The conference was co-organised by the Center, the Department of Financial Law, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk, and the Department of Financial Law and Economics, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University in Brno. The cooperation of both departments has been ongoing for several years. On 24 November 2015, they signed a cooperation agreement. The Law faculties of both universities signed a similar agreement of broader scope as well. Since then, their cooperation has intensified and gradually evolved.
The principles of pension reform that has started in Russia in 2002 г. were not the same because of the social, economic and demographic changes. Nevertheless for the time being the situation in the pension sphere cant be determined as stable. The author analyses the main factors clarifying the current characteristics of the pension system in this country as well as the decisions made by the federal government. The future rise of the responsibility of the employed for their future incomes after reaching the pension age is considered to be inevitable.