Professor of the chair of criminal law and procedure of the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP), senior adviser of justice, Doctor of law, associate of the International Academy of social sciences, president of the Russian Foundation for counteraction of organized crime and corruption “Antimafiya”, member of the Presidium of the National anti-corruption committee of Russia, international arbitrator of the ICAC.
In 1971 Mr. Myslovsky graduated from the law department of Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in jurisprudence and Moscow Evening Politological University with a degree in sociology in 1973. He worked in prosecution agencies from 1969 to 1992 (since 1980 as a senior investigator of major cases at the Public Prosecutor of the RSFSR). Within the last 24 years he deals with problems of fight against the organized and economic crime in Russia.
Working as a senior investigator of major cases at the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, as early as 1986 he was one of the first ones who drew attention of country leaders to serious danger of penetration of criminal elements in economy and politics. In 1988-1989 he published works where for the first time the issue of formation of organized crime in the country was openly raised. In 1988 he wrote the book first in the USSR about the formation of organized crime “Mafia in the USSR: organization or way of life?” the paper version of which was published for the first time in November, 1988 in a number of regional newspapers, and later in the magazine “Bibliography in the USSR” release 2 of 1989, certain chapters were published in 1989-90, in magazines “Smena”, “Chelovek i zakon” (“Person and law”), “Molodaya Gvardiya” (“Young Guard”).
In 1991 Mr. Myslovsky was one of founders of the public research Foundation for counteraction of organized crime and corruption “Antimafiya” and he is its president till present.
Since 1986 the speeches of Mr. Myslovsky on the legal subject have been constantly published in mass media (newspapers “Pravda” (“Truth”), “Rabochaya tribuna” (“Working tribune”), “Trud” (“Labour”), “Biznes i banki” (“Business and banks”), “Biznes dlya vseh” (“Business for all”), “Mech i shchit” (“Board and sword”), in special legal and general political magazines “Molodaya Gvardiya” («Young guard»), “Zakonnost” (“Legality”), “Rossiyskaya yustiziya” (“Russian justice”), “Chistye ruki” (“Clean hands”), “Rossiyskaya federaziya segodnya” (“Russian Federation today”), “Voprosy ekonomiki I prava” (“Issues of economy and law”), “Investizii v Rossii” («Investments in Russia»), “Novaya yustiziya” (“New justice”), in the European magazine “Objektiv” (“Objective”). He is often invited to take part in TV programs of both Central and regional TV companies.
In May, 1992 Mr. Myslovsky retired and switched to scientific and teaching work, he was one of institutors of the law department of Moscow State Open University where he held a position of the head of the department of criminal law and procedure from 1992 to 2004 developing the topic of fight against organized crime and corruption, protection of intellectual property, matters of the organization of investigation of major criminal cases. In 1992-2008 he took part in various conferences, round tables, including international ones that were held in Russia reporting on this topic and giving special assessment of the legal protection of economy, including protection of the rights of both domestic and foreign businessmen in Russia.
From 1994 to 2004 Mr. Myslovsky worked as the head of the department of criminal law and procedure of Moscow State Open University; he is the author of educational special courses “Law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation”, “Investigation of economic crimes”, “Theory of proof”. Since 2005 he works as professor of the chair of criminal law and procedure of the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property.
Based on research results of practice of legal protection of rights of the trademarks owners, carried out by Mr. Myslovsky in 2001, the amendments to Art. 180 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation were developed and adopted by the State Duma of Russia on October 18, 2001 strengthening criminal liability for illegal use of trademarks. At the present time in joint authorship with other researchers Mr. Myslovsky published a monograph in the form of a scientific and practical guide for employees of law enforcement bodies “Criminal legal protection of objects of intellectual property in a digital form” and a similar guide on protection of trademarks.
