Authors

ARGENTINA

Francisco Verbic

 Attorney at Law and Law Professor.  LL.M. In International Legal Studies (NYU School of Law, 2011). Adjunct Professor on Civil Procedure at the UNLP School of Law and Social Sciences. Professor of the course “Complex Litigation, Collective Proceedings and Class Actions” at the LL.M. on Procedural Law of the UNLP School of Law and Social Science. Member of the International Association of Procedural Law, the Iberoamerican Institute of Procedural Law, the Procedural Law Institute of the National Academy of Law and Social Sciences of Buenos Aires, and the Argentine Association of Procedural Law. General Secretary of the Argentine Association of Procedural Law. Member of the Assistant-Editorship Board of the International Journal of Procedural Law. Fulbright Master Scholar 2010.  Drafter and Academic Coordinator of the Clinical Legal Education Program at the UNLP School of Law and Social Sciences (2008-2011). 

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AZERBAIJAN

Khazar Shirmammadov

 

Graduated his master degree from International Relations and Diplomacy at University of Birmingham. Previously, he held International Relations and Economy of Baku State University. In 2015 April he interned as a Research Assistant at University of Birmingham. For a while he volunteered for the MP Labour Party in Birmingham during the 2015 election. During his graduate study at University of Birmingham he expertised on Eastern Europe and Caucasus political and legal issues. His drew together several strands of complex and theoretically-informed argument, and attempted to use ‘fuzzy logic’ to break the impasse between self-determination and territorial integrity was an innovative attempt for international law in his thesis. Currently, he is working on the Caucasus House project.

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BELARUS

 

Ekaterina Diyachenko

Counsellor to a judge at the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union and associate professor at the Belarusian State University where she teaches procedural law. She graduated with honors from the Samara State University in 2006. In 2012 she defended a PhD thesis in private international law. Her professional background includes working at the Federal Financial Markets Service (2005-2007), at an arbitration court of appeal (2007-2010) and as an associate at a law firm (2010-2012) where she specialized in tax law and litigation. With the creation of the Court of the Eurasian Economic Community in 2012 she started working as a legal assistant to a judge. From January 2015 she has been working as a counsellor to a judge at the newly created Court of the Eurasian Economic Union. Her research interests include the legal aspects of Eurasian integration, procedural law and private international law.

 

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Natallia Maskayeva

PhD in Law, Associate Professor of the Belarusian State University, Private International and European Law Department. Author of more than 30 scientific papers (including 1 monograph). In 2017 she was awarded the scholarship of the President of the Republic of Belarus for the talented young scientists. Her research interests are mainly focused on competition law and certain institutions of general and special part of Private International Law (public policy clause, overriding mandatory provisions, delictual obligations, obligations arising out of unjust enrichment, restriction of competition and unfair competition).

 

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BELGIUM

Marcel Storme

Graduated from Gent in 1952, receiving a licence in Economy in 1955 and an Honorary Doctorate from Curie in Lublin (1994). He has been a Barrister since 1952 and he was a Professor at Antwerp (1958-91); Gent (1961-95, Dean 1982-84), and Queen Mary College (1985-86), Vlaamse Leergangen, Leuven (1986-87), Chair, Leverhulme, London (1991-92). He has been a visitor at Beijing (1988), Tokyo (2001), Kyoto (2004), UCL (2005), and editor Procedural Reporter (1983-2005), Tydshcrift Prvaatrecht (1964-), European Private LR (1992-), and has published widely in the field of procedural law. 

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Stefaan Voet

Assistant Professor Ghent University. He graduated from Ghent University and received his PhD in Law in 2011. Stefaan currently works at the Institute for Procedural Law at Ghent University. His main fields of research are international and European civil procedure and complex litigation. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Houston (2009) and Stanford Law School (2014) and a visiting lecturer in Houston, Dallas, Tennessee and Syracuse. He was a member of numerous Belgian ministerial working groups on litigation costs, class actions and mass disasters. Stefaan is also an attorney at the bar of Bruges.

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COSTA RICA

Ambassador Christian Guillermet-Fernández

diplomat of the costarrican foreign service with a broad experience in multilateral affairs.  Actually he is the Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva. During his diplomatic career, he also served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York and as the political coordinator to the UN Security Council during the last membership of Costa Rica to this important body of the UN. He was the regional representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Latin America, Director General for Foreign Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica and he served at the Office of Ombudsperson of Costa Rica. He is the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Open Ended Working Group on the right to peace. He has studies in law and international relations.

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CANADA

Nikolai Kovalev

Assistant Professor of Criminology (Associate Professor starting July 2014) at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.  He received an LL.B. from West Kazakhstan State University, an LL.M from Maurer School of Law of Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Law from Queen's University of Belfast. Prior to joining the faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University, he completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Munk Centre for International Studies of the University of Toronto. His research interests are focused on comparative analysis of lay adjudication systems in different countries and in particular common law jury systems and mixed courts. He has served as an expert on comparative criminal justice and law reform for International Commission of Jurists, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and American Bar Association/Rule of Law Initiative (ABA/ROLI). In particular, he has completed assessments of numerous laws on various issues of criminal justice in Eurasian states. 

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CHINA

Haimei Yu

Ph.D. candidate, Law School of Nanjing Normal University, researcher of the Institute for Chinese Legal Modernization Studies, secretary of research institutions and international affairs of Law School of Nanjing Normal University.

http://iclms.njnu.edu.cn/ArticleDetail.aspx?id=69

 

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CROATIA

Marko Bratković 

Teaching Assistant at the Department of Civil Procedure, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

 

 

 

 

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Sandra Fabijanić Gagro

She is currently employed as an Associate Professor at
the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Law, Department of International Law and teaches courses in International Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law of the Sea, and Diplomatic and Consular Law. However, her main scientific and research interests are concerned with different aspects of international humanitarian law, international criminal and human rights law, in particular. She has published numerous articles in internationally recognized publications and conference proceedings and participated as a lecturer in international scientific conferences, summer schools, and
courses.

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Alan Uzelac

Dr. Uzelac is currently employed as Professor of Procedural Law at the Zagreb University, Faculty of Law, where he teaches Civil Procedure, Arbitration, ADR, Judiciary, Evidence and Protection of Human Rights in Europe. He is involved in various activities of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) of the Council of Europe, where he held different functions (Bureau member from 2003-2006, Member – national delegate 2003-2008; President of the Task Force on Timeframes of Proceedings of the CEPEJ 2005-2006); Member of the SATURN Group de pilotage 2007-2008. Since mid-90s, Dr. Uzelac has also been engaged as national delegate of Croatia in the work of UNCITRAL Working Group for Arbitration and Conciliation. 

 

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ECUADOR

Juan Carlos Riofrío Martínez-Villalba

Professor of Constitutional Law (principal) and Theory of Law (principal) at University of the Hemispheres (Quito, Ecuador), where he was Dean of the Faculty of Law and, now, he is the Director of a Master’s degree in human Rights, Constitucional and Environmental Rights. Visiting professor at University of Angers (France) and in other universities. He has three degrees, one specialty and two doctorates in Guayaquil, Quito and Rome: last Ph.D. at Pontificia Università della Santa Croce. Director of Ius Humani Law Journal. Unique author of twelve books of law and humanities, and of many others like coauthor, published in America and Europe. Attorney at Law at Coronel & Pérez lawfirm in Ecuador.

 

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EGYPT

Walid Fahmy

International Law professor & legal counsel on African Court on Human Rights roster.  He is an associate Professor & Head of the department of Public International Law, faculty of legal studies, Pharos University Alexandria - Egypt. Member of the Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, Berkeley law, University of California, USA. He got PH.d & masters' degree in public international law from faculty of law, Nancy 2 university, France. He is a member of the French society of international law, French society of United Nations, European society of international law & the Egyptian society of international law. In September 2007, He completed a cooperative experience with the International criminal tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague and the French committee for UNICEF Meurthe & Moselle – France.

 

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ESTONIA

Thomas Kruessmann

Thomas Kruessmann is Doctor of criminal law, criminal procedure, international criminal law and East European Law. He was director of the Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies Centre at the University of Graz (Austria) and professor of law at Kazan Federal University in 2015-2016. He is currently affiliated with the University of Tartu (Estonia) as coordinator of the Jean Monnet Network „Developing European Studies for the Caucasus“ (DESCnet). He is also Of Counsel with the law firm Lansky Ganzger + partner Vienna / Baku / Astana.

 

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FINLAND

Jukka Kekkonen

completed masters degree in law 1975 and defended his doctoral thesis 1987. In 1990 he was nominated to a professor of legal theory and legal history at the University of Lapland (Rovaniemi). He was intited to a post of visiting professor to the Complutense University (Madrid; Spain) 1993-1994. Next year 1995 he was nominated to be a professor of legal history and Roman law at the University of Helsinki. He was the dean of the law faculty 2004-2009 and a board member of the university 2010-2014. Kekkonen is a board member of the International Association of law schools (2011-). He was a member of the Impeachment Court in Finland 1994-2004.  Kekkonen has published 13 books and nearly 300 articles. He is one of the best known public intellectuals in Finland.

 

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Laura Lassila

Legal Counsel. Doctoral Student in contract law in University of Helsinki.
LL.M in International Trade Law (University of Turin, 2015). Master of
Laws (University of Lapland, 2014). Board Member of the ELSA Alumni
Finland.

 

Mariya Riekkinen 

earned her D.Sc. doctorate at Åbo Akademi University (Finland) in 2013 with the major in public law. In 2007 she obtained a licentiate LL.Lic. degree (“kandidat iuridicheskikh nauk”) with the major in constitutional and municipal law of the Russian Federation at Tyumen State University (Russia). She is currently an Associate professor at the Department of Constitutional and Municipal Law, Tyumen State University. She is also a post-doc researcher at the Department of Social Sciences, Business, and Economics, Åbo Akademi University. Riekkinen publishes in English and Russian focusing on the issues of public participation and the rights of vulnerable groups. She serves as a co-managing editor at the European Yearbook of Minority Issues and as editor at Russian Journal of Comparative Law.

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GERMANY

Dominik Brodowski

senior researcher in the Faculty of Law, University of Munich

http://www.brodo.de/




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Peter Gilles

IAPL Council Honorary member. German scientist and honored professor of Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. From 1972 to 1975 Gilles was a professor of Civil Law, Civil Procedure Law, General Litigation and process theory at the Faculty of Law. At the same time, he became Professor at the Universities of Cologne and Freiburg, from 1975 to 1979 Professor of Civil Law and Procedural Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Hanover. In 1979 he was appointed professor and co-director of the Institute of Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Frankfurt. From 1991 to 1992 Gilles was retired dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Frankfurt. Since 1975, Gilles had numerous visiting professorships, guest lecturers and lecture stays in Western and Eastern Europe, North, Central and South America, but especially in North and Southeast Asia. In 2004 he received an honorary doctorate at the University of Vilnius and in 2007 an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle University of Thessalonikihas been awarded.

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Patrick C. R. Terry

Patrick C. R. Terry is a professor of law at the University of Public Administration (Faculty of Law) in Kehl (Germany). He gives lectures in both English and German in civil, family, employment and European law. His main research interest, however, is public international law where he has published a number of articles in various international legal journals. Since October 2015 he is a member of the university’s Committee to Ensure Good Scientific Practice and co-responsible for the university’s contacts in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Before becoming a professor, he had been a judge in the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, for more than nine years. He holds four law degrees: a Ph.D. in public international law and a Master of Laws degree in International Law and International Relations (both awarded by the University of Kent, UK) as well as two German law degrees (awarded, respectively, by the Ministry of Justice, Stuttgart, and the University of Tübingen).

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Martin Paul Wassmer

Professor of law at the University of Cologne (Faculty of Law) in Cologne (Germany) since April 2009. Director of the Institute for Criminal Law and Criminal Law Procedure (Cologne). Visiting professor at the China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing, China) and the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia). He is a graduate of the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and holds a Ph.D. He habilitated at the University of Freiburg (Germany). Before becoming a professor, he was a lawyer. His research interests are: business criminal law (accounting, banking and capital market criminal law, embezzlement and fraud, corruption, corporate criminal law), criminal tax law, computer and internet law, criminal law relating to foreigners, administrative offences law. He has authored over 100 publications.

