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IBA ECA (Europe-Caucasus-Asia) Legal Forum held on 15-19 June 2016 in Kiev and Lviv

Dear Colleagues,

After 10 years of a most successful run as the main platform in the ECA region for the wide-scale gathering of leading business lawyers, the ECA Forum became a part of the IBA family, and Ukraine will host the first Forum in its new reincarnation. The two cities you will visit, Kiev and Lviv, are among the most exciting cities in Europe, bustling with business and cultural activity!

We encourage you to register and to come to the Forum, which will again bring together managing and senior partners from the ECA region and from international law firms, as well as senior corporate counsel from multinational and national companies and representatives from professional media and the legal industry. At the Forum, you will: catch up with old friends and meet new ones, discuss the latest global trends in our profession, discover new business opportunities in the law firm - to law firm segment of the international legal market, find out about investment opportunities in Ukraine and other countries of the ECA region, and also enjoy a spectacular cultural program.

Please watch the brief video, which tells you about the history of the Forum, its new role in the IBA community, and about your Host Country.

As always, the Program of the Forum is packed with most pressing topics and has excellent speakers.

The Forum is hosted by prominent Ukrainian law firms Arzinger Law Office and Sayenko Kharenko, and the contacts of the Host Firms are:

Anastasiya Glushenko at Arzinger Law Office: and
Alena Onishchenko at Sayenko Kharenko:

The vision of bringing the ECA Forum into the global orbit under the auspices of IBA had materialized at the 10th ECA Forum in Tbilisi held in June 2015, where we passed the torch to the IBA and the new Organizing Committee. We wish the ECA Forum, led by a new generation of law firms' partners, a successful new life, many great initiatives and ideas, professional achievements, contacts, and discoveries!

The Forum veterans are now serving as Honorary Advisors to the new Organizing Committee, and we will be very happy to see everybody on 15-19 June 2015 in Ukraine!

Founder of the ECA Legal Forum:

Irina Paliashvili, RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group, P.A.

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Organizing Committee

Co- Chairs:

Dr. Irina Paliashvili 
President and Senior Counsel
RULG - Ukrainian Legal Group, P.A.

Mr. John Whittaker 
Clyde & Co LLP

Mr. Dimitry Afanasiev
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners