05.07.2017 A child born abroad to a surrogate mother may now be adopted by its father’s husband. read...
27.04.2017 Surrogates won’t be able to keep children they gestated, the highest Russian judicial authority ruled. read...
05.10.2016 Konstantin N. Svitnev, CEO of Rosjurconsulting law firm authored a chapter on Russia in The Handbook of Gestational Surrogacy: International Clinical Practice & Policy Issues read...
29.09.2016 Russian legislation on surrogacy to be changed, Konstantin Svitnev interviewed by Morning Russia. read...
03.06.2016 Mr. Svitnev Konstantin, the General manager of the law firm Rosjurconsulting, gave a presentation on “Surrogate motherhood in the Russian Federation: application of law, problems and solutions” read...
11.05.2016 Konstantin Svitnev interviewed by «Morning Russia». read...
13.11.2015 Triumph of a law and common sense.
05.10.2015 Warning against implementing surrogacy programs in Cambodia read...
21.09.2015 A ray of hope for parents: law and policy regarding surrogacy begins to change.
26.08.2015 Nepal outlaws surrogacy....
03.07.2015 France legalized «surrogate» children...
25.05.2015 Emashev R.V. took part in the International scientific-practical conference "Reproductive technologies in Oncology"....
16.06.2015 100 children from the Danish donor with a defective gene...
22.07.2014 Crackdown on surrogacy in Thailand....
06.05.2014 Does ‘Sperm Donor’ Mean ‘Dad’?...
03.06.2014 ECHR recognized children born abroad through surrogacy.....
26.06.2014 ECHR recognized children born abroad through surrogacy.....
25.11.2012 Surrogate mother is also a mum. General Manager of Rosjurconsulting Konstantin Svitnev gave an interview to RIA Novosti on Mother's Day, celebrated in Russia on November 25. Clients of Rosjurconsulting Natalia Gorskaya and Lamara Kelesheva, who turned mothers using surrogacy, also told about themselves and their wonderful children.
19.10.2012 Konstantin Svitnev: 'IVF in Russia should be free of charge'...
Foreign nationals come to Russia for surrogate mothers...
Slovo za Slovo (One Word Leads to Another) program attended by Konstantin Svitnev, Director General of Rosjurconsulting, Director of the Centre for Reproductive Law and Ethics, goes on the air on Mir TV channel on July 4, 2012...
The Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology (ESHRE) was opened in Istanbul on July 2, 2012
Child as a gift! On the occasion of its 10th anniversary the law firm "Rosjurconsulting" will have 10 free surrogacy programs implemented...
Today, 19 December 2011 at 23:00 CET the Part 2 of the documentary about Rosjurconsulting will appear on the German TV channel SAT1. In Part 1 a couple from Germany traveled to Moscow to seek out a surrogate using our services...
German TV reports on a couple to become parents using a Russian surrogate...
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Become Parents of a Surrogacy Child read...
Ukrainian authorities hiding three-year-old surrogate daughter from her American mother read...
Death is not the end. At least in Russia, where one can conceive a child and become parent even after death. On the 22nd of September 2010 a young citizen of Saint-Petersburg Artem Klimov became father. It would have been an ordinary story if not one fact: by the time of the child's conception Artem had been in the other world for two months already. read...
No wife needed: Single Men Can Become Dads through Surrogacy, Moscow Court Says.On August 04th, 2010 Babushkinsky District Court decided that single man who applied for gestational surrogacy (donor eggs were used) can be registered as father of his new born “surrogate” child. read...
Court decision is not required for registration of a surrogate child born for a single woman. After a series of landmark decisions obliging Birth Registrar Offices to read...
On August 04th, 2010 Babushkinsky District Court decided read...
September 23-24, 2009 - Konstantin Svitnev, the General Manager of Rosjurconsulting, delivered two reports at the 10th International Congress read...
A single woman was recognized as mother of her “surrogate” baby.
On August 5, 2009 the Kalininsky Regional Court of St. Petersburg read...
As of August 1, Rosjurconsulting has been awarded the status of agency of the Union of Lawyers of Moscow... read...
Svitnev K. Gestational Surrogacy in the Russian Federation. Handbook of Gestational surrogacy edited by E. Scott Sills, published by the Cambridge University, 2016. pp. 232-240
Svitnev K. "Surrogate" Fatherhood for single intended parents. Is it allowed? Commentary to Federal Law No. 323 Basis of Health Protection in the Russian Federation. New Laws and Regulations No. 48, 2011. All-Russian Law Journal.
Shelepina N. Psychological characteristics of a "surrogate" pregnancy. XXI International Conference of Russian Association of Human Reproduction. Reproductive Technologies Today and Tomorrow. September 8-10, 2011. Saint-Petersburg. pp. 109-110.
