Annual International Arbitration Conference

Moscow, Russia, • English

The ICC International Court of Arbitration and ICC Russia are co-organizing a conference on “Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution”. The conference is generously sponsored by Hogan Lovells, Clifford Chance, KK & P Trial Lawyers and Cleary Gottlieb. It will take place in Moscow, on 7 December 2016.


The conference will focus on “Russia as a place for Dispute Resolution”. Presenters will discuss about the reform of arbitration courts, the development of international arbitration in Asia and Latin America, and the protection of Russian companies.


8:30-9:00 Registration. Welcome Coffee

9:00-9:15 Welcome addresses

9:15-11:00 Session I – Plenary Session. The reform of arbitration courts: first conclusions

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:30 Session II. Territories of Rapid growth: the development of international arbitration in Asia and Latin America

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:30 Session III. Arbitration of intellectual property disputes: protecting the interests of Russian companies

16:30-16:45 Coffee Break

16:45-18:30 Session IV. Life after Yukos: challenges to recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards that have been set aside at the seat

18:30 Conclusion of the conference. Closing coffee


Tatiana Monaghan, Secretary General, ICC Russia

Michael Galperin , Deputy Minister of Justice of Russia

Hiroshi Oda, Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Professor, University College London; Attorney at law, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Japan

Ilya Nikiforov , Managing Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners LLC; Vice-Chair, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Russia

Alexandra Usacheva, Deputy Director, Economic Legislation Department, Ministry of Justice of Russia

Vladimir Khvalei , Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Partner, Baker & McKenzie; Chairman, ICC Russia Arbitration Commission, Russia

Alexey Kostin , Chairman, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russia

Тimur Aitkulov, Partner, Clifford Chance, Russia

Steven Finizio , Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (WilmerHale), UK

Alexei Dudko, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution practice, Hogan Lovells, Russia

Mingchao Fan , Regional Director of Arbitration & ADR for North Asia, ICC International Court of Arbitration, China

Eduardo Damiăo Gonçalves , Partner, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados, Brazil

Sushila Ram Varma , Founder and Chief Consultant, Legal Advisor, The Indian Lawyer and Allied Services, India

Olga Boltenko , Counsel, CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong

Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner, Kulkov, Kolotilov and Partners, Russia

Darya Ermolina , Counsel, Baker & McKenzie CIS, Russia

David Goldberg, Partner, White & Case, UK

Darya Shirokova , Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, France

Andrei Yakovlev, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, UK\UAE

Kenneth D. Beale, Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, UK

Marina Akchurina , Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLC, Russia

Andrey Gorodissky, Managing Partner, Andrey Gorodissky & Partners, Russia

Logistial notes


Radisson Royal Hotel
Moscow, 2/1 Kutuzovsky Prospect


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