Dmitry Kletochkin, head of insolvency and restructuring practice with Rustam Kurmaev & Partners, took part in the opening session of International Disputes and Asset Recovery Involving Russian and CIS Parties, an international conference held on January 28-29, 2020 at Le Meridien Piccadilly, London with the support of C5, a leading UK provider.
Leading dispute resolution experts joined the discussion and shared expertise on preventing, settling and winning cross-border disputes at a time of sanctions and embargoes. Mr Kletochkin’s report was part of the plenary session focused on the specifics of obtaining and handling evidence for use in cross-border investigations and legal proceedings. Among other issues, he spoke about admissibility of evidence obtained by foreign lawyers and investigators in Russian proceedings and key differences in the standards of proof in English and Russian courts.
Other hot topics included disputes arising out of corporate & asset holding structures and beneficial ownership in the offshore context, contentious trusts and private client disputes in the post-Pugachev era, and resolving director and shareholder disputes involving Former Soviet Union parties.
For more information about the conference’s agenda and speakers, please follow the link.