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VI Judicial Forum

28-29 September

14:00-18:00

VI JUDICIAL FORUM
JUSTICE SYSTEM OF TOMORROW: PERSPECTIVES, INNOVATIONS AND CHALLENGES

The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) invites you to a unique event - the VI Judicial Forum, which will be held on September 28-29, 2017 in Kyiv.

The UBA Judicial Forum is one of the most significant and most influential events of the year in the country's legal market.

This year's forum will offer you the new formats of presentations from recognized experts from Ukraine and abroad.

The event remains an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and friends, share experience and receive advice from top-notch experts.

The program coordinator of the event is Anna Ogrenchuk, a member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, the Chairman of the UBA Committee on Procedural Law, Managing Partner at LCF.

For more detailed information about the event and the partnership opportunities, please contact the UBA Secretariat at tel: +380 (44) 492-88-48 or e-mail: events@uba.ua. Contact person - Viktoriia Krasnova.

FIRST DAY PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

28 September 2017 (Thursday)

 

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University - 60 Volodymyrska Street

13:00

13:30

Registration. Welcoming coffee

13:30

13:45

WELCOMING REMARKS

 

ANDRIY STELMASCHUK, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners

ANNA OGRENCHUK, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chairman of the UBA Committee on Procedural Law, Managing Partner at LCF

MIKOLA ONISCHUK, Doctor of Law, rector of the National School of Judges of Ukraine, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

13:45

14:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Legal Education for the 21st Century: How to Educate a Competitive Lawyer?

Moderator: OLENA KIBENKO, Doctor of Law, Professor, Department of Civil Law, Kharkiv National University after V. Karazin, Managing Partner at Kibenko, Onika & Partners

 

Speaker: KIMMO NUOTIO, Doctor of Law, Professor of Criminal Law, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Helsinki University (Finland)

14:30

14:45

Q&A Session

14:45

15:15

Coffee Break

15:15

16:30

PUBLIC TALK 

Lawyer of a New World

Moderator: ANDRIY MELESHEVYCH, President of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

 

Participants:

IVAN MISCHENKO, Managing Partner at Trusted Advisors

SERGIY ZHUKOV, Candidate of judicial sciences, lawyer, member of the Bar Commission, associate professor of the Department of Law and European Integration NADU under the President of Ukraine

VIKTORIYA RYEZNIKOVA, Doct.Jud., Professor at the Department of Economic Law of the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

IVAN GORODYSKYY, Cand.jud., Director of the School of Law of the Ukrainian Catholic University

MIKHAYLO PODOLYAK, Attorney General of the Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine

OLEKSANDR BILOUS, First Deputy Prosecutor of the Mykolayiv Region

OLEKSIY KUZMINSKIY, Candidate of Judicial Sciences, Head of the UBA Branch in Cherkassy region, attorney

 

Issues for discussion:

-        Legal science on the forefront of formation of a new generation of lawyers

-        Confidence and respect for the legal profession

-        Expectations of society of a new generation lawyer

-        Standards of the legal profession: for judges, lawyers, prosecutors

-        Objective and subjective personal components of a lawyer

 

Second opinion:

NATALIYA ZABOLOTNA, public figure, president of the HUMANITARIAN DEVELOPMENT FUND OF UKRAINE

16:30

16:45

Q&A Session

16:45

17:15

Coffee Break

17:15

17:45

OP-ED SPEECH

Confidence in court in the context of nation-wide confidence issues

Moderator: SEVGIL MUSAIEVA-BOROVYK, Chief Editor of Ukrainska Pravda

 

Speakers: 

MAKSYM ZHYDKO, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, associate professor, member of the Unified Register of Professional Psychotherapists of the European Association of Psychotherapists, author of books on psychological examination and mediation of conflicts, anthropology, psychological counseling and psychotherapy, expert on HMI, CEO Soft Skills Lab

SERHIY VERLANOV, member of the Public Council of Integrity, partner at Sayenko Kharenko

