VII Judicial forum

JUDICIAL SYSTEM: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION

November 15-16 | Hilton Kyiv Hotel

Welcome to the VII Judicial Forum - one of the largest and most influential events of the year on the legal market of Ukraine.

The main goal of the event is to discuss topical issues related to the functioning of the judicial system in Ukraine with the representatives of judicial institutions, international and national experts. You will see such repsresentative among the participants of the forum: judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, of the Supreme Court, representatives of the Supreme Council of Justice, the judicial administration of Ukraine, the Supreme Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, judges and practicing lawyers, international experts, as well as representatives and experts.

This year, the topic of the forum is “Judicial System: Global and National Transformation”. The event is organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association in cooperation with the Council of Europe projects “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine” and “Supporting Ukraine in execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights”. The program coordinator of the event is Anna Ogrenchuk, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chairman of the UBA Committee on Procedural Law, Managing Partner of the LCF Law Group.

 

Jin HoVerdonschot

Doctor of Law, Justice Leadership Group, legal tech and justice innovation expert,Dutch Rechtwijzer Platform – the first online platform for problem-solving dispute resolution of relational disputes
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Andriy Stelmashchuk

President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, managing partner of Vasil Kisil & Partners
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Anna Ogrenchuk

Candidate of Judicial Sciences, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chair of the Procedural Law Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association, managing partner at LCF Law Group
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Lauren Bahmayer-Winter

Professor of Law at the University of Applied Sciences in Madrid (Spain), international expert of the Council of Europe
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Gerhard Reissner

Floridsdorf District Court Judge (Austria), Member of the Consultative Council of European Judges, international expert of the Council of Europe
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Valentyna Danishevska

Chair of the Supreme Court
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Oleksiy Filatov

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine
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Sergey Koziakov

Candidate of Judicial Sciences, Head of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine
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Igor Benedysyuk

Chairman of the High Council for Justice, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, member of the Constitutional Commission, the Honored Lawyer of Ukraine
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Denis Bugai

Partner of VB PARTNERS, attorney-at-law
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Vladimir Vashchenko

Partner of VB PARTNERS, attorney-at-law
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Tetyana Lysovets

Senior partner of Sokolovsky & Partners
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Bohdan Lvov

The Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, judge of the Economic court of cassation within the Supreme Court
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Yan Bernazyuk

Judge of the Cassation Administrative Court in the Supreme Court
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Maksym Bakhmatov

Managing Partner at UNIT.City
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Olena Kibenko

Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
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Vitaliy Kuzmyshyn

Chair of Vinnytsya Administrative Appeal Court
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Oleksandr Oliynyk

Director of the Department of Justice and National Security at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
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Dmitro Foremny

Representative of the Hague Institute of Innovation in Law (HiiL), Innovation Justice Agent
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Ivan Gorodyskyy

Director of the Law School at the Ukrainian Catholic University
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Olesya Duplyak

Judge of the Economic Court of Kyiv Judge
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Vasyl Lemak

Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
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Vitalii Urkevych

Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
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Nataliya Kovalenko

Judge of the Administrative Cassation Court in the Supreme Court
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Vsevolod Knyazev

Secretary of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
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Oleg Tkachuk

Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
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Oleksandra Yanovska

Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
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Andrii Savchuk

Partner at Moris Group, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice
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Sergiy Zhukov

Judge of the Commercial Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court
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Vasyl Krat

Judge of the Civil Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court
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Nadiya Stefaniv

Judge of the Criminal Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court
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Anton Yanchuk

Head of the National Agency for the Investigation and Return of Assets
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Artem Stoyanov

Senior Partner at LCF Law Group
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Ivan Lyshchyna

Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine
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Dmytro Tretyakov

Lawyer of the ECHR Secretariat
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Program of the forum

 

Andriy Stelmaschuk, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association
Anna Ogrenchuk, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chair of the UBA Procedural Law Committee, Managing Partner at LCF Law Group
Mykola Onishchuk, Rector of the National School of Judges of Ukraine
Inna Liniova, Project Manager of the Council of Europe Project «Supporting Ukraine in the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights»

Moderator
Yuliya Kurylo, partner of the SK GROUP Attorneys-at-Law

Keynote speaker
Jin Ho Verdonschot, expert in legal tech and innovation in justice sector at Justice Leadership Group, the author of the Dutch Rechtwijzer platform (the first on-line platform for the resolution of individual disputes, the Netherlands)

At a glance:
· Architecture of justice technology of justice
· Online dispute resolution (ODR)
· Interaction between ODR and national court systems
· Practical experience in ODR implementation in the Netherlands and other countries
· The first experience of using ODR by consumers
· The impact of ODR on the load of the judicial system

