Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the International Legal Banking Forum 2020

28 September 2020

Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the International Legal Banking Forum 2020
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On September 24-25, 2020, the II International Legal Banking forum on the topic "Current issues of law in the banking sector" was held in Samara. The forum was organized by Sberbank of Volga region, Samara University, and the Samara State University of Economics with the support of the Government of the Samara Region and the Association of Lawyers of Russia.

This year the forum was held in the online format with the offline platform in Samara. The program included two panel discussions, four breakout sessions, and a final round table. Forum topics covered such areas as civil law and procedure, criminal law and procedure, international law, legal aspects of working with distressed assets, banking law, and compliance.

Anna Grishchenkova, partner of Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration Practice of KIAP, spoke among the speakers of the panel discussion on International Law with the topic “Opportunities of foreign arbitration centers that have received permission to operate in Russia, for Russian parties”. Anna noted what advantages from the perspective of conducting arbitration proceedings are provided by the obtained permission, including at the stage of filing a claim, obtaining interim measures, requesting evidence and enforcing decisions.

The Forum 2020 was attended by about 800 experts from the banking, legal and scientific communities from Russia, Austria, France, and neighboring countries, as well as representatives of the legislative and executive authorities.

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP's International Commercial Arbitration 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. The practice is recommended by the international rating Legal 500 EMEA, Russian rankings, Kommersant and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is led by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, LL.M., MCIArb. In 2020 Anna was appointed as Regional Representative of the Russian Federation in 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 panel of arbitrators in Hong Kong (HKIAC) and into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Korea (KCAB INTERNATIONAL) and Russia (the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Center). Author of the book “Psychology and persuasion skills in dispute resolution”. Co-author and co-editor of the book "Arbitration in Asia"

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