OJSC “Lidskoe Pivo” (ААТ “Лідскае Піва”), the Belarusian manufacturer of popular Lidski kvass (a traditional rye-bread drink), had become aware of a locally manufactured kvass distributed in the Russian market under the same brand name “Lidksi”. Furthermore, the infringer used similar bottle label designs. To defend the Client’s rights, KIAP lawyers applied to the Russian antimonopoly authority …
The International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ruled in favor of the Principal of KIAP, Attorneys at Law.
The global pandemic has shown that while state courts may be closed, proceedings in international arbitration still go on – all documents can be submitted electronically, arbitration hearings may be held online, arbitrators write decisions quicker than usual.
Anna Grishchenkova, KIAP Partner and Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration, joined the Task Force on “ADR and Arbitration” of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
In March 2019 International Commercial Arbitration practice lawyers of KIAP won a litigation at Vienna International Arbitration Center, representing the interests of a Russian client against an Italian equipment manufacturer. The dispute was related to the return of the advance payment under the supply contract and compensation for losses caused by the early termination of the contract.
On March 5, 2020 the Moscow Arbitration Court ruled in favor of Insured (Principal of KIAP, Attorneys at Law) in a dispute with a major Russian insurer regarding the recovery under the insurance policy of the business risk.
KIAP Employment practice has made an Infographic on Staff Reduction in Russia, which will help foreign companies better understand Russian Employment law.
Within this section KIAP practices offer special services related to Covid-19 and its impact on business. The first such product is “Express testing of your insurance policies”, where lawyers on a pro bono basis analyze the client’s insurance policy in 24 hours.