate investments by Russian and foreign investors; secured financing and financial leasing in Russia; and business aviation.

Bill Wright is a partner with Fisher & Phillips in its Philadelphia office, the co-chair of the firm’s International Employment Practice Group, a member of the International Employers Forum’s Board of Directors and an active participant in the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association. 

If you missed it: Click to watch the webinar now.


HRCI credit is only awarded for participating in live webinars.  


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