Notice is given of the IX Annual Conference organised by the Risk Management and Insurance Department of the MGIMO (the Moscow State Institute of International Relations), the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA) and the Association of European Businesses (AEB), AIDA’s Russian Chapter, on the theme, “Global Economic Risk Management”.

Taking place online via a Zoom platform on 29 October 2020, intending participants are encouraged to register before 25 October 2020 for one of four parallel sessions (between 16:00hrs and 18:15hrs Moscow time) and the plenary meeting (between 18:30hrs and 20:30hrs).

The plenary meeting will be concerned with global economic risks, including the impact of Covid-19; the ability of the insurance market to compensate for pandemic losses, as well as natural hazards and strains imposed on reinsurance markets; and the roles of national models  to mitigate and finance Covid-19 losses; and the roles of international organisations in global economic risk management. To register: contact Mrs Natalia Akimova of the Risk Management & Insurance Department of the MGIMO (T:+8 495 225 40 82; E:  

The fourth parallel session, staged with particular input from AIDA’s Russian Chapter and co-moderated by Dr Capitolina Tourbina, concerns legal aspects of “The Insurance Contract and Covid-19 (legal aspects)”. To register for this session contact should be made with Tatiana Listrovaya of the Insurance and Pension Committee of the AEB (T: +7 495 234 27 64, ext. 124; E:

The AIDA Russian Chapter also announces a Young AIDA competition/invitation in connection with this fourth session. Until 10 December 2020, all those undertaking undergraduate or post-graduate legal studies in higher education institutions or young graduates under the age of 30 are specifically invited to participate in the Conference and to submit their research. The best three of all articles submitted, in the eyes of a judging panel comprising the Conference Organising Committee, AIDA’s Russian Chapter and the ARIA, will be published as part of the Conference documentation.

Fuller details of the Conference are to be found here.