Ads

International scientific and practical conference "Modern Trends and Challenges in International Arbitration"

Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers

 

Minsk Regional Bar Association

 

International Arbitration Court "Chamber of Arbitrators at the Union of Lawyers"

 

Grata International law firm

 

"Bureau 24" Law Group

 

International scientific and practical conference

 

"Current Trends and Challenges of International Arbitration"

 

Agenda

 

Location: Training center of the Minsk Regional Bar Association

Minsk, st. Levkova, 43

 

December 2, 2022

 

09.30 – 10.20 Registration of participants

 

10.20 – 10.30 Welcome speeches

 

Aleksandr Shklyarevsky Vice-Chairman of the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers

 

Maxim Tereshkov, Chairman of the Minsk Regional Bar Association

 

Aleksei Korochkin, Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators

 

Reports

 

10.30 – 10.50 “ODR Platform and Financial Case Report”, Li Minyi, the Deputy Director of Case Acceptance of GZAC (China)

 

10.50 – 11.10 “Arbitration and Technology- Asia perspective”, Sameer Shah, Advocate, International Arbitrator, Mediator and Founder- ADR BAR (India)

 

11.10 – 11.30 “Urgency of using Dispute Resolution in the midst of massive economic growth in Indonesia”, Arif Edison, chairman of The Indonesian International Arbitration Center (INIAC) Jane Gunn, FCIArb, INIAC- the president of CIARB Global; Lateef Yusuff, FCIArb, INIAC - cofounder of Indonesia International Arbitration Center (INIAC); Prof Jimly Asshiddiqqie, Ph.D, INIAC - Indonesian Presidential Advisor (Indonesia)

 

11.30 – 11.50 Force majeure, hardship, necessity: addressing unforeseen events in a changing worldSebastiano Nessi, Partner at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle Ltd, FCIArb (Switzerland)

 

11.50 – 12.10 "Practical Aspects of Recognition of Arbitral Awards in the People's Republic of China" - Gulnur Nurkeeva, Partner, Head of GRATA International Office in Beijing (China)

 

12.10 – 12.30 "Arbitration in Kazakhstan: AIFC Arbitration, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and Other Related Issues" Bakhyt Tukulov (Republic of Kazakhstan)

 

12.30 – 12.50 “Impact of Sanctions on International Arbitration” Roman Zykov, Mansors Partner, Secretary General of the Russian Arbitration Association (Russia)

 

12.50 – 13.10 “ISDS reform, will the establishment of an appellate body lead to consistency and predictability of investment arbitration” Anna Shalbanova, lawyer at Gantenberg Dispute Experts (Germany)

 

13.10 – 13.30 “Ad hoc Arbitration: Modern Realities” Andrey Kostitsyn, Head of the Ad-hoc Arbitration Working Group of the Russian Arbitration Association (Russia)

 

13.30 – 13.50 “Written form of an arbitration agreement in modern conditions”, Alexey Anishchenko, member of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators, partner of Sorainen (Belarus)

 

13.50 – 14.10 “The Law Applicable to the Arbitration Agreement: Modern Trends and Challenges” Maxim Kuzmin, Counsel, Attorney at BGP Litigation (Russia)

 

14.10 – 14.30 "International Arbitration at the SCC: Practical Recommendations" - Dmitry Viltovsky, managing partner GRATA International (Belarus)

 

14.30 - 14.50 "The challenges of – and opportunities in – deromanticising the duty to apply the law in international commercial arbitration" Mohamed Mahayni, Dual-qualified Solicitor (England & Wales) and Avocat (Paris Bar), Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London (UK)

 

14.50 - 15.00 – Closing remarks

 

 

Media partner

The Indonesian International Arbitration Center (INIAC)

 

iniac-full-logo-full-colour-rgb-1566px@72ppi(2)

New issue of "Chamber of Arbitrators"

Dear friends!

We are pleased to present you the second issue of the specialized journal "Chamber of Arbitrators", dedicated to the problems of international arbitration.

This issue has already traditionally collected articles in Russian and English, both by prominent arbitration practitioners in Belarus, the CIS countries and abroad, as well as materials by authors who are just starting their way.