Svitnev K. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Fertility Preservation and Delayed Parenthood in the Treatment of Cancer. Moscow, October 3-4, 2011. Scientific and Practical Conference on Cancer and Reproduction.
Svitnev K. Law and Ethics of Assisted Reproduction: Is There Any Conflict? Reproductive BioMedicine Online. Volume 20, Suppl. 3, October 2010. ?. 90.
Svitnev K. The Right to Birth as a Component of the Constitutional Right to Life. The Constitution and Doctrines of Russia in Terms of the Present. All-Russian Scientific Conference Materials. (Moscow, March 17, 2009). Moscow, Scientific Expert.
Right to Life (ART, Surrogacy and Demographics). Russian National Identity and Demographic Crisis. Moscow, Scientific Expert, 2008.
Svitnev K. The Right to Procreate Through ART. Legal Guarantees and Ethical Aspects. Kazan, June 3-4, 2011. Medical Law and Bioethics are the Guarantors of Citizens' Rights to Health Protection All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference.
Svitnev K. Surrogacy and Marital Status. International Conference on Current Medical and Legal Problems of Reproductive Medicine.
Svitnev K. Legal Regulation of Surrogacy in the World. International Conference on Scientific and Ethical Aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Academy of Medical Sciences of France.
Svitnev K. Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) and Demography. Russia: Key Issues and Solutions All-Russian Scientific Conference.
Svitnev K. All-Russian Scientific Conference on the Constitution and the Doctrine of Russia in terms of the Present.
Svitnev K. Reproductive Rights and Marital Status. The Right of Unmarried People to Procreate. III All-Russian Scientific Conference on National Identity in Russia and the Demographic Crisis. Kazan, November 13-14, 2008.
Svitnev K. Current Legislation of the Russian Federation in the Field of Legal Regulation of ART. XVIII International Conference of Russian Association of Human Reproduction on Reproductive Technologies of Today and Tomorrow. Samara, September 4-6, 2008.
Prohibitive and Liberal Approaches to Legal Regulation of ART: Comparative Analysis.
Legal Regulation of ART in Russia. Comments to the Law.
Legal Regulation of ART in Post-Soviet Countries.
Social Indications for Surrogacy - Myth or Reality?
Main Trends in Changes of International Law relating to Legal Regulation of ART.
Assisted Reproduction and Inheritance
Islam and ART
Legal Regulation of ART in Spain.
Is a Law on ART needed? Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Their Legal Regulation
The Right to Procreate as a Legal Absolute
European Laws on ART: Experience and Problems
Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in the Legal Regulation of ART: There are More Questions Than Answers
Protection of the Rights of the Child and ART
Legal Regulation of ART in the CIS
Peculiarities of Legal Regulation of ART in Russia
Svitnev K. Anonymity of Donors of Gametes and Embryos: Should Children Know Their Biological Parents. European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Conference.
Law on Assisted Medical Reproduction No. 32/2006 in Portugal as of July 26
New Spanish law on ART
Commentary to the Decree of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus "Essential Terms of the Surrogacy Contract"
Law and Demography
Legal Regulation of ART on the Post-Soviet Space
Italian law on ART: Sad Lessons
Tenth Anniversary of the Family Code of the Russian Federation: Legal Regulation of ART in Russia: Past and Present
Sex Selection for Family Planning. U.S. Experience
Life after Death: Post-Mortem Reproduction Programs in Russia and Worldwide
Legal Regulation of ART in the EU
Some Regulatory Issues of Ownership of Gametes and Embryos
Gaps in Russian Legislation in the Field of Legal Regulation of ART and Ways to Overcome Them
Commentary on the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Reproductive Rights and Guarantees for Their Implementation"
Commentary to the Law of Italy "Standards of Medical Assistance in Childbirth"
Judicial Decisions related to ART Implementation
Judicial Decisions in the Field of Legal Regulation of ART. International Experience
Surrogacy Contract as a Paid Services Contract
Legal Regulation of ART in Italy: Debate in Progress
State as a Regulator of the Right to Procreate: from the Code of Hammurabi till Present
Problems of Legal Regulation of ART in Russia
Surrogacy Contracts in Russian and International Laws
Legal Regulation of ART in Italy
Legal Regulation of ART in the U.S.A.
Some Aspects of Taxation in the Course of Surrogacy Program Implementation
Does Surrogacy Exploit Women?