The problem research and practical recommendations for legal protection of economy are reflected in the works published in 1989-2004: “Mafia in the USSR: organization or way of life?” (1989), “Attention: “Investment fraud” (1996), “Audit as a source of criminal evidence” (1998), “Organizational and legal problems of bankruptcy” (1998), “State and economy” (1999), “Organized criminal activity in the market of private investments” (in a joint authorship, 1999), “Anatomy of financial pyramids” (2004), “Criminal and legal problems of protection of corporate law” (2005), “Corruption in Russia: crime or way of life?” (2007).
Actually he has prepared for publishing a book “War against corruption: who will win?” and a manual “Art of proof or Security of the criminal law (theory of proof in criminal proceeding)”
Mr. Myslovsky is the author of more than 100 articles focused on problems of fight against organized crime and corruption, criminal legal protection of economy and intellectual property.
By the decision of the Board of the International Committee for Property Protection of April 11, 2014 Mr. Evgeny Myslovsky was included into the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court in Cyprus.
 Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
Yuriy Melnyk (Ukraine)
Chairman of the court of justice and President of the court
Attorney at law (advocate), (license – № 190 11/11/2002 ).
Docent (associated professor) of the National Academy of Public administration under the President of Ukraine
Councilor of NGO «Institute of Democracy and Human Rights»
Participant of The Lifelong Learning Programme (EU commission program)
1996-2001 – Kyiv national economic university, law department, specialization – law regulation of economic, master
2001-2005 – Kyiv national economic university, law department
Doctorate program specialization – Administrative law & process, financial law, informational law.
21/01/2007 – Ph. D of law.
2005 – Participant of program TEMPUS/TACIS – 2003-2005. (International economic law) Internship in University “Partenope” (Naples, Italy) – 2005;
Author more than 25 publications
After leaving school, Mr. Sergey Zakharchuk studied at the institute of law under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation between 1995 and 1999. Until 2002, he served in law enforcement agencies in investigatory and operative divisions of the Department of Internal Affairs of Tula region. Left of his own accord, being a senior authorized operations officer of the criminal office of the Department of Internal Affairs of Tula region, in a rank the senior lieutenant of militia. After dismissal from law-enforcement agencies, he became a lawyer and was admitted to the Tula regional bar association. During the work he received an additional education at seminars “Civil law and economy”, “Contractual relations”, “Case handing in arbitration court”, “Banking legislation”, “Questions of practical application of Federal Law “On state registration of rights to immovable property and transactions therewith”.
He successfully on regular basis represented large companies in arbitration courts and courts of first instance as well as actively defended the heads of the companies in criminal cases that allowed him passing to the Moscow regional lawyer chamber in 2005.
Now Mr. Zakharchuk is a lawyer in the Moscow lawyer’s office J.N.O.V.. In reward for his long year work the office regularly receives letters of thanks in reference to Mr. Zakharchuk, he has more than 20 awards, 7 of which for faultless service in law-enforcement bodies.
In January-April, 2014 Mr. Sergey Zakharchuk was involved by the International Committee for Property Protection (Cyprus) in the working group on development of normative documents, procedures and rules of the ICAC.
By the decision of the Board of the International Committee for Property Protection of April 11, 2014 Mr. Sergey Zakharchuk was included into the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court in Cyprus.
In 1963 graduated from the law department of Rostov University.
Worked in prosecution agencies of the Rostov region – as an inspector, prosecutor of the department of the regional prosecutor’s office, since 1983 – in the headquarters of the Prosecutor’s office of the USSR: as a prosecutor of the department, head of the chair of the Institution of advanced training of executive staff. From 1989 to 1993 he was the head of the Department of justice of Moscow.
Managing the Department of justice of the capital, he took necessary measures for organizational support of activity of district courts of the city, organization of work of the state notary offices, formation of the private notary system.
In his work he pursued a priority of provision of independence of judges, took active part in preparation and holding of the first congress of judges of the Russian Federation in 1991, besides he was involved in development of the draft law on status of judges in the Russian Federation that was adopted by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation on June 26, 1991.