17:45

17:55

Q&A Session

17:55

18:00

CLOSING REMARKS

SECOND DAY PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

29 September 2017 (Friday)

 

Hilton Kyiv Hotel, 30 Taras Shevchenko boulevard

08:30

09:00

Registration. Welcoming coffee

09:00

09:15

FORUM OPENING.  WELCOMING REMARKS

 

ANDRIY STELMASCHUK, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners

HANNE JUNCHER, Head of the Justice and Legal Co-operation Department, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe

ANNA OGRENCHUK, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chairman of the UBA Committee on Procedural Law, Managing Partner at LCF

09:15

10:15

Session 1. HARD TALK

Judicial Reform Status

Moderator:  ANNA OGRENCHUK, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chairman of the UBA Committee on Procedural Law, Managing Partner at LCF 

 

Participants:

OLEKSIY FILATOV, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration

HANNE JUNCHER, Head of the Justice and Legal Co-operation Department, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe

IGOR BENEDYSYUK, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Justice, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, member of the Constitutional Commission, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

SERGIY KOZYAKOV, Candidate of Judicial Sciences, Chairman of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine

 

Issues for discussion:

-        The key achievements of the judicial reform
-        Judicial reform: further actions
-        Competition to the Supreme Court: summing up
-        Selection of candidates for the position of a judge of a local court
-        The role of the High Council of Justice in the formation and refining of the judiciary

10:15

10:30

Q&A Session

10:30

11:00

Coffee Break

11:00

12:45

Session 2. 

Awaited New Procedural Institutes

Moderators:

ALLA LESKO, Member of the High Council for Justice, Secretary of the First Disciplinary Chamber

TETYANA LYSOVETS, Senior Partner at Sokolovskyi and Partners

11:00

11:30

Full disclosure of evidence

 

Foreign practice - DOVYDAS VITKAUSKAS, Team Leader of the EU Project "Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine"

Ukrainian practice - VOLODYMYR VASHCHENKO, Partner of VB PARTNERS

11:30

12:00

Abuse of procedural rights

 

Foreign practice - ARTEM DUDKO, Counsellor at White & Case LLP

Ukrainian practice - OLEH GROMOVYI, Managing Partner at GENTLS

12:00

12:30

Competitiveness VS truth

 

Foreign practice - IVAN KASYNYUK, Partner at AGA Partners

Ukrainian practice - LARYSA ROGACH, judge of the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine, Secretary of the Plenum

12:30

12:45

Q&A Session

12:45

13:15

SPECIAL PRESENTATION 

The status of resonant court cases involving Ukraine

Moderator: ARTEM STOYANOV, Senior Partner at LCF

 

Speaker: MAKSYM KODUNOV, Head of the Office of the State's Representation in the Foreign Jurisdiction of the Department of Litigation and Bankruptcy of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

13:15

14:00

Lunch

14:00

15:15

Session 3. PARALLEL SECTIONS

 

Section 3.1

Economic disputes in the context of a new trial

Moderators:

TETYANA SUYARKO, Candidate of Judicial Sciences, Judge of the Economic Court of Kharkiv region, member of the Council of the Ukrainian Courts

ANDRIY SAVCHUK, Partner of MORIS GROUP

14:00

14:15

VITALIY URKEVYCH, Doctor of Law, Professor of the Department of Land and Agricultural Law of the Yaroslav the Wise National Law University

Principle of proportionality in the new economic process

14:15

14:30

IGOR KRAVTSOV, Head of Judicial and Arbitration Practice at Evris

Burning Issues of Mortgage: Burning Court Practice and Perspectives Under the Draft Commercial Procedural Code of Ukraine

14:30

14:45

TARAS KYSLYY, Counsel, Head of Intellectual Property/TMT Practice at EPAP Ukraine

IP disputes: topical issues of judicial practice

14:45
15:00

TETYANA DROBOTOVA, Judge-Secretary of the Chamber of Higher Economic Court of Ukraine

Recognition of invalid acts: the latest practice in land disputes and disputes involving the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine

15:00

15:15

Q&A Session

 

