Anna Grishchenkova gave a speech at the Business conference in Gdansk, Poland, on behalf of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center

30 June 2017

Anna Grishchenkova gave a speech at the Business conference in Gdansk, Poland, on behalf of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center

On June 29th, 2017, in Gdansk, Poland, the representatives of polish, chinese and Hong-Kong-incorporated companies met at the Conference “China – Hong Kong - Poland towards the initiative of the New Silk Road”. The conference was a step forward to further business cooperation between Poland, the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.

Anna Grischenkova, litigation and international commercial arbitration partner of KIAP, represented the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center. In her speech Anna described HKIAC as an arbitration venue and put across the arbitration procedures and measures which are most coveted in the course of HKIAC arbitration.

The Conference was a unique forum of discussion between more than one hundred Chinese and eastern European lawyers and businessmen. Importantly, it showed that the companies and lawyers from both parts of the Earth show vivid interest in HKIAC as an arbitration venue. “It pleases to see how HKIAC, one of the foremost international arbitration centers, arouses interest not only in Russian and in the CIS, but in the Eastern Europe as well” – Anna remarked - “The Conference was a superb opportunity to meet not only the colleagues – polish lawyers – but also the representatives of the companies – the end user of arbitration”.

Among the Conference speakers there were representatives of the state (the Department of economic development), entrepreneurs (HSBC) and lawyers (Shanghai bar association, Law Society of Hong Kong).   

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP International Commercial Arbitration practice was formed in a separate division in 2014. The practice is recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300 and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, 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). During 2016-2018 was a regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee, in 2018 was appointed a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). She is included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (KLRCA), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. Irina Suspitсyna is the Head of arbitration and mediation projects, LL.M, ACIArb. 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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