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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Olga Kokoz for Kluwer Arbitration Blog: New Exclusive Competence of Russian Courts in International Sanctions-Related Disputes: Is It as Bad as It Sounds?

KK&P Senior Associate Olga Kokoz reviews key features of Russia’s recently adopted draft law granting persons and companies affected by the sanctions against Russia a right to transfer their international disputes to Russia and analyses how the new law is going to influence Russia-related disputes. The full text of the article is available here: http://arbitrationblog.kluwerarbitration.com/2020/07/29/new-exclusive-competence-of-russian-courts-in-international-sanctions-related-disputes-is-it-as-bad-as-it-sounds/....
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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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Russian President signs law on exclusive jurisdiction of Russian commercial courts in disputes involving sanctioned Russian entities

  by Maxim Kulkov (managing partner), Olga Kokoz (senior associate), Anna Chepurnaya (paralegal), KK&P   On 8 June 2020, the Russian President signed a federal law that vests Russian commercial courts with exclusive jurisdiction over disputes involving sanctioned Russian entities. The law also allows commercial courts to issue anti-suit injunctions in relation to proceedings against sanctioned […]...
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Guidelines issued to HKIAC and VIAC on the arbitral administration of corporate disputes in Russia

  by Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Olga Kokoz (Senior Associate), KK&P   The Russian Council for the Improvement of Arbitral Procedure has issued clarifications regarding certain disputed issues of Russian arbitration law in response to a joint written request by HKIAC and VIAC, which was addressed to it in February 2020.   The Russian Council for […]...
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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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Global Restructuring Review published an article by KK&P on peculiarities of aircraft leasing and airline insolvency under Russian law

The authors – Nikolay Pokryshkin, KK&P partner and head of insolvency practice, Dmitry Vlasov, senior associate, and Anastasiya Shkvarova, associate, – consider specifics of aircraft leasing and airline insolvency in Russia (a case-study based on the Transaero bankruptcy case), the issues covered range from a characterisation and complex assessment of claims arising out of lease […]...
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