Bank Guarantees: Legal Aspects, Recent Trends and Dispute Resolution Practice

  • Location: Moscow
  • Date: 25/03/2013
  • Event Type: International Conference
  • Language: English

ICC Russia will be organizing in Moscow an International Conference dedicated to bank guarantees. The morning sessions will address the international and Russian guarantees practice and the afternoon sessions will focus on dispute resolution and how to avoid fraud cases.

A practical conference for companies but also for lawyers and in-house counsel.

09:00 – 09:30
Registration. Welcome coffee

09:30 – 09:40
Opening remarks
Alexandra Orlova, Director of Business Development, ICC Russia

09:40 – 11:00
Session I - International Guarantees Practice

  • Latest Opinions of the ICC Banking Commission on Guarantees
  • URDG 758 – Case Studies
  • Guarantees in English Law
    • Why English Law is attractive to Russian parties
    • Dispute resolution practice of English Courts

Andrea Hauptmann, Senior Director, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Chair of ICC Guarantee Task Force (Vienna)
Tina Asgaryan, Senior Associate, Cookie, Young & Keidan (London)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Session II - Russian Guarantees Practice

  • Comparative analysis of Russian and international legislation in respect of bank guarantees
  • Changes in legal regulation of bank guarantees in Russia: enforcement problems
  • Commercial contract and bank guarantees
  • Russia – hot issues and new developments

Rafael Kostanyan, Senior Associate, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners (Moscow)
Maxim Platonov, Assosiate, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners (Moscow)
Tatyana Shalashnikova, Head of Documentary Business and Trade Finance, Raiffeisen Bank (Moscow)

13:00 – 14:00
Break for lunch

14:00 – 16:00
Session III - Dispute resolution practice related to bank guarantees

Тimur Aitkulov, Partner, Clifford Chance (Moscow)

Jason Fry, Partner, Clifford Chance (Paris)
Grigory Chernyshov, Partner, White & Case (Moscow)
Alexander Scard, Assosiate, Hogan Lovells (Moscow)
Sergey Kovalev, Partner, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev & Partners (Moscow)

16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30
Session IV - Avoiding Fraud Cases

  • Frauds in trade finance
  • Frauds in Guarantees
  • ICC Commercial Crime Services

Michael Howlett, Deputy Director, ICC Commercial Crime Services (London)
Tina Asgaryan, Senior Associate, Cookie, Young & Keidan (London)

17:30 – 18:00
Question and Answer


Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center (7, Voznesenskiy Pereulok)

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