Commentary to the Law of the Republic of Moldova "Reproductive Health and Family Planning"
Privacy within Implementation of Reproductive Health Programs
Marriage as Condition of Surrogacy Program Implementation: Analysis of International Experience
ART and Religion
New Code of the Republic of Belarus on Marriage and Family
ART in the Arab World: Conflict between Science and Religion
Human Embryos: People or Goods?
Legal Nature of Surrogacy
One Step Forward, Two Steps Backwards. Commentary to the New Law of Estonia "Artificial Insemination and Embryo Protection"
Some Tax Issues in Surrogacy
The Right to Procreate: Current Issues of Law Enforcement
Surrogacy in Russia Legalized. What's Next?
Adoption of New Family Code of the Russian Federation: Legal Regulation of ART in Russia and Worldwide
Does Russia Need the Law on ART?
Embryo: the Right to Life
France: The Iron Curtain Falls
New Law on Implementation of Biotechnology in Medicine as Continuation and Development of Law on Artificial Insemination 1987
The Right to Death: the Issue of Euthanasia
History of Legal Regulation of ART
Svitnev K. Reproductive Rights of Citizens and Legal Guarantees for Their Implementation in the XXI Century. International Conference of Russian Association of Human Reproduction.
Outside Legal Field: Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Surrogate Motherhood in Russia
Outside Legal Field: ART in Latin America
Donation of Gametes and Embryos. Law Enforcement Practice
Changes in the Legal Regulation of ART in Great Britain after Adoption of New Legislation
Legal Impasse: Law on "Protection" of the Embryo in Germany
Legal Regulation of ART in Spain: There Are More Questions than Answers
Perestroika and ART
Cuban experience in ART
Socialism and the Right to Life
New Swedish Law on ART
Changes in Legal Regulation of ART in Spain after Adoption of New Law on ART No. 35/1988
The Right to Life and Declaration of Madrid 1987
Marriage, Family and the Right to Procreate in the USSR
Munich. July 14, 2014
Sexual orientation and marital status of intended parents as seen by intended surrogates.Human Reproduction. Vol. 29, Supp. 1 2014; i258 Results of the study by Konstantin Svitnev, CEO of Rosjurconsulting law firm and Director of Reproductive law and ethics research center presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) conference in Munich
London . July 12, 2013
Surrogate mothers: background and motivations.Results of the study by Konstantin Svitnev, CEO of Rosjurconsulting law firm and Director of Reproductive law and ethics research center presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) conference in London. Human Reproduction. Vol. 28, Supp. 1 2013; i226)
St. Petersburg, September 8-10, 2011. XXI International Conference of Russian Association of Human Reproduction (RAHR). Konstantin Svitnev «Assisted reproductive technologies and marital status».
Kiev, 22nd of April, 2011.
Why do foreigners have difficulties with carrying their surrogate children out of Ukraine? Commentaries and advice of the lawyers of the Ukraine Foundation of the companies providing organizational and legal support of ART programs regarding the recent "surrogate scandals"
Kiev, April 14-15, 2011. 2nd Ukrainian Congress on Medical Law, Bioethics and Social Policy
K. N. Svitnev. Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Conflict of Law and Ethics?
Moscow, October, 10-13, 2010. 5th International Congress of the World Association for Reproductive Medicine (WARM). K.N. Svitnev: Surrogacy and it's Legal Regulation in Russia
Stockholm, July, 3-6 2011. 27th annual Conference of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Svitnev, K. Legal Regulation of Medically Assisted Reproduction Treatment in the C.I.S. (former USSR) Countries and Cross-Border Reproductive Care.
Kiev, February 19, 2010. International Conference «Actual medical and legal problems of reproductive medicine». K.N. Svitnev «Surrogacy and marital status».
Moscow, December 10-11, 2009. IV All-Russian Conference of the National Association for Medical Law. K.N. Svitnev «Life after death. Legal and ethical aspect of posthumous reproduction» Organized by the National Association for Medical Law, Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of Russia, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.
Teheran, September 23-25, 2009. X International Congress on Reproductive Medicine. K.N. Svitnev “Surrogacy and its Legal Regulation in the World” K.N. Svitnev “Legal and Ethical Aspects of Posthumous Reproduction”.
Paris, April 23-24, 2009. IV International Conference «Scientific and practical aspects of auxiliary reproductive technologies», The French Academy of Medical Sciences «Legal regulation of surrogacy in the world».
Moscow, March 17, 2009. All-Russian Scientific Conference «The modern view of Russian Constitution and Doctrines».
Moscow, December 11, 2008. All-Russian Scientific Conference «Russia: key-problems and solutions». K.N. Svitnev «Auxilary reproductive technologies and demography».
Kazan, November 13-14, 2008. III All-Russian Scientific Conference «National identity of Russia and demography crisis». «Reproductive rights and marital status».
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