Ukrainian Arbitration Reform: Kyiv to become Paris of Eastern Europe?

29 Nov 2019

Paris English

At the ICC Breakfast dedicated to the recent arbitration reform in Ukraine, the leading Ukrainian arbitration practitioners will discuss the key features of the reform, such as changes in the arbitrability of certain disputes, judicial assistance and novelties aimed at further facilitation of conduct of arbitrations with Kyiv as a seat. Moreover, we will analyse the real-life impact of the reform on annulment proceedings, as well as recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in general.

Who should attend:

  • Arbitration practitioners
  • General counsel
  • Any practitioner interested in international arbitration and dispute resolution




Overview of the Ukrainian arbitration reform


Changes in arbitrability for certain disputes under the reform

09:15 – 09:30

Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine in the context of the reform

09:30 – 09:45

Setting aside of arbitral awards in Ukraine: new developments following the reform

09:45 – 10:00 

Judicial support with conduct of arbitral proceedings and other practical novelties introduced by the reform

10:00 – 10:30 

Q&A session with the speakers

Anna Guillard Sazhko

Associate, International Arbitration practice, Shearman & Sterling, Paris

Sergiy Gryshko

Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution practice, Redcliffe Partners, Kyiv

Maria Kostytska

Partner, International Arbitration practice, Winston & Strawn, Paris

Sergii Melnyk

Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of ArbitrationParis

Olena Perepelynska

Partner, Head of the CIS Arbitration Practice, Integrites, Kyiv

Venue :
International Chamber of Commerce
33-43 avenue du Président Wilson,
75116 Paris, France

For further information, please contact:

Sergii Melnyk

Deputy Counsel, International Court of Arbitration, ICC

Tel. +33 (0)1 49 53 30 97