Having left public service in 1993, he with a group of lawyers organized the Moscow Bar Association “Lawyer chamber” (at present – “Lawyer partnership” MBA), from the moment of formation of the Board till 2011 Mr. Kostanov was the chairman of its Presidium. As a lawyer he successfully participated in a number of trials (among which: as representative of S.V. Stepashin in the suit to defend his honour and dignity against V. V. Zhirinovsky; in the criminal case on charge of employees of the State Research and Development Institute GINALMAZZOLOTO which ended with discharge of defendants; in the criminal case on charge of Yoshkar-olinsk businessman Golomidov that also ended with discharge. He received wide popularity in 2003-2007 working with the “case of doctors” under which the doctors of the Transplantology Division of the Moscow Organ Donation and Critical Care Medicine Centre of the City Clinical Hospital No. 20 were brought to the criminal liability for murder preparation. After numerous court proceedings the case ended with discharge of all defendants. He repeatedly defended in court the interests of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation;)
He was a member of the Council of the Federal chamber of lawyers of first convocation; member of the qualified commission of the Lawyer chamber of Moscow in 2002-2010; at present a member of the Council of Lawyer chamber of Moscow.
He was the initiator of consideration by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation of the issues of legitimacy of increase in the size of contributions paid by lawyers to the Pension fund of the Russian Federation, issues of unreasonable restriction of freedom of meetings of lawyers with clients in pre-trial detention centres, issues of illegal practice of refusals to satisfy supervisory appeals without showing causes of recognizing appeal arguments as unmaintainable or not worth mentioning.
Being the member of the Independent Expert and Legal Council (IELC), he prepared more than 60 conclusions on various matters of application of legislation, generally on problem of counteraction of extremist activity. Some of conclusions were taken into consideration by courts when settling criminal and civil cases.
State Councillor of the 2nd class.
Doctor of law, associate professor, author of more than 100 publications concerning criminal law and procedure, judicial system, public prosecutor’s supervision and advocacy, including:
Commentary on the Criminal and Procedure Code of the Russian Federation — Institute of Scientific Research of problems of strengthening of legality and law order of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, M, publishing house “Norma”, 2002, Second Edition – M, 2004 (in a co-authorship),
Commentary on the Criminal and Procedure Code of the Russian Federation – under the general editorship of V.P. Verin and V.V. Mozyakov, publishing house “Examen”, M. 2004;
Commentary on the Federal law “On legal profession and advocacy in the Russian Federation”, M, publishing house “Prospect”, 2003 (in a co-authorship);
“Speeches in courts and not only …”, M, published by Independent Expert and Legal Counsel, 2003;
“To execute it is impossible to pardon”, M, published by the Independent Expert and Legal Counsel, 2003;
“Advocacy in the Russian Federation” (manual), M, publishing house “Prospect”, 2003 (in a co-authorship);
“Shine and poverty of the Criminal and Procedure Code”, M, published by the Independent Expert and Legal Council, 2005;
“Word and Deed”, M. publishing house «Verte»;
“Bashful unruliness of Themis”, M. 2010. – etc.
State and departmental awards:
Medals: “Veteran of labor”, “In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow”, “In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Ministry of Justice of Russia”, “Veteran of prosecutor’s office”, “290 years of Prosecutor’s office of Russia”.
Awards of lawyer community: the order of Federal chamber of lawyers “For fidelity to lawyer duty”; a medal of the Federal chamber of lawyers “For merits in protection of rights and freedoms of citizens” of 1st class; the National award in the field of legal profession on the nomination Business reputation; the Gold medal of F.N. Plevako; the Medal of the Guild of Russian lawyers “For honest and highly professional work”; the Distinction of the Guild of Russian lawyers “For a contribution to the development of legal profession”.
At present time he is a member of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights at the President of Russia.
