16-20 March 2020 Moscow

Russian Arbitration Day

March 17, 2020 | 10.00 - 18.00

Russian Arbitration Day (RAD) – one of the most successful arbitration conferences in Russia.

Organizers of RAD: the Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration and educational project LF Academy.

Conference languages: Russian, English.


8:30 – 9:30 Accreditation. Welcome coffee break
9:30 – 12:00 Section 1. Investment Arbitration. Moderator – Roman Khodykin


  • Toby Landau QC. Dysfunctional Deliberations and Effective Advocacy.
  • Timur Abushakhmanov. Extinctive Prescription in Investor-State Dispute Settlement.
  • Elena Burova. Investment Arbitration as a Two-Line Highway: Counterclaims by States against Investors in Light of the Recent Arbitral Practice and New Generation Investment Treaties.
  • Scott Vesel. Reasons for Reasons: Implications for ICSID Annulment of the Procedural Nature of the Requirement to State Reasons.
  • David W. Rivkin. A New Contract Between Arbitrators and Parties.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:30 Section 2. General Issues in Arbitration. Moderator – Alexey Zhiltsov


  • Stavros Brekoulakis. Transnational Public Policy in International Arbitration.
  • D.A. Pentsov. Future of Trust Arbitration in Russia.
  • Stephane Bonifassi, Nadia Darwazeh, Elena Fedorova. Toolkit for Arbitrators: Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration.
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Kröll. Arbitrating with insolvent parties within the EU different perspectives on the conflict of laws questions?!
  • Simon Patrick Camilleri, Daria Sakhno. English Loopholes and Russian Bankruptcies.
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 18:00 Section 3. Procedural Issues in International Arbitration. Moderator – Anton Asoskov


  • Sergey Ivanov, Anton Shagalov. Cross-Institutional Consolidation of Arbitral Proceedings.
  • Dmitry Andreev. Remission in Arbitration: Theory and Practice.
  • Natalia Kisliakova. In Search of a Balance Between Due Process, Procedural Efficiency and Party Autonomy: the Example of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
  • Gary Born. Pathological Arbitration Clauses: Correcting the Mythology.
18:00 – 19:00 Cocktail reception


Participation Fee: 1 000 Russian rubles.

Payment is available from legal and individual entities.


Registration is available here.