II Annual RAA Conference in April

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Moscow, 23 April 2015,

Hotel Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow

The Russian Arbitration Association is organizing its II annual conference on 23 April 2014 in Moscow on the Russian arbitration reform, and the new Asian venues for arbitrating Russian related disputes

The preliminary program

Time

Program*

9.00-9.30

Registration. Welcome tea & coffee

9.30-11.00


Session 1. Russia

Moderator:

Topics:

  1. Reform of the arbitration law: current status (representative of the Ministry of Justice)

  2. Review recent state courts cases on arbitration (Fedor Vyacheslavov, Alrud Law Firm)

  3. The principle of "objective impartiality" in the light of the decision of the Constitutional Court: legalization of "pocket" arbitration courts? ( Timur Aitkulov, Clifford Chance)


11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-13.00


Session 1. Traditional arbitration institutions in the era of anti-Russian sanctions

Topics:

  1. LCIA

  2. Swiss Rules (Philip Habberger tbc)

  3. ICC (Daria Rigo)

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Session 2. part 1. "New" arbitration centers


  1. Singapore International Arbitration Centre - Lim Seok Hu, CEO of SIAC

  2. Hong Kong International Arbitration Center - Ruth Stackpool-Moore, Managing Counsel at HKIAC

  3. CIETAC - Aybek Ahmedov, partner KIAP


15.30-16.00

Coffee break

16.00-17.30

Session 2. part 2. New arbitration centers

  1. Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration - Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo, Director of KLRCA

  2. Dubai International Arbitration Center - Dr. Habib Al Mulla,  Chairman of the DIAC Board

  3. Japan Commercial Arbitration Association


17.30-18.00

Coffee Break

18.00-20.00

Open Meeting of the RAA Members (conference participants are also invited).


  1. The RAA Activity Report for 2014 - Roman Zykov, Secretary General of the RAA.

  1. The RAA Audit Commission report - Chairman of the RAA Audit Committee

  1. New RAA Projects:

  2. URAA Rules for Resolving Russian-Ukrainian Disputes (Alexander Khraputsky)

  3. Re-election of the RAA Bodies

20.00-21.00

Cocktail and networking



* Preliminary program


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