Arbitration Association 40 Drinks & Awards 2014


For the first time ever young arbitration practitioners came together for an informal networking event organized by Arbitration Association 40 and kindly supported by ICC YAF, ICDR Y&I and LCIA YIAG. The event ttracted over sixty guests, including in-house counsel and private practice lawyers from junior to partner level based In Moscow and abroad.

This event provided a rare opportunity for young arbitration practitioners to share their ideas and aspirations with senior colleagues in informal atmosphere as well as to get an insider’s look at the Moscow arbitration community.

Another reason to meet up at the very end of the year was to sum up the results of 2014 and to present the Arbitration Association 40 Awards. We appreciate that the idea of Arbitration Association 40 Awards being oĭand has been realized within a very short period of time and thank all of you for your very active support and cooperation. On our side we learnt a lot and will take these lessons into consideration next year.

Top 5 Young Arbitration Practitioners:

Anton Asoskov (Moscow State University, Moscow)

Artem Doudko (White&Case, London)

Anna Kozmenko (Schellberg Wittmer, Zurich)

Andrey Panov (Norton Rose Fulbright, Moscow)

Roman Zykov (Arbitration Association)

Top 3 Arbitration-Related Books and Articles:

Anton Asoskov, Arbitration Clause in an Contract of Adhesion: Russian practice and International Experience // International Commercial Arbitration Review, 2014, Vol. 8 (in Russian)

Andrey Panov, “Surprise Decision” Concept in International Commercial Arbitration // International Commercial Arbitration Review, 2012, Vol. 6 (in Russian)

Olga Vishnevskaya, Victor Radnaev, Allocation of Competence to Decide Jurisdictional Issues between State Courts and Arbitral Tribunals under the UNCITRAL Model Law // Zakon, 2014, No. 4

Тop 3 Arbitration-Related Presentations at Conferences and Seminars:

Anton Asoskov, Russian Torpedo in Arbitration: Arbitrator’s Perspective / Arbitration Association 40 Seminar, 27 February 2014

Andrey Panov, On-line Arbitration: Trends, Problems and Solutions / Russian Arbitration Day, 29 May 2014

Alexander Yagelnitskiy, Contracting out of the Right to Challenge an Arbitral Award / Russian Arbitration Day, 29 May 2014

Top 5 Arbitration-Related Cases decided by Russian Courts:

Constitutional Court Resolution No 30-П dated 18 November 2014 on application of OJSC Sberbank of Russia (Resolution No. 30-П) (Clifford Chance represented Sberbank) 

Kyrgyzstan v. Stans Energy (А40-64831/2014, А40-127910/2014), Kyrgyzstan v. Lee John Beck (А 40-19518/2014), Kyrgyzstan v. OKVV &ors (А40-25942/2014) (Interlex represents investors in all three proceedings and Kyrgyz law firm Satarov, Askarov & Partners represents Kyrgyz Republic)

LLC Evrofasad v. LLC Google (A40-111306/2014). Autorobot-Strefa Sp z.o.o. v. LLC Sollers Elabuga (A65-30438/2012) (Before the Supreme Commercial Court Alrud represented Autоrobot and Muranov Chernyakov & Partners represented Sollers-Elabuga)

ENEL OGK-5 v Rospostavka and Worley Parsons Europe Services (A40-35039/2011) (ENEL OGK-5's in-house team represented ENEL, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented Rospostavka and Baker&McKenzie represented Worley Parsons Europe Services)

We look forward to seeing you both on the nominations and guest lists in December 2015!

This event would not be possible without the generous support of Cleary Gottlieb, Norton Rose Fulbright, Law officies Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners

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