On 15 June, Maxim Kulkov and Dmitry Ilin will speak at the Collecting Bad Debts. Throwing Good Money after Bad? RAA conference

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov and Senior Associate Dmitry Ilin will participate in a session on issues of non-performance and termination of contracts. Maxim Kulkov will moderate the discussion and present a paper on “Sanctions and hostilities as grounds for termination”. Maxim will share practical advice on what to do if a counterparty withdraws from […]...
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Russian Tort Law in the Eyes of the English Courts – article by Dmitry Vlasov and Dmitry Ilin for The Company Lawyer

KK&P Trial Lawyers senior associates Dmitry Vlasov and Dmitry Ilin have written a series of two articles – Russian Tort Law in the Eyes of the English Courts – which have been published in The Company Lawyer. The articles consider application of Russian tort law by English courts in commercial fraud cases, they touch upon […]...
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Sergey Lysov is a co-author of “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia and Former USSR States” publication

The recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Russia is frequently in the focus of international law firms, third-party financers and users. With the detailed information that the book provides, practitioners will be able to understand how judicial developments in the covered jurisdictions have impacted the enforceability of arbitral awards, and how parties can […]...
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Maxim Kulkov and Dmitry Vlasov are co-authors of the chapter on Russia in the second edition of the guide Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards

Maxim Kulkov, KK&P Trial Lawyers Managing Partner, and Dmitry Vlasov, senior associate, co-authored the chapter on enforcement of investment treaty arbitration awards in Russia, together with Noah Rubins QC of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.  The book was published by Globe Law and Business Ltd in January 2021. Section 3 (together with the table of contents […]...
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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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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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Olga Kokoz for Kluwer Arbitration Blog: Is There Room for Sanctions in Public Policy? Opposite Approaches in The Recent Case Law of the Ukrainian Supreme Court

KK&P Senior Associate Olga Kokoz analyses how, within the space of one month, the Ukrainian Supreme Court rendered contrasting judgments on whether or not sanctions may serve as a ground to deny enforcement of an international commercial arbitration award. The media pressure on the relevant judgements is taken into account. The full text of the […]...
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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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KK&P prepared a Russian law legal opinion for the World Bank’s annual Doing Business report

An independent expert review was required to describe the court proceedings modelled by the World Bank in preparation for its index of protection of minority shareholders in Russia, which is one of the indicators used in the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking. The firm’s lawyers, led by Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov, gave a legal assessment […]...
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