KAZAN Legal International Forum 2017


Our Managing Director Mr. Soteris Pittas attended as a speaker, the Conference "KAZAN Legal International Forum 2017" held on 14-16 September 2017 at Kazan City Tatarstan, Russia.


The Kazan Legal was organised by the Russian Law Firm of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (“EPAM”) and the Government of Tatarstan and attracted 864 participants from over 30 jurisdictions.


Mr. Pittas participated in the Session “Challenges in the Management of International Disputes” and presented the topic “Enforcement and Registration of Russian Judgments in Cyprus and the possibility of obtaining of interim relief in aid of execution”.




Other panelists included Nick Burgess, Partner, BDM Law, London, UK; Rupert Boswell, Chairman, Senior Partner, RPC (London, UK); Veronika Nikishina, Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission; James Popperwell, Partner, Macfarlanes, London, UK; Clemens Trauttenberg, Partner, Head of Disputes, WOLF THEIS (Vienna, Austria); Olga Tsvetkova, Senior Associate of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Svetlana Yachevskaya, Deputy Chairman – Member of the Board, Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank) (Moscow).


The topics discussed were:

• Enforcement and registration of Russian judgments in Cyprus and the possibility of obtaining interim relief in aid of execution; (Mr. Soteris Pittas)

• Managing complex disputes under English law – how to use the proceedings to get the best outcome? (Mr. Nick Burgess)

• Litigation Funding (Mr. James Popperwell)

• “Road map” of a dispute: how to select an appropriate forum and an action plan; (Mrs. Olga Tsvetkova)



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