Chambers Europe Names Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners a Top 3 Russian Law Firm in High-End Dispute Resolution Again in 2019

Chambers Europe 2019 ranks Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners as a Band 2 law firm in Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End – Russia. This category features law firms focusing on the resolution of some of the most complicated disputes in Russia. The Chambers ranking names Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners as one of the two premier Russian law […]...
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Maxim Kulkov to Speak at the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference in Geneva on 14 March

Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner at Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners, will join the 30 minute-long THINK TANK A: DO’s and DON’Ts of Managing Cross-Border Litigation and Tracing Assets involving a Russia or a CIS Element session on day one. The session starts at 5.15 p.m. Think Tank participants will discuss pressing issues associated with multijurisdictional litigation, […]...
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Supreme Court of Russia clarifies arbitrability of procurement disputes

by Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Kristina Aleksa (Associate), KK&P In Case Nos A12-39725/2017, #40-212856/2017, #40-158635/2017, #40-185774/2017 and #40-48734/2018, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation rendered decisions confirming that the non-arbitrability of public procurement contracts does not affect regular procurements made by legal entities. These five decisions follow a judgment handed down in July 2018. […]...
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KK&P’s insolvency practice’s experience is set out in a new section on the firm’s website

At http://kkplaw.ru/practice/insolvency/ the firm details its approach to insolvency projects, which is praised by Chambers Europe 2018 (Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation – Russia) and Pravo.ru-300 (the major Russian legal ranking), among others, and the firm’s insolvency practice’s key features, along with descriptions of its most notable projects. The firm represents major lenders (including major banks recognised by […]...
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KK&P defended two senior executives of a German holding against subsidiary liability amounting to 510 million roubles

KK&P Partner and head of the firm’s bankruptcy practice Nikolay Pokryshkin, and associate Olga Kokoz successfully defended two senior executives against subsidiary liability amounting to 510 million roubles for the bankruptcy of a Russian subsidiary. The courts held that even if certain controlling persons implemented liquidation measures and complete redistribution of the debtor-company’s assets in […]...
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According to the Pravo.ru–300 2018 major domestic legal rating, KK&P has maintained its position as one of the best dispute resolution firms in Russia

In 2018, according to Pravo.ru–300, KK&P was recognised in the following legal categories: Dispute resolution in courts of general jurisdiction (Group I), International arbitration (Group II), Insolvency (Group II), Commercial arbitration (Group II). Commenting on the current situation in the Russian legal market, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov said: “Competition in the market is growing […]...
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Maxim Kulkov is the author of a chapter on mediation in the book Dispute resolution in Russia: the essentials

Dispute resolution in Russia: the essentials is a collection of articles in English written by leading Russian experts in the field of dispute resolution. The book was published in Russia under the editorship of Dmitry Dedov and Alexander Molotnikov. Maxim Kulkov, managing partner of KK&P and Executive Director of Unified Mediation Services at the RSPP, […]...
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ICC requests Russian Supreme Court to consider validity of its standard arbitration clause

By Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Sergey Lysov (Associate), KK&P   The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has filed a request with the Russian Supreme Court to clarify why the court is not satisfied with the ICC standard arbitration clause (the text of the request is not available). On 25 April 2018, the Commercial Court of […]...
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Russian Arbitration Association creates new working groups, including on investment arbitration

Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Kristina Aleksa (Associate), KK&P The Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) is one of the leading associations that unites legal practitioners and academics for cooperation and development of arbitration in Russia. Since 2017, the RAA has had observer status in the UNCITRAL Working Groups II and III. On 3 November 2018, the RAA […]...
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On 12 and 13 November, Maxim Kulkov participated in Russian Law Week 2018 and a seminar hosted by Jones Day held in London

On 12 November, as part of Russian Law Week 2018, which is held in London, KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov participated in a panel discussion on the Russian arbitration reform.  The leading Russian arbitration centres gave their views on the results of the reform.  Maxim Kulkov, the arbitrator recommended by the Russian Union of Industrialists […]...
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