April 25, 2024
The "Time to Build" Forum Was Held in Moscow With the Support of RGD

The “Time to Build” forum, organized by the Dispute Resolution Club, was held in Moscow on April 25, 2024. The event was dedicated to new strategies for managing construction contracts and resolving emerging disputes in Russia, China, the MENA region, and Southeast Asia. Participants also discussed dispute resolution strategies relating to parties from Europe, including the UK.

The forum brought together the most prominent developers, representatives from the oil and gas, energy, and metallurgical industries as well as Russian and international law firms specializing in resolving construction disputes.

Dmitry Dyakin, partner of the Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners law firm (RGD) and co-head of its Dispute resolution practice, addressed the audience with a welcome speech. He thanked the forum organizers for holding an event with such wide representation, one which allows for the comprehensive consideration of controversial aspects of construction contracts covering various industries.

In the first session, moderated by Vladimir Pestrikov, partner of the RGD Dispute Resolution Practice, the participants talked about opportunities for Russian companies that have opened in the MENA region, the principle of the existence of three legal systems, the influence of Islamic law on arbitration proceedings, and much more.


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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