 

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FRANCE

 

Hugo Flavier

Associate Professor of Public Law and European Law at Montesquieu University – Bordeaux IV, Centre de Recherche et Documentation Européen et International (CRDEI) (16 Avenue Léon Duguit, Pessac, 33608, France; e-mail : hugo.flavier@gmail.com).

 

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John Burke

Professor Burke is an international lawyer with a distinguished professional and academic record. Prof. Burke holds a PhD from the Université de Fribourg, Switzerland; a J.D from the University of Seton Hall, School of Law; and a B.A from Columbia College. He has litigated cases before the United States Supreme Court, Federal Courts of Appeal, and State Courts at all levels. He has acted as Counsel to the New Jersey Legislature and served as Advisor to the Ministry of Finance in Estonia. Subsequently, he was Rector and Professor at the Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia, and Rector and Professor at International Audentes University, Estonia. From 2008 until 2014, Prof. Burke held the position of Chair and Professor of Law at KIMEP University. He presently is Professor of Law at Almaty Management University.

 

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Svetlana Panina-Burke

holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Ukrainian State Marine Technical University (1997), and presently is a private tutor in mathematics and physics.

 

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GREAT BRITAIN

Neil Andrews

 MA, BCL (Oxon), is Director of Studies in Law, and Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge, and is also a qualified barrister. He specializes in English Civil Procedure, Transnational Civil Procedure, Obligations, Equity and Roman Law. He has written widely on the subject of procedure, including authoring or co-authoring English Civil Procedure: Fundamentals of the New Civil Justice, The Future of Transnational Litigation, and Commercial Arbitration (3 ed).

http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/nh-andrews/13

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Nadia Hubbuck

Counsel at the LCIA’s Casework Secretariat, Solicitor (England & Wales), Russian qualified lawyer, LL.M. As a Counsel at the LCIA’s Casework Secretariat based at the International Dispute Resolution Centre in London, Nadia Hubbuck is responsible for the day-to-day administration of arbitrations and mediations referred to the LCIA, with a particular emphasis on the disputes originating from Russia and the CIS region. Prior to joining the LCIA in August 2013, Nadia worked as an Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Brussels, and before that at Ashurst LLP in London, having previously practiced in Russia as an in-house corporate lawyer with OJSC Russian Machines. Nadia holds an LL.M from the University of Manchester, a Post-Graduate Degree in English Law from the Nottingham Law School and a Degree in Jurisprudence from the Moscow State Law University. She is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and is a qualified Russian lawyer. 

 

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Jane Fedotova

Associate at Simmons & Simmons LLP, Solicitor (England & Wales), Russian qualified lawyer, LL.M., MCIArb, ex-LCIA secondee. Jane is an English qualified solicitor and Russian qualified lawyer. Jane focuses on complex, high value, multi-jurisdictional disputes. She has recently returned from a secondment as counsel at the LCIA, where she was responsible for the administration of CIS cases. Prior to joining Simmons & Simmons she worked at an international law firm in Moscow. Jane graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2007, holds an LL.M. from University College London and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).

 

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Paul Fisher


Paul Fisher is a Barrister (England and Wales) practising from 4 New Square Chambers, Lincoln's Inn and former Lecturer in law at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford. For the past two years he has been practising in Qatar with a leading law firm in the Middle East, dealing with major infrastructural disputes in the region and with a primary focus on international arbitration. He has spent a great deal of time travelling in Russia, Ukraine and Transcaucasia and has written for the Washington Post and Kyiv Post regarding the constitutional implications of the dissolution of the Soviet Union and its modern parallels in Western Europe.

 

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Conall Mallory

Lecturer at Newcastle University where he teaches
International Human Rights Law, International Security Law and Public Law.
Before joining Newcastle Law School in 2017, he spent five years as a
Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University. His principal area of research
concerns the extraterritorial application of a state’s human rights
obligations. He has written about this in the context of military
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Stuart Wallace

Lecturer in Law, Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Homerton College, University of Cambridge.  Stuart holds an LLB from the University of Limerick, an LLM from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway and a PhD from the University of Nottingham. Prior to his appointment as a Lecturer in Law at Homerton College he taught European Union Law and European Convention on Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham for a number of years. He worked as a post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham and held positions at the European Court of Human Rights, European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law and International Criminal Court.

His research interests lie in International Human Rights Law and European Union Law. The primary focus of his research has been on the relationship between international humanitarian law and international human rights law. His doctoral dissertation examined the application of the European Convention on Human Rights to military operations. He has also carried out significant research into how human rights law is incorporated into European Union law and policy. He has authored a number of articles on different areas of human rights law, including human rights in criminal justice, business and human rights and the procedural law of the European Court of Human Rights. His monograph published by Cambridge University Press and entitled ‘The Application of the European Convention on Human Rights to Military Operations’ is forthcoming.

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GREECE

Apostolos Anthimos

Attorney at law at the Thessaloniki Bar Association, Greece. He graduated from the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki (1993), and holds a Ph.D. in International Civil Litigation (2002), and a master of Laws from the University of Hanover, Germany (1994). He published four monographs on Civil Procedure and International Civil Litigation issues; he has various publications in Greek, German, English and Spanish law reviews and magazines, on topics related to International litigation, Arbitration and Dispute resolution, Commercial law and Civil Procedure. He has been a lecturer at the Thracian Law Faculty (2003-2004) and the International Hellenic University (2012-2013); a member of the committee for the reform of the Greek Code for Civil Procedure (2010). Finally, he has been acting as a legal expert on a number of Technical Assistance Projects related to EC / International Law and institution building in Bulgaria, the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, the Slovak Republic, Turkey, Cyprus, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Vietnam, West Bank, Turkmenistan, Kosovo and Ethiopia. 

 

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HOLLAND

Ruth van der Pol

graduated from Leiden University. He’s been an attorney at Pels Rijcken & Drooglever Fortuijn lawfirm in The Hague. Specialized in civil law (state liability) and civil procedure law, migration law and human rights law. A district court judge for quite a number of years (commercial law section) he now works as a judge at the Court of Appeals Arnhem-Leeuwarden, commercial law section. His specialization is corporate law and civil procedure law. Active in the organization of moot-courts for students in Russia, in close cooperation with the St. Peterburg Institute of law named after Prince Oldenburgsky, were he’s also a regular guest lecturer. Also active for many years for the Russian human rights organisation Citizens’ Watch in St. Petersburg. Author of many publications in The Netherlands on civil (procedure) law and Russian law. Also some publications in Russia.  


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INDIA

Krishna B. Agrawal

Director of the Indian Institute of Comparative Law. Former, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Rajasthan, India. Author of the books «Civil procedure in India», «Family law in India» and coauthor of the book «Private International law in India». He specializes in civil procedure and international arbitration.

 

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IRAN

Akbar Adibi

 

Ph.D. Candidate of Student of International Law, Department of Public & International Law, College of Law and Political Science, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. He is assistant professor in Payame noor University of Tehran.  He has defenced hic Ph.D. dissertation at February 2017.He writhed books and articles in different subjects of international law. His proficiency is in international organizations and International economic law background.
email: a.adibi@yahoo.com

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Mansour Farrokhi

 

Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Hormozgan, Iran. He received an LL.B. and an LL.M. from the University of Tehran, and a PhD. in Public International Law from Allameh Tabatabai University in 2009. His research interests are focused on comparative law, international economic law and teaching legal texts in English.

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Homayoun Habibi

Has got Ph.D. in  Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris at 2000. He is associate professor. He is a faculty member of public and international law in Allam-e Tabatabaiee university and also he has a number of publications on different issues of international law.

http://simap.atu.ac.ir/homepage/9693152/?lang=en-gb

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Seyed Yaser Ziaee 

Assistant professor of international law in University of Qom, Iran since September 2012. He studied L.L.M. and Ph.D. in international law in University of Allameh Tabatabaei in Tehran and passed his sabbatical as visiting student in University of Leuven in Belgium in February-April 2012. Author of several Articles and books and lecturer in numerous fields of international law like insurgent groups, secessionism, sanctions, media, human rights, cyberspace, jurisdiction and etc. Regarding to his thesis he focused on extraterritorial jurisdiction issues in different branches of international law especially in international economic law.   

www.qom.ac.ir/profs/ziaei

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ITALY

Francesca Ferrari

Attorney at Law and adjunct Professor of the Insubria University of Como-Varese. She is graduated from the University of Pavia, has earned the Phd in civil procedure from the University of Milan. She was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School (United States) as well as Maastricht University. Author of two books and of several publications in the field of evidence, civil procedure ad intellectual property litigation. Member of the editorial board of the Rivista di diritto processuale as well as of AIDA.


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Fontana Chiara

Professor of International and Community Tax Law and Confirmed Financial Law Researcher at the Department of Jurisprudence of the University of Naples, «Federico II») (Italy, Naples, via Nuova Marina n. 33, chiara.fontana@unina.it).



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Olga Rymkevich 

is a senior researcher at the Marco Biagi Foundation, Modena (Italy). She graduated in St. Petersburg State University in foreign languages and international relations and in economics in the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and has a degree of Ph.D. in labour law (University of St. Petersburg). Her research interests include international and comparative labour law with a particular focus on sport law. She collaborates with the Sport Law and Policy Centre (Rome, Italy). She also serves as a managing editor of The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations (Kluwer Law International).


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Lorenzo Sasso

Lorenzo is Associate Professor of International Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He graduated with honours (magna cum laude) in Economics at the University of Bologna and studied law and economics in Dublin (University College Dublin) and London where he completed a PhD in Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previously he was Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Bologna where he held the course of International Commercial Law and teaching assistant at the London School of Economics. In his professional career, Lorenzo worked in Luxembourg, first as an auditor in PwC and then as a legal officer in the Financial Engineering Department of Société Européenne de Banque (Gruppo Intesa San Paolo). Since 2003 he is registered as a chartered accountant and authorized auditor in Bologna and, since 2004, as an expert comptable and commissaire aux comptes in Luxembourg. He currently act as tax and legal strategic advisor in both countries.


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Elisabetta Silvestri

 Professor of the University of Pavia. She is graduated from the University of Pavia, has earned the title of Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Cornell Law School (United States). Senior researcher at the Department of Law (Section of Civil Procedure). She was a visiting scholar at Yale Law School (United States) and participated in summer schools at the University of Bologna. She was appointed a manager of the project called ≪Rules for Transnational Arbitration≫ organized by the American Law Institute in Philadelphia (USA).

 

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ISRAEL

Shimon Shetreet

Professor Shimon Shetreet is a Professor of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He holds the Greenblatt chair of public and international law and is the head of the Sacher Institute of Legislative Research and Comparative Law.
He has in recent years been Visiting Scholar at the New York University Global Law Program, Visiting Prof. at Case Western Reserve University School of Law , Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London .he has also been Visiting Prof of law at Tulane University and University of San Diego .


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KAZAKHSTAN

Guzal Galiakbarova – PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil and
Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National
University (http://www.enu.kz/en/).
Her scientific interests are labour law, civil and civil procedural law.
Her dissertation title is “Legal regulation of individual labour disputes:
issues of theory and practice”.

Author of more than 50 papers (6 of them are articles in international
scientific journals included in the database of Scopus, Thomson Reuters).

She had research studying at Gazi University, University of Business and
International Studies (Geneva, Switzerland) and Tartu University (Tartu,
Estonia). Participant and winner of prizes of many international and
foreign conferences, seminars, round tables.

 

She also is a member of the Kazakhstan Union of Lawyers.

