Round Table of the Federation Council “Conflict of Interest: Legislative Regulation and Law Enforcement Practice”

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26.11.2019 Attorney-at-Law of Linnikov & Partners Leonid Karpov took part in the round table of the Committee of the Federation Council on the topic: Conflict of interest: legislative regulation and law enforcement practice. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, the Higher Qualification Collegium of Judges, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, the General Prosecutor’s Office, regional public authorities, and the heads of law firms. In his speech Leonid Karpov expressed the opinion that current version of Art. 10 of the Federal Law On Combating Corruption violates the rights of citizens to work, to freely use their professional skills, the right to be elected and to participate in representative authorities. He also identified options for amending the said law, invited each community to independently develop and approve a procedure for preventing and resolving conflicts of interest in the relevant codes of professional ethics, taking into account the specific features of each profession. You can find out more about the round table on the website of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russia:
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