Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the “Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum – 2019” in London

6 November 2019

Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the “Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum – 2019” in London

On November 5, 2019 the “Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum – 2019” was held in London. The event was hosted by the ALM, publisher of Legal Week and The American Lawyer.

The primary objective of the Forum was to discuss the most relevant topics and key issues of the commercial arbitration worldwide during turbulent times. Among the most important topics within the program were political turbulence and it’s impact on international arbitration and litigation, the role of senior managers in managing of mental health issues within the company’s legal team, an update on the new UK litigation cases, as well as an interview with the LCIA CEO.

Anna Grishchenkova, Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration Partner of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, moderated a session “Psychology Of Decision-Making Process In Dispute Resolution”. During discussion the participants explored the physiological characteristics of the human decision-making process: the inner workings of the brain and how does subconscious impact, explored cultural differences in the evaluation of arguments, as well as the psychological influences on witnesses during interrogation and testimony.

Forum is an international platform and a meeting place for leading lawyers from the UK, USA and Russia to exchange experiences and engage through open debate, discussion panels, interactive breakout sessions and less formal evening drinks reception.

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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 also recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300, Kommersant ranking, Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, LL.M., 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 2020 Anna was appointed as Regional Representative Russian Federation of 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 list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (the Board Member of the Russian 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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