One of the most topical articles in the issue is the article from the representative of the UNCITRAL Secretariat, Judith Knieper, dedicated to the latest UNCITRAL developments in the field of expedited arbitration and mediation.

A number of fascinating articles in the new issue cover topical issues of investment arbitration in the Asian region. Of particular interest are practically applicable recommendations on the drafting of arbitration agreements and the selection of arbitrators to adjudicate a dispute.

We are also glad to welcome on the pages of our journal the presentation of our partners - the Tashkent International Arbitration Center and invite other arbitration institutions to post up-to-date information about their activities on the pages of our publication.

It seems that the second issue of the journal turned out to be quite interesting and able to satisfy the most diverse tastes of fans of international arbitration.

Content of the issue you can find here.

Good reading!

Turkey Arbitration Week

On the 4th of November Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Korochkin Aleksei moderated a session for Turkey Arbitration Week and made a report on the trends in raising efficiency of arbitration proceedings.

Presentation could found here.

 

Workshops in Grodno

The Chamber of Arbitrators held a series of workshops in Grodno.

On September 30, 2021, the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers, the Main Department of Justice of the Grodno Regional Executive Committee and the Chamber of Arbitrators organized a practical seminar on the conclusion and execution of foreign economic contracts and the resolution of disputes in international arbitration courts.

During the report of the member of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators Alexey Anishchenko, the issues of concluding and executing foreign economic contracts, typical mistakes and risks associated with their conclusion were considered. Aleksei Korochkin, Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators, spoke about the organization of the Chamber of Arbitrators and the specifics of considering disputes under the new rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators.

The seminar was attended by in-house lawyers from large enterprises of the Grodno region and licensed lawyers, who permanently render legal services.

On the same day, the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers, together with the Belarusian Republican Bar Association, the Grodno Regional Bar Association and the Chamber of Arbitrators held a seminar on the specifics of consideration of disputes in international arbitration courts.

During the seminars, Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin and member of the Presidium of the Chamber of Arbitrators Alexey Anishchenko discussed with advocates the advantages of arbitration courts, the specifics of the dispute settlement procedure in arbitration proceedings, the subtleties of recognizing and enforcing awards of Belarusian arbitration courts abroad.

Workshops in Brest

The Chamber of Arbitrators held a series of seminars in Brest

On September 9, 2021, the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers, the Main Department of Justice of the Brest Regional Executive Committee and the International Arbitration Court “The Chamber of Arbitrators” organized a practical seminar on the conclusion and execution of foreign economic contracts and the resolution of disputes in international arbitration courts.

During the report of the member of the Presidium of the Chamber of Arbitrators Alexey Anishchenko, the issues of concluding and executing foreign economic contracts, typical mistakes and risks associated with their conclusion were considered. Aleksei Korochkin, Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators, spoke about the organization of the Chamber of Arbitrators and the specifics of considering disputes under the new rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators.

The seminar was attended by over 120 in-house lawyers, other interested persons of city executive committees, city administrations and large enterprises of the Brest region.

On the same day, the Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers, together with the Belarusian Republican Bar Association, the Brest Regional Bar Association and the International Arbitration Court “Chamber of Arbitrators” held a seminar on the specifics of consideration of disputes in international arbitration courts.

During the seminars, Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin and member of the Presidium of the Chamber of Arbitrators Alekxey Anishchenko discussed with advocates the advantages of arbitration courts, the specifics of the dispute settlement procedure in arbitration proceedings, the subtleties of recognizing and enforcing awards of Belarusian arbitration courts abroad.

Seminars with Board members in Gomel

On August 18, 2021 the Chamber of Arbitrators organized a practical seminar on the conclusion and execution of foreign economic contracts and the resolution of disputes in international arbitration courts.

Deputy Chairman of the Regional Executive Committee Andrey Konyushko and Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin made an introductory speech to the participants and guests of the seminar

The member of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators Alexey Anishchenko in his report considered, the issues of concluding and executing foreign economic contracts, typical mistakes and risks associated with their conclusion.

The member of the Board Oksana Kotel highlighted certain aspects of organizing the activities of the Chamber of Arbitrators and the specifics of considering disputes under the new arbitration rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators.

The seminar was attended by employees of legal services, other interested persons of city regional executive committees, city administrations and large enterprises of the Gomel region.

