The Second Meeting of the Moscow Commercial Litigators’ Forum

24 April, 2014
Host/Venue: White & Case

The Second Meeting of the Moscow Commercial Litigators’ Forum for Moscow’s Leading Law Firms in conjunction with the New York and London Commercial Litigators Forum

Forum aims:

  • Improve and promote social interaction between professional colleagues.
  • Encourage the informal discussion of litigation related issues affecting the legal profession and the court system.
  • Set up channels of communication with the judiciary.
  • Work in conjunction with other established bodies such as the International Bar Association.

Topics to be covered:

  • Prospects of upholding of the previous Supreme Commercial Court opinions in the lower commercial courts.
  • Preserving transparency in the Supreme Commercial Court, particularly when issuing opinions and court practice reviews that are binding in the lower courts.
  • Organizational and methodological issues of reform in the higher courts.
  • Developing the practice of recognising and enforcing international arbitrations awards, in particular assessing the “good faith” of Russian defendants and judicial implementation of the “good faith” principle.

Guest speaker:

Bevzenko Roman Sergeevich,
Head of the Private law division of the Supreme commercial court of the Russian Federation

Hosted by White & Case

Date: Thursday, 24 April 2014

Time: Breakfast, 8:00am – 8:15am    Meeting, 8:15am – 9:10am

Venue: 4 Romanov Pereulok, 6th floor

Please RSVP to Daria Shevchenko on: or +7 495 645 4972

For your information: the Russian Arbitration Association Conference will also take place on 24 April 2014 in Moscow.

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