As part of the extensive business programme, leading Russian and international legal experts – judges, academics and practicing lawyers – will discuss the latest trends for legal services in Russia and England & Wales. The key topics for discussion include the impact of sanctions on Russian and British law firms, resolution of complex cross-border disputes during the pandemic, and other pressing issues.
It is an established tradition at the conference to choose moderators and speakers from among leading Russian and British lawyers, and on the invitation of the organising committee, Dmitry Dyakin, Partner and Head of Arbitration practice at RGP, will moderate the disputes panel discussion. During the discussion the participants will debate and analyze how the lockdown changed our lives and arbitration, discuss new LCIA Rules and enforceability of awards made after virtual hearings. Other topics will include the Riverrock securities case, antisuit injunctions and foreign proceedings, as well as Russian counter-sanctions law and its possible impact on arbitrations seated outside of Russia.
For more details and registration please visit the website of the General Council of the Bar of England and Wales.