Investment Arbitration

The aim of the Working group is to monitor the latest trends in the field of development and improvement of effective mechanisms for resolving investment disputes.

Taking an active position in the systematization and development of investment case law, the synthesis and introduction of best international practice

s in the area of  administration and arbitration of investment disputes.

Development of proposals in order to improve legislation on the protection of investments and the implementation of innovations in international instruments (for example, the BIT model and others).

Action plan:

1. Formation of the Working group (5-7 people);

2. Meetings of the Working group 2-3 times per  year;

3. Making recommendations as necessary;

4. Preparation of an annual report once a year.


Coordinator of the Working Group: Dmitry Dyakin, Partner, Co-Head of the Litigation Practice,  “Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners” (EPAM).


Members of the Working Group: 

Agis Georgiades, Partner, Christos Georgiades & Associates LLC

Alexander Dolya, Managing Partner, Burlington's Bar 

Alexandra Shmarko, Lawyer, Baker McKenzie Alexandra

Alexey Vyalkov, Lawyer, Clifford Chance 

Anna Maltseva, Junior Lawyer, Baker McKenzie 

Duarte G. Henriques, Partner, BCH Lawyers 

Evgenia Rubinina, Senior Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (London) 

Georgy Murvanidze, Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of AKP "Derzhava" PJSC 

Georgy Shashero, Lawyer, Akin Gump, LLP 

Ilya Rachkov, Partner, Nektorov, Saveliev and Partners 

Irina Strelkovskaya, Student, Pennsylvania State University

Kirill Strunnikov, Head of Legal Department, RUSAL 

Konstantin Christie, Partner, Peter & Partners 

Maxim Zhukov, Lawyer, "Sysuev, Bondar SBH" Law Firm 

Mikhail Kalinin, Lawyer, Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP

Nikita Kondrashov, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Germany 

Olga Shaposhnikova, Consultant, Department of Europe, North America, CIS and Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia 

Tuyana Molokhoeva, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP 

Vera Bykova, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners 

Veronika Lakhno, Junior Lawyer, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners 

Victoria Volgina, Intern, Baker McKenzie