Doing Business in Russia
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Tuesday, May 16, from 4:45 - 7:00 PM
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Offices, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY
In 2015, cross-border online trade with Russia was worth a staggering 3.4 billion USD.
As domestic e-commerce decreases – by 28% from 2014 to 2015 – Russian customers look to international retailers, resulting in a 55% increase in cross-border e-commerce revenue in 2015.
With a population of more than 143 million consumers and a rapidly developing infrastructure, Russia presents U.S. retail companies with promising opportunity, however, access to the world’s 8th largest economy does not come without challenges and risks.
In this one-hour briefing, we’ll discuss some of the infrastructure and compliance challenges companies should recognize when considering a move into the Russian marketplace.
Top legal experts from Kelley Drye will review recent U.S. sanctions developments and key anti-corruption concepts as well as share insights and strategies to help companies mitigate risk and meet regulatory expectations.
We will also hear an overview of the Russian e-commerce market and review several business models for new entrant merchants, with Finland as the leading gateway to Russia’s 30 million online shoppers.
The one-hour program will be immediately followed by a cocktail reception.
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