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December 8, 2017

Marriott Novy Arbat - Moscow

It is our pleasure to invite you to the annual ABA conference in Moscow, when East meets West and the hardest topics get discussed. In the time of high political tensions, the conference has a particular importance for the international legal community.
Topics discussed:

  • Navigating business disputes between Russian and US-EU companies in an era of heightened tensions;
  • Resolving shareholder disputes:  Strategic considerations for counsel and clients under the new Russian arbitration law;
  • Investor-state arbitrations involving Russian/CIS investors and states:  What’s new and what’s next?
  • The intersection of criminal proceedings and cross-border business disputes;
  • Enforcement of Russian arbitral awards and judgments abroad:  Dissecting the lessons of Maximov v. OJSC NLMK;
  • Lessons from the Transneft v. Sberbank, Tizpribor v. Vympelcom, and Rosneft v. Systema cases;
  • Property of the state? Enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards against states and state-owned entities;
  • Tips for foreign litigants in Russian courts;
  • and other ...

    Confirmed Speakers:
  • Alexis Rodzianko - President, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
  • Alex Volcic - Kroll
  • Alexander Zabeida - Zabeyda & partners
  • Anatoly Kleimenov - Mekler & partners
  • Andrey Zelenin - Lidings
  • Anna Kozmenko - Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Dmitry Lysenko - Baker McKenzie
  • Dominic Pellew - Dentons
  • Ed Crosse, Simons&Simons
  • Fredrik Ringquist - Mannheimer Swartling
  • Glenn Hendrix - Arnall Golden Gregory
  • Geen Burd - Arnall Golden Gregory
  • Ilya Nikiforov - EPAM
  • Ivan Urzhumov - Foley Hoag
  • Johan Sidklev - Roschier
  • Maxim Kulkov - Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners
  • Miroslava Schierholz - ICDR/AAA
  • Peter Pettibone – Pettibone International ADR
  • Roman Zykov - Mansors, RAA
  • Rupert D'Cruz - Littleton Chambers
  • Tatiana Minaeva - Jones Day
  • Timur Aitkulov - Clifford Chance
  • Thomas Sullivan - Marks & Sokolov
  • Will Phillips - Covington & Burling
  • William Spiegelberger, RUSAL


The conference is operated by the Russian Arbitration Association