On 6 November, Maxim Kulkov spoke in London at the Legal Week forum on commercial disputes and at Pinsent Masons’ seminar on doing business in Russia and the CIS

At the annual Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum, which was held by Legal Week in London, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov spoke at the Russian and CIS related disputes session. Maxim presented the topic of tort claims under Russian law against Russian debtors in English courts using the example of the BM-Bank (previously Bank of […]...
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On 12 and 13 November, Maxim Kulkov will be speaking in London at Russian Law Week 2018 and a seminar hosted by Jones Day

On 12 November, as part of Russian Law Week 2018, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov, the arbitrator recommended by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) Arbitration Centre, will take part in the Update on Arbitration Reform in Russia Panel Discussion. The debate will include discussing corporate disputes under Russian Arbitration Law and the […]...
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Maxim Kulkov gave a presentation on the efficacy of investor disputes against states at the 10th annual ABA Conference in Moscow On Resolving Commercial Disputes in which CIS Countries are Participants

On 27 September, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov gave a presentation entitled ‘Investment Arbitration. Is the game worth the candle?’ The presentation was based on an analysis of the most instructive arbitration proceedings of the last 20 years and was given as part of Discussion No. 9 ‘Recent developments in investor-state arbitration and enforcement of […]...
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Maxim Kulkov participated as an arbitrator in a role play seminar on the new LCIA model tribunal secretary appointment, which provides for the broader involvement of secretaries in arbitration proceedings

The LCIA and YIAG seminar on communicating changes to the tribunal secretaries section of the LCIA’s Notes for Arbitrators (published on 26 October 2017) took place in Moscow on 31 May. The event’s participants included the LCIA Director General Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof. The seminar was the fourth in a series of previous events introducing […]...
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In a fraud case against Vladimir Kekhman, the High Court of England and Wales ruled in favour of Bank of Moscow, on whose behalf Maxim Kulkov addressed the court as an expert witness on Russian law

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov addressed the High Court of England and Wales as an expert witness on Russian law on behalf of Bank of Moscow in a case brought against the former head of JFC Group, Vladimir Kekhman, who was accused of obtaining substantial loans on the basis of falsified documents.  The opinions and […]...
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The GAR 100 2018 has listed KK&P, Russia’s only arbitration and litigation boutique, among the best firms handling international arbitration

KK&P has become one of only two Russian firms to enter The GAR 100’s list of the top international arbitration firms. Previously, the largest Russian law firm, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, was the sole Russian firm listed in the ranking. Here is what clients surveyed by The GAR 100 have said: “the KK&P partners […]...
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KK&P has once again achieved a high ranking in The Legal 500 EMEA (2018)

The firm has been listed among the best firms in the Russian market in the “Arbitration and Mediation” (Tier 3) and “Litigation” (Tier 4) categories. Describing KK&P, The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 points out that the firm’s team has “an innovative mindset” and finds “creative solutions to difficult, high-stakes issues”. The ranking notes that the […]...
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KK&P’s partners and associates participated as arbitrators in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna

The following KK&P team members judged the anniversary contest: Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Oleg Kolotilov (partner), Nikolay Pokryshkin (partner), Alexey Chernykh (attorney-at-law), Alexandra Chilikova (attorney-at-law), Olga Kokoz (associate), and Sergey Lysov (associate). Many of the firm’s lawyers have already arbitrated disputes at previous Willem Vis competitions. During the four days of the contest, the KK&P […]...
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