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The OECD has been engaged, since 2002, in a series of activities to promote research in Russian universities and to improve the management of intellectual property in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science.
This workshop, which took place in St Petersburg on 9-10 November 2005, addressed the role and responsibilities of the Russian regions in shaping the investment and business environment and considered business integrity and private-public interaction in the fight against corruption.
This seminar was a unique opportunity to debate the results of local governance developments in North-West Russia in the light of experience from other countries, analyse the main obstacles met and identify ways to progress further.
Technology transfer experts from OECD and Russian universities, international organisations, governments, business and finance, explored issues on technology commercialisation and the development and financing of entrepreneurship at Russian universities.
Participants discussed and endorsed “Priorities for Implementing IFRS in the Russian Federation” and "Implementing Effective Disclosure of Related Party Transactions and Beneficial Ownership in Russia”.
This roundtable meeting discussed the policy framework and practices in Russia of enforcement of corporate governance rules and corporate governance of state-owned enterprises.
Roundtable participants met in Moscow on 2-3 October 2003 to review corporate governance developments in the EU, U.S. and Russia, compared notes on disclosure practices and discussed policy approaches to priority disclosure issues.
This conference provided an international forum for discussion of the key policy issues related to implementation of the new, privately funded pension system in Russia and “best practice” regulatory and supervisory mechanisms used in OECD countries.