VC Trip To Russia
EEBA member, Leonard Grayver, was the key note speaker at the Silicon Valley's first Venture Capital Trip to Russia ( This event brought a delegation of two dozen managing partners from some of the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley to Moscow, Russia, where they learned about Russian technology companies and were introduced to the Russian market as a destination for potential investment. The participants met with Russian business elites, key government officials, well-known Russian entrepreneurs, major law firms and investment banks that serve clients operating in the Russian markets, and other technology executives and investors.

Looking for an Attorney?

If you are looking for an attorney that speaks your language - please review the EEBA Attorneys List (link). Our members speak the gamut of most Eastern European languages, are familiar with the culture, and are deeply concerned with the matters affecting the Eastern European community in the United States and abroad. EEBA does not endorse any specific attorneys on the list.

Free Russian Legal Hotline

EEBA is proud to announce the establishment of a free Russian Language Legal e-Hotline. EEBA member attorneys have agreed to volunteer their time to respond to queries from Russian speaking nationals who are in need of legal help, but who are reluctant to approach attorneys because of language and cultural barriers. The queries will be received by the intake specialist and directed to the participating EEBA member specializing in that area of law. The callers will be given an initial consultation over e-mail or phone and a referral to a list of attorneys to obtain further legal help.

October 6, 2016, Thursday at 5:00 P.M
European Bar Association happy hour

The next Eastern European Bar Association happy hour will be at Ocean Prime, 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

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March 9, 2016 Thursday at 6.30 P.M
EEBA happy hour

EEBar Association Mixer event taking place at Ocean Prime, 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

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EEBA happy hour

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Possible Russian Tax Changes
Russian Duma Considers New VAT on Software License Transactions and E-Commerce Services

"On 24 December 2015 a draft law was brought before the State Duma introducing important changes to the VAT taxation of software supply transactions and IT services ('Draft Law')."

Read more in DLA Piper's New Publication Here.