June 29, 2023
RGD Partner and Counsel Became Members of the SIAC Governing Bodies

Dmitry Dyakin, Co-Head of Dispute Resolution Practice at Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin & Partners law firm (RGD) , and Yan Kalish, Counsel at RGD Dispute Resolution Practice, joined the management team of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).


SIAC is an independent, non-profit arbitration institution. Over its thirty-year history, SIAC has garnered international recognition from the business community, solidifying its position as one of the world’s leading arbitration centers.


Dmitry Dyakin has been an active member of the SIAC Arbitration Court since 2021, successfully retaining his seat till the end of 2024 after the re-election process. Dmitry is the only representative from Russia who joined the Arbitration Court to work alongside more than thirty international commercial arbitration experts from various countries.


Yan Kalish became a member of the newly established Youth SIAC Council (YSIAC Council). The Council will focus on promoting SIAC’s rules and procedures, fostering cooperation programs, and strengthening the international network of young lawyers and YSIAC members worldwide. Yan holds a position on the YSIAC Council for EMEA, which encompasses Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD), a leading law firm established in 2018, which combines a premier dispute resolution practice and a high-end corporate practice dedicated to complex projects and transactions.

From our offices in Moscow, Yerevan, Tashkent, Belgrade, Dubai, and Ras Al Khaimah we support clients from all over the world in their business dealings in our key practice areas involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals with a background in leading international law firms.


Our lawyers have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented Russian companies in over 170 jurisdictions worldwide.

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