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Sholpan Saimova 

PhD, Associate Professor, Head of the Project Office
of the Academy of Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Sh. Saimova successfully engaged in research activities, the results of
which are reflected in the 60 publications of scientific character in the
field of land rights issues and the process. Sh. Saimova got into the list
of scientists who have high levels of citation and publication activity for
2005-2015, according to the Web of Science database. She is the owner of
the state grant for talented young scientists in 2015.


http://www.yur.enu.kz/images/saimova.pdf


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KENYA

Joseph S. Lutta

Partner at Musinga and Company Advocates Mombasa Office. Joseph is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (CPS-K). He graduated from Moi University School with Bachelors of Law (LLB) second upper class honours and later obtained a post graduate diploma in law from Kenya School Law in Nairobi, Kenya. Currently he is pursuing his masters in public policy and Administration (MPPA) at Kenyatta University. His area of practice spans across litigation, commercial, corporate and conveyancing. In terms of litigation he has successfully argued several cases for both local and international clients before the High Court, Environment and Land Court, Employment and Labour Relations Court and the Court of Appeal. His research interests entails; constitutional law, public international law and international humanitarian law. Joseph is a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Mombasa Law Society (MLS), Institute of Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (ICPSK), and East Africa Law Society (EALS). He currently serves in the Legal Education Committee of the Mombasa Law Society.


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LITHUANIA

 

Dalia Mikeleniene   

in 1984  graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. From 1984 to 1990 she worked as legal counsel  at Vilnius Municipality; from 1989 to 1997 she worked as assistant to the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Lithuania; since 1997 she is adviser to the President of the Supreme Court of Lithuania.  

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Valentinas Mikelenas

 in 1982 he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University, and has since worked there as a professor. In 1986 he continued postgraduate studies at Moscow  Lomonosov University and got his Ph.D. in Civil Procedure Law. From 1990 to 1992 he worked  as a Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius  University, from 1992 to 1997 he was the Dean of the Faculty. During 1990–2003 he was a Head of the  Department of Civil Law and Civil Procedure of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1995 he got the Dr. Hab. (Civil Law) degree at Vilnius University. In 1990 he was awarded the title of associate professor and in 1996 professor. In 1996 he was granted the Lithuanian National Science Award. Since 1994 he has been the Head of the Working Group for the drafting of the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania. He has been Justice at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Lithuania since 1997 until  2006. H eis also Member of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.


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NIGERIA

 

Yinka Olomojobi

A Barrister and Solicitor (Nigeria) and an Associate Professor at the School of Law & Security Studies, Babcock University, Ilisan, Ogun State, Nigeria where he teaches International Relations and International Law; Global Response to Terrorism and Foreign Policies of World Powers & Africa; Current Issues in Peace & Strategic Studies  (Post-graduate level, Department of Political Science); Conflict & Crises Management; Public International Law; Human Rights Law and Gender & the Law (Undergraduate level, School of Law & Security Studies). Prior to joining Babcock University, Yinka worked as a Director of the African Centre for Contemporary Studies.  Yinka holds a LL.M (International Law) from the University of Liverpool, England and PhD (International Relations) from Lancaster University, England. Among his published works are Islam & Conflict in Northern Nigeria; Human Rights on Gender, Sex and the Law in Nigeria; Frontiers of Jihad: Radical Islam in Africa and Human Rights & Civil Liberties in Nigeria.

 

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Omonye Omoigberale

Is a PhD Candidate in the department of Political Science (Peace and Conflict Studies) at Babcock University, Nigeria. Omonye holds a MSc, Peace & Conflict from the University of Benin, Nigeria. She is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.  Her research interests are mainly in the areas of International Law, Security and Peace and Conflict studies. She has done field-based research on the rights of the girl-child and women in Post-conflict studies in Africa. Her current research interests are on Gender studies, Transitional Justice and African Comparative politics.

 

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POLAND

Artur Korobowicz

Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. Head of the Chair of History of Law and State between 1978 and 2008 and Director of the Institute of Theory and History of Law and State of the said University until 2008. Professor of the School of Law and Public Administration in Przemysl - Rzeszów.


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Natalia Cwicinskaja

Assistant professor at Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan), Faculty of Law and Administration, where she teaches International Public Law. From 2006 to 2015 she has worked at the Institute of the Eastern Studies (Adam Mickiewicz University) as the assistant professor. She has degree of Ph. D in public international law (Adam Mickiewicz University).  Her research interests include territory and states in international law, recognition of states, succession and unrecognized states.


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Piotr Szymaniec 

Piotr Szymaniec  obtained a PhD in Law from the University of Wrocław (2012) and a degree of doctor habilitated in law (doktor habilitowany nauk prawnych)  from the same university (2017). Currently he holds the position of professor and Rector’s Representative for Research and International Cooperation at the Angelus Silesius University of Applied Sciences in Wałbrzych (Poland). He specializes in the legal theory and philosophy, history of legal, political and social thought, and public security. He is the author of more than sixty publications, including monographs: Republikanizm dla społeczeństwa handlowego. Myśl polityczno-prawna Adama Fergusona (in Polish; ‘Republicanism for a Commercial Society. The Political and Legal Thought of Adam Ferguson,’ 2013), Koncepcje wolności religijnej. Rozwój historyczny i współczesny stan debaty w zachodniej myśli polityczno-prawnej (in Polish; ‘Concepts of religious freedom: historical development and the present status of the debate in Western legal and political thought,’ 2017), and Przestrzeń wolności religijnej w Polsce, Czechach I Niemczech. Analiza prawna (‘The space of religious freedom in Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany. Legal analysis,’ co-author, 2017). Many of his works are devoted to the issues related to religious freedom. He is the editor of monographic volumes: Zasada proporcjonalności a ochrona praw podstawowych w państwach Europy /The Principle of Proportionality and the Protection of Fundamental Rights in the European States (2015), Wymiary wolności religijnej we współczesnej Europie/  Dimensions of Religious Freedom in Contemporary Europe (2017). He has participated in many international conferences, including in Oxford, Stockholm, Hannover, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Belgrade, Brno, Bratislava, Kaunas and Banská Bystrica.

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PORTUGAL

Rebaz R.Khdir

Ph.D.  Candidate at the School of Law University of Minho in Portugal. He is an assistant lecturer of International Law at the University of Raparin, Iraq.  He obtained his first law degree from the University of Sulaimaniya, Iraq in 2008 and LL.M. degree with Honor from the Institute of International Relations Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine in 2014. He has been a Judiciary assistant for 2 years in Iraq. He is the author of numerous published articles and papers in international law.  His research interest is humanitarian and human rights violations by ISIS and other terrorist groups and criminal mechanisms. 


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RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Mikhail Antonov

Professor of Law associated with the Law Faculty at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Saint Petersburg) where he teaches legal theory and comparative law. He also is executive editor of the Rossiiskii ezhegodnik teorii prava, member of the editorial board of the Pravovedenie, the Rechtstheorie, and of a number of other international scientific journals. Professor Antonov’s research interests focus upon contemporary legal theory, upon the problems of normativity in law and of sociological jurisprudence, on the theory of sovereignty. He holds a Russian university degree of specialist in economics (Presidential Academy of Public Administration, 1999) and in law (Saint Petersburg State University, 2000), a master’s degree in sociology (University Paris V, 2005), and a PhD degree in law from Saint Petersburg State University (2006). He is practising as a member of the Saint Petersburg Bar Association and as a council-at-law at “Nota Bene” Law Firm (Saint Petersburg). 

http://www.hse.ru/org/persons/23948027
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Konstantin Astaviev

Attorney at law, Partner at KIAP, Attorneys at Law, Moscow. One of the co-founders of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, and Head of International Arbitration Group at KIAP since 2013. According to Best Lawyers 2013 edition rating, he was awarded Lawyer of the Year for his work in support of litigation in Russia. Other international ratings include Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA who also recommend him as one of the leading litigation lawyers in Russia. Konstantin has successfully represented Russian and international corporations in disputes in commercial arbitrations and Russian arbitration courts. In 2009-2010 he had an internship in Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, New York and Los Angeles. Graduated from Saratov State Academy of Law in 2003, holds diploma with honours.

 

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Maxim Bashkatov

In 2004 Maxim graduated from the Law Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 2006 he got a degree of Master in Civil Law in the Russian School of Private Law under the President of the Russian Federation. Mr.Bashkatov has substantial experience in the area of civil and private law. He took part in a number of legislative initiatives aimed at improvement of financial markets regulation. Maxim also was an external expert in the area of financial transactions for a range of legal, investment and credit organizations.

He is a lecturer of the Chair of Civil Law of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and Law Faculty of the Moscow School of Social Economic Sciences. As a lecturer he holds workshops for legal practitioners. In 2012 and 2012 he was a visiting scholar at the Law Faculty of the Vienna University (Austria). Maxim Editor-in-chief of the scientific journal “Yearbook of Civil Law” (mvgp.ru) and electronic Financial Markets Regulation Newsletter.

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Gleb Bogush

Dr. Gleb Bogush is Associate Professor and a Deputy Director of the Center for International and Comparative Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia). He also teaches at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia).

Gleb Bogush holds his law degree from Moscow State University and defended his PhD on the UN Convention against Corruption in 2004. In 2012-2014 Gleb Bogush was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Germany).  Gleb Bogush is an author of numerous publications on Russian and international law. His research interests include international criminal law, international justice, international humanitarian law and human rights law.

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Kirill Entin

Counsellor at the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union (Legal Research and Analysis Department) and visiting professor at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Moscow) where he teaches EU law and EU-Russia relations. He holds an LL B and an LL M from MGIMO University, an LL M from the College of Europe (Brugge) and a Ph D in European law from MGIMO University. Prior to joining the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union in 2016 he was an associate professor at the Higher School of Economics and completed an internship at the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2012-2013. Kirill Entin specialises in EU law and, in particular, restrictive measures (sanctions) against third countries and is also the author of the first Russian textbook focusing on the case-law of the CJEU. He has been working as a research fellow at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies and is an -expert in the field of EU-Russia relations.

https://www.hse.ru/en/staff/entin

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Elena Gladun

 Associate professor, the advisor to the President of Tyumen State University. Elena teaches Natural Resource Law, Global Environmental Management at the Department of Public and Financial Law. She participated in Fulbright professional development program; Civic Education project, sponsored by Central European University, other international research and educational projects. Her main fields of research are international environmental law, indigenous peoples and their rights, legal regulations of northern territories. The results of Elena’s research are published in Russian and international journals and presented at international conferences (“ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources” annual conference; “Climate Action Plan, Environmental Law, Spatial Planning” and others)  

 

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Elena Gerasimova,

PhD, is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law of the Faculty of Law at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Moscow, Russia). She is also the Director of the Center for Social and Labor Rights, non-governmental organization, working to promote labour and employment rights. For over twenty years she has been working with trade union movements in Russia and CIS countries, promoted labour and employment rights in Russia. She has acted as a consultant for national and international trade unions and dealt especially with labour standards, fundamental principles and rights at work. Elena Gerasimova is a co-founder and the Chairman of the Council of the Professional Association “Lawyers for Labour Rights“. She is a member of expert councils of the State Duma, Ministry of Labour, Ombudsmen of Russia; serves as an expert for a number of other Russian governmental bodies. He current research interests include freedom of association, right to strike, social partnership, human rights at work, international labour standards, protection against discrimination, job equality, etc. She is the author of over 50 articles and publications in Russian and English.”

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Svetlana Golovina

Graduated with distinction from the Sverdlovsk Law Institute (now known as the Ural State Law University). Doctor of Law, professor. Since 2005 has headed the Department of Labor Law of the Ural State Law University.

Her areas of specialization include refining the conceptual framework for labor law, modernizing labor legislation for innovative economies, and harmonization of labor legislation in the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union. Author of more than 200 academic publications and on the editorial boards of a series of leading Russian publishers.

From 2002 to 2003 was member of the working group of the State Duma of the Russian Federation convened to draft amendments and addenda for the Labor Code of the RF. Currently member of the permanent working group of the State Duma Committee on Labor, Social Policy and Veterans’ Affairs for examining enforcement practices and preparing proposals for improving labor legislation. Head of the academic group convened by the Interparliamentary Assembly of the EAEU to harmonize the labor legislation of the EAEU member states, develop the Conceptual Framework for EAEU Labor Law, and arrive at the Fundamental Principles for the Labor Law of the EAEU Member States.

Head of the Ural State Law University research school “Problems in the Modernization of Legislation on Labor and Social Security.”

Since 2007 has headed the expert group on issues in labor law and social security law permanently advising the Euro-Asian Law Congress (in Ekaterinburg).

