is back for its 12th edition 


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  9:00 - 9:30       Registration. Welcome coffee


9:30 - 9:45       Welcoming Remarks
                        Tatiana Monaghan, Secretary General, ICC Russia
9:45 - 10:00     Opening Speech
                         Mikhail Galperin, Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights,
                       Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation 
10:00 - 11:30     Session I

                           ICC Kitchen in post-COVID period


Moderator: Dmitry Dyakin, Deputy Chairman of the Commission on Arbitration, ICC Russia, Partner, Head of International Arbitration Practice, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners


  • Alexander Fessas, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services 
    Topic: to be confirmed
  • Julia Zagonek, Partner, White & Case 
    Topic: to be confirmed
  • Nina Vilkova, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation; Doctor of Law, Professor of the Department of International Private Law of the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia; Member of Presidium, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration (2001- 2015); Interim Chair, ICC Russia Arbitration Commission; Member, ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice, ICC Arbitration Commission; Member, Royal Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb, London) 
    Topic: Evolution of the ICC Rules as a Tool to Improve its Arbitration Proceedings 

  • Wendy Miles QC,  Co-Chair, Task Force on "Resolving Climate Change Disputes through Arbitration and ADR" ICC Arbitration Commission; Vice President, ICC Court; Barrister, Twenty Essex
    Ensuring arbitration fit for purpose in climate change disputes
  • Timur Aitkulov, Partner, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Clifford Chance 
    Topic: Binding non-signatories to arbitration agreements – Russian practice and ICC Court's safeguards
11:30 - 13:00     Session II

                           Evolvement of virtual hearing as a new indispensable feature
                         of international arbitration 


Moderator: Dmitry Donov, General counsel, NLMK Group

  • Grigory Marinichev, Managing partner, Morgan Lewis
    Topic: Arbitration clause and online hearings: arbitration institutions’ approaches and practical aspects

  • Andrey Panov, Counsel, Allen & Overy
    Topic: Online advocacy: what to think about to be convincing at virtual hearings

  • Sophie Nappert, Associate member, 3 Verulam Buildings
    Topic: Healthy virtual hearings

  • Dmitry Kaysin, Counsel, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
    Topic: Practical aspects of cross-examination in online hearings

  • William Hooker, Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
    Topic: Persuasion and Credibility in Virtual Hearings:  Some Practical Reflections

  • Roopal Patel, Senior Business Development Consultant, Opus 2
    Topic: Virtual hearings: three key shifts enabled by technology
13:00 - 13:20     Keynote Speech
                           Alexis Mourre, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
    13:20 - 14:20    Lunch break
14:20 - 15:40     Session III

                           Views from around the globe on measures in aid of arbitration 


Moderator: Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner, Co-Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners


  • Vladimir Melnikov, Partner, Linklaters
    Topic: Difference in approaches to interim measures in international arbitration and state courts: jurisdiction, consequences

  • Alexei Panich, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
    Topic: Jurisdiction wars: efficiency of anti-suit injunction in international arbitration

  • Oxana Peters, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland 
    Topic: Enforcing and challenging provisional measures in the commercial arbitration cases 
  • Kirill Trukhanov, Managing Partner, TRUBOR Law Firm 
    Topic: to be confirmed 
  • Maria Hauser-Morel, Counsel, Hanefeld 
    Topic: State courts’ assistance in the taking of evidence in international arbitration cases 
15:40 - 17:00     Session IV

                           ICC arbitration experience in US – Europe – Asia triangle


Moderator: Vasily Kuznetsov, Managing partner, Kuznetsov, Marisin and Partners

  • Andrey Zelenin, Managing Partner, Lidings 
    Topic: The impact of the place of arbitration on recognition and enforcement of ICC arbitration awards in Russia

  • Dmitry Ivanov, Partner, Morgan Lewis 
    Topic: Applicable law to the arbitration agreement and the effect of the seat of arbitration on its choice
  • Chiann Bao, Chair of the Task Force on Arbitration and ADR, ICC Commision on Arbitration and ADR; Vice President of the ICC Court of Arbitration; Member of the ICC’s Belt and Road Commission; Member of the Editorial Board of the ICC Bulletin
    ICC arbitration in Asian region: statistics, trends, recent developments
  • Louis B. Kimmelman, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
    Topic: Non-signatories and joinder in ICC Arbitration: recent developments
  • Matthias Kuscher, Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek 
    Topic: to be confirmed
17:00 - 18:20     Session V

                           Moot trial

Moderator: Artem Doudko, Partner, Head of Russia & CIS Disputes, Osborne Clarke


  • Konstantin Kroll, Partner, Dentons
  • Andrew Lomas, Co-Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners
  • Rimma Malinskaya, Counsel, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP
  • Yan KalishCounsel, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
  • Feodor Vyacheslavov, Partner, VLawyers
                   18:20                    Cocktail

* The programme can be changed without any notification.
** Speaker to be confirmed.

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