Programme

23 October 2018

Construction contracts & Dispute Resolution

Gasheka, 6, Moscow, Ducat Place III, Clifford Chance

9:30–10:00         Registration. Welcome coffee
10:00–10:05

Welcome addresses: Tatiana MonaghanICC Russia Secretary General

10:05–11:30 Session I.

Moderator: Roman Butenko, PhD, Associate, Baker McKenzie, Moscow, Washington

Topics for discussion:

  • An introduction to the FIDIC and its Forms of Contracts 

  • How to effectively complete a project and avoid a dispute?

  • The role of dispute boards in resolving disputes

  • Enforcement of decisions and arbitral awards

  • Dispute Boards Russia: challenges and prospects of applying

Speakers:

Adriana SpassovaPartner, EQE Control OOD, Company of ABS Consulting, FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator & Trainer, Sofia
Roman Butenko,  Associate, Baker McKenzie, Moscow, Washington

G&A

11:30–12:00 Coffee break
12:00–13:45 Session II. 
  Moderator: Timur Aitkulov, ICC Court member, Partner, Clifford Chance, Moscow

Topics for discussion:

  • What is more appropriate for the resolution of civil disputes: state courts or arbitration? 

  • How to choose the right expert in construction disputes? Opinions of experts appointed by the court vs. opinions of specialists involved by the parties.        

  • The role of dispute boards decisions when a case is submitted for arbitration.

  • Emergency arbitration as a new opportunity for prompt dispute resolution.

  • Resolution of construction disputes under English law.

Speakers:

Rob Lambert, Partner, Clifford Chance, London
Natalia Golovchenko, Director, Construction project management, Deloitte, Moscow
Timur Aitkulov, Partner, Clifford Chance, Moscow
Olga Semushina, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance, Moscow

Q&A

13:45 Closing remarks