Russian teams withdrew from the 29th Willem C. Vis Moot that is taking place in Vienna, Austria, these days. This step was taken in support of the Vis Moot, a competition which coaches of the withdrawn teams, being almost every one a Vis Moot alumnus, admire and highlight as one of the brig... »
Stepan Sultanov (KIAP) and Piotr Gajek (WKB) / February 13, 2022
A party to arbitration proceedings may incur ancillary litigation costs, such as those associated with interim measures. Most academic commentary considering whether such expenditures actually... »
The 2015 Queen Mary and White & Case International Arbitration Survey1 revealed that a lack of effective sanctions during the arbitral process was the second worst characteristic of international arbitration. Within the same survey, 52% of respondents picked sanctions for dilatory conduct by... »
Published by Natalia Kisliakova, Peter Stewart.
The Russian doping scandal has been in the headlines since 2014 when German television channel, RTL, broadcast a documentary (the RTL Documentary) concerning the alleged existence of a doping regime within the All-Russia Athletics Federation... »
If I were asked to select three top tips for advocacy in Russia and eastern Europe, I would choose the following:
dering the influence of the first impression;
and remembering the ‘IKEA’ effect.
In short, these can be used – albeit with some... »
Professional responsibility of Russian lawyers is a long-standing matter. Recently, in addition to domestic ethics the legal community has been maintaining debates on ethical challenges in international commercial arbitration (“ICA”). For Russia, it looks as a discussion of particulars of creati... »
Jane Colston, Brown Rudnick, London
Olga Bischof, Brown Rudnick, London
Cameron Moxley, Brown Rudnick, New York
Anna Grishchenkova, KIAP, Moscow
In the United Kingdom, the governing Conservative Party has promised not to withdraw from ... »
When asked what the buzz is in Russia — what lawyers are talking about at the moment — KIAP Partner Anna Grishchenkova laughs. “Of course lawyers always talk about money,” she says.
Turning serious, Grishchenkova reports that, at least for her and her fellow litigators, “the t... »
Anna Grishchenkova, partner at KIAP attorneys at law, interviewed Sarah Grimmer, new Secretary General of HKIAC, during IBA annual conference in Washington
Sarah Grimmer was appointed Secretary General of HKIAC on 1 September 2016.
Sarah has more than 14 years of ex... »
The Russian Supreme Court recently rendered a decision declaring disputes on challenging agreements with banks in a special financial situation, called by lawyers – “troubled” banks, as non-arbitrable [Bank Trust v. Fosint Ltd., decision dated 16 August 2016 number 305-ЭС16-4051] (“Trust case”). ... »
For more than 15 years, Dr. Manfred Heider has been the Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), one of the most reputable and popular arbitral institutions in the world.
Partner of litigation and international arbitration practice of KIAP Anna Grishc... »