Anna Grishchenkova was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

9 October 2019

Anna Grishchenkova was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration

On October 8, 2019 at the next meeting of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration, which assembled representatives of leading Russian and international law firms, a new Deputy Chairman of the Commission was appointed - Anna Grishchenkova, Partner of KIAP, Attorneys at Law. Earlier 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). She is Included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. 

ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration, or Commission on International Arbitration, was established in 2000 upon the initiative of members of the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce – the World Business Organization, and is a sectoral expert commission of ICC Russia. The Commission’s main objectives are to enhance the development and wider application of relevant mechanisms of commercial arbitration, as well as to promote business dispute resolution in Russia in accordance with ICC rule.

The Commission on Arbitration and it’s task forces include a number of leading experts in international arbitration, among them are partners from international and Russian law firms, corporate lawyers, professors from Russian law schools, as well as experts in international commercial dispute resolution.

KIAP, Attorneys at law, became a full-fledged member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in October 2017. KIAP Partners have joined profile commissions of ICC Russia, including Arbitration, Banking, IP commissions and Working group on the use of blockchain in trade finance, and gained the opportunity to participate in all regional and international events and ICC initiatives.

The International Chamber of Commerce – The World Business Organization (ICC) is an influential non-profit organization acting in the name of business of all countries in any part of the world. ICC combines tens of thousands of enterprises, associations and companies, closely interacts with such international organizations as UN, WTO, the World Bank, EBRD, “Group of Seven”, and constitutes an advisory body for them, expressing the interests of business. Key types of expert activity of the Chamber – drafting  of unification rules and standards, generalization of international business practices, active participation in the process of changing legislation in the interests of business development, trade and investment. Russian National Committee of International Chamber of Commerce - World Business Organization - ICC Russia was founded in 2000 and actively participates in all ICC initiatives. ICC Russia membership gives an opportunity to companies’ and financial institutes’ representatives to participate in expert activity of twelve international commissions and many working groups on variety of areas. 


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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 2019 was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration. 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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