Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the Conference on Arbitration and Mediation in Azerbaijan and the Region

19 November 2019

Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the Conference on Arbitration and Mediation in Azerbaijan and the Region
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On November 8, 2019 Baku hosted the Conference: Arbitration and Mediation in Azerbaijan and the Region, organized by the Hogan Lovells and BHM Law Firm, as well as the professional association RCAN. The conference was supported by ICC.

The program of the event included the discussion of the most important issues of arbitration and mediation worldwide. The conference brought together leading international experts in the field of arbitration from Germany, Azerbaijan, Russia, the USA, Georgia and Kazakhstan.

Anna Grishchenkova, Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration Partner of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration, moderated the session on the specificities of arbitration in different countries. Within her presentation Anna spoke about arbitration proceedings in Russia and shared her experience with colleagues about the pros and cons, difficulties and benefits of litigation in Russian courts and arbitration centers.

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP International Commercial Arbitration practice was formed in a separate division in 2014. According to results of Best Lawyers 2020 KIAP was recognized as the law firm of the year in the field of litigation, the practice is also recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300, Kommersant ranking, Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, LL.M., recommended by the international legal rankings Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". Anna was granted the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). In 2020 Anna was appointed as Regional Representative Russian Federation of the IBA Litigation Committee for the second time, and during 2018-2020 she was a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA. In 2019 Anna was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). Included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Center). Author of the book “Psychology and persuasion skills in the course of judicial proceedings”. The practice represents clients’ interests in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad, as well as before Russian courts in matters involving recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitration awards, provides consultations on arbitration agreements, its validity and enforceability, on facilitation of out-of-court settlements and on strategies for international commercial arbitration.

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