On 22 September, Maxim Kulkov will participate in the XIII Annual ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes

Maxim Kulkov, managing partner of KK&P Trial Lawyers, will act as an arbitrator in a live mock demonstration. The fact pattern will involve one of the parties seeking to obtain and use discovery from the United States using the Section 1782 process in a Russia-seated arbitration. Section 1782 is a federal statute that allows a […]...
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Maxim Kulkov spoke at RusFor (Russian Speaking Legal Professionals’ Forum) devoted to an interplay between Russian and English law in international disputes

Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner of KK&P Trial Lawyers, spoke about Application of Article 1064 of the RF Civil Code by English Courts and answered the three hottest questions of the topic: –           Should a claimant prove unlawfulness of the defendant’s acts? –           Can a tort claim protect contractual rights? –           Can a pure economic loss […]...
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On 2 September, Maxim Kulkov speaks at RusFor (Russian Speaking Legal Professionals’ Forum)

This year’s RusFor is devoted to an interplay between Russian and English law in international disputes. Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner of KK&P Trial Lawyers, speaks about Application of Article 1064 of the RF Civil Code by English Courts. Other panellists are Kirill Belskiy (Koblev & Partners), Yuri Botiuk (CANDEY), Viktor Gerbutov (Noerr), Feodor Vyacheslavov (VLawyers). […]...
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Russian Supreme Court upholds enforcement of SCC award rendered by tribunal seated in Russia

  Maxim Kulkov (Managing partner), Dmitry Vlasov (Senior Associate), Nikita Chernyshenko (Paralegal)   In Resolution No 306-ES21-5440, the Russian Supreme Court upheld the enforcement of an SCC arbitral award that was rendered by a Russia-seated tribunal even though the SCC does not have “permanent arbitral institution” status in Russia.   The facts of this case […]...
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KK&P Trial Lawyers the fourth consecutive year to be listed among the world’s best international arbitration firms

In 2021 KK&P is one of five Russian law firms listed in the 14th edition of the GAR 100. The ranking notes that “KK&P has strong capabilities in representing clients in Russian and international arbitration forums and is particularly active in debt recovery and the enforcement of arbitration awards.” The firm’s recent arbitration cases include: […]...
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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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Russian Supreme Court dismisses sanctioned company’s application for anti-suit injunction against SCC proceedings

  Maxim Kulkov (Managing partner) and Alexandra Borisova (Associate)   In Case No A60-36897/2020, the Russian Supreme Court upheld lower court judgments that refused a sanctioned claimant’s application for an anti-suit injunction under new anti-sanction laws.   The Russian Supreme Court has upheld lower court judgments that refused a sanctioned claimant’s application for an anti-suit […]...
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Best Lawyers 2022: Nikolay Pokryshkin recognised as Lawyer of the Year in Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The Russian legal community has named KK&P partner, head of insolvency practice Nikolay Pokryshkin Lawyer of the Year (Moscow) in Insolvency and Reorganization Law category in the Best Lawyers 2022 directory. Nikolay received the highest number of votes among Moscow lawyers recognised by colleagues as the best in the category. The Lawyer of the Year […]...
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Maxim Kulkov took part in London International Disputes Week 2021

On 11 May, Maxim Kulkov, managing partner of KK&P Trial Lawyers, spoke at the “Latest trends and topics for Russian/CIS disputes in London” online roundtable on the “Effect of insolvencies/bankruptcies on proceedings”. Maxim covered the issues of obstacles to the arbitration initiation at the different stages of bankruptcy and the peculiarities of the arbitration depending […]...
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