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, which would grant sanctioned Russian entities the right to unilaterally “drag” dispute resolution to Russia (read more)).

Maxim also examined Russian case law on the issue of whether the sanctions may be viewed as force majeure, etc.