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RAA 40 Seminar in Moscow on Waiver of the Right to Set Aside an Award

raa40 logoRAA40 invites you to its inaugural RAA40 meeting, which will take place on 17 October 2013 from 9 am to 10:30 am at 22 Tverskaya Street, Summit Business Centre, 9th Floor. Hogan Lovells (CIS) has agreed to host the meeting and CIS Arbitration Forum will act as information sponsor of the event.

The organisers invite discussion of the following topic that has recently emerged in Russian court practice: “Exclusion agreements: Waiver of the right to set aside an award”.

Anne-Marie Whitesell – of Counsel at Dechert LLP and Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration between 2001 and 2007 – will give an overview of this issue from an international perspective.  One of the newly appointed RAA40 co-chairs Olesya Petrol will address the recent developments of Russian law in this area.  An interactive discussion and a Q&A session will follow these presentations.

The event will be held in English.

Those wishing to attend should email ( and indicate their full name, occupation and contact details. Attendance is free of charge.

The Russian Arbitration Association 40 is an organisation of young arbitration practitioners that seeks to provide with its membership further opportunities for professional development inter alia by organising seminars and other events. RAA40 is the successor of MAF40 and a part of the Russian Arbitration Association. To find out more about RAA40 or become a member please contact the organisation at

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