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XI Annual Conference of the American Bar Association «The Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes»

Russian Arbitration Association is pleased to invite you to the XI Annual Conference of ABA «The Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes»

Date: 18 September, 2019

Venue: Moscow, Radisson Collection  hotel, Kutuzovsky prospect, 2/1S1

Language: Russian and English (with simultaneous translation).

The conference will be a key event, bringing together 150 participants, including judicial and corporate lawyers, experts in arbitration, judges and representatives of science and business.

For registration, please follow the link:

Topics of the discussion:

  • Game of Venues: An ongoing tale featuring tumult beyond the Narrow Sea, the rise of dragons, and upstart challengers for the throne
  • Forethought spares afterthought: Maximizing return on pre and post-award interest, costs, and other “non-core” components of arbitration damages
  • Obtaining emails, phone records and other such information directly from third-party carriers and hosting sites
  • Seeking protection through interim relief: A multi-jurisdictional toolbox for CIS-related disputes
  • The future of investor state dispute settlement: CIS perspectives
  • What’s happening in Kazakhstan?
  • The role of secretary to the tribunal: Fourth arbitrator or support staff?
  • Attachment of CIS state-owned assets abroad – a comparative perspective
  • The evolving landscape of legal privilege and disclosure obligations
  • Making your case: Practical tips on oral persuasion and advocacy
  • Bifurcation in international arbitration
  • So you “won” your case, now what do you have to show for it?


Among the speakers:

  • Richard Brown, Partner, Carey Olsen, London;
  • Mark Brown, Partner, Bristows LLP, London;
  • Christoph Brunner, Partner, Peter&Partners, Bern/Geneva;
  • Gene Burd, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Washington D.C.;
  • Peter Wolrich, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, Paris;
  • Kendall Coffey, Partner, COFFEY BURLINGTON, Miami;
  • Peter Pettibone, Pettibone International ADR, New York;
  • Oksana Wright, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP, New York;
  • Steven Richman, Resident Member, Clark Hill, Princeton;
  • Peter Ferrer, Partner, British Virgin Islands, London;


Full list of the spekers can be fund here:

More information about the program could be found here:

For participation, please contact or call: +79057047077

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