 

On August 19, 2021, the Chamber of Arbitrators held another seminar for advocates of Gomel Regional Bar on the specifics of consideration of disputes in international arbitration courts. During the seminar members of the Presidium of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin, Alexey Anishchenko, Andrey Vashkevich and Oksana Kotel discussed with advocates the advantages of going to arbitration courts, the peculiarities of the procedure for resolving disputes in arbitration proceedings, the subtleties of recognition and enforcement of decisions of Belarusian arbitration courts abroad.

Webinar with Anna Kozmenko

Dear friends!

The Chamber of Arbitrators continues a series of webinars with members of the Board, leading experts in the field of international commercial arbitration.

Today we present to your attention an interview with Anna Kozmenko - partner of the international law firm Schellenberg Wittmer (Switzerland), PhD.

From the webinar you will learn about Anna's first steps in arbitration, arbitration education, peculiarities of formulating investment contracts and resolution investment disputes in arbitration courts.

Enjoy it in Russian!

 

Turkey Arbitration Week

The Chamber of Arbitrators is happy to support Turkey Arbitration Week (TAW), that will be organized on 1-5 November by the Energy Disputes Arbitration Center.

TAW is a series of different events, held in streaming and related to international investment law and arbitration. TAW will bring together arbitration advocates, neutrals and academics from all over the world.

Through a programme which will run as hybrid sessions, you will have the opportunity to hear leading experts discuss and debate the ever-changing landscape of international dispute resolution.

For more data please visit the Energy Disputes Arbitration Center site.

Webinar with Olena Perepelinskaya

Dear friends!

The Chamber of Arbitrators continues a series of webinars with members of the Board, leading experts in the field of international commercial arbitration.

 Today we present to your attention an interview with Olena Perepelinskaya - President of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association, partner, head of the practice of international arbitration in the CIS countries of Integrites law firm.

From the webinar you will learn about Elena's first case in arbitration, benefits of knowing several foreign languages, comical cases from arbitration practice, as well as planned innovations in Ukrainian arbitration legislation.

Enjoy it in Russian!

Webinar with Roman Zykov

Dear friends!

The Chamber of Arbitrators launches a series of webinars with members of the Board, leading experts in the field of international commercial arbitration.

Today we present to your attention an interview with Roman Zykov, Secretary-General of the Russian Arbitration Association, Managing Partner of Mansors Law Firm, PhD.

From the webinar, you will learn about Roman's first steps in arbitration, useful books, necessary soft skills, arbitration education, as well as sanctions and their impact on modern arbitration.

Enjoy it in Russian!

Ukrainian Arbitration Association Conference
The Chamber of Arbitrators is pleased to act as an information partner for the Arbitration Conference of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association.

Dear friends Ukrainian Arbitration Association (UAA) invites you to join our selection of international speakers for a 2-day Arbitration Conference.
 
We have handpicked a stellar cast of leading international arbitration lawyers, representatives of arbitral institutions, scholars, judges, and experienced counsel from over 12 diverse jurisdictions to guide you through a deep dive into the latest arbitration insights which are impacting arbitration cases globally.
 
Date: 26-27 May 2021
 
Venue: online
 
Language: English (no interpretation will be provided)

Agenda of the Conference in the first comment.
 
Regitration: https://cutt.ly/XbgtBNa
 
Memorandum with Guangzhou Arbitration Commission

Dear friends!

We are glad to inform you that the Chamber of Arbitrators has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission (China).

It should be noted that the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission was established in 1995.

In 2020, the Commission received 18,754 cases for consideration in arbitration, including 5,052 cases within the framework of online-arbitration.

The parties reached an agreement to hold in 2021 a number of joint events aimed at promoting the arbitration method for resolving disputes.

Agreement with the Tashkent International Arbitration Center

Dear friends,

We are pleased to announce the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with the Tashkent International Arbitration Center (TIAC, Uzbekistan). In accordance with the Agreement, the Parties agreed to popularize alternative methods of dispute resolution in the professional and business community and to promote wide recognition of arbitration as one of the most convenient and effective ways to resolve foreign economic disputes. The Parties also agreed to promote the training and professional growth of specialists in the field of arbitration, to support and participate in educational moot court as well as cooperate in other areas.