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Elizaveta Gromova

Candidate of Legal Sciences, associate professor at the Department of Business, Competition and Ecological law of the South Ural State University (National Research University), Chelyabinsk.

Graduated from the South Ural State University in 2009.

Defended PhD Thesis “Agreement on conducting innovation entrepreneurial activity” in 2014th in the Dissertation Council of the Ekaterinburg State University of Law.

Holds such courses as: Business law, Legal forms of public-private partnership, Legal provision of the national economy, Transport law.

Author of more than 30 researches. Among published works are the monograph “Agreement on conducting innovation entrepreneurial activity in the special economic zone” published in Justicinform, Moscow. One of co-authors of the textbook on “Business Law” published in Rostov on Don.

Research interests: territories with special legal regime for conducting entrepreneurial activity, private public partnership.

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Paul Kalinichenko holds a Doctor of Legal Sciences degree in International and European Law. He is Jean Monnet Chair and Professor of Integration and European Law at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russia. He was also appointed as Head of the European Law Department of the Diplomatic Academy at the Russian Foreign Ministry. His research activities essentially focus on EU external relations law, EU economic law and EU-Russia relations. He was engaged as a legal advisor in European law for the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and for the Eurasian Economic Commission (2009-2019).

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Innokenty Karandashov

Ph.D. in law. Associate Professor at Saint Petersburg State University (The Faculty of Law). He graduated from Far Eastern State University (Far Eastern Federal University nowadays) in 2007. In 2013 Innokenty defended his thesis for a degree of Ph.D. in law on the problems of direct application of treaties in Russia’s legal system. He is the author of papers concerning the problems of implementation of treaties in Russia, provisional application of treaties, and other problems in international law.

 

 

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Maksim Karliuk holds PhD in law (Ghent University, Belgium, 2018) and LLM in European Law (College of Europe, Bruges Campus, 2011). He is a Leading Research Fellow at the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow). His research interests include legal aspects of Eurasian integration and the latest creation thereof – the Eurasian Economic Union, philosophical and regulatory aspects of artificial intelligence.

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Andrey Kashanin  

Dr Jur. Andrey V. Kashanin (born 18 June 1976) graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1998 with a qualification in civil law and received a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in civil law at the same university in 2002.

Dr Kashanin is Deputy Director of the Institute of Legal Research at National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

His principal specialist fields are intellectual property law in Russia and abroad and comparative law.

Dr Kashanin is the author of more than 40 research papers in these fields.

http://www.hse.ru/org/persons/1230371

 

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Ivan Klepitskij 

Doctor of Law, professor of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).
He graduated at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (1991). Since that time, he was engaged in research and teaching activities, practice of law in the MSAL, the Russian Law Academy of the RF Ministry of Justice, the Russian Academy of Justice, the The Bar Chambers of Moscow Region, etc.
Criminal law, economic crimes, phenomenology and hermeneutics is the scope of his research interests.

 

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Anzhela Korzhevskaya 

 

Anzhela is currently a postgraduate student at the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom), LLM in the International Commercial and Competition Law. She has a prior significant experience as a Senior Attorney at the Moscow office of Squire Patton Boggs, an international law firm. Her practice focused on Russian competition law, corporate and commercial matters, trade defence issues, due diligence and acquisition projects, joint ventures. Anzhela graduated from the Kutafin Moscow State Academy of Law in 2004. She has a number of publications on Russian competition law issues. 

 

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Kozhokar Igor Petrovich

 

Associate Professor, Senior Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The author of more than 60 research papers, including 4 monographs. Currently, his field of interest lays in researching regulatory defects, namely developing a theoretical and legal concept of regulatory defects, including their definition, characteristics, classification and typology, distinguishing from related legal phenomena, characterizing individual types of defects, and containing a system of measures of their prevention, overcoming and elimination.

 

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Tatiana Krasnova (Tyumen, Russia)

Associate Professor, Acting Head of the Civil Law and Civil Procedure Department at Tyumen State University. She teaches the course Family Law in Russia and is the author of 80 publications. Her research interests deal with the protection of parental rights and the rights of their children, property separation  issues in family disputes. She also works as a practising lawyer representing the clients’ interests in court. She obtained her  Master’s degree in Psychology and has been a charted mediator since 2010,  serves as a part-time arbitrator at the Chamber of Commerce in Tyumen city. She took part in a number of Russian and international  research  and educational projects. e-mail: Krasnova-tv@yandex.ru

 

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Natalya Kravchuk

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Public Policy Department, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia. All professional activities were related to the protection of human rights on the national and international level with the major academic interest in children’s rights. During the 1996 – 2010 worked for such human rights organizations as the Moscow Helsinki Group and the “Memorial” Human Rights Centre in Moscow, Russia, and the European Roma Rights Centre in Budapest, Hungary. Kravchuk has around 50 publications including human rights reports and academic articles in Russian and international journals. Since 2012 –Council of Europe HELP (Human Rights education for Legal Professionals) Programme Focal point in Russia.

 

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Ekaterina V. Kudryashova

Doctor of law, LL M (King’s College London and Leiden University), Master in Private Law (Russian School of Private Law), graduated from Moscow State Lomonosov University, second degree in economics from Financial University under the Government of RF. Attorney at law Moscow Regional Chamber (private office No1983), Head researcher at The Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of RF. Recognized expert in the legal aspects of strategic public management, law of international business and finance, international taxation and Russian tax law.
Personal Website http://ek-advocate.com/

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Dmitry Kuznetsov

LL.M in comparative constitutional law (Central European University). Senior officer at the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, specialises in the fields of international law, human rights law, comparative law. Dmitry is a professor's assistant at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg.

 

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Lagutin Igor

Professor and head of the Department of Financial Law, Constitutional, Civil and Administrative Legal proceedings of the Southwest State University, Doctor of Law (Russia, Kursk, 50 let Oktyabrya, 94, lagutinigor81@mail.ru).

 

 

 

 

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Natalia Letova

Leading Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The author of more than 60 scientific papers, including 5 monographs. Her research interests are focused on civil and family law. She pays special attention to the problems of determining the status of a child, protecting his/hers rights and interests, as well as preventing domestic violence.

 

 

 

 

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Igor Levakin

LL.D (Doctor of Law, 2003), Full Professor. Graduated from the Law faculty of Ogarev Mordovian State University in 1991. Scientific and lecturing experience since 1995. 1995 - 2003- lecturer, senior lecturer, associate Professor of the theory of state and law, head of the Department of the Russian law of Ogarev Mordovian State University for five years. 2003-2014 deputy director of State scientific research institute of systems analysis of National Audit Chamber of Russian Federation in educational work. 2003- present time - Professor of the Department of Constitutional law of RANEPA. 2012 – present time - Professor of the Department of legal support of management at MGIMO under the MFA of Russia. Professor I. Levakin has more than one hundred and forty scientific and methodical works (among them are four monographs) in the field of theory of law and state, theory of public administration, constitutional law in Russian and foreign editions. Main fields of lecturing and research are state and law theory, constitutional law. I. Levakin has Certificates of Honor of Ogarev Mordovian State University, Academy of the President of the Russian Federation, Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation.

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Nikita L. Lyutov

Nikita L. Lyutov heads the Department of Labor and Social Law at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) and is Professor of Labor Law at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow.  He studied law at MSAL where he received his PhD in 2001 and advanced to a DSc degree in 2013 by defending his thesis, “The Effectiveness of International Labor Law Norms”.

He has authored more than 150 monographs, articles and conference presentations.  Among his published works are the monograph Effectivnost’ norm mezhdunarodnogo trudovogo prava (the Effectiveness of the International Labour Law Norms) and the manual on international labor law Mezhdunarodnoe trudovoe pravo: uchebnik co-authored with Prof. K. N. Gusov).  Selected publications in English include:  Workers’ Representation in Central and Eastern Europe. Challenges and Opportunities for the Works Councils’ System (edited with R. Blanpain, Wolters Kluwer, 2014); “Russian Employment Protection and Employment Policy:  Analysis from the Perspective of the EU Flexicurity Policy” (2012); and “Freedom of Association:  the Case of Russia” (2011).

The full list of publications is available at: https://www.hse.ru/org/persons/66956091#sci .

Prof. Lyutov engages in editorial, academic, and legislative activities in Russia and abroad.  He is Deputy Chairman of the Lawyers for Labor Rights Association in Russia and is on the editorial boards of law journals in Belarus, Italy, and Russia.  He was a visiting lecturer at Amsterdam University (UvA), Vilnius University in Lithuania and at the ADAPT Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labor and Industrial Relations in Modena, Italy, as well as at other universities outside the Russian Federation.  He is a frequent contributor to deliberations on Russian labor issues with the State Duma of the Russian Federation and with non-commercial organizations, and in this capacity he has co-authored draft labor legislation for the RF.

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Dmitry Magonya

Managing Partner of Art de Lex law firm. He graduated from the Krasnoyarsk State University in 1999. Dmitry has a comprehensive experience in legal advising on complex multijurisdictional transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing. Before Dmitry leaded Art de Lex law firm in 2005 he was the Director of Corporate Finance Department and Vice-President of ATON Group of companies. Dmitry has a great recognition in outstanding Pro Bono activity. He is a member of the International Bar Association.


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Vladimir Malyaev

Associate Professor at Department of banking, Faculty of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod. He graduated from state University of Nizhny Novgorod. He received an MBA from NRU Higher School of Economics (Moscow), a degree of candidate of technical Sciences at the Academy of the USSR, and a Ph.D. in Finance and Financial Law from Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi of Rome. The experience of scientific and teaching - 23 years.  Practical Experience in managerial positions in commercial banks of the region.  Particularly professional interests are banks in emerging markets, rating system for corporate governance and financial risk management, topical issues of reforming the Russian banking system. Dr. Malyaev is a frequent speaker at conferences, round tables and seminars on issues of financial market development.

https://www.hse.ru/org/persons/140117

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Markuntsov Sergey

Doctor of Law, Professor at Department of Criminal Law and Criminalistics and Deputy Dean of Faculty of Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). Markuntsov Sergey is the author of more than 150 publications on criminal law, criminal executive law and criminology. His scientific interests include sociology of criminal law, economic crimes, execution of criminal penalties.

 

https://www.hse.ru/org/persons/69016

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Ekaterina Mishina 

Received a B.A. and M.A. in Jurisprudence from the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University, graduating in with the highest honours in 1987.  Dr Mishina holds  a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence from the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences  (1992).

Selected positions held: Principal Advisor  to the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of the RF (1995 – 1997) , Deputy Director, Legal Advisor  ( “Legal Culture” project of the Russian Foundation of Legal Reforms (1997 -1999),  head of the Legal Department of  “MOSTELECOM” corporation  (1999-2002),  advisor to the Chairman of the Foundation for Development of Parliamentarism in Russia ( 2002-2005),  Deputy  Director of the Institute of Legal Studies, the National Research University –Higher School of Economics (2005 – 2011).

Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional  law, Faculty of Law of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (2005 – 2014). Visiting Professor at the Law School (2012-2013) and the Department of Political Science (2014 – 2016) of the University of Michigan.

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Natalya Mosunova  

Russian in-house lawyer obtained the first master degree in Russian School of Private law, currently studying towards the LLM degree in the UK. The most challenging project in 2013 was legal support for the unique business model for Olympic Games in Sochi, 2014. Her professional opinion and results of academic work are published in a number of Russian journals. The major research interests are Competition law, Trade defence and Corporate governance.  The winner of Academic Excellence Scholarship.

 

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Valery Musin

 Professor and Head of civil procedure department of Saint Petersburg State University Law Faculty. Chairman of the Centre for Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) at the Economic Court for the CIS countries Chairman of the Arbitration Court at the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, arbitrator of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in Moscow and of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, expert to a number of governmental and judiciary institutions of the Russian Federation. Member of the Russian Academy of science. Senior partner at Musin, Ibragimov and partners law firm. Author of more than 180 academic publications. Member of the editorial board of a number of legal journals. 

