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Practical Law: Russian Supreme Court confirms claims concerning transfer or use of public property are not arbitrable and contrary to public policy (by Maxim Kulkov and Alexandra Chilikova)

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, reversing decisions of the lower courts, denied enforcement of an award granting foreclosure on a mortgaged municipal property, noting also that claims concerning the transfer or use of public property are not arbitrable. You may find the link to the original text here or download the pdf of […]...
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One of KK&P’s insolvency cases has been listed among the Top-10 most interesting bankruptcy proceedings in Russia in 2017

One of KK&P’s insolvency cases has been listed among the Top-10 most interesting bankruptcy proceedings in Russia in 2017

KK&P’s partner, Nikolay Pokryshkin, and the firm’s team successfully represented the interests of Raiffeisen Bank and GALA-FORM in the bankruptcy proceedings of oil and gas companies Enisey and NGK, Razvitie Regionov in which the total claims amounted to more than five billion roubles. Raiffeisen Bank acted as a collateral agent under the Syndicated Loan Facility, […]...
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Russian Supreme Court confirms lack of impartiality and independence where counsel on institutional list of arbitrators (KK&P’s Maxim Kulkov and Kristina Aleksa for Practical Law)

In Case No. 2-3969/2016, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation considered whether an arbitrator may represent a party in proceedings, even where that arbitrator is not appointed in those proceedings, but their name is included in the relevant institution’s list of arbitrators. The Supreme Court also considered whether the court of the first instance […]...
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KK&P’s partner Oleg Kolotilov to speak at ''The Best Trial Practices 2017'' conference on Tatneft v Ukraine investment dispute

KK&P’s partner Oleg Kolotilov to speak at “The Best Trial Practices 2017” conference by Vedomosti on Tatneft v Ukraine investment dispute

On December 18 Oleg Kolotilov will speak on one of the largest disputes of 2017 in Russia concerning jurisdictional immunity of Ukraine before Russian courts. The outcome of the dispute is going to influence potential prospects of private investors’ possible claims against Russia regarding its assets abroad. Ukraine’s interests are represented by KK&P and Winston […]...
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KK&P ranked among Top-5 Russian dispute resolution law firms in  Pravo.ru–300 (2017) – the major Russian legal directory

KK&P ranked among Top-5 Russian dispute resolution law firms in Pravo.ru–300 (2017) – the major Russian legal directory

In 2017 KK&P has been recognized by Pravo.ru–300 in the same four categories as in the previous year. The firm’s actual positions have mostly risen and are as follows: – Dispute Resolution – Tier I (previously II); – International Arbitration – Tier II (previously III); – Bankruptcy/Insolvency (including disputes) – Tier II (previously III); – […]...
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ABA Conference 'The Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes' - December 8, 2017 - KK&P (trial lawyers)

Maxim Kulkov to represent crucial details of Ukraine v Tatneft investment dispute for professional audience

On 8th of December Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner of KK&P, is taking part in the IX Annual Conference of the American Bar Association (ABA) in Moscow – “The Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes”. Maxim is speaking in roundtable discussion “Property of the state? Enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards against states and state-owned entities”. KK&P […]...
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KK&P - Maxim Kulkov - A Multi-Tier ADR Clause Is It Efficient for Your International Transaction

Maxim Kulkov will be speaking at a seminar “A Multi-Tier ADR Clause: Is It Efficient for Your International Transaction?” by ICDR Young & International and RАА40 (7 December)

KK&P’s Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov, Director of the Mediation Resource Centre at the RSPP (the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs), will share his experience and successfully completed extrajudicial dispute settlement projects. Those include out-of-court settlement of disputes relating to the construction of a shopping center, an accident in a warehouse for a logistics company, […]...
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KK&P - Maxim Kulkov - How bankruptcy influences the arbitration agreement - Russia as a place for dispute resolution (ICC Russia)

KK&P’s Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov to speak at ICC Russia 10th Annual International Arbitration Conference ‘Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution’ (28 November 2017)

Maxim Kulkov‘s address will be focused on how financial rehabilitation or bankruptcy influences the arbitration agreement. Conference program: http://www.iccwbo.ru/meropriyatiya/2017/mezhdunarodnaya-arbitrazhnaya-konferentsiya-rossiya-kak-mesto-razresheniya-sporov/programma-eng/.  ...
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Maxim Kulkov to speak at a roundtable discussion ''CHALLENGING ARBITRAL AWARDS - a trap for the unwary''

Maxim Kulkov to speak at a roundtable discussion “CHALLENGING ARBITRAL AWARDS – a trap for the unwary”

KK&P’s Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will be representing the issue of challenging awards under the English Arbitration Act. The address will include the matter of challenging Russian seated arbitral awards and the firm’s recent experience in successful defense of an award rendered in Russia. The event (in English) will be hosted by Cooke, Young & […]...
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