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Falk Tischendorf and Sergey Morozov take part in the International Conference on “Mediation Practice in Russia and Germany” in Moscow
The International Conference “Mediation Practice in Russia and Germany” took place in Moscow on 23 November 2018. The conference was organized by the German-Russian Forum, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of the Russian Federation, and the German Fund for International Legal Cooperation.
Speakers at the conference included Denis Vasilievich Novak, Deputy Minister of Justice of Russia; Vadim Vitalievich Chubarov, Vice-President of the CCI of Russia; Professor Wilfried Bergmann, Deputy Chairman of the German-Russian Forum, Vice-President of the European Academy of Science and Art in Bonn, Germany; and many others.
The session discussed issues of the development of mediation in of Russia, the prospects for the development of Russian legislation on mediation and reconciliation procedures, the use of mediation to settle disputes related to intellectual property, and the practice of employing mediation procedures in business disputes.
Falk Tischendorf spoke on “The Role of Mediation in the Practice of German-Russian Economic Cooperation,” during which he also looked at the specific aspects of the resolution of disputes involving German companies in Russia. Sergey Morozov talked about the combination of arbitration and mediation (arb-med-arb), gave examples of recent international practice on this topic, and the specifics of how this issue is regulated in Russia.