Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the annual ICC conference "Documentary business and international settlements: main trends, challenges and perspectives”

18 March 2019

Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the annual ICC conference "Documentary business and international settlements: main trends, challenges and perspectives”

On March 14-15, 2019 the Russian national Committee of the International chamber of Commerce – world business organization (ICC Russia) with the support of VTB Bank (PJSC) held the annual conference "Documentary business and international settlements: main trends, challenges and perspectives ".

This year, the traditional theme of the guarantee business has been supplemented by relevant issues of digitalization of transactions in trade finance, legal regulation, compliance and practice of working with documentary credits.

During the event, the main topics for discussion were global trends and risks in the international trade, issues of state regulation of financial technologies related to international settlements, novelties of the Russian legal framework and the practice of dispute resolution on letters of credit and guarantees, infrastructure transformation in international trade and other topics.

KIAP, Attorneys at Law, was represented at the conference by Anna Grishchenkova, partner of the dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration practice, and Roman Suslov, senior assocaite of banking and financial practice. Anna spoke at the session "Practice of dispute resolution on letters of credit and guarantees" on the topic of court practice and practice in international arbitration in disputes between the beneficiary and the principal on independent guarantees. "Despite the fact that our session was the final one, it turned out to be very rich and lively because of the involvement and genuine interest of the audience," Anna said.

The conference brought together representatives of government agencies, banks, exporting and importing companies, experts in international trade, lawyers and providers of innovative technological solutions.


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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 recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300, Kommersant ranking, 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). In 2018 she was appointed a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA, and during 2016-2018 was a regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee. 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 (RAA), the Board Member of the 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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