Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution

03 Dec 2019

Moscow English/Russian

XI International Arbitration conference “Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution” held by ICC Russia aims at promoting international commercial arbitration in Russia and CIS countries. This annual event is in the top 5 most anticipated industry events in Russia.

The conference popularizes Russia as a place for dispute resolution and promotes Russian arbitrators at the national and international levels. The representatives of the Russian Ministry of Justice and leading experts of Russian and international legal community traditionally speak at the conference.

ICC Russia invites experts in international commercial arbitration, corporate counsel, legal advisors, attorneys, arbitrators and mediators, state authorities, academics and everyone willing to get a unique and multidisciplinary insight into the complex world of alternative dispute resolution.


Welcome addresses:

  • Tatiana Monaghan
  • Alexander G. Fessas
  • Dmitry Dyakin


Keynote Speech

  • Denis Novak


Session I “ICC International Court of Arbitration: basic mechanics and latest developments”

Key themes:

-What is the ICC International Court of Arbitration and why to choose it? Advantages of the ICC Arbitration Rules, case management techniques, emergency arbitration, transparency issues etc.

-ICC International Court of Arbitration for Russian parties – why to opt for it.

Q&A: What is ICC International Court of Arbitration focusing on today?


  • Dmitry Dyakin


  • Alexander G. Fessas
  • Dr. Galina Zukova
  • Alexei Panich
  • Dmitry Ivanov


Session II “Sanctions in Arbitration”

Panel discussion, Q&A.


  • Konstantin Kroll
  • Christopher Moore
  • Koorosh H. Ameli
  • Evgeny Raschevsky


Keynote Speech

  • Eduardo Silva Romero

Topic: “Arbitration’s struggle for life”.


Session III “ArbitrAsian Approach: peculiarities of arbitration in Asia”

Panel discussion, Q&A.

Key themes:

  • cultural specifics of arbitral proceedings
  • appointment of an arbitrator
  • approaches to disclosure
  • sanctions compliance
  • why Russians would benefit from arbitrating their disputes in Asia?


  • Anna Grishchenkova


  • Olga Tsvetkova
  • Abhinav Bhushan
  • Grigory Marinichev
  • Edmund J. Kronenburg
  • Olga Boltenko


Session IV “Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration”


  • Julia Zagonek


  • Ilya Rybalkin
  • Dr. Hamid Gharavi
  • Dr.Jalal El Ahdab
  • Egor Misiura
  • Michael Feit


Session V “Mock pleadings – Security for Costs” 


  • Maxim Kulkov
  • Vasily Kuznetsov
  • Tatiana Minaeva
  • Alexei Dudko
  • Paul Fisher
  • Yaroslav Klimov


Cocktail reception

Koorosh H. Ameli

Principal at Ameli International Arbitration, Former Judge at the Iran-US Claims Tribunal

Abhinav Bhushan

Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, South Asia

Olga Boltenko

Registered Foreign Lawyer, Fangda Partners

Alexei Dudko

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Dmitry Dyakin

Partner and Co-Head of Dispute Resolution, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Chairman, ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

Dr.Jalal El Ahdab

Partner, Bird & Bird

Michael Feit

Partner, Walder Wyss

Alexander G. Fessas

Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services


Paul Fisher

Barrister, 4 New Square

Dr. Hamid Gharavi

Founding Partner, Derains & Gharavi   International

Anna Grishchenkova

Partner, KIAP, Attorneys at Law

Dmitry Ivanov

Partner, Morgan Lewis

Edmund J. Kronenburg

Managing Partner, Braddell Brothers LLP

Yaroslav Klimov

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Konstantin Kroll

Partner, Dentons

Maxim Kulkov

Managing Partner, Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners

Vasily Kuznetsov

Managing Partner, Kuznetsov, Marisin and Partners

Grigory Marinichev

Partner, Morgan Lewis

Tatiana Minaeva

Partner, RPC

Egor Misiura

Partner, KPMG

Tatiana Monaghan

Secretary General, ICC Russia

Christopher Moore

Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Denis Novak

Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Alexei Panich

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Evgeny Raschevsky

Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Ilya Rybalkin

Partner, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners

Eduardo Silva Romero

Partner, Dechert LLP

Olga Tsvetkova

Deputy Director, Department of International Law and Cooperation, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Julia Zagonek

Partner, White & Case

Dr. Galina Zukova

ZUKOVA Legal (Paris), Associate Professor at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (Paris-Saclay) and the Riga Graduate School of Law


Hotel InterContinental,

22, Tverskaya str.,

Moscow, 125009, Russia

If you need any further information, please contact:

Olga Schedrakova

Business Development Director

Tel. +74957205080

Viktoria Revenko

Manager of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

Tel. +74957205080