SCC's perspectives on disputes involving Russian and CIS parties
SCC legal counsel Natalia Petrik has recently participated as a panelist at two annual events in London dedicated to Russia/CIS disputes.
Arbitration Tea and Talk
On 25 January Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer held its fourth annual event “Arbitration Tea and Talk” in London. The seminar presented the audience with a discussion of the news from the leading arbitral institutions, as well as addressed the Russian law requirements for administering arbitrations seated in Russia.
Mr. Dmitri Evseev, Partner with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer and SCC board member, moderated the speakers, who were representatives from the ICC, LCIA and SCC. Mrs. Petrik presented 2016 statistics related to Russia/CIS disputes and discussed the new SCC Rules which entered into force on 1 January 2017.
Annual Conference organized by C5
The “Arbitration Tea and Talk” seminar was followed by the Annual Conference organized by C5 on 26 January in London. The conference is a leading independent dispute resolution event covering Russia and CIS. Every year it provides its participants with extensive overview of region-specific developments and gathers arbitration specialists with extensive experience of Russia/CIS-related arbitrations. Mrs. Natalia Petrik participated in a session on Investment Treaty Claims involving Russian parties, moderated by Mr. David Goldberg, Partner with White & Case, Moscow. While providing an overview of SCC:s emergency caseload, Mrs. Petrik’s presentation was focused on the emergency relief sought in treaty-based proceedings and specific legal issues arising in the context of investment arbitration.