Moderator
Maksym Bakhmatov, Managing Partner at UNIT.City

Participants:
Bert Maan, International Expert of the EU PRAVO-Justice Project
Vitaliy Kuzmyshyn, Chair of the Seventh Administrative Court of Appeal
Oleksandr Oliynyk, Director of the Department of Justice and National Security at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
Dmytro Foremnyi, Representative of the Hague Institute for Innovation in Law (HiiL), co-founder of Kyiv Legal Hackers community
Oleksiy Solomko, Council at ADER HABER, national expert of the Council of Europe project «Supporting Ukraine in the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights»
Mykyta Polataiko, Head of IT Practice at AEQUO
Oleksandr Popov, Head of Platforma Business Line at JURLIGA
Ivan Horodyskyy, Partner at Dexis Partners, Director of the Law School at the Ukrainian Catholic University
Kyrylo Zakharov, CEO/Co-founder of ``Sud na doloni`` (Pocket Justice) (expert from the audience)

At a glance:
· Innovative technologies as a tool for improving the efficiency of justice
· The concept of the structure and functionality of the SJITS (Single Judicial Information and Telecommunication System)
· “Electronic Court” system: the first experience of launching pilot projects
· Introduction of electronic arrest of funds - a step towards automating the process of compulsory debt collection
· The first litigation tech startup projects in Ukraine

15:45 - 16:15

Moderator
Mariia Ortynska, Managing Partner at IPStyle, Patent Attorney

Participants:
Prof. Dr. Lorena Bachmaier Winter, Complutense University Madrid (Spain), an international expert of the Council of Europe
Remko Van Ree, International Expert of the EU PRAVO-Justice Project
Olesya Duplyak, Judge of the Economic Court of Kyiv Judge
Mykyta Nuralin, Attorney at VB PARTNERS
Nazar Chernyavskiy, Partner at Sayenko Kharenko

At a glance:
· Trends in litigation as a consequence of the dilemma of society, products and business processes
· Features of cybercrime investigations
· Specificity of the evidence base in IT/IP disputes
· Electronic evidence
· New methods of conducting forensic examinations

09:00 - 09:10

Welcoming remarks

Andriy Stelmashchuk, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association
Marten Ehnberg, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine
Anna Ogrenchuk, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chair of the UBA Procedural Law Committee, Managing Partner at LCF Law Group

09:10 - 09:25

Special Report

Oleksiy Filatov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine

09:25 - 09:30

Q&A session

Gerhard Reissner, Floridsdorf District Court Judge (Austria), Member of the Consultative Council of European Judges, international expert of the Council of Europe
Prof. Dr. Lorena Bachmaier Winter, Complutense University Madrid (Spain), an international expert of the Council of Europe
Diana Kovacheva, Doctor of International Law and International Relations, International Expert of the Council of Europe

10:00 - 10:10

Q&A session

Moderator
Anna Ogrenchuk, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chair of the UBA Procedural Law Committee, Managing Partner at LCF Law Group

Participants
Gerhard Reissner, Floridsdorf District Court Judge (Austria), Member of the Consultative Council of European Judges, international expert of the Council of Europe
Prof. Dr. Lorena Bachmaier Winter, Complutense University Madrid (Spain), an international expert of the Council of Europe
Oleksiy Filatov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine
Valentyna Danishevska, Chair of the Supreme Court
Vasyl Lemak, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
Igor Benedysiuk, Chair of the High Council for Justice, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, member of the Constitutional Commission
Sergiy Koziakov, Chair of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine, member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine
Diana Kovacheva, Doctor of International Law and International Relations, International Expert of the Council of Europe

At a glance
• Judicial Reform: interim results and next steps towards implementation
• The first results of the work of the Supreme Court. Ensuring the unity of judicial practice. Interaction with ECHR on questions of obtaining advisory opinions
• First experience in reviewing constitutional complaints
• New High Specialized Courts: High Anti-Corruption Court and High Court on Intellectual Property
• Features of the process of establishing and launching new district courts
• Outcomes of the first wave of the qualification examination of judges
• Second contest to the positions of judges to the Supreme Court

11:10 - 11:30

11:30 - 11:45

Moderators
Dovidas Vitkauskas, Head of the EU PRAVO-Justice Project
Tetyana Lysovets, Senior Partner at Sokolovsky & Partners

Participants
Bohdan Lvov, Deputy Chair of the Supreme Court, Head of the Economic Court of Cassation
Oleg Tkachuk, Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
Vitalii Urkevych, Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
Vsevolod Knyazev, Secretary of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court
Alla Lesko, Judge of the Civil Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court
Andrii Savchuk, Partner at Moris Group, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice

At a glance
• Summary of judicial practice by the Supreme Court: the procedure for informing the legal community and society
• Criteria for identifying an exclusive legal issue for referring a case to the Grand Chamber
• Unloading the Great Chamber: ways to improve legislation
• Criteria of for judgmental cassation filters
• Differentiation of jurisdictions: Is there a point in determining the key categories of disputes?
• The first experience in examining model cases and the prospect of introducing procedures in other jurisdictions
• Deviation from the positions of the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the higher specialized courts: key decisions of the Supreme Court
• Trust in the Supreme Court: quo vadis?

