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Lidings Sponsors the Annual ICC Conference “Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution: Sanctions and Their Impact on Contractual Obligations”

Lidings will act as a sponsor and partner for the annual conference “Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution” hosted by ICC Russia and the ICC International Court of Arbitration.  Lidings' partner Stepan Guzey will act as a speaker at the event. This year’s conference devoted entirely to the topic of sanctions and their effect on the legal industry will take place at the St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya hotel on the 10th of December.  

The ICC Conference in Moscow takes place annually since 2007 and traditionally brings together leading representatives of the legal profession. Well-known international arbitration experts from around the world, partners of the largest international and domestic law firms, in-house lawyers representing the leading Russian companies, as well as representatives of state and arbitration courts will once again meet to discuss key issues facing the international arbitration practice. Topics for discussion will include international sanctions at a glance, sanctions and dispute resolution, implementation of sanctions, and their impact on business. Lidings’ partner Stepan Guzey will speak on “Sanctions and inconsistency of treaty with law (Russian law). Contracts with multiple counterparties one of whom is sanctioned”.

Stepan Guzey is a Partner in Lidings’ Tax & Customs practice and Co-Head of the Dispute Resolution practice in the firm’s Moscow office. He is a highly qualified litigator with more than a decade of experience as a trial attorney in accordance with the rules of the ICAC with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, as well as other Russian and international arbitration institutions. In addition to arbitration his experience includes a notable litigation background pertaining enforcement and recognition of foreign and national arbitration awards. A number of these trials have become precedent-setting cases in Russia. In 2013 Stepan has been elected for a two-year term to represent Russia as a member of the Regional Coordinating Committee for the Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce.

For a detailed programme, list of participants and registration please visit the official website.

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