Event Details

On 25 April 2019, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) became the first foreign arbitral institution to be granted permission to function as a permanent arbitral institution under Russia's Federal Laws on Arbitration. This has important implications for the arbitration of Russia-related disputes. Join Sarah Grimmer, Secretary-General of the HKIAC, as she discusses the implications of this development for arbitration users and the HKIAC's plans.


  • Legal Sector - practitioners, judges, in-house counsel
  • Business Sector - representatives of companies and members of business groups
  • Government Sector - diplomats, government officials, policymakers


  • English (Simultaneous interpretation into Russian available)


  • Free of charge
  • Register early as seats are limited


  • 17:00 - 17:20 Registration
  • 17:20 - 18:10 Opening remarks
  • 18:10 - 18:40 Panel discussion
  • 18:40 - 18:50 Q & A
  • 18:50 - 19:45 Networking cocktail


  • Anton Asoskov (Professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University)

    Anton Asoskov

    Professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Mikhail Galperin (Deputy Minister at Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation)

    Mikhail Galperin

    Deputy Minister at Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

  • Sarah Grimmer (Secretary-General at HKIAC)

    Sarah Grimmer

    Secretary-General at HKIAC