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2084444


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Marianna Muravyeva 

Professor of the Department of Sociology at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia. She also holds a docentship at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, Finland. Her research focuses on the history of crime, comparative legal history, socio-legal studies, human rights and history and theory of violence. She has published extensively, including edited volumes Women’s History in Russia: (Re)Establishing the Field (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014); Shame, Blame, and Culpability: Crime and Violence in the Modern State *(London and New York: Routledge, 2012) and recent articles such as “The Culture of Complaint: Approaches to Complaining in Russia – An Overview,” Laboratorium 6(3) (2014): 93-104; “Traditional Values and Modern Families: Legal Understanding of Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Russia,” Journal of Social Policy Research 12(4) (2014): 625-638; “Bytovukha: Family Violence in Soviet Russia,” Aspasia 8 (2014): 90-124; ‘“Till Death Do Us Part”: Spousal Homicide in Early Modern Russia,’ The History of the Family 3 (2013): 306-330; “Sex, Crime and the Law: Russian and European Early Modern Legal Thought on Sex
Crimes,” Journal of Comparative Legal History 1 (2013): 74-102.
E-mail: 
muravyevam@gmail.com


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Sergei Marochkin

Professor, doctorate of law in public international law and in legal theory. Director of the Institute of State and Law, Tyumen State University (Russia). Holds the presidential title ‘Honored Jurist of the Russian Federation’. Member of the Executive Committee of the Russian Association of International Law, member of the European Society of International Law. Co-author of textbooks on ‘Public International Law’ published in Moscow, Russia and in the Netherlands. He has been a visiting Professor and lecturer (2007-2012) at the University of Lorraine (France) and at the University of Tartu (Estonia) (2012). Coordinator of the Russian team reporters at the Oxford and Amsterdam Universities multinational Project ‘International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC)’ since 2007. 

 

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Alexander Nadmitov

He graduated with Master’s degree from Harvard Law School and Pembroke College, Oxford, Bachelor and Master of Jurisprudence (diploma with honors) from Faculty of Law of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. He specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements and joint ventures, finance transactions, private equity and venture capital, competition law, litigation and international arbitration matters.

Alexander has gained significant experience advising on complex corporate and financial transactions, where he represented various parties, including buyers and sellers, shareholders and management, borrowers and financial organizations. Mr. Nadmitov also regularly represents different parties in litigation and international arbitration matters.

Prior to establishing the Firm, Mr. Nadmitov was a partner with a Russian law firm. Before that Alexander worked as an associate in corporate, finance and dispute resolution and dispute resolution departments of leading international law firms, then began his legal career as an associate in a litigation department of a Russian law firm.

In December 2015 Alexander was elected as the President of Harvard Club of Russia, and also he serves as a secretary to the Oxford University Society of Russia.

Alexander is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Law and Development established under the aegis of the Skolkovo Fund and the National Research University Higher School of Economics and also teaches Financial Transactions course at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics.  Alexander also teaches a course on WTO law at Russian Foreign Trade Academy and regularly appears as a judge of the international contest “Model WTO”, which is held under the auspices of Russian Foreign Trade Academy.

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Vladimir Nizov (Moscow, Russia)

PhD student of the Faculty of Law, Higher School of Economics (20 Miasnitskaya str., Moscow, 101000, Russia; email: vnizov12@gmail.com)

+79199970006

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Vladimir Nizov is a PhD student in the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Higher School of Economics (Moscow). Mr. Nizov was in residence at Melbourne Law School from January 2018 until June 2018 on an Endeavour Research Fellowship.    

In 2014 he graduated from Donetsk National University with a Bachelor of Law degree.

In 2016 he graduated from the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) with a Master of Public Law degree.

Mr. Nizov’s research focuses on public property issues and the role of constitutional institutions in post-Soviet countries. Currently he is working on his PhD thesis, “The Constitutional Basis for the Administration of the Public law Entities’ Property.

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Asmik Novikova

Senior Project researcher in the Moscow office of PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law. She is responsible for developing and implementing project-related research activities. She was author and chief researcher for a series of sociolgical and legal research studies focused on the law-enforcement system, judiciary, models of legal behavior, public opinion in Russia, and others. She has worked as a consultant on various projects implemented by state and non-state organizations, such as United Nation Development Program and the Public Chamber.

 

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Dina M. Osina

Dina M. Osina is a Lecturer of Chair of Legal Theory and Comparative Law of Faculty of International law of Moscow State Institute of international relations (MGIMO-University).

In 2013 and 2015 she graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from MGIMO-University, Faculty of International law (both diplomas with honors). 

Since September 2015 she has been teaching in MGIMO “The Anglo-American Legal Concepts and Legal Terminology” course for MGIMO students doing Master’s Degree. Since September 2017 she has also been teaching legal theory and juridical techniques, comparative law and methodology of legal science and legal expertise.

Research interests include the problems of legal liability in Russian and foreign legal systems; financial and tax law of Russia and foreign countries.

https://mgimo.ru/people/osina/

 

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Elena Ovcharova

PhD in Law. Attorney-at-Law. Senior lecturer of the Faculty of Law at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). Deputy Director of the Institute for Problems of Administrative Law Regulation of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”. Counsellor at one of the leading Russian law firm. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.

In 1997 Elena Ovcharova graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and from 1997 to 2000 she was a post-graduate student in the Department of the Administrative Law at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Science.

Elena specialises in dealing with tax and other public authorities, providing legal support to clients during state supervisory measures (state audits, including tax audits), handling tax cases and cases concerning administrative offences, representing clients in administrative disputes, including tax disputes. Elena has vast experience in out of court disputes resolution and conflicts settling with the administrative authorities, including tax authorities, as well as in handling all types of administrative and tax cases in Russian courts of different levels. Elena's professional background includes defending clients in more than 300 cases for high-level Russian and international companies.

Elena took part in a number of legislative initiatives aimed at improvement of administrative liability and administrative justice regulation. 

https://istina.msu.ru/profile/OvcharovaEV

 

 

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Denis Patrin

Ph.D. Associate Professor of international law at Moscow  State Lomonosov University.  Major research and professional interests: international adjudication and functioning of international courts and tribunals, international arbitration, international disputes settlement, international investments, structuring and realization of industrial, infrastructure projects including PPP projects. 

 

 

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Denis Pechegin

Senior Researcher of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation. He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University and received his PhD in Law in 2016. Denis currently works at the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation. His main fields of research are national and international criminal procedure and criminal law (financial and monetary crimes). He is the author of the monograph "Adversarial and investigative model of proceedings in the International Criminal Court" (http://www.urlit.ru/Katalog/2000-Sostjazatelnaja-i-rozisknaja-modeli-sudoproizvodstva-v-Mezhdunarodnom-ugolovnom-sude.html). He was a post graduate student on internship at the University of Regensburg, Germany (2014) and participant of the Southwest University of Political Science and Law summer school, China (2018). He was a member of numerous Russian judicial working groups on criminal law and criminal procedure matters. Denis is also an IYT Bareboat Skipper Sail (he has travelled more than 400 nautical miles, including as a captain).

http://www.izak.ru/institute/sotrudniki/pechegin-denis-andreevich/

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Aleksey Petrenko

 LL.M. student at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. He graduated from the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad). His major research interests concern public international law especially the WTO law and international investment law. Aleksey participated in various moot courts including Philip C. Jessup Moot Court, FDI Moot, Model of International Criminal Court (Russian edition), where he also acted as a judge and a coach. He also teaches preparatory courses for the Jessup competition focusing on international law as well as on written argumentation and drafting.

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Tikhon Podshivalov

Head of the Private Law Laboratory of the South Ural State University (National Research University) (Chelyabinsk, Russia), Candidate of Legal Sciences. Since 2008th he is a lecturer of Civil Law and Process department. He holds such courses as «Russian Civil Law», «Private International Law», and «Real Right and Right to Real Estate». In 2011th he defended his thesis for a Candidate's Degree on the topic of «Negatory action» in the Dissertation Council of the Saratov State Academy of Law. The basic idea of the dissertation research was to justify the fact that negatory action is not a universal way to protect real rights.

Research interests – the problems of real rights protection, objects of civil rights and real estate, the implementation of the principle of good faith (precontractual liability, the prohibition of evasion of the law, estoppel, the piercing the corporate veil doctrine, the abuse of rights, the beneficial ownership doctrine), corporate law, private international law. The main focus of the research is to elaborate a system of real action under the conditions of reforming the civil legislation of the Russian Federation and the changes in case law, including real estate and land registration.

He took part in a number of Russian and international research and educational projects as the head: «Actions in Rem: Problems of Theory and Practice» (2010-2012); «Rights of Participants of Civil Transactions: Characteristics, Acquisition and Protection» (2013-2014); «Principles of Civil law and Their Implementation» (2015-2017); «Good Faith as a Criterion of Legitimacy in Private Law» (The work was supported by Act 211 Government of the Russian Federation, contract № 02.A03.21.0011; 2016-2018); «System of Actions in Rem: Pandects System and Modern Law» (2018-2020).

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Irina Pluzhnik (Tyumen, Russia) 

Professor, Doctor of Pedagogy, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages and Intercultural Professional Communication for Law and Economics at Tyumen State University; Master of Laws. Earned her Doctoral degree in 2003 with the major in methodology of developing professional communication in legal areas and obtained   her LLM  degree in 2010. She elaborates her research in interdisciplinary areas. The main focus of her research interests  is on  efficiency enhancement in legal education, its norms and standards; the intersection of cross-cultural issues in comparative family  law, specifically, in dispute resolution in intercultural marriages and the rights of children and their  parents in family  disputes. She  is the author of more than 100 publication, teaches legal research methodology, serves as a member of the editorial board for the Russian national journal “Education and Science”,  took part in multiple  international projects:  “Reforming legal education in Russia” (TEMPUS, Russia – Germany), Legal and managerial  issues in energy (CIDA, Canada), Combatting corruption (DAAD, Germany), The rights of children in Russian-Finnish families ( Russia –Finland).        
e-mail:irinapluzhnik@gmail.com 

 

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Anatoliy Pronin

Graduated from the Law Faculty of the Voronezh State University in 2011. His main research interests concern legal philosophy and public international law. He works as a lecturer of International Criminal Law and European Law at the Voronezh State University.

 

 

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Dr.Przhilenskiy

Professor of the Department of Philosophy and social economics science of the Kutafin Moscow State Low University, Member of the Higher Attestation Commission expert council on philosophy, sociology and cultural studies. A member of the International Society for Universal Dialogue and a member of the Russian Philosophy Society. 

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Irina Reshetnikova

Doctor of Law, Professor, distinguished Lawyer of the Russian Federation.  Head of the Commercial Court of the Urals region. From 1980 Reshetnikova works at the Urals State Law Academy and teaches civil law, commercial procedure and enforcement law. She was a research scholar of the University College of the London University for two years and did research at the Law School of the Michigan University under the Fulbright program



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Svetlana Racheva  

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Intercultural Professional Communication Department for Law and Economics of Tyumen State University, PhD in Education, LL.M. Svetlana has graduated from Tyumen State University the Department of Foreign Languages in 1992 and obtained her PhD degree at the Institute of Adult Education of the Russian Academy of Science (St. Petersburg) in 2003.  In 2010 she received her LLM degree in Constitutional and Municipal Law. The sphere of her major research interests includes: legal education quality problems, legal education and professional training in Higher Education, legal professional skills and competences formation.

 

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Yury Rovnov

 

Currently a postgraduate law student at the Higher School of Economics, Russia, and the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland. Professional interests include international trade law, in particular WTO law, and treaty interpretation.

 

 

 

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Sergey Shakhray

Russian statesman, jurist and political scientist. Doctor of Law, Professor, Distinguished Lawyer of the Russian Federation. Dean of the Supreme State Audit School (Faculty), Lomonosov Moscow State University. Chair of the Shenzhen MSU-BIT University Board of Directors.

Recognized expert in the field of theory of state and law, constitutional law and constitutional justice, federalism theory. Co-author of the Russian Constitution of 1993 as well as a number of proactive legislation. Author of numerous books and publications. His main research interest is focused on the Constitution as a political and legal phenomenon and a tool for managing social transformations.


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Alina Shenfeldt

Programme Officer at the Russian Donors Forum. Previously worked as an Analyst at the Laboratory for Anti-Corruption Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (2015-2017) and UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (2017-2018). Alina holds a Bachelor Degree in International Relations from the MGIMO-University and Masters Degree in Political Science from the National Research University Higher School of Economics.


