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Pavel Melnikov to lecture a special master class on negoitiating with the state authorities

On October 31 (from 7 to 9 PM ) Pavel Melnikov, Partner of Kesarev Consulting, will lecture a master-class "Specifics of negotiations with the Russian state authorities" at the MSU Graduate School of Public Administration. 

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Kesarev and U.S. - Russia Business Council to hold webinar on public affairs in Russia

On October 5 Kesarev Consulting and U.S. - Russia Business Council will hold a webinar on public affairs in Russia. 

Evgeny Roshkov (Executive Partner, Kesarev Consulting), Pavel Melnikov (Partner, Kesarev Consulting) and Randi Levinas (Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, U.S.-Russia Business Council) will speak at the webinar. 

The webinar will be held at 4 P.M. Moscow time. 

Please see details on the webinar here 

Vedomosti published an article on Eurasian Economic Union written by Kesarev Consulting

September 08, 2016, Vedomosti

Yury Panasik, senior advisor wrote an article on political challenges and economic opportunities of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) for the key Russian business newspaper Vedomosti.

The article provides analysis of the current status and prospects of EAEU development, the respective role of political and economic factors influencing integration process in post-Soviet region and key risks and opportunities the EAEU brings for business. 

Mikhail Sokolov became the member of the working group on agrarian sector reform under the Government of Ukraine

July, 12, 2016, agropolit.com

Mikhail Sokolov, Executive partner of Kesarev Consulting, was invited to join the working group under the Government of Ukraine on agrarian sector reform. In the group, the will represent the Ukrainian Agrarian Council (Mikhail Sokolov is the Council’s Deputy Chairman). 

Kesarev listed in the Best Lawyers 2017 rating

June, 17, 2016, Best Lawyers in Russia 2017

Kesarev was ranked by Best Lawyers 2017. For the third consecutive year, Kesarev's Partner Evgeniy Roshkov was named among top within Regulatory Practice.

Kesarev Consulting presented its vision of the VAT administration reform at the AgriInvestForum in Kyiv

May, 17, 2016

Mikhail Sokolov, Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting (Kyiv Office), became one of key speakers of the panel “Strategy of reforming the tax system and state support of agribusiness” within the annual AgriInvestForum, which took place in Kyiv, Ukraine on May 17, 2016.

AgriInvestForum is an annual national forum, organized by the Ukrainian Agrarian Council and the Ukrainian Agricultural Investment Council. It provides a vibrant networking platform for executives of Ukrainian leading agri and food companies, bankers, policy makers and regulators, investment funds, international financial institutions and leading business media to discuss recent agricultural market developments as well as wider macro-issues and the outlook for the country.

Kesarev Consulting is Forum’s years-long partner and one of its most active participants due to the profound expertise it has in the regulation and taxation of agriculture. This year Mikhail Sokolov was not only one of the Forum’s key speakers, but also the moderator of two of its four discussion panels: “Strategy of reforming the tax system and state support of agribusiness” and “Land reform”.

Kesarev was among organizers of the Conference on Agrarian Law

May, 13, 2016

Kesarev presented its vision of key issues of agrarian sector regulation during the Conference on Agrarian Law, organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association with Kesarev support of.

Kesarev to take part in the 2nd International GR-Forum in Kyiv

April, 21, 2016

Mikhail Sokolov, Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting Ukraine will participate in the Second International GR Forum, the key Ukrainian GR-event, which will take place on April 22, 2016 in the premises of the Chamber of Trade and Industry in Kyiv.

Partners of Kesarev Consulting will be speakers at the "Day of PR-technologies-2016"

April, 07, 2016, AKOS

Annual conference "Day of PR-technologies" is organized by the Russian communications consultancies association (AKOS) and will be held on April 12, 2016 at the Central House of Artists on the Crimean embankment. 

Kesarev will conduct a master class on issues management and stakeholder mapping at the Moscow State University

April, 4, 2016, anspa.ru

Pavel Melnikov, Partner of Kesarev Consulting will conduct a master class on "Issues Management and Stakeholder Mapping".

Kesarev Consulting Ukraine moved to new office

March, 21, 2016

The new office is located at the address: Kiyv, 30 B Shelkovichna ulitsa, office 24.

Kesarev Consulting presented the regulation concept and the draft law on milk-containing products on the East-European Dairy Congress

March 02, 2016 

Mikhail Sokolov, Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting (Kiyv Office), presented the concept of regulation of milk-containing products’ turnover and the respective draft law during a specialised expert panel at the East European Dairy Congress held in Kyiv, which was moderated by him.

