October 30, 2023
RGD Supported the International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2023

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners law firm became the general sponsor of the International Commercial Arbitration Moot (ICAM) 2023, which took place from October 26 to October 28.


ICAM is an annual international student competition in private international law and international commercial arbitration, which traditionally brings together teams from Russian and foreign universities. This year, the main theme of the competition was Cross-Border Ship and Shipowners’ Liability Insurance.


Representing RGD at the event were Yuri Makhonin, Partner at the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, and Evgeny Voronin, Associate at the same practice.

Yuri Makhonin served as the jury chairman during the final round. He also presented awards to the winners and announced the opportunity for exceptional participants to secure an internship at RGD. Yuri’s contributions were recognized by the Organizing Committee, who awarded him the title of Best Arbitrator at the end of the event.


Evgeny Voronin was the coach of the student team from Lomonosov Moscow State University, which won second place in the competition. In recognition of Evgeny’s role in the team’s success, the organizers awarded him the title of Best Coach.


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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