The Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum 2017 in Minsk, 22 September 2017

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The Association of European Businesses is pleased to invite you the Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum 2017. 
It will be held in Minsk on September 22, 2017 at the newly-opened DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minsk, 9  Pobediteley Avenue.

Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum (EEDRF) is the first and the largest practical Forum, held in Belarus, which unites different jurisdictions.

On September 22, 2017 for a second time Minsk is waiting to meet lawyers, major league players, including representatives of international law firms, corporate lawyers, heads of Belarusian and state companies, experts in the field of litigation and arbitration from the Baltic countries, CIS, Europe and the United States, law students, members of the academic community and the public sector.

The aim of the Forum is to discuss the most relevant trends and practices in the sphere of dispute resolution in the CIS and Eastern Europe.

The topic of EEDRF-2017: Prove it if you can! Taking of evidence in international commercial arbitration and state courts. One of the issues that will be discussed at the Forum – whether the alternative is necessary for IBA Rules on taking of evidence.

This year we are expecting representatives of major European arbitral centers: Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre, representatives of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.

The Keynote speaker of the Forum - Lord (Peter) Goldsmith QC, PC,. London Co-Managing Partner and Chair of European and Asian Litigation, joined Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in September 2007. Lord Goldsmith served as the UK’s Attorney General from 2001-2007, prior to which he was in private practice as one of the leading barristers in London

The Forum is supported by the leading law firms of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Baltic states, Poland and other countries as well as Arbitration Association (Moscow, Russia), Ukrainian Arbitration Association and International Law and Arbitration Association (BILA). The organizing partner of the Forum is SBH Law office.

The debut in 2016 showed a huge success of the event, which has already established itself as an excellent platform for communication of practitioners specializing in dispute resolution.

The program is currently being drafted. Check the website for updates and follow the news via official Forum page on Facebook. The photo report of EEDRF – 2016 is available in the Gallery.

AEB members get a special offer: a 10% discount off the participation fee. To get the discount please add “AEB” in remarks at registration page.

To get additional infomation please contact the organiser at or by phone +375 29 201 11 04