RGP has joined the International Chamber of Commerce – The World Business Organization (ICC), becoming a member of the Russian National Committee (ICC Russia). The firm’s representatives joined the specialized ICC Russia Commissions, including the Commission on Arbitration, and now have an opportunity to take part in all Russian and international events and initiatives of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Suren Gortsunyan, managing partner of Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners (RGP), commented:
‘Speaking on behalf of all RGP’s lawyers and partners, I would like to say that we are excited to become a part of ICC Russia – this move reflects not only the international spirit of RGP’s practice but also our firm’s ambition to promote the development of modern arbitration institutes and business solutions in cooperation with ICC Russia by adhering to the best possible international standards’.
Olga Shchedrakova, ICC Russia Business Development Director, commented:
‘We are pleased that Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners have chosen to join the International Chamber of Commerce. We are confident that participation of RGP’s experts in various ICC Russia initiatives and commissions will facilitate the application of the best international practices and enhance the register of Russian arbitrators that we present annually at the Paris Arbitration Week’.
About ICC Russia:
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is a worldwide organization that represent businesses from all countries in any part of the world. ICC unites thousands of enterprises, associations and companies, works closely with international organizations such as United Nations, WTO, the World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The Group of Seven, and acts as their consultative body representing the interests of the business community. The key areas of the Chamber’s business expertise include development of the unified rules and standards and consolidation of the international practice of business operations, as well as active participation in the gradual change in legislations aimed at promoting business, trade and investments. The Russian National Committee (ICC Russia) was founded in 2000 and actively participates in all initiatives of the International Chamber of Commerce. ICC Russia membership gives companies and financial institutions an opportunity to take part in the expert work of twelve international commissions and numerous task force in various areas of business.