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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...
 6093 29 January 2014 LexisNexis
Mikhail Samoylov, senior associate, was granted the status of Associate Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).  CIArb (The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. Was registered in 1915. It has a global membership of around 12,500 individuals who...
 4440 13 January 2014
In a number of cases previously considered by the commercial courts, the plaintiffs tried to prove that the government, for instance of Moscow region, was responsible for breach of agreement conditions in cases when the government was not a party to an agreement but such an agreement was concluded by a department of the government, forming an independent legal entity.  A simil...
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 3520 23 December 2013
The Pravo.Ru and the Vedomosti daily have published a joint annual ranking of Russian and international law firms, Pravo.Ru-300.  Based on the industry ranking, KIAP is the best choice for project support in eight legal specializations: Arbitration  Corporate law/ M&A Commercial real estate Tax law Intellec...
 3217 17 December 2013
Summing up the results of the year, the Sekret Firmy journal conducted a research into the Russian legal services market. The ratio of Russian and international rating participants is roughly 30 to 20. KIAP, Attorneys at Law, is No. 27 in the aggregate rating and No. 11 in the TOP-30 Russian law firms.  The ranking of the law firms used a consolidated parameter which takes into...
 3665 4 December 2013
The Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) was officially established in May 2013, with the principle aim of improving Russia’s standing as a forum for both domestic and international commercial arbitration. In this article, Mikhail Samoylov, Senior Associate at KIAP Attorneys at Law, discusses the newly formed association and predicts the likely future for the RAA. The mod...
 6952 29 November 2013 LexisNexis
During November 18-20, 2013 the British Embassy in Moscow hosted the English Law Week. KIAP Partners Konstantin Astafiev and Julia Osadchaya represented the firm at this event. Konstantin Astafiev spoke on recent developments in the enforcement of international arbitration awards and asymmetrical arbitration clauses. His presentation can be found here. The conference was centere...
 3430 21 November 2013
A new development stage has commenced for KIAP, with the starting point being rebranding. First and foremost, transformations have affected the name of the Firm. From now on, the Firm will use a short name in the public domain, KIAP, Attorneys at Law, an abbreviation consisting of the last names of the partners. The old logo has been replaced with a new one having a laconic typo...
 3512 12 November 2013
On 6th of November 2013 in London the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) with the support of TheCityUK held the first roundtable to the international legal community. At the event AB KIAP was represented by Partners Andrey Korelskiy, Konstantin Astafiev and Julia Osadchaya. During the roundtable the participants have discussed main aspects of the international arbitration in Russ...
 3098 8 November 2013
On 10-11 October, 2013 in the city of Prishtina KIAP’s partner of Investment practice James Friedlander conducted a Workshop as a consultant to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).  The subject of the Workshop was ‘Bilateral Investment Treaties’. During the Workshop the participants have also discussed matters related to the attraction and retention of foreig...
 3405 22 October 2013
Performance statistics for Russian Arbitrazh (commercial) courts, first six months of 2012 - 2013
Performance statistics for Russian Arbitrazh (commercial) courts, first six months of 2012 - 2013
13 October 2013
On 3-4 October 2013 the Moscow City Hall hosted the Medical Products 2013 International Medicine and Technology Forum. The KIAP's partners spoke on the first day of the forum in the session on taxation and customs clearance of medical products. The subject chosen by Konstantin Suvorov was parallel importing. Mikhail Uspenskiy addressed topical aspects of taxation of medical products. ...
 3270 8 October 2013
26 September, on World Maritime Day, a UN special event, KIAP unveils Shippinglaw.ru, a new legal information resource dedicated to maritime law. The website is expected to become a useful tool for maritime lawyers, novices and old hands at maritime law, insurers, exporters, importers, as well as coming in handy for undergraduates, postgraduates and practitioners in academic writing...
 3199 3 October 2013
On 10 September 2013 the "Golden Ring" hotel in Moscow hosted the Eighth Annual International Conference on "Derivatives in Russia 2013", focused on the current and future growth of the Russian financial market. By tradition, it was organized by the National Foreign Exchange Association (NFEA), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International ...
 3469 11 September 2013
International conference «Mastering the Challenges in International Arbitration» organized by the ICAL Alumni Association in collaboration with Stockholm University, the Swedish Arbitration Association, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and UNCITRAL was held on 29-30 August 2013 in Stockholm. Partner of AB KIAP Konstantin Astafiev attended the conference....
 3618 2 September 2013
Andrey Korelskiy, the Managing Partner of Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, was granted the status of Associate Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). CIArb (The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. Was registered in ...
 3406 22 August 2013