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Olga Shepeleva

Senior Legal Officer in the Moscow office of PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law. Olga graduated in 2000 from the Law School of the Nizhniy Novgorod State University and completed the Public Interest Law Fellowship program at Columbia Law School in 2002. Her major research interests include access to justice, quality of legal aid, legal education and professional training, international human rights law. 

 

 

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Ksenia Shestakova

Holds Phd in International law from St Petersburg University. She is Associate Professor of International Law and Head of International Moot Court Program at St Petersburg University. Ksenia teaches several courses in public international law for both undergraduate and master students. Her major research interests include history and theory of international law, cultural heritage law and space law. She is a member of International Space Law Institute




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Stanislav Sheverdyaev

Assistant Professor of the constitutional and municipal law, Executive supervisor of the Research and Education Centre on constitutionalism and municipal governance of the Law Faculty at Moscow State University, Candidate of Legal Sciences. Expert of the CE project in Russia (Precop-II: Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Russian Federation from Corrupt Practices at the Municipal Level, 2017-2019); expert of OSCE project in Kazakhstan (evaluation of anti-corruption legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2017). Legal advisor, coordinator, member of Board of Transparency International Russia (2002 – 2016). Vice-dean of the Law Faculty at Moscow State University (2007-2015). Expert in different international and Russian research projects: TACIS (2002 – 2003); Information Policy Development Foundation (2004); Higher School of Economics (2003 – 2006); etc. Author of more than 70 publications in law journals on problems of constitutional law, electoral law, access to information, political corruption, etc.



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Sergey O. Shokhin

 

Russian statesman, Doctor of Law, PhD in History, Professor, Distinguished Lawyer of Russia, member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and Academy of Law sciences. Professor of the MGIMO University (Administrative and Financial Law Chair and Private International and Civil Law Chair). Arbitrator of ICAC at the RF CCI. Graduated from MGIMO. Ex-member of Federal Assembly of Russia. Ex-member of Moscow Duma. Ex-Auditor of Accounts Chamber of Russia. Ex-president of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Moscow. Other main career positions include Secretary of State – Deputy Head of Customs of Russia and Council of President of Central Bank of Russia. Recognized expert in public management, law of international finance and financial law, public and private international law.

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Dmitri Shibayev

Ph.D, associate professor of North-Western Institute (branch) of Kutafin Law University (MSLA). Author of more than 50 papers in Russian and English. His scientific interests are technical and legal issues of information security, protocols of information exchange G2C, legal regulation of EDI and electronic signature.

 

 

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Andrey Shirvindt

PhD, LLM, Master of Private Law. Assistant professor for Roman and civil law at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Associate professor at the Russian School for Private Law. Consultant at the Sergei Alekseev Research Centre of Private Law. Member of the editorial board of “Ancient Law. Ius antiquum”. Fellow of the European Law Institute. In 2012 – 2013 Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for comparative and international Private Law (Hamburg, Germany). Major research interests: Roman law, comparative private law, history of private law, European law, contract law, property law. Author of 2 books and more than 20 articles. 



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Ruslan Sitdikov

Candidate of legal sciences, senior lecturer of the department of environmental, labor law and civil procedure and manager of international activities program of the law faculty of the Kazan Federal University. He also is a member of the Tatarstan branch of the UNESCO Chair for Intellectual Property, practicing lawyer, translator of the journal "Herald of Civil Procedure"

http://kpfu.ru/Ruslan.Sitdikov



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Oleg Stepanov

Professor, Dr. in Law, Chief Researcher of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation. He is the author of five monographs on the problems of legal regulation of social development and counteraction to cyberterrorism in the digital age.

http://www.izak.ru/institute/sotrudniki/stepanov-oleg-anatolevich/

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Irina Suspitcyna

Senior Associate at KIAP, Attorneys at Law, Moscow, LL.M. Irina Suspitcyna has joined KIAP, Attorneys at Law, in 2014. Irina’s speciality is the International Commercial Arbitration Law. Irina graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2009, in 2013 received Master of Laws (LL.M) at Stockholm University (Sweden). Earlier has worked in dispute resolution practice at Goltsblat BLP. Irina has wide experience in representation of clients of numerous international companies in Russian commercial courts, in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC), legal support of antimonopoly disputes, bankruptcy disputes of a number of foreign companies

 

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Nadezhda Tarusina

PhD in law, professor, head of the Department of social and family law, since 1992 - Dean of the law Faculty of Yaroslavl State University, named after P.G. Demidov. Author of over 200 scientific papers on family law and civil procedural law, including 12 monographs. Honoured Lawyer of Russian Federation.

 

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Kirill A. Tasalov

Kirill A. Tasalov is a PhD student at the Department of Public Finance at the Faculty of Law at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). K.A. Tasalov graduated from the School of Public Administration, MSU in 2016 (Bachelor of Public Administration, BPA (Hons)). In 2018 he graduated from the Faculty of Law, MSU (LL.M. (Tax Law)). K.A. Tasalov did internships at Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation in 2014 (Department for International Co-operation), Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation in 2015 (Department for Budgetary Policy), and KPMG in 2017 (Tax and Legal Department).

Research interests of Kirill A. Tasalov include tax administration in the UK, EU tax integration, tax implications of Brexit, BEPS project, VAT issues in the EU and in the Russian Federation.

https://istina.msu.ru/profile/kirilltasalov/

 

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Ekaterina Terdi

Candidate of Juridical Science (Law School of the National Research Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia), LLM in Comparative Law, Economics and Finance (International University College of Turin, Turin, Italy). Currently employed as Associate Professor of the West-Siberian Branch of the Russian State University of Justice (Tomsk, Russia). Sphere of professional interest: Russian and foreign law of obligations, contract law, lex mercatoria, problems and perspectives of reception and harmonization of the private law institutions.

 

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Vladislav Tolstykh 

Professor, the Head of the Department of
International Law and the Director of the LLM Programme in International
Law at Novosibirsk State University. He is also a Senior Researcher at the
Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences
(Siberian branch). In 1996-2005 he was a Professor at Tomsk State University;
and in 2005-2010 he was a Professor at the Russian Academy of Justice
(Moscow). He is a member of the Russian International Law Association.

Vladislav Tolstykh is an author of six books and more than 120 articles on
international law. His latest works include ‘International Law’ (Prospect,
2018), and ‘International Courts and their Jurisprudence’ (International
Relations, 2015). He is a Laureate of the F. Martens Award, 2016 (Russian
Academy of Sciences).

 

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Konstantin Totyev

Ph.D. Associate professor of Civil and Business Law at National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia, email: tku71@mail.ru). He graduated from Kutafin Moscow State Law University in 1993 and received PhD in Civil and Business law in 1996 (Kutafin Moscow State Law University).

His research interests are focused on Russian competition law, EU competition law, business law, comparative competition and business law, epistemology of competition law, economic argumentation in business law, company law, philosophy of law, legal reasoning, legal semantics and pragmatics, methodologies of legal research. K.Totyev was a visiting scholar and a visiting lecturer at Paris-Sorbonne University (Paris, France) in 2005 and 2007.

He has served as an expert and a consultant on competition and business law for Russian antimonopoly agency (Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia) and other Russian bodies of state authority. K.Totyev is the author of more than 100 papers. He is a member of the editorial board of the Competition Law Journal.

 

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Sergey Tretyakov

Associate Professor of civil and private international law at Moscow  State Lomonosov University. Professor of private international law at Russian School of Private Law. Senior Researcher at Institute of Legal studies of Higher School of Economics. Member of Editorial Board of Civil Law Review. Member of editorial Board of International Commercial Arbitration Review. Major research interests: history of legal discourse, legal methodology, law and economics, sociology of law, theory of private and private international law, global governance, international commercial arbitration.

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1992207


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Daria Trifonova

Graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University in 2011. 2013-2017 - post-graduate study in MGIMO under the MFA of Russia (Department of Legal Bases of Administration). In 2013 received an attorney’s status (the Bar Chamber of Moscow Region). The sphere of major research interests include constitutional law, civil law, history of law.

 

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Ekaterina Tyagay

Director of the Institute of Business Law at Kutafin Moscow State Law University
Senior lecturer and former deputy head of the Civil Law Department at Kutafin Moscow State Law University. Former head of Research and Education Center "Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law".
Courses taught: Russian Civil Law, Corporate Law, Russian Family Law, Comparative Law, Foreign Civil and Trade Law, Models of Property Rights in Russian and Foreign Law.
Combines academic work with legal practice at LEGIST Law Firm as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board, before that – at JSC “ALFA-BANK” as a Senior Counsel of the International Operations, Legal Department.
Main fields of professional interests and specialization: Property Law, Civil Law, Business Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Trade Law, Comparative Law.
Author of more than 30 research papers and academic publications including 2 books.  Active member of academic and professional legal community, regular participant of key scientific and practical conferences – such as St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.

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Lidia Terekova 
Doctor of Law. Professor of Omsk State University named by F.M.Dostoevsky, Head of Civil Procedure Department of Law Faculty. Author of books "Supervisory Review in Civil Procedure: problems of development and enhancement"; "System of Judgments' Review in the Mechanism of Judicial Protection" and of several publications in the field of Civil Procedural Law.

 

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Nina Uibo

Associate professor of North-Western Institute (branch) of Kutafin Law University (MSLA). Author of more than 50 papers in Russian and English. Her scientific interests are innovations in education, student-centred and proactive foreign language teaching technique in university, translation of texts in different areas of training

 

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Damir Valeev 

Doctor of legal sciences, professor of the department of environmental, labor law and civil procedure and deputy dean of the law faculty of the Kazan Federal University. Chief Editor of the Federal scientific journal "Herald of Civil Procedure". He also is member of the Academic Council of the law faculty and of the Kazan Federal University, Member of the examination committee of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan, Chairman of the Public Council under the Department of the Federal Bailiff Service of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Tatarstan, judge of autonomous non-profit organization Energy Arbitration Court (Kazan), mediator of the Guild of mediators at the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Tatarstan, member of the interagency working group under the Ministry of Justice for drafting of the Executive Code of the Russian Federation, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan, the expert of the Committee on Judicial and Legal Affairs of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

 

http://kpfu.ru/main?p_id=10191

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Grigory Vaypan

 

Ph.D. Candidate at the Law Faculty of Moscow State University (Department of International Law). He is also a lawyer for the Constitutional Justice Project at the Institute of Law and Public Policy in Moscow. He obtained his first law degree from Moscow State University in 2011 and his LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in 2013. Grigory has a number of published articles and blogs on public international law, international criminal law, and international humanitarian law. He is the World Champion at the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2012), and has been a participant, coach and judge at other moot court competitions on international law. Grigory teaches a workshop on legal analysis and argumentation.

 

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Andrey Yanik

MPA, Candidate of Computing Sciences, Leading researcher at Institute of Socio-Political Researches of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Since 1990 he was involved in scientific, analytical, and legal support of the political and economic reforms, regional policy, modernization of public management. Author of a number of books and articles on the history of the modern Russian economy. His current research interest focuses on the comparative studies of the Science & Innovation Policy as an instrument fostering economic development.

 

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Larisa Zaitseva 

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, the Head of the Department of Labor Law and Entrepreneurship of Tyumen State University, a member of the Russian Mediators League, a practicing mediator. Larisa has graduated from TyumenStateUniversity the Department of Law in 1990 and received her PhD degree on the theme: “Legal Problems of Municipal Management in the Sphere of Labor” in 2004. Her research interests are focused on the pressing problems of Labor Law, the Law of Social Security, Social and Labor rights protection. She has got more than 100 scientific publications. 

 

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Oleg Vinnichenko

Professor, PhD in Law and History, head of the Theory of state and law and international law Department of  Tyumen State University.Currently O. Vinnychenko supervises post graduate course "Theory and history of law and the state; history of studies of law and state "and the master program" Protection of human rights and business" at Tyumen State University. Vinnichenko is the author of more than eighty scientific and methodical works. Including - three monographs , six training and teaching treatises.

