Andrey Goltsblat takes part in a round table discussion organised by RIA Novosti on "Is introduction of precedent into Russian court practice a priority? Russian realia".
On 30 March 2010, a round table discussion was held at RIA Novosti on "Is introduction of precedent into Russian court practice a priority? Russian realia". The participants in the discussion included Andrey Goltsblat, Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP.
The proposal made by Anton Ivanov, head of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation, to go over to the concept of precedent has engendered a lot of discussion in the legal community. At the RIA Novosti round table, leading lawyers of the country agreed that the idea is a progressive and topical one but that care should be taken in giving precedent force of law.
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