For more information about the Tashkent International Arbitration Center, you could follow the link https://www.tiac.uz/

 

Cooperation Agreement with Energy Disputes Arbitration Centre

Dear friends,

The Chamber of Arbitrators is happy to announce the signing of the Cooperation Agreement with Energy Disputes Arbitration Centre.

We are confident that close and fruitful cooperation awaits us on the way to promoting international commercial arbitration.

For more information about Energy Disputes Arbitration Centre follow https://arbitrationcenter.org/

Chamber of Arbitrators has taken ERA Pledge

 

 

 

Dear friends!

 

We are glad to inform you that the Chamber of Arbitrators has signed the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge and will take appropriate measures to achieve gender equality in international arbitration.

 

Since 2016, the initiative has already received the support of more than 4,600 lawyers, arbitrators, arbitration associations, arbitration institutions, international corporations, third party funders, states (including Canada, Egypt, Panama, India, Malaysia, Palestine ), as well as the European Commission (in terms of resolving trade and investment disputes). Among them there are practically all the largest arbitration institutions in the world, for example, ICC, LCIA, SCC, VIAC, HKIAC, SIAC, DIS, ICDR, which in recent years have shown an increase in the representation of women in arbitral tribunals.

 

Note that at present 4 out of 10 members of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators are women. Out of 80 arbitrators from the Recommended List of the Chamber of Arbitrators, 35 are women.

Webinar on the new Arbitration Rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators

Dear visitors!

We present to your attention a recording of a webinar with a presentation of the new Arbitration Rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators.

The Chamber of Arbitrators has initiated arbitration for the recovery of more than $ 3 million.

 

The Chamber of Arbitrators has initiated arbitration proceedings on the claim of a business entity of the Republic of Belarus to recover more than $ 3 million from an Italian enterprise.

Report from Olena Perepelinskaya

Dear visitors!

We present to your attention the report from Olena Perepelinskaya, the member of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators on the topic:"Limitation periods and canceled arbitral awards" during the International Conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the public association "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers", held in Minsk on December 4, 2020

Enjoy it in Russian, please)

Report of the member of the Board of Chamber of Arbitrators Oksana Kotel

 

Dear visitors!

 

We present to your attention the report of the member of the Board of the Chamber of Arbitrators Oksana Kotel on the topic: "Peculiarities of consideration of disputes under the Arbitration Rules of the Chamber of Arbitrators" during the International Conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the public association "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers", held in Minsk on December 4, 2020

Enjoy it in Russian, please)

Report of the Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin on the topic: "The Chamber of Arbitrators is a new (old) institution for arbitration dispute settlement."

Dear friends!

We are starting to post videos of the speeches of the speakers of the "Arbitration" section of the International Conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the public association "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers", held in Minsk on December 4, 2020.

Today we present to your attention the report of the Chairman of the Chamber of Arbitrators Aleksei Korochkin on the topic: "The Chamber of Arbitrators is a new (old) institution for arbitration dispute settlement."

Enjoy the video in Russian)

04.12.2020 - International conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of The Public Association "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers"

On December 4, 2020, an International conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of The Public Association "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers" was held.

One of the sections of the conference was devoted to topical issues of commercial and sports arbitration.

During the conference, a presentation of the updated format for the functioning of the International Arbitration Court "The Chamber of Arbitrators at the Union of Lawyers" took place.

On the conference section the issues of developments at UNCITRAL in the area of dispute settlement, the impact of setting aside of the arbitral award on the limitation period for claims under the laws of Ukraine and Belarus, consideration of disputes in a pandemic period, the impact of sanctions on arbitration, online arbitration, peculiarities of consideration of sports disputes in Belarusian and international sports arbitration courts were considered.

We present to your attention the report of the Legal Officer of the Working Group II of the UNCITRAL Secretariat Jae Sun Lee on the topic: “Developments at UNCITRAL in the area of dispute settlement”.

News

02.10.2020

Chamber of Arbitrators made an award on the dispute between Belarussian and Polish legal entities

Chamber of Arbitrators made an award on the dispute between Belarussian and Polish legal entities
more ...
All news