 

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German Zakharov

Senior Associate in ALRUD Law firm (Moscow, Russia), is interested in Competition/Antitrust, Natural monopoly, Retail, Advertising. He is a member of the Russian Competition Support Association and Executive director of Competition Support Association in CIS countries. German is a member of ABA Section of Antitrust law and the IBA. He has written widely on the subject of vertical and horizontal agreements and other issues related to the antitrust law, including authoring or co-authoring of a Practical Guide, Competition in Central and Easter Europe (Wolter Kluwer, 2014)

 

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Maria  Zakharva 

Ph.D. (Law), Kutafin Moscow State Law University; Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law; Member of the Russian Philosophical Society; Member of the Scientific Council of the Moscow Arbitration Court.

Author of over 70 publications in Russian, French, English and Ukrainian (including 4 monographs, 3 textbooks and over 60 research papers).

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SERBIA

 

Nevenka Đurić

Born in 1993, Nevenka Đurić holds a MJur degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. During her studies, she worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the Department of Private International Law, Faculty of Law in Zagreb. After completing her legal studies in Croatia, she worked as a trainee for Croatian MEP Dubravka Šuica in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. She is currently a postgraduate student at the American University, Washington College of Law, Washington D.C., pursuing a dual LLM degree in International Human Rights and Gender & International Law.

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Aleksandar Jaksic

Full Professor at Belgrade University, Law School. Graduated from Belgrade University in 1982 and received his PhD in Law in 2000. He has been an attorney at law in Switzerland and Luxembourg. His main fields of lecturing and research are private international law, civil procedure, international commercial arbitration and human rights. He was a visiting scholar at UNIDROIT Institute in Rome, Swiss Institute for Comparative Law, Lausanne, Max-Planck Institute for foreign and private international law (Hamburg, Heidelberg, Luxembourg) and visiting Professor at the University of Trier, Germany (1998/2000). Arbitrator in many cases in the field of international commerce. He published mainly in the field of private international law, civil procedure and international commercial arbitration. Member of the ILA.

 

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Nina Kršljanin

 

Assistant professor in the Department of Legal History, Faculty of Law, at the University of Belgrade, Serbia. She has a PhD in medieval Serbian law (‘Serbian medieval charters as the source of Dušan's Code’). Her other research areas include parliamentary history, procedural law and customary law.

She is a member of the International Committee for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions (ICHRPI) and the Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (IVRSerbia). She is currently the vice-president of the Club for Roman Law and Classics "Forvm Romanvm" at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law and the secretary of the Institute for Legal and Social Sciences at the same Faculty. She is currently a participant in the project of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law "The identity transformation of Serbia".

http://www.ius.bg.ac.rs/prof/personal.asp?sifra=KRSNIN

 

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Sunčana Roksandić Vidlička

Assist. Prof. Dr. Sunčana Roksandić Vidlička was a doctorate candidate of the Criminology Department at Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, writing her dissertation as Cotutelle de thèse between the University of Zagreb´s Faculty of Law and Freiburg University’s Faculty of Law. She teaches at the Zagreb Faculty of Law and is a member of the Max Planck Partner Group for Balkan Criminology. She is the Head of the Croatian Unit for the International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and a member of UNODC Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative. In 2017 she was a (co-) rapporteur for AIDP on the topic individual criminal responsibility for businessman on international crimes. She is the head of Jean Monnet Project Advanced Seminar in EU Criminal Law and Policy. In 2011 she received the Annual Award for the best young scientist in social sciences by the Society of University Professors and other Scientists of the University of Zagreb. She has published in English, Croatian and German on issues which concern breaching and strengthening international human rights, primarily economic and social ones, by mechanisms of national and international criminal law. 

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SINGAPORE

 

Kristian Wilson

 Senior associate in the Singapore office of Bedell Cristin.  Kristian advises on BVI law and his practice covers corporate, finance and funds, with a focus on joint-ventures, private equity and cross-border transactions.  Kristian writes widely on the subject of offshore finance and has been published in a number of academic and industry publications.  He holds postgraduate legal qualifications from BPP Law School, an MA in International Relations from Durham and a BA in English and Philosophy (first class honours) from Kent.  He is admitted as a solicitor innd and Wales and in the British Virgin Islands.  He speaks English, French and Mandarin Chinese and is currently studying Russian.


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SLOVAKIA

Tomáš Gábriš

Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Theory of Law and Social Sciences at Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Being a graduate from both history (PhDr., PhD.) and law (JUDr., PhD.), he is focusing on history of legal and political thought. He has authored more than ten books on history of law and legal thinking in the territory of Slovakia, ranging from the medieval period until present. He is regularly invited to speak on his research at conferences taking place in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland. Besides having studied in the Netherlands (LL.M., Tilburg) and in Hungary (MA, Budapest), he regularly undertakes shorter research stays (Canada, USA, Taiwan, Finland, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia) to develop his expertise further. In 2014, he was a fellow at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Currently, he is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Andrea Kluknavská

Assistant Professor at the Department of Theory of Law and Social Sciences at Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Being a graduate from both history (Mgr. and law (Mgr., PhD.), she is focusing on history of legal and political thought. She is author of several articles on history of law and legal thinking in the territory of Slovakia, focusing on the period of 20th century. She is regularly invited to speak on her research at conferences taking place in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary.


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SOUTH AFRICA

D.E. van Loggerenberg 

 

 Daniël (Danie) van Loggerenberg has been practising as a member of the Pretoria Society of Advocates since 1 February 1990.  He was awarded senior status on 7 May 2002.  On 1 January 2010 he was appointed as an Extraordinary Professor of Law, Department of Civil Procedure, at the University of Pretoria.  Prior to him commencing practice as an advocate, he was a professor and head of the Department of Procedural Law at the University of Port Elizabeth (now the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth).  He obtained the degree Doctor Legum in 1987 with a thesis on court control and party control in civil procedure.  In this regard an in-depth study of the principles of the law of civil procedure and a comparative law study of the South African High Court procedure compared to that of the German Landgericht was done.  He has published 28 articles, notes, case notes and book reviews.  He is currently the author of the two standard works on civil procedure in South Africa, namely Jones & Buckle The Civil Practice of the Magistrates’ Courts in South Africa, 10th edition and Erasmus Superior Court Practice.  He was awarded numerous research grants which enabled him to undertake research at,inter alia, the Rijks University of Ghent, the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, the University of London and the European University Institute in Florence.  He has acted as an arbitrator and also as a judge of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria, on several occasions.

 

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SPAIN

David Fernández Puyana

practitioner and international lawyer specialized in international human rights law, international relations, peace studies, United Nations and civil society movements. He is currently serving as legal assistant to the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Open Ended Working Group on the right to peace at the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva. As representative of UNESCO Etxea, the Spanish Society for International Human Rights Law and the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, he has been the Director of the NGO Campaign on the Human Right to Peace during five years. He has also served as legal assistant to International Council on Human Rights Policy, the Catalan Red Cross and the Human Rights Office of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Spain. He advises the Foundation Peace without Borders, which was founded by the well-known artists Juanes and Miguel Bose, in the field of peace and human rights. He obtained the title of Doctor in Law with European Mention by the University of Pompeu Fabra (Spain) with the higher mark in May 2104. The thesis was evaluated by reputed Professors in Law and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame, Middlesex, Autonoma de Barcelona, Utrecht and Padova. He also holds a LLM on Human Rights Law by the University of Essex (UK), a master on Human Rights Protection by the University of Alcala de Henares (Spain) and another master on International Relations by the University of Pompeu Fabra. He is also graduated in Law, Philosophy and Education Science by the University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra. He obtained a human rights award by the School of Law of the American University in Washington DC. 

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SWITZERLAND

ETIENNE HENRY

Born on 9 July 1982, Etienne Henry holds a Bachelor and a Master of Law of the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Human Rights of the University of Geneva and a diploma of international humanitarian law delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross. While completing his studies, he was granted an Erasmus scholarship and spent an academic year as an exchange student at the University of Granada (Spain). He recently defended his doctoral dissertation in the field of international humanitarian law on *The Principle of Military Necessity: Past, Present and Future of a Fundamental Norm of International Humanitarian Law* and was given the best grade (*summacum laude*).Etienne Henry has worked as legal advisor for the Swiss Federal Office of Justice in the field of private international law (2007-2009) and for the Directorate of International Law of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (2014-2015). He is presently a researcher and lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel, teaching public international law. Until August 2016, he will be a visiting researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Geneva.

 

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Botvinov Mikhail

After graduation with honours from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2013, he pursued his studies at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva in Switzerland and obtained Master Degree in Economic Law with the Certificate in Transnational Law in 2015. He also holds WIPO Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.  His main fields of studies include: private law, international secured transactions, international regulation of finance and securities law.

 

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TURKEY

Saeed Bagheri;

 Dr. Bagheri is currently employed as Assistant Professor of Public Law (International Law) at Akdeniz University, Turkey. He received an LL.B. Law from Tabriz Azad University, an LL.M Human Rights Law from Allameh Tabataba'i University Faculty of Law and Political Sciences and a Ph.D. in Public Law (International Law) from Ankara University. Bagheri joined the Department of International Law as a faculty member in August 2015. He teaches courses on International Law and Humanitarian Law. His main research interests focus on internaional humanitarian law, armed conflicts, nuclear law, energy law and human rights law. He has published articles in the areas of international law as well as international armed conflicts, nuclear law and humanitarian law. Bagheri is also one of the founder members of INLA Turkey (Nuclear Law Association in Turkey) since September 2015.

 

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UKRAINE

Larysa Arkusha

 

Professor at the Department of Forensic Science at National University Odessa Law Academy. Advocate, member of Odessa regional bar association.

Professor Arkusha graduated from the Law institute of Odessa State University named after Mechnikov I.I. and the Professional Judges’ Training Institute of Odessa National Law Academy and the special advanced training faculty of Odessa State Economic University (specialty – “Accounting and audit”). Expert researcher in the international project of the American university (Washington, USA) “Transnational crime and corruption research centers (TraCCC)”.

Author of more than 120 scientific, scientific and practical, and international seminars and conferences and co-author of more than 70 scientific works including four monographs and five manuals. The scope of scientific interests includes uncovering and investigation of organized criminal activity conducted using corrupt ties; discovery and investigation of the legalization (laundering) of proceeds obtained as a result of organized criminal activity; and the investigative activity of special organized crime prevention units, methods of journalists' investigation in special circumstances.

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Hryhorii Berchenko

Associate Professor of the Constitutional Law Department, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine. He holds a Ph.D. in constitutional law. His research interests are focused on civil society, constituent power, constitution, militant Democracy. Author of more than 40 scientific papers dedicated to the topics “Constitution as an act of constituent power”, “Constitutional foundations of civil society".

 

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Nataliia Chipko

 

Ph.D, Assistant Professor at the Department of Forensic Science at National University Odessa Law Academy.

Assistant Professor Chipko graduated from Russian State Humanitarian University in 1991 (speciality - historian archivist) and from National University Odessa Law Academy in 2011 (speciality - law). Author more than 20 scientific, scientific and practical, and international seminars and conferences, 1 monograph and co-author of 1 foreign monograph.

The scope of scientific interests includes the forensic characteristics of committing and investigating crime in motor vehicle transactions, and in the history of the foundation and development of police services in different countries. 

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Serhii Fedchyshyn

Associate Professor of the Administrative Law Department, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine. He holds a Ph.D. in administrative law. His research interests are focused on legal regulation of public administration and public service, prevention of corruption in public service. Author of more than 40 scientific papers dedicated to the topic “The Problems of Organization and Legal Regulation of the Diplomatic Service of Ukraine”.

 

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Iryna Izarova

PhD, Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Department of Justice. Author of more than 60 scientific and practical publications in Civil, Roman and Civil Procedure Law issues, articles in Ukrainian and foreign peer-reviewed journals. The major research interests are Civil Proceeding Law, Law of EU and Roman Law. 

 

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Olena Kucher

International Law Department, Institute of International Relations Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The major scientific interests cover international criminal law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international investment arbitration. Former participant of Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC), Foreign Direct Investment moot court (FDI moot court) and Model of International Criminal Court (ICC Russian Model). Coach of Model of International Criminal Court (ICC Russian Model) and team advisor of Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC), Foreign Direct Investment moot court (FDI moot court), Martens Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law and Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law. 

