30 September 2016

Ilya Nikiforov to Participate in the VIII Annual ABA Conference “Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes”

The Conference, organised by the American Bar Association in cooperation with ICC Russia, will be held in Moscow and as usual will bring together leading dispute resolution experts  from Great Britain, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the US, France and Switzerland. This year the event offers a very full programme. Participants will discuss the following topics:

  • Winning and losing in the court of public opinion: lawyers, business disputes, and the media from a global perspective
  • Legislative developments in Russian arbitration
  • Damages in international arbitration: latest trends and practical tips
  • Russia’s pivot to Asia
  • International arbitration: commodity disputes
  • Technology and international arbitration
  • Uncovering fraud / Asset tracing and recovery across borders
  • Choosing jurisdiction over disputes: where and how?
  • The effect of economic changes and sanctions on CIS business
  • Foreign sovereign immunity: testing the strength of the protective shield
  • Disputes connected with exits from the Russian market
  • International judicial assistance

Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner of EPAM, will moderate the closing plenary session of the conference, where participants will have the opportunity to express their opinions on some of the latest events in Russia and CIS related to arbitration and litigation proceedings. Ilya Nikiforov is one of the masterminds behind the conference and has been a member of the organising committee for 8 years.



Ilya Nikiforov

Ilya Nikiforov

Moscow, St. Petersburg