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Conference agenda

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8:00–9:00 Registration & Breakfast
  Session #1
9:00–10:15 Winning and Losing in The Court of Public Opinion: Lawyers, Business Disputes, and the Media From a Global Perspective
Proudly sponsored by Coffey Burlington
Conference Hall
  Speakers
  • Kendall Coffey, Coffey Burlington, Miami, FL, USA
  • Philip Hall, Portland Communications, London, United Kingdom
  • Andrey Knyazev, Moscow, Russia
  • James Popperwell, Macfarlanes, London, United Kingdom
10:15–10:35 Networking break
Coffee Bar proudly sponsored by Lidings
  Concurrent sessions #2. 
10:35–11:45 Legislative Developments in Russian Arbitration
Conference Hall 
  Co-moderators
  • Ben Carroll, Linklaters, London, United Kingdom
  • Andrey Gorlenko, Head of the Project, "Arbitration Center at the Institute of Modern Arbitration," Moscow, Russia
  • Roman Zykov, Russian Arbitration Association, Moscow, Russia
10:35–11:45 Damages in International Arbitration: Latest Trends and Practical Tips
Note: English ONLY. No simultaneous translation will be provided
Hall "Summer"
Co-moderators
  • Anna Crevon, Dentons, Paris, France
  • Richard Caldwell, The Brattle Group, London, United Kingdom
10:35–11:45 Russia’s Pivot to Asia
Hall "Library"
  Co-moderators
  • Timur Aitkulov, Clifford Chance, Moscow
  • Joe Liu, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong
  • Noradele Radjai, Lalive, Geneva, Switzerland
11:45–11:55 Networking break
Coffee Bar proudly sponsored by Lidings    
  Concurrent interactive roundtables. Session #3. 
Each of the sessions in this time slot will be interactive roundtables. Audience participation is encouraged – indeed, essential – for the success of the session. We would like to hear from you. Please come prepared with your questions and comments!
11:55–13:00 Administrative Litigation
Note: Russian ONLY. No simultaneous translation will be provided
Conference Hall
  Co-moderators
  • Anastasia Astashkevich, Astashkevich and Partners, Moscow, Russia
  • Alexey Sizov, KIAP Attorneys at Law, Moscow, Russia
  • Andrey Zelenin, Lidings, Moscow, Russia
11:55–13:00 Technology and Arbitration
Hall "Library" 
  Co-moderators
  • Anna Tumpovskiy, Tumpovskiy Legal Group, P.A., Miami, FL
  • Tatiana Minaeva, Jones Day, London, United Kingdom
13:00–14:00 Networking luncheon
Sponsored by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  Concurrent interactive roundtables. Session #4.
Each of the sessions in this time slot will be interactive roundtables. Audience participation is encouraged – indeed, essential – for the success of the session. We would like to hear from you. Please come prepared with your questions and comments!
14:00–15:10 Uncovering Fraud/Asset Tracing and Recovery Across Borders
Note: Russian ONLY. No simultaneous translation will be provided
Proudly sponsored by Hogan Lovells
Hall "Summer"
  Co-moderators
  • Alexei Dudko, Hogan Lovells, Moscow, Russia
  • Elena Mokhova, Russian State University of Justice, Moscow, Russia
  • Alessandro Volcic, Kroll, Moscow, Russia
14:00–15:10 Choice of Forum: Where and How?
Conference Hall
  Co-moderators
  • Alexandr Berezin, Most Law Offices, Moscow, Russia
  • C. William Phillips, Covington & Burling LLP, New York, USA
14:00–15:10 The Effect of Economic Changes and Sanctions on CIS Business
Hall "Library" 
  Co-moderators
  • Mark Brown, Bristows LLP, London, United Kingdom
  • Feodor Vyacheslavov, VLawyers, Moscow, Russia
15:10–15:30 Coffee break
Coffee Bar proudly sponsored by Lidings
  Concurrent interactive roundtables. Session #5. 
Each of the sessions in this time slot will be interactive roundtables. Audience participation is encouraged – indeed, essential – for the success of the session. We would like to hear from you. Please come prepared with your questions and comments!
15:30–16:40 Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Testing the Strength of the Protective Shield
Note: Russian ONLY. No simultaneous translation will be provided
Hall "Summer"
  Co-moderators
  • Gene Burd, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Washington DC, USA
  • Dmitry Davydenko, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners, Moscow, Russia
15:30–16:40 Russian Market Exit-Related Disputes
Conference Hall
  Co-moderators
  • Nick Marsh, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP, London, United Kingdom
  • Dmitry Lysenko, Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited, Moscow, Russia
15:30–16:40 International Judicial Assistance
Hall "Library"
  Co-moderators
  • Maxim Kulkov, Kulkov Kolotilov & Partners, Moscow, Russia
  • Thomas Sullivan, Marks & Sokolov, Philadelphia, PA, USA
16:40–16:50 Networking break 
16:50–18:00 Closing plenary: Fresh Off the Press! An Open Mike Debate About Hot Topics in Litigation and Arbitration
The moderators will engage the audience in an interactive discussion about some of the most recent developments in Russian and CIS-related litigation and arbitration, with a focus on the most critical questions that emerge during the course of the day’s panels and other topical issues. This is your chance to share your views on, and experiences of, current “hot topics”.

Conference Hall

Co-moderators
  • Rupert D'Cruz, Littleton Chambers, London, United Kingdom
  • Maria Hauser-Morel, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France
  • Ilya Nikiforov, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, St. Petersburg, Russia
18:30–21:30 Closing reception & Moscow River Cruise

NOTE:
Simultaneous translation in Russian and English will be provided for all sessions except the following:

  • Damages in International Arbitration: Latest Trends and Practical Tips
  • Uncovering Fraud/ Asset Tracing and Recovery Across Borders
  • Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Testing the Strength of the Protective Shield