 

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Tetyana Komarova

Advocate, Associate Professor of the Department of International Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law Universiry, Ukraine.

Received her PhD degree in International Law in 2009 on topic “The Jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice”.

Her research interests are focused on international justice, EU judicial system. She has been researching for a long period the activity of the European Union and of the European Court of Justice in particular. Has published the cycle of scientific works dedicated to the topic “The problems of jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice”, which includes more than 70 works (6 monographs, articles, thesis of conferences, methodical materials).

 

e-mail: komarova.tetyana.ukr@gmail.com

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Kirill Molodyko

Dr. Kirill Molodyko has been the senior research fellow in the Higher
School of Economics University’s HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and
Development (Moscow,Russia) and the LCF Law Group’s Counsellor (Kiev,
Ukraine) as well as the since 2014.

He holds a Ph.D. degree in civil and international private law. Dr.
Molodyko is also a graduate from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
(Mid-Career MPA), Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University in Kharkov City
(Specialist in law, cum laude) and Vadim Getman Kyiv National Economic
University (MA in international economy, cum laude). Dr. Molodyko served
as a law clerk to Justice Baulin (actual Chief Constitutional Justice of
Ukraine). Also, he was the full-time intern of the New Zealand
Treasury Economic Performance and Strategy Group, the senior legal adviser
in the litigation department of the Head-office of the largest Ukrainian
commercial bank ‘PrivatBank’ , the senior research fellow at the Fedir
Burchak Private Law and Entrepreneurship Scientific Institute in Kiev,
and the senior lecturer in the Ukrainian State University of Finance and
International Trade. 

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Oleksandr Frolov

Ukrainian-qualified arbitration and litigation associate at the Kyiv office of CMS Cameron McKenna with more than 4 years of experience in the field of international dispute resolution and deep interest in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. PhD student at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. LL.M. in International Business Law (London School of Economics and Political, Science 2014). Oleksandr holds a bachelor’s degree in Law (with distinction) from the Faculty of Law at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2011. In 2013 he was awarded a Diploma of Master of Laws with distinction from the same university.

 

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Roman Petrov

Holds an LLM in EU law (Durham University, UK, 1998), PhD in law (National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 2000), PhD in law (Queen Mary, University of London, UK, 2005) and doctoral habilitation (Institute of Legislation of the Parliament of Ukraine, 2014). He conducted post-doctoral research as Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Italy, 2006–2008) and had visiting research fellowships at the University of Heidelberg (Germany), the University of Oxford (UK), Ghent University (Belgium), University of Latvia and Augsburg University (Germany). In 2015–16 Prof. Dr. Petrov was holding a Foreign Chair at Ghent University (Belgium). He is founder and first elected President of the Ukrainian European Studies Association. Currently, Prof. Dr. Roman Petrov is Jean Monnet Chair in EU law and Head of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the National University of ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’ in Ukraine. Areas of his research and teaching include: EU law, EU external relations law; approximation and harmonisation of legislation in the EU; rights of third country nationals in the EU, legal aspects of regional integration in the post-Soviet area.

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Bohdan Rebrysh 

PhD in Law, Assistant Professor, the Department of Private International Law and Comparative Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Author of more than 20 scientific papers on different Private International Law issues. His research interests are mainly focused on the problems of legal regulation of international competition relations, as well as related international relations in the sphere of advertising activity and protection of intellectual property rights.

 

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Anton Stolitnii

Doctor of Legal Sciences and Associate Professor of the Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics of the Classical Private University. He taught criminal legal disciplines at the Institute of Intellectual Property of the National University "Odessa Law Academy". The author of the technical work Electronic Procedural Control. Developer of the theory of electronic criminal proceedings of Ukraine with its subsequent practical implementation in the form of a draft Concept of Electronic Criminal Proceedings of Ukraine. Represented the state of Ukraine in the UN and other international institutions. He participated in the development of curricula for the Council of Europe. His field of research is administrative and criminal proceedings, their modernization in the modern conditions of the information society.

 

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Iryna Tolkachova

Ph.D. in Law, Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law Department, Educational and Research Institute of Law, National Aviation University.

She graduated from Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine, faculty of preparation of lawyers for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, received complete higher education on speciality of “Jurisprudence” and received the qualification of lawyer. She holds a Ph.D. in constitutional and municipal law. Author of more than 70 scientific works, among them are the following: collective monographs, articles, theses of reports on conferences, methodical materials. The major research interests are constitutional and international legal aspects as to the protection of human rights, forms of direct democracy, development of civil society, activity of the European Court of Justice, etc.

 

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Тetyana Vilchyk

Advocate, Professor of the Department of the organization of judicial and law enforcement agencies, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law Universiry, Ukraine, member of the Scientific Advisory Board under the National Association of Advocates of Ukraine. Participant of working groups on drafting laws "On Advocacy and legal practice" (2014), "On Mediation" (2004); on preparing proposals for the Commission on Legal and Law Enforcement at the Secretariat of the President of Ukraine on the establishment of a system of free legal aid in Ukraine (2009). The author of more than 100 scientific works, among them three monographs, 14 textbooks. Scientific interests: the legal nature of the institute of advocacy, international standards for the organization and functioning of the advocacy, the relationship between the advocacy and the government, ethics and responsibilities of lawyers.

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Oleksandr Yevsieiev

Ukrainian scientist in the field of constitutional law of Ukraine and comparative constitutional law. Also he has a deep interest in the transitional justice and national reconciliation areas. Ph.D. in constitutional law, professor’s assistant. Current scientific adviser to the Justice of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine since 2016. Oleksandr holds a specialist’s degree in Law (with distinction) from the National Law Academy named after Yaroslav the Wise, 2006. Later he worked in this academy for ten years as a lecturer of constitutional law and constitutional justice of Ukraine. He has written approximately 120 scientific publications.

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USA


Scott C. Armstrong 

received his BA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (North Carolina, United States) where he studied American and World History. He received his JD from the University of South Carolina School of Law, (South Carolina, United States); where he studied international and comparative law, including studying the law and legal systems of the Russian Federation. He also spent time as a visiting scholar studying transnational legal disputes at the Honorable Court of Grey’s Inn (London, United Kingdom). He is currently an LLM candidate at the Vermont School of Law (Vermont, United States).  He enjoys writing about international legal topics ranging from human rights to global approaches to environmental degradation and has a deep love of learning and teaching others. 

 

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Ronald Brown  

Is a law professor at the University of Hawai'i Law School and has served as the University's Director of the Center for Chinese Studies from 2000-2006. His experience includes working as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board, representing management and labor in labor relations matters, acting as private impartial arbitrator in labor-management disputes, and serving as state-appointed public fact-finder in  public sector disputes. Professor Brown's teaching specialties include labor and employment law, employment discrimination law, arbitration, Chinese law, Asian International and Comparative Labor Law, and U.S.-China Labor & Employment Law. He has authored numerous articles and has recently published East Asian Labor and Employment Law: International and Comparative Context (Cambridge 2012), Understanding Labor & Employment Law in China (Cambridge 2010), and a book entitled Understanding Chinese Courts and Legal Process: Law with Chinese Characteristics. Professor Brown has worked in China under the USIA's professional-in-residence program, has served as a Consultant with the World Bank, and has lectured throughout Asia on comparative labor law topics. He has taught U.S.-China Comparative Labor Law at Beijing University Law School and currently serves as a foreign advisor to BEIDA on graduate law programs. He also serves as an Editorial Board Member on the Hague Institute for Global Justice, International Labor Rights Case Law Journal. He conducts legal exchange and international training programs for Chinese lawyers, judges, law drafters, and prosecutors under arrangements with the key government legal agencies. In 2004-2005, Professor Brown was in China as a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar, teaching U.S. and Chinese Labor & Employment law at both Peking University Law School and Tsinghua University Law School.

 

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William E. Butler

preeminent authority on the law of Russia and other former Soviet republics and the author, co-author, editor, or translator of more than 120 books on Soviet, Russian, Ukrainian and other Commonwealth of Independent States legal systems. He edits the journal Russian Law, published by the Russian Academy of Legal Sciences; the East European and Russian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, published by The Vinogradoff Institute; and numerous other scholarly journals. 

Professor Butler is an Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and is serving his fourth term as a member of the Russian International Court of Commercial Arbitration. He recently was appointed to the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals as an arbitrator of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

 

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Brian Conlon

 Term staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  Brian is a graduate of Harvard Law School (2011) and holds a B.A. in History and Comparative Literature from the University of Rochester (2008). Prior to joining the court, Brian practiced employment, commercial, and class action litigation in Rochester, NY. In his spare time, Brian writes literary fiction and has had several short stories published in American and Canadian literary magazines. 

 

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David Fishman 

 

Senior Fellow at the George Mason University School of Policy, Government, & International Affairs, (Schar School). He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of International Studies, (SAIS), and the University of San Francisco School of Law. Following a multi-faceted government and private sector practice in labor relations law, he returned to involvement with Russian lawyers in the context of the American Bar Association Soviet legal internships program in 1989-1991. Since then he has served as a consultant on projects such as the Innovation Working Group of the Obama Medvedev Bilateral Presidential Commission and for various U.S.-Russian academic, business, and legal practitioner cooperative efforts. He is currently also one of the vice-chairs of the ABA Section of International Law Russia Eurasia Law Committee

 

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Antonio Gidi

 Visiting Professor at Syracuse University College of Law, Gidi had extensive academic experience in the US, Brazil, Italy, and France.  He served for several years as the Associate Reporter and Secretary to the American Law Institute / UNIDROIT project on Principles and Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure, a project geared to producing uniform rules of civil procedure for international litigation and arbitration.

Gidi has written books and articles in English, Portuguese, and Spanish and in a number of other languages as well.  He drafted a Model Class Action Code for Civil Law Countries and the Civil Procedure chapters of the book Schlesinger’s Comparative Law.  He speaks Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and English fluently, and has working knowledge of French.
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Richard Marcus

Richard Marcus holds the Coil Chair in Litigation at University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, where he teaches Civil Procedure and Complex Litigation.  Since 1996, he has served as Associate Reporter to the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, which develops proposals to amend the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for the U.S. federal courts.  He is a member of the Council of the International Association on Procedural Law, and a Life Member of the American Law Institute.  He is also the author of leading casebooks on civil procedure and complex litigation, as well as being the author of several volumes of the leading U.S. treatise on civil procedure. 

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Valentina Rucker

 

Senior associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Valentina's practice encompasses a wide variety of antitrust and privacy matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investigations by the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, private litigation, and counseling. Valentina represents clients in the software, pharmaceutical, technology, and media sectors. Valentina is an active member of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law and is currently serving as the Antitrust Section's liaison to the Russian and CIS Antitrust ABA organizations.

 

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Edward Sherman

 

served as the 20th dean and is currently the W.R. Irby Chair in Law at the Tulane University Law School. He teaches Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He was previously the Moise F. Steeg, Jr. Professor of Law at Tulane. He has taught at several other schools, including the University of Texas (for 19 years), Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, and the University of London. Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) he helped Vietnam write a new code of civil procedure. In 1970, he was a founding board member of the Lawyers Military Defense Committee, which provided free-of-charge civilian counsel to U.S. military members in Vietnam and West Germany.

 

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UZBEKISTAN

Bobomurod Muminov

Bobomurod Muminov received his Bachelor’s (LLB, With Honors) and Master’s Degrees (LLM) in International Law from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Between 2003 and 2009 he wokleprked as an assistant, lecturer and senior lecturer at the Chair of Human Rights and International Law of UWED. He conducted theoretical and practical classes on various International Business Law related courses including Law of International Transactions, International Trade Law and Law of International Carriage of Goods. In 2005 Bobomurod participated in International Trade Law Post-Graduate Course in Turin, Italy organized by the University Institute of European Studies and International Training Center of ILO. In the years of 2007-2009, Bobomurod completed his second Master’s Degree Program in International and Business Law at Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan. Since 2012 he is an SJD Candidate at Legal Studies Department of Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. His research areas include, but not limited to, foreign direct investments, international sales and international contracts.

 

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