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Opening Ceremony of III International Insolvency Forum

Moderator

Elena Borisenko

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management, Gazprombank JSC, Russian Federation

Biography

As the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management, Ms. Borisenko is overseeing the Gazprombank’s Legal Department and responsible for addressing all legal matters encountered by Gazprombank and its group of companies.

  • Education

Saint Petersburg State University, Law School (2000)

  • Legal practice

Private legal practice, corporate and commercial law (2000-2008)

Member of Saint-Petersburg Bar Chamber (2001-2008)

  • State Service

2008 - 2009 - Advisor to the Head of the Federal Registration Service

2009 - 2010 - Advisor to the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation 

Feb. 2010 - March 2011 – Head of the Department of Legal Aid and Cooperation with Judicial System, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

2011 - 2012 - Advisor to the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation, Official Representative of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation in the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation

2012 - 2015 – Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation.

Areas of responsibility: development of legal profession: pro bono legal aid, attorneys and bars, notary, forensics, improvement of the national arbitration legislation.

  • Teaching and lecturing

 Saint-Petersburg State University, Law School, State and Administrative Law Department (2013-till now)

Speakers

Konstantin Chekmyshev

Deputy Head, Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation

Biography

Ph.D. in Law, Deputy Head of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation.

Author of publications and scientific research on the significance of the case law in the system of tax law sources in the Russian Federation.

Experience in the tax authorities since 2001: 2013-2015 - Deputy Head of the Registration of Taxpayers of the Federal Tax Service of Russia, 2015-February 2018 - Head of the Department of Maintenance of an Insolvency Procedures of the Federal Tax Service of Russia, since February 2018 - Deputy Head of the Federal Tax Service of Russia.

Anna Joubin-Bret

Secretary, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Biography

Mrs. Anna Joubin-Bret is the Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and Director of the Division on International Trade Law in the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations. She has been appointed on 24 November 2017.

Prior to her appointment, Mrs. Joubin-Bret was Attorney-at-law and practiced in Paris. She specialized in International Investment Law and Investment Dispute Resolution. She focused on serving as counsel, arbitrator, mediator and conciliator in international investment disputes. She served as arbitrator in several ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC disputes. Prior to 2011 and for 15 years, Anna was the Senior Legal Adviser for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In this capacity, she managed the research and advisory work on international investment law issues as well as the technical assistance program on international investment agreements (IIAs). During her tenure, Anna assisted countries and governments in the formulation of investment policies and frameworks and the management of investor-State disputes. Anna has edited and authored seminal research and publications on international investment law, notably the Sequels to UNCTAD IIA Series. She co-edited with Jean Kalicki a book on Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in 2015. She lectures on international investment law in various universities and institutes all over the world. She holds a post-graduate degree (DEA) in Private International Law from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, a Masters Degree in International Economic Law from University Paris I and in Political Science from Institut d'Etudes Politiques. She has been Legal Counsel in the legal department of the Schneider Group, General Counsel of the KIS Group and Director-Export of Pomagalski S.A. She has been appointed judge at the Commercial Court in Grenoble (France) and was elected Regional Counsellor of the Rhône-Alpes Region in 1998.

Richard Monds

Director, International Association of Insolvency Regulators (IAIR); Director of Insolvency, Northern Ireland Insolvency Service

Nikolay Nikolaev

Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma on natural resources, property and land relations, State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation


* The Programme may be subject to change