"Baring Vostok case" .
FT discovered the plans of US businessmen to boycott the SPIEF due to the Calvi case
US entrepreneurs and government delegations do not want to participate in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum due to the case of the top managers of the investment fund Baring Vostok, the Financial Times discovered
American businessmen and officials intend to ignore the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) due to the criminal case against Michael Bavi, founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund, writes Financial Times, citing sources.
In particular, Michael Huntsman, US ambassador to Moscow, as well as the leaders of influential American companies and "important American investors," the newspaper said, without specifying the names of companies and investors.
The representative of the US Embassy in Moscow, FT, declined to comment.
"The accreditation to the Forum is open and will be valid before the event," the SPIEF organizers told the publication, adding that the US delegation is traditionally one of the largest.