Seminar: State Court Interference in International Arbitration – ‘Yes, please’ or ‘No, thank you’?

Event Date: 28 November 2013

RCAN are pleased to announce our latest seminar in Minsk!

State Court Interference in International Arbitration –
‘Yes, please’ or ‘No, thank you’?

Date: 28 November 2013
Time: 15:30 – 19:00
Venue: Minsk, 59 Pobediteley av., Business centre Victoria, 3rd floor, Conference hall

Programme
15:30 – 16:00 – registration
16:00 – 18:00 – forum discussion
18:00 – 19:00 – networking drinks

Welcome address:
Professor Jan Funk, Chairman of the International Arbitration Court of the BelCCI
– Julia Popelysheva, Counsel at Clifford Chance CIS Limited and member of the RCAN Executive Committee

Topics:
(1)  Court interference in ongoing arbitration proceedings
–  Judicial intervention to ensure that arbitration proceeds properly
–  Disruptive judicial intervention
(2)  Extent of local courts’ intervention at the stage of enforcement of arbitral awards
(3)  Interaction between state courts and international arbitration – a Belrusian perspective

Speakers
Ben Holland, Partner at Covington & Burling LLP (UK)
– Robert Whitener, Principal Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Germany)
– Julia Popelysheva, Counsel at Clifford Chance CIS Limited (Russia)
– Alexey Anischenko, Partner at Sorainen (Belarus)

The seminar will be conducted in Russian and English (translation to be provided)

Participation is free of charge

To attend, please contact Alexey Anischenko (alexey.anischenko@sorainen.com) or Julia Popelysheva (julia.popelysheva@cliffordchance.com)