The 4th Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes in Moscow

The American Bar Association Section of International Law is organising the 4th Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes in Moscow on 21 September 2012.

The CIS Arbitration Forum will act as a media sponsor of the event.

The event promises to be a memorable opportunity to network with new friends and old. The Conference will bring together members of the global legal community for a full day of informative and substantive programmes presented by world-class speakers.

The discussions will be held in three blocks of concurrent sessions followed by moot court hearings. The topics will include:

  • Resolving Disputes with Russian Regulatory Agencies
  • Arbitrability: What the CIS Has to Offer the World
  • WTO Litigation and Treaty Arbitration
  • Calculating Damages in the CIS
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Russia
  • International Attorney-Client Privilege in the Digital Age
  • Moot Court: Seeking Interim Relief in a (CIS) Multi-Jurisdictional Shareholders Dispute

At the end of the day the conference delegates will be welcomed to the Closing Reception at Spaso House, the American ambassador’s residence in Moscow.

For detailed information or to register for the conference please visit the website of our Organisation Partner ICC Russia, contact via e-mail or call +7 495 730 5080.

For sponsorship opportunities contact Audrey Lamb at

Media representatives should contact Elena Uspenskaya at or +7 812 335 0438.

The Conference’s programme is available here.


About the Author:

Professor Yarik Kryvoi, is the founder and co-editor of the CIS Arbitration Forum. He is the Senior Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL). He holds law degrees from Harvard, Moscow and St Petersburg. Before moving to academia, he practiced law with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Baker & McKenzie in England, the United States and Russia. See full profile at

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