13:00 - 14:15

14:15 - 15:30

Moderators
Yuriy Chumak, Judge of the Commercial Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court
Oleksandr Shkelebei, Managing Partner at Esquires

Participants
Vasyl Krat, Judge of the Civil Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court - Prohibition of controversial behaviour: new approach to consideration of disputes concerning the recognition of agreements invalid.
Oleksandr Kryzhnyi, Judge of the Economic Court of Dnipropetrovsk region - Challenging issues of differentiating jurisdictions
Aminat Suleymanova, Co-managing Partner at AVELLUM, Andriy Fortunenko, Associate at AVELLUM - Bank disputes. New approaches to accruing interest on credit funds
Oleh Gromovyi, Managing Partner at GENTLS - Participant's appeal against company's decisions

Moderators
Maryna Boyaryntseva, judge of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv
Andrii Gavrylyuk, Deputy Director of Legal Department at FOZZY GROUP

Participants
Yevhenii Zhuravskyi, Senior Consultant PwC Ukraine - Criminal proceedings against a counterparty and proof of substance of the transaction
Yan Bernazyuk, Judge of the Cassation Administrative Court in the Supreme Court - Disputes with the Deposit Insurance Fund concerning appeals against decisions on the voidness of transactions
Sergiy Gryshko, Partner at Redcliffe Partners - Right to Bring A Claim to the Court as a Maturity Test for the Judiciary
Illia Chernohorenko, General Director of the Directorate of Legal Policy in the Judiciary, Judicial System and Related Legal Institutions of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine - Appeals against decisions of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine upon consideration of appeals in the sphere of state registration

Moderators
Olha Prosianiuk, Managing Partner at AVER LEX
Nataliia Dmytruk, Judge of the Holosiivsky District Court of Kyiv

Participants
Nataliya Antonyuk, Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court - Crediting the term of pre-trial detention to the term of sentence («Savchenko Law» application)
Denys Bugay, Partner at VB PARTNERS - Defence tactics in cases involving international element. How to avoid extradition
Anton Yanchuk, Head of National Agency of Ukraine for finding, tracing and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes - Detection, investigation and management of assets, obtained from corruption and other crimes: features and first results of ARMA activities
Yevhen Hrushovets, Partner at Ario Law Firm - Defence in criminal cases: features of strategizing

15:30 - 16:00

Moderator
Tetiana Ihnatenko, Counsel at LCF Law Group

Nataliya Bogatska, Chair of the Association of Judges of Economic Courts of Ukraine, Judge of the Southwest Economic Court of Appeal
Galyna Dibrova, Chair of the Committee of the Council of Judges of Ukraine, Judge of the Odessa Appeal Economic Court

Moderator
Artem Stoyanov, Senior Partner at LCF Law Group

Participants
Rodrigo Monardes, Counsel, Permanent Mission of Chile to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development - Recent trends in investor-state dispute settlement and investment treaty practice
Ivan Lyshchyna, Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine - Commissioner for European Court of Human Rights - Interstate appeals «Ukraine v. Russia» to the ECHR
Dmytro Tretyakov, Head of the Department of the Filtering Section of the Secretariat of the European Court of Human Rights, a non-judicial speaker on Ukraine - The main categories of cases against Ukraine presently considered by the European Court of Human Rights
Pavlo Byelousov, counsel at AEQUO, head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation - International investment disputes against Ukraine

Anna Ogrenchuk, Member of the Judicial Reform Council under the President of Ukraine, Chair of the UBA Procedural Law Committee, Managing Partner at LCF Law Group
Inna Liniova, Project Manager of the Council of Europe Project «Supporting Ukraine in the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights»

18:00 - 20:00

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The Judicial Forum is a great opportunity to meet colleagues and friends, mingle with interesting people and have your questions answered.

Venues of the Forum

November 15-16 – Hilton Kyiv Hotel

30 Taras Schevchenko boulevard

Kyiv, 01030

Ukraine

Tel.: + 380 44 393 5400

Fax: +380 44 393 5401

Email: kyiv.reservations@hilton.com