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Russian & CIS private wealth - Current trends? How to protect it? How to invest it? How to spend it?

Tuesday, 8 October 2013. Special Focus Day

Analysis of legal cases and disputes with a Russian/CIS private client element

If you are a LAWYER or you have LEGAL BACKGROUND – DO NOT MISS THIS DAY! You will also gain you CPD points by attending this event!

We are delighted to present this legal Focus day organised jointly with the British-Russian Law Association. Leading solicitors and barristers with unique experience in resolution of Russia/CIS related disputes will present their insights during this day.

Focus day includes many hot topics!

Focus day agenda:

08:30    Registration and refreshments

09:30    Start of the Focus Day

09:30    Choosing between litigation and arbitration for your client’s contracts

10.15    Multi-jurisdictional disputes – common challenges and how to deal with them (Panel Debate + Case Study)

11.00    Coffee Break

11.30    "Lifting the corporate veil” - and other ways of suing ‘the right defendant’: In a commercial context

12:15    “Lifting the corporate veil” in divorce proceedings (and other divorce related issues)

13.00    Lunch

14:15    Fraudulent trustees, fiduciaries and their accessories: what are your client’s options?

15:00    Protecting your client’s assets through injunctive relief

15:45    Coffee Break

16:15    Enforcing English Judgements and Arbitral Awards in the CIS and relevant offshore jurisdictions: and update on current practice (Panel Debate + Case Study)

17:00   WELCOME DRINKS RECEPTION and networking


Rupert D’Cruz, Barrister, Littleton Chambers, Secretary of the British-Russian Law Association and Bar Council’s representative for Russia

Mark Hastings, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard (who represented Mr Berezovsky in his claim against Mr Abramovich)

Nicholas Scott, Partner, Memery Chrystal

Chris Katsivelis, Solicitor, Withers

Tatiana Menshenina, Of Counsel, Co-founder of CIS practice, Simmons & Simmons

Karel Daele, Partner, Mishcon de Reya

Varvara Knutova, Head of Dispute Resolution, Pepeliaev Group

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(updated 22 April 2014)

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