FBK Becomes a Partner of Moot Court and Mediation Competition
FBK has become a partner of Moot Court and Mediation Competition, the first international competition on relevant problems of corporate law among students of foreign and Russian universities, held by Russian State University of Justice.
The competition was dedicated to efficient dispute resolution of international corporate disputes and had two rounds: judicial (litigation) and out-of-court (mediation) dispute resolution. During litigation and mediation rounds twelve participating teams competed in preparation of statements of claim, statements of defense, presentation of evidence and arguments in court. FBK Legal Lawyers Sergei Ermolenko, Elizaveta Kapustina and Viktor Ivanov acted as arbitrators.
In his opening speech FBK Legal Partner Alexander Ermolenko remarked that combination of litigation and mediation procedures was new for such competitions. “Modern requirements to efficient international dispute resolution include mediation skills. And the competitors are lucky that these skills which will take them as lawyers to a whole new level may be obtained in a competition.”