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This article is an overview of the seminar organized on March 21, 2014 in Moscow by KIAP, Attorneys at Law, in cooperation with the LCIA. During the discussion participants considered a draft of the new LCIA Rules, the practical aspects of the submission of applications and consideration of cases at the LCIA, the difficulties arising in the enforcement of the arbitration agreements and awards i...
 8395 25 June 2014 Russian Law Journal
Corruption has been a feature of human existence for thousands of years; it is considered ‘an insidious plague’ (Kofi A. Annan), which has a destructive impact on both states and societies. Unfortunately, both international commercial arbitration and Russian domestic arbitration can be tainted by corruption. On 2 June 2014, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation ...
 5978 19 June 2014 LexisNexis
On 24 April 2014, the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) held a conference entitled, ’Future for arbitration in Russia’. The speakers, and those attending, attempted to answer the question whether or not there is a future for arbitration in Russia or whether that time has been lost forever. The conference hosted more than 100 delegates amongst whom were representatives of the Mi...
 6021 27 May 2014 LexisNexis
On 24th of April 2014, Chambers Europe 2014, an authoritative international legal directory, launched its new ratings. KIAP, Attorneys at Law, have been listed among the best law firms in Russia and have been recommended in three practice areas: Dispute resolution, Intellectual Property and Tax. Andrey Korelskiy, Ilya Ischuk, Konstantin Suvorov and Oleg Bazhenov received individual recommendatio...
 4104 25 April 2014
Today Vedomosti has published the international legal rating Best Lawyers 2014 (following the link you may find the full list by practice areas). According to the rating results five partners of KIAP, Attorneys at law, were named the leading lawyers in seven practice areas: Andrey Korelskiy (Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation), Konstantin Astafiev (Litigation, Labor and Employment Law), Ilya ...
 3211 22 April 2014
The expansion into the new practice area is due to the increase in the number of projects involving client representation in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad. The new division is headed by Konstantin Astafiev, partner, lawyer and a founder of the Firm. Best Lawyers named Konstantin Best Lawyer 2013 in litigation. The practice team has also be...
 2967 16 April 2014
The results of the annual international ranking The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 were announced today. In its analytical survey of the Russian legal services market, The Legal 500 EMEA highlights the successful work of KIAP and recommends its team in six practice areas - Dispute Resolution, Competition, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Tax.  ...
 4224 10 April 2014
It is accepted that the impartiality and independence of arbitrators are cornerstones of arbitration. Pursuant to art 12(1) of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (the Model Law), any arbitrator may be challenged if there are circumstances that give rise to justifiable doubts as to the arbitrator’s impartiality or independence. Many jurisdictions, includi...
 6919 7 April 2014 LexisNexis
KIAP has sponsored students of the Russian Academy of Justice (RAJ) at the international rounds of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in the period between 9 and 19 April 2014 in Vienna. KIAP Partner Konstantin Astafiev and Senior Associate Irina Suspitcyna also held a moot for the team as a training exercise for the upcoming rounds. ...
 3434 7 April 2014
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On March 21, 2014, Sheraton Palace Hotel hosted a business lunch and seminar: “The Resolution of Disputes at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA): Practical Aspects” organized by KIAP, Attorneys at Law, in cooperation with the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). The seminar speakers were Nadezhda Hubbuck, Counsel at the LCIA’s Casework...
 3650 24 March 2014
KIAP, Attorneys at Law became an expert member of MARQUES, the Association of European Trade Mark Owners. Being an active legal services market participant in the field of intellectual property, KIAP considers the membership in the Association not only as a way to strengthen its position on the IP market in Russia and abroad, but also as a possibility to use in our projects inte...
 3188 18 March 2014
Partners of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, Andrey Korelskiy and Ilya Ischuk have been individually recommended by the international ranking Chambers Global 2014 in the area of litigation support for the first time ever. Sources praise Andrey Korelskiy’s flexible management style, noting that he can "always solve complicated issues quickly". Ilya Ischuk ...
 3166 17 March 2014
5-7 March 2014 London hosted an XBHR annual conference focused on international aspects of HR management. KIAP Partner Konstantin Astafiev took part in the discussion and fielded questions from attendees on employee email monitoring and using the findings to serve the company's interests.  The event was attended by representatives from companies such as IBM, Procter and...
 3434 11 March 2014
KIAP, Attorneys at Law became a corporate member of the London Shipping Law Centre (LSLC), the maritime business forum and a specialist centre of excellence for the advancement of shipping law and maritime business. The core of the centre’s business is to promote high-quality in shipping services through continuing professional education for the benefit of its members and ...
 3668 5 March 2014
Last year, the Supreme Commercial (Arbitrazh) Court of Russia upheld a pathological arbitration clause that, although specifying that the parties’ disputes were to be resolved pursuant to the ICC Arbitration Rules, was silent on the parties’ choice of administering institution. In his latest article, Mikhail Samoylov discusses the court’s decision and its implications. Fa...
 7034 4 March 2014 LexisNexis
KIAP, Attorneys at Law and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) are pleased to invite you to take part in our seminar.  DISCUSSION TOPICS: Introduction to the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the LCIA Arbitration Rules. Advantages and issues of application of the LCIA Arbitration Rules and English arbitration law. Part...
 4162 26 February 2014
The English version of Shippinglaw.ru, the legal reference resource on maritime law, was launched today.  Initiated by the team members of KIAP’s Shipping and Transport Practice, the Project is expected to become a useful tool for English-speaking maritime lawyers, novices and old hands at maritime law, insurers, exporters, importers, as well as coming in handy for undergr...
 3021 24 February 2014
On 5 February 2014 Moscow hosted an annual event, Bank Lawyer conference, organized by the Russian Business Forum. KIAP's senior lawyer Mikhail Samoylov spoke at the event on Arbitration vs. Arbitrazh (commercial) litigation as part of a debate on bank disputes and litigation risks. Mikhail described the pros, cons and prospects of arbitration and arbitrazh courts, their interaction, as well as ...
 3235 5 February 2014
Arbitration analysis: In April 2013, the Supreme Commercial (Arbitrazh) Court of Russia ruled that any punitive damages claimed for breach of contract must be proportionate to the value of the contract (or part thereof) or else an application for enforcement of an arbitral award ordering the payment of such punitive damages will be rejected. Mikhail Samoylov, Senior Associate at KIAP Attor...
 6009 29 January 2014 LexisNexis