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The Rule of Law and Asset-Grabbing (Reiderstvo) in Russia

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3 – 4pm

The Rule of Law and Asset-Grabbing (Reiderstvo) in Russia

A public lecture on the Rule of Law and Asset-Grabbing (Reiderstvo) in Russiaby organised by School of Law, Trinity College Dublin.

"Reiderstvo" (asset-grabbing) is the illicit acquisition of a business or part of a business in Russia. A recent report on The Rise of Reiderstvo: Implications for Russia and the West by Dr Louise Shelley and Ms Judy Deane analyzes this corrosive phenomenon. The report will be presented by Prof Louise Shelley (George Mason University); there will be a reply by Prof Neil Robinson (University of Limerick); the event will be chaired by Dr Ann Power-Forde SC (former judge of the European Court of Human Rights); and there will be ample opportunity for questions and answers.

Prof Louise Shelley is the Omer L and Nancy Hirst Endowed Chair and a University Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. She is the founder and Director of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University. Her latest book is Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and Terrorism (Cambridge University Press, 2014). She is at present an inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow and a Rockefeller Foundation Residence Fellow writing her current book on illicit trade and sustainability for Princeton University Press.

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Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
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