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


18 September, 2019, 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: https://arbitration.ru/events/conference/aba-razreshenie-kommercheskikh-sporov-s-uchastiem-storon-iz-stran-sng1/registratsiya.php  

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: https://arbitration.ru/en/events/conference/xi-aba-conference-of-the-resolution-of-cis-related-business-disputes/speakers/?clear_cache=Y 

More information about the program could be found here:


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