On 17 September, Nikolay Pokryshkin will speak at the XII ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes

Partner and Head of KK&P’s Insolvency Practice Nikolay Pokryshkin will participate in a discussion on current issues of bankruptcy proceedings and enforcing foreign bankruptcy decisions. Nikolay will consider factors affecting creditor options where one of the parties to an arbitration becomes insolvent, i.e., skip an arbitration which has already started in favour of insolvency proceedings […]...
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Maxim Kulkov will moderate the Russian countersanctions in response to US/EU sanctions: the June 2020 changes to the Russian Arbitrazh (Commercial) Procedure Code panel discussion at the XII ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes

On 17 September, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will participate in a discussion on the latest changes to the Russian Arbitrazh (Commercial) Procedure Code. These amendments allow Russian sanctioned companies to ‘drag’ their disputes which fall under the jurisdiction of foreign courts and arbitrations to Russian courts. The other participants will be Konstantin Kroll (partner, Dentons), […]...
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On 9 July, Nikolay Pokryshkin will speak at the Arbitration and Fraud in Russia & CIS Informa Connect Online Conference

KK&P Partner and Head of Insolvency Practice Nikolay Pokryshkin will speak as part of “The very end of the line” panel about the difficulties faced by creditors whose claims are based on commercial arbitration awards in Russian bankruptcy proceedings using case studies. Nikolay will focus on the following possible risks for creditors: the possibility of […]...
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CANDEY & KK&P to hold a joint webinar on 19 June – Legal developments in Russia & England in times of change

The webinar will cover recent legal developments in England and Russia.   Topics Updates to bankruptcy and property legislation; Ability to use the English & Russian courts in support of arbitral proceedings; Unexplained wealth orders; Third party funding developments in Russia & England; Will new Russian anti-sanctions legislation frustrate foreign litigation and arbitration proceedings?; COVID-19 […]...
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Best Lawyers 2021: Maxim Kulkov recognised as Lawyer of the Year in International Arbitration

The Russian legal community has named KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov Lawyer of the Year (Moscow) in the International Arbitration category in the Best Lawyers 2021 directory. Maxim received the highest number of votes among 50 Moscow lawyers recognised by colleagues as the best in the category. Previously, Best Lawyers ranked Maxim as Lawyer of […]...
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KK&P has once again been ranked high in The Legal 500 EMEA (2020) directory

The firm is listed in the categories of: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation; Dispute Resolution: Litigation; Restructuring and Insolvency.   As the legal directory indicates, ‘They find common ground with judges, counterparties and clients.’ According to The Legal 500, ‘The team is excellent to work with – it remains innovative and responsive to the tightest […]...
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Chambers Europe 2020 has recognised KK&P as one of the top three Russian law firms in the Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End in Russia and Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation in Russia categories

KK&P’s position in Chambers Europe 2020’s Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation in Russia category has been upgraded to Band 2, and is, therefore, now among the top three Russian firms in the category. The ranking indicates that the firm is “highly visible in bankruptcy and insolvency matters” and, according to one of its clients, is distinguished by its […]...
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The Court of Appeal (England and Wales) has upheld the judgment of the High Court of England and Wales – where Maxim Kulkov (as a Russian law expert) defended the respondents’ position – which dismissed Oleg Deripaska’s claim against his former business partner regarding the Trekhgornaya Manufaktura site

In early February 2020, the Court of Appeal (England and Wales) dismissed the appeals by Mr Deripaska and Filatona Trading Limited against the judgment of the High Court of England and Wales in favour of Mr Chernukhin, former chairman of Vnesheconombank (VEB). The case which lasted for several years concerned the ownership dispute over a […]...
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On 6 March, Maxim Kulkov will speak at the C5 conference in Geneva on the Corporate and Shareholder Disputes in the Context of Civil Fraud panel

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will speak at the annual Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference about the liability of shadow directors in a discussion on a hypothetical case study combining a few real life examples (e.g., the Samin Tan, Kekhman, Ablyazov and 1MDB cases). Along with Maxim, Edmund Nourse QC (One Essex Court) and […]...
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On 28 January, Maxim Kulkov spoke at the C5 conference in London on the Impact of Russian and Foreign Sanctions on Disputes in Russian Courts

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov spoke at the annual International Disputes and Asset Recovery Involving Former Soviet Union Parties Conference in the Latest Developments in Russia Sanctions session. Maxim touched upon the subject of Lugovoy’s draft law (changes to the Russian Commercial Procedure Code and Civil Procedure Code in connection with US and EU sanctions, […]...
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