ICC RUSSIA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

RUSSIA AS A PLACE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION

is back for its 11th edition 

PROGRAMME*

                                                                 

                                                                                      

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8:30 9:00

Registration. Welcome coffee 

9:00 9:15

Welcome addresses:

·         Tatiana Monaghan, Secretary General, ICC Russia

·         Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services

·         Dmitry Dyakin, Partner and Co-Head of Dispute Resolution, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Chairman, ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

09:15 – 09:30

Keynote Speech 

Denis Novak, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

9:30 10:45

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Session One

ICC International Court of Arbitration: basic mechanics and latest developments

Key themes:

  • What is the ICC International Court of Arbitration and why to choose it. Advantages of the ICC Arbitration Rules, case management techniques, emergency arbitration, transparency issues etc.
  • ICC International Court of Arbitration for Russian parties – why to opt for it.

Q&A: What is ICC International Court of Arbitration focusing on today?

Moderator: Dmitry Dyakin, Partner and Co-Head of Dispute Resolution, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Chairman, ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

Speakers:

  • Alexander G. Fessas, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services
  • Dr. Galina Zukova, ZUKOVA Legal (Paris), Associate Professor at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (Paris-Saclay) and the Riga Graduate School of Law
  • Konstantin Kroll, Partner, Dentons
  • Dmitry Ivanov, Partner, Morgan Lewis

10:45 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:15

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Session Two

Sanctions in Arbitration

Panel discussion, Q&A.

Speakers:

·       Olga Tsvetkova, Deputy Director, Department of International Law and Cooperation, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

·       Christopher Moore, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

·       Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

12:15 – 12:45

Keynote Speech

Eduardo Silva Romero, Partner, Dechert LLP

Topic: “Arbitration’s struggle for life”.

12:45 – 14:00

Networking Lunch
  

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14:00 – 15:15

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Session Three

ArbitrAsian Approach: peculiarities of arbitration in Asia

Panel discussion, Q&A.

Key themes:

·         cultural specifics of arbitral proceedings

·         appointment of an arbitrator

·         approaches to disclosure

·         sanctions compliance

·         why Russians would benefit from arbitrating their disputes in Asia.

Moderator: Anna Grishchenkova, Partner, KIAP, Attorneys at Law

Speakers:

·         Abhinav Bhushan, Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, South Asia

·         Grigory Marinichev, Partner, Morgan Lewis

·         Edmund J. Kronenburg, Managing Partner, Braddell Brothers LLP

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 16:45

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Session Four

Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration

Moderator: Julia Zagonek, Partner, White & Case

Speakers:

·         Ilya Rybalkin, Partner, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners

·         Dr. Hamid Gharavi, Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi   International

·         Dr. Jalal El Ahdab, Partner, Bird & Bird

·         Ivan Tyagoun, Partner, KPMG

·         Michael Feit, Partner, Walder Wyss

16:45 – 17:00

Coffee break

17:00 – 18:15

Mock pleadings – Security for Costs

Speaker:

·         Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner, Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners

18:15 – 18:30

Closing Remarks

18:30 – 20:00

Cocktail reception

 

* The programme can be changed without any notification

** TBC