Section 3.2

Civil disputes in the context of a new trial

Moderators:

SVITLANA GLUSHCHENKO, Doctor of Judicial Sciences, Director of the Department of the High Specialized Court of Ukraine for the Examination of Civil and Criminal Cases, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

JULIAN KHORUNZHYI, Senior partner at Ario Law Firm

14:00

14:15

DMYTRO GUDYMA, Candidate of judicial sciences, associate professor of the Department of Theory and Philosophy of Law, Faculty of Law, Lviv National University after Ivan Franko, attorney

Some possible issues with application of the new edition of the Civil Procedural Code of Ukraine

14:15

14:30

AMINAT SULEYMANOVA, Managing Partner at AGA Partners

Features of family disputes resolution: conflict or mediation

14:30

14:45

DMYTRO MOVCHAN, candidate of judicial sciences, judge at Leninsky District Court of Dnipropetrovsk

Good faith purchaser concept as presented in the latest jurisprudence

14:45

15:00

OLGA PROSYANUYK, Managing Partner at AVER LEX

Protection of honor and dignity: actual issues of resolving disputes concerning the dissemination of information of significant public interest

15:00

15:15

Q&A Session

 

Section 3.3

Administrative disputes in the context of a new trial

Moderators:

TETYANA STRELETS, Judge of the High Administrative Court of Ukraine

OLEKSANDR SHKELEBEY, Managing Partner at ESQUIRES

14:00

14:15

AGIA ZAGREBELSKA, State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine

Features of consideration of disputes in the field of public procurement

14:15

14:30

OLEKSANDR STARODUB, Judge of the High Administrative Court of Ukraine

Problematic issues of delimitation of jurisdictions on the example of certain categories of disputes: with SES, NBU

14:30

14:45

OLEKSANDR SHEMIATKIN, Partner at KM Partners law firm

Tax disputes under the new rules: myth or reality

14:45

15:00

OLENA PERTSOVA, Head of Judicial Practice Department at Pavlenko Legal Group

The most resonant disputes with the state in 2017

15:00

15:15

Q&A Session

15:15

15:45

Coffee Break

15:45

16:30

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Polish Judicial Reform 2017: Pros, Cons and Lessons for Ukraine

 

Speaker: MATEUSZ PILICH, Doctor of Law, Member of the Office of Research and Analysis of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw

16:30

17:30

Session 4. PANEL DISCUSSION

The Role of the Supreme Court in Building a New Judicial System

Moderators:

OLYANA GORDIENKO, Management Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

OLGA VOROZHBYT, Partner of DLA Piper Ukraine

 

Participants:

BOHDAN LVOV, Head of High Economic Court of Ukraine, Member of Presidential Council on the Judicial Reform, Member of Constitutional Commission and Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine

ALGIRDAS ŠEMETA, Business Ombudsman

JAUTRĪTE BRIEDE, Resident Twinning Adviser “Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Supreme Court of Ukraine in the field of human rights protection at the national level”, Judge of Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia

VOLODYMYR KRAVCHUK, Doctor of Law, Professor, Judge of Lviv Regional Administrative Court, President of the Association for the Development of Judicial Self-Government of Ukraine, member of the Constitutional Commission

VOLODYMYR PAVLENKO, Counsel of Litigation Practice of Integrites

Other participants TBC

 

Issues for discussion:

-        The role of the Supreme Court in raising the investment climate of the state

-        Supreme Court in the judicial system of Ukraine: updated goals and objectives

-        Interaction of national courts and international commercial arbitration / foreign courts

17:30

17:45

Q&A Session

17:45

18:00

CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSING REMARKS

18:00

20:00

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VI Judicial Forum

COST OF PARTICIPATION

UBA member Non-member* Judges and students
1 - 100 tickets
101 ticket and after
Registration after September 25, 2017

Payment methods

VI Judicial Forum

COST OF PARTICIPATION

UBA member Non-member* Judges and students
1 - 100 tickets
101 ticket and after
Registration after September 25, 2017

Payment methods