By the Decision of the Board of the International Committee for Property Protection of April 11, 2014 Mr. Kostanov Yury Artyomovich was included into the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court in Cyprus.
Doctor of law, professor, member of the Academy of pedagogical and social sciences, major general of the customs service, valid state councillor of the Russian Federation of the 2nd class, vice-president of the Russian foundation “Antimafia”.
In 1974 graduated from the law department of Tomsk State University.
In 1981 defended the PhD thesis: “Identity of a casual criminal: criminological, criminal and legal problems”, in 1994 defended the doctoral thesis: “Positive incentives in criminal law (concept, content, prospects).
Since 1984 worked at the law department of the Kemerovo State University as an associate professor and then as the dean of the department.
In March 1989. was elected member of parliament of the USSR.
In March 1990 appointed chairman of the Committee on law and order and fight against crime of the Supreme Council of the USSR, member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the USSR.
In February 1991 was appointed chairman of the Committee under the President of the USSR on coordination of activity of law enforcement bodies.
In 1996-2001: adviser of the chairman of the Federation Council, member of a number of state and governmental commissions.
Since 2001: engaged in scientific and teaching work. Director of the Organised crime in economy and trade research centre of the Russian State Trade and Economic University, director of the Special Legal Programs Centre of the Independent Institute of Strategic Researches, professor of Yelets State University (with 1995г.).
Scientific interests of Mr. Golik cover criminal law, criminology, penal law, constitutional law, federalism and parliamentary problems, international law, hermeneutics, synergetic, legal philosophy.
Author of more than 140 scientific publications, including: “Random criminal” (Tomsk, 1984); “Criminal and legal policy: tendencies and prospects” (Krasnoyarsk, 1991) (contributor); “Criminal and legal stimulation of positive behaviour: theory questions” (Novosibirsk, 1992); “Organised crime: tendencies, fight prospects” (Vladivostok, 1999) (contributor). Was a member of a number of groups of authors on writing of textbooks on criminal law and criminology, including a multivolume program of lectures “Russian criminal law” (Vladivostok, 1999-2002).
Since April, 2014 a member of the international working group of lawyers and economists on preparation of normative documents and legal base of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the ICPP in Cyprus. Recommended by the Board of the ICPP to the list of arbitrators of the arbitration court.
In 2005, graduated with a first-class honours degree from the Moscow State Industrial University, qualified as a “Lawyer” in the specialty of “Law”.
The Retraining and advanced training took place in the Russian Legal Academy of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
In 2007, managed to defend his thesis and achieved the degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences (Dissertation Council at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, (MSLA)). The subject of the thesis: “The problems of protecting the rights and interests of the shareholders in the Russian Federation.”
Associate Professor in the Department of Organisation of Bailiffs and Proceedings Enforcement. Russian Legal Academy of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
From 2008 to 2013 – Russian Legal Academy of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, Head of the Department.
In 2013, obtained his PhD by defending his thesis (Dissertation council at the Russian Legal Academy of the Ministry of Justice). The subject of the thesis: “The administrative work of the Federal Bailiff Service in the field of enforcement proceedings” (specialty 12.00.14).
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Associate Professor (2013- until present.);
Russian Economic University. Plekhanov, Professor (2012- until present.);
Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Service of Court Bailiffs 2013 – until present.
Received gratitude from the Ministry of Justice and the Federal Bailiff Service of the Russian Federation.
In 2014, he was invited to work in a group of law academics and lawyers from different countries that are members to the Council of Europe on the preparation of the regulatory framework of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the International Committee of the property in Cyprus.
In April 2014, the ICPP headquarters included him in the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court for Russian Chamber of Commerce (ICAC), appointed as an Acting Chairman of the ICAC Administrative Chamber, as member of the ICAC Judge Association.
In 1959 studied at the Department of law of the Leningrad University (full-time), in 1964 switched to the correspondence department and began working as inspector in public prosecutor’s office of the Lipetsk region. In 1975 moved to Moscow where he got the position of the inspector on priority cases of the Prosecutor’s office of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialistic Republic. He worked there till the retirement in 2002.
