ICDR Y&I Seminar in Moscow: Modern Challenges of International ADR in Russia

ICDR_Y&I_WebVersionICDR Y&I invites to its annual seminar in Moscow. This year’s Seminar “Moscow Calling: Interactive Debate with Lawyers, Scholars, and Entrepreneurs will take place on Thursday, September 18, 2014.

The Seminar is held on the occasion of the ABA’s Sixth Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes, which will take place in Moscow on the following day. The Seminar’s supporters are the Russian Arbitration Association 40 (RAA40), a group for young arbitration practitioners and academics and a part of the Russian Arbitration Association.

CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of the event. The ICDR Y&I Seminar will be hosted by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) at 17 Kotel’nicheskaya Naberezhnaya, Moscow. Registration will open at 16:00, with the Seminar running from 16:30 – 18:40 followed by a cocktail reception at RSPP. ICDR Y&I held its first seminar in Moscow in 2009 and since then the event became annual attracting dispute resolution practitioners from Russia and abroad.

ICDR Y&I seminars serve as a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences and provide an excellent opportunity to meet fellow practitioners. This year the Seminar will be held in the format of an interactive debate on the selected issues in international arbitration, such as arbitrator selection, arbitration vs. litigation, and modern challenges of international ADR in Russia.

The audience will lead the discussion with experts in the field serving as moderators. In the Separate Session, there will be two groups: the Russian-speaking group and the English-speaking group. The groups will discuss the same topics. Afterwards, in the joint session, all the participants will convene and the moderators will deliver the key points and conclusions of the discussion in each group as well as compare any differences in the discussion between the groups.

When registering, each participant can choose which group to participate in. The following experts will join us at the Seminar:

  • Francesca Albert, Dechert, Moscow;
  • Anton Asoskov, the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow;
  • Rupert D’Cruz, Littleton Chambers, London;
  • Robert Dougans, Bryan Cave, London;
  • Anna Kozmenko, Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich;
  • Kristoffer Löf, Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm;
  • Nane Oganesyan, Morgan Lewis, Moscow;
  • Alexander N. Shokhin, RSPP (invited);
  • Andrey Zelenin, Lidings, Moscow.

This seminar is free of charge to the generous event sponsorship of Bryan Cave, Dechert LLP, and Morgan Lewis. Please note this event is in English and Russian with selected simultaneous translation. Download the seminar program and registration form.

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