Presentation of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration. 

Arbitration Debates & Russian Pancake Party.

Programme


18:00–18:05        Welcoming words    

Vladimir Khvalei, Partner, Baker McKenzie
18:05–18:15 Presentation of the ICC Russia Survey “Russia as a Place for Arbitration”

Speaker: Andrey Panov, Senior Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright

18:15–18:30 Debate I: Validity presumption of arbitration clause. 
 

Speakers: 

In favour: Natalia Gulyaeva, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Against: Julia Zagonek, Partner, White & Case

Moderator: 

Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner, "Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners"

18:30–18:45       Debate II: Is Russia arbitration friendly country?   

Speakers:

In favour: Ilia Rachkov, Partner "Nektorov, Saveliev and Partners"

Against: Roman Zykov, Secretary General, Russian Arbitration Association

Moderator:
 
Artem Doudko, Partner, Osborne Clarke
18:45–19:00 Debate III: Do we need more transparency in international commercial arbitration?

Speakers:

In favour: Tatiana Minaeva, Of Counsel, Jones Day

Against: Anna Grischenkova, Partner, KIAP, Attorneys at Law

Moderator:

TBC

19:00–21:00 Russian pancake party.