In total 40 years in the public prosecutor’s office of the Russian Federation. Participant of investigation and supervised personally groups of inspectors who worked on a number of known and difficult criminal cases connected with misappropriation of state property, murders and other serious crimes. In 1986-1987 successfully directed investigation of the criminal case instituted upon the wreck of the steamship “Admiral Nakhimov” with numerous human victims. This case has been considered by the Supreme Court of the USSR on the first instance. Numerous times was encouraged for positive results in work, was awarded with a title “The honoured lawyer of the Russian Federation”, has the rank of the State Councillor of the 3rd class. Now works as a lawyer. Constantly participates in criminological and criminal and legal conferences of different level, advises legal and commercial structures.
Member of the Union of writers of Russia.
In April, 2014 Mr. BORIS UVAROV was included in the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the ICPP in Cyprus.
In 2000 graduated from the Moscow State Open University, obtained the qualification “lawyer”, specialization – criminal law.
In 2004 defended the Ph.D. thesis on the subject “Criminal and legal criminological aspects of fight against crimes committed in the area of distribution and use of budget funds” at the Moscow State Open University, the Russian legal academy of Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation (Moscow).
Moscow municipal off-budget victims of crimes in the area of economy relief fund, July 1995 – December 2000, legal adviser, duties: audit and inspection, detection of economic crimes. Work with state organizations.
Charity foundation “Civil Solidarity” (Moscow regional office of the Federal Public-State Foundation for the Protection of Investors’ and Shareholders’ Rights), December, 2000 – January, 2008, deputy director general, duties: audit and inspection, detection of economic crimes. Work with state organizations.
Moscow bar association “Legal Alliance”, February 2008 – October 2012.
Individual legal activity (self-employed person), October 2012 – present, legal advice to physical and legal entities, participation in legal proceedings, scientific and popular scientific articles and other publications.
Budget as object of criminal infringement // Business and banks. – 2003.
Factors of criminality in the budgetary sphere// Law and right. – 2004.
Crime prevention in the budgetary sphere // Law and right. – 2004.
Improvement of the criminal legislation as a basis of fight against crime in the field of distribution and use of budgetary funds // Bulletin of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Moscow university of the Russian Federation. – 2004.
Protection of budgetary funds by criminal law // Information and study guide for employees of law enforcement bodies and judicial system. – M: Ekon-Inform, 2004.
Questions of qualification of crimes committed in the area of distribution and use of budgetary funds // Questions of human sciences. – 2007.
Deliberate bankruptcy as a way of non-fulfillment of credit obligations // Methodical almanac “Financial and legal conflicts”. – 2009.
Criminal bankruptcy: purposes and features // Legal work in a credit organization. – 2010.
Malicious avoidance of satisfaction of accounts payable // Legal work in a credit organization. – 2011.
Problems of determination of crimes committed in the area of distribution and use of budgetary funds and a way of their solution. – M: Raduga, 2008.
Recommended by arbitrators from Russia for the inclusion to the list of arbitrators of the ICAC at the ICPPin Cyprus.
KUANYSH BALTABAYEV. Republic of Kazakhstan.
Doctor of law, professor of the chair of criminal and legal disciplines of L.N. Gumilev Euroasian National University. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Mr. Baltabayev studied at the preparatory department of the S. Kirov Kazakh National University and graduated in 1976.
After graduation from the university with honors, he was invited to hold classes in Karaganda University where he had an opportunity to further his studies.
From 1976 to 1978 he worked as a trainee at the chair of criminal law of S.M. Kirov University.
From 1978 to 1981 he pursued the internal postgraduate studies of the Institute of philosophy and right of the Academy of sciences of Kazakhstan.
From 1981 to 1999 Mr. Baltabayev worked in E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University: he began as a teacