The Moscow International Franchise Forum28 May - 29 May 2019
Sergey Medvedev, Ph.D., LL.M., Partner (Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), took part in the Moscow International Franchise Forum & Exhibition 2019, organized by the Russian Franchising Association (RAF) with the support of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of Moscow, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and other authorities and public organizations. Gorodissky & Partners was the general legal partner of this event.
At the forum, Sergey Medvedev spoke on “How to get ready for franchising, to protect IP and trademarks?”, “Legal aspects and its pecularities in franchising”. In addition, Sergey Medvedev moderated session “Business culture of franchising network. Mission and values. Ethics Code. How to achieve a consistent level of service in the whole network. Geographical differences and thought unity”, where he spoke on basic principles of Ethics Code of Russian Franchising Association (RAF), in the creation of which he was directly involved. Furthermore, Sergey Medvedev took part in the business intensive for franchisors and spoke about the practical, legal aspects and tools for business individualization and business development according to the franchise model. The forum discussed various issues of legal, financial and operational nature related to franchising. The event was attended by over 1000 people - representatives of businesses from various fields.