The Second Meeting of the Moscow Commercial Litigators’ Forum

Event Details

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.