Lunchtime Webinar: Sanctions and Arbitration – Substantive problems


Event Details

21st Mar 2023
12:30 - 13:30
Zoom webinar

Event Information

This event will focus particularly on the substantive legal issues that arise in arbitrations as a result of sanctions. Topics will include:

  • Arbitrability and the impact of sanctions on arbitral proceedings
  • The effect of sanctions on commercial contracts
  • No-claims provisions
  • Counter-sanctions

Introduced and moderated by Robert Price, Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP and Committee Member of the CIArb London Branch.

Rupert D’Cruz KC is a barrister practicing at Littleton Chambers. He specialises in complex cross-border litigation and arbitration. Through years of experience working across the CIS/FSU region, Rupert has developed considerable expertise in CIS/FSU-related disputes that is consistently recognised by the leading legal directories. He has particular expertise on the impact of sanctions on commercial contracts. Rupert is described by the leading directories as “an excellent advocate” whose “advocacy skills are at the top of the profession”, and is “the No.1 choice for CIS cases as he has a thorough understanding of local business aspects”.

Evgeniya Rubinina is an international arbitration lawyer practicing at Enyo Law. She has acted as advocate in international commercial disputes under LCIA, ICC and SCC rules and has represented both investors and states in investment treaty cases. She has also sat as arbitrator. She is an English qualified solicitor-advocate, and admitted to practice in New York and Russia. She has been consistently ranked as a leading practitioner in international arbitration by major legal directories and has also been recognised as one of the top young international arbitration practitioners by the Russian Arbitration Association’s under-40 chapter (2016 – 2018). Peers and clients have described her as a “commercial, thorough and extremely detailed advocate” whose “knowledge of ISDS practice and procedures is unparalleled”.

Join us on Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 12.30pm GMT for an informative and interactive webinar, which will be followed by a Q&A session.

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