December 6, 2022
RGD Partner Participated at MSAL Event

Dmitry Kaysin, Partner at the Dispute Resolution Practice at Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin & Partners, took part in the Moscow State Academy of Law round table dedicated to in-person and online communication in civil litigation held as a part of the Priority 2030 strategic academic leadership program.


The round table brought together representatives of the judiciary, trial lawyers, experts in legal psychology and academic society who exchanged opinions and recommendations on a wide range of topical issues. As a result of the event, participants issued a joint memorandum with suggestions and recommendations for modernizing judicial procedures in terms of communications, rulemaking and technological solutions for organizing remote meetings.


During the event, Dmitry Kaisin shared his experience in conducting international arbitration proceedings in a hybrid format. He discussed how various digital solutions for online hearings that have proved effective in recent years are being used in international practice.


Dmitry noted that arbitrators and parties are gradually returning to classical format, however, to meet the current needs of all actors, online hearings are still held more often today. The key drivers of this trend are the desire to reduce arbitration costs, global environmental concerns promoted by the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations and the fact that arbitration lawyers have been able to adapt to online cross-examinations.


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 and Belgrade 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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