Discussion of changes in taxation in agriculture was organized by Kesarev Consulting

March, 01, 2016

As a part of the EU Commission-funded project Kesarev Consulting Ukraine initiated creation of the expert working group in order to discuss the details of the changes in taxation aimed at decreasing the amount of agriculture lands being unofficially leased/ used and increasing the budget revenues, while protecting the interests of legal farmers.

Pavel Melnikov lectured a special course “Government Relations and Lobbying” at MGIMO MBA program

February, 2016

In February 2016 Pavel Melnikov lectured special course “Government Relations and Lobbying” at MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency.

The course was organized within the framework of MBA program “Public Relations: Managing Strategic Communications in Business”. The classes were held on February 1, 8, 15 and 29, 2016.

Kesarev participated in online conference "Real tax platform for free economy", Ukraine

February, 15, 2016, "Money"

Mikhaylo Sokolov, Partner of Kesarev Kyiv office, took part in online conference of "Money" magazine on tax system reform in Ukraine and other taxation issues. The conference discussed the results of changes in Ukrainian taxation system in 2015, the shortcomings of effective system and proposed its own version of changes of taxation system of Ukraine. The experts who participated in elaboration of the liberal version of tax reform in 2015 were among the conference's speakers. 

 More details can be found here.

Elena Supranova joined Kesarev team as Advisor

January, 25, 2016

Elena has significant work experience as a consultant at the Russian Ministry of Economic Development. Elena's knowledge and experience will strengthen Kesarev's expertise in such areas as FDI regulation, including state-support for foreign investment (special investment contracts, priority investment projects, etc.), analysis of activities and engagement with state development institutions and funds, etc. 

Elena has wide experience of engagement with Russian federal ministries, including on industry and trade, healthcare, transport, construction, housing and utilities; energy, and culture. 

See more details on Elena "Our Team" section. 

Kesarev Consulting provided support in organizing live broadcast of session of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

 January, 12, 2016, pravo.ua

The live broadcast of the open part of hearing was organized given a considerable interest of the legal community to these amendments, as well as the issue's importance for ensuring the protection of human rights and freedom. The live broadcast of the Constitutional Court session on Youtube has been held for the first time in history.

It will be recalled that Alexander Ilkov, Partner of Kesarev Consulting Ukrainian office, is a member of Board of the Ukrainian Bar Association, while Senior Counsel Alyona Shulima has been elected the head of the Association's Committee on constitutional law, administrative law and human rights.

Kesarev team moved to new office

December, 1, 2015

Kesarev Consulting announces the move to new office. The Moscow office of the company is now located in "Nikolskaya Plaza" business center at the address: 10 Nikolskaya street, 6th flour, office 633.

"The new office has all necessary conditions for effective and comfortable business. It will conveniently accommodate our dynamically growing team and will contribute to the strengthening of Kesarev status as a leading GR and PA consultant in Russia & CIS," Kesarev Executive Partner Evgeny Roshkov noted. 

The 16th ranking of Russian governors

November, 26, 2015, "St. Petersburg’s Politics" Foundation

"St. Petersburg’s Politics" Foundation  and "Minchenko Consulting" communications holding issued the 16th regular Russian governors’ political survival ranking.

Kesarev is a permanent participant of experts' pool for this ranking.

Mikhail Sokolov became a co-author of the Tax Reform draft law in Ukraine

October, 26, 2015

Mikhail Sokolov, the Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting Ukraine, has become a co-author of the Draft Law of Ukraine No. 3357 “On Introducing Changes to the Tax Code of Ukraine on Tax Liberalization” in the part related to the electronic VAT administration system improvement.

Kesarev is holding the special course for the students of the Higher School of Economics

October, 2015

The special course "Interaction with the state authorities: GR-management" is held for the graduate students of the 1st and 2nd year of the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences (specialized in political science). 


Andrey Korolev joined Kesarev team

Since early October Andrey Korolev joined Kesarev Moscow office as a Senior Advisor. Andrey will be responsible for development of the company's practice and expertise in FMCG sector in all CIS countries, support of the clients and interaction with the leading industry associations.

Kesarev Consulting is represented in the rating of Top-1000 Russian Managers for the second year in a row

September, 16, 2015, Kommersant

Government relations Directors voted for Pavel Melnikov in the GR Directors’ listing.

Yury Panasik and Yury Shikhov comment on the sanctions' impact on development of the Russian agricultural sector and import substitution policies

September, 12, 2015, APK-inform

Full article available here