Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration
Private International Law
Ivan Zykin is Vice President of the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RF CCI). Sits on the panel of the Court of Arbitration for Resolution of Economic Disputes at the RF CCI, the Commercial Arbitration Court at the Moscow CCI, the Arbitration Commission at the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange, the Arbitration Court at the Bulgarian CCI, the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (Lithuania) and a number of other arbitration tribunals. Awarded an honorary medal by the RF CCI for outstanding achievements in arbitration. Served as an arbitrator in 200+ international arbitrations, including under the rules of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association and UNCITRAL.
Ivan contributes to draft Russian laws, specifically: the export and import act, the Civil Code (conflict of laws), and the sovereign immunity act. Awarded the Anatoly Koni Medal by the Russian Ministry of Justice for outstanding legislative achievements.
Attended, as part of the Russian delegation, several UN Conferences on an International Code of Conduct on the Transfer of Technology (1979 – 1981), sponsored by the UNCTAD. Contributed to negotiating several double taxation treaties (1978-1981) and to UNCITRAL's electronic funds transfer regulations (1988 – 1989). In 1988 Ivan attended the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the Draft UNIDROIT Conventions on International Factoring and International Financial Leasing.
Ivan advises on private international law, civil and commercial law and arbitration. Contributes to negotiating large-scale commercial and industrial projects.
Won a number of international arbitrations in Russia and elsewhere.
Serves as a law expert in international arbitrations.
Delivers reports on private international law and commercial arbitration at numerous conferences in Russia and elsewhere, lectures in Russia and abroad (including at universities in Finland and Canada) on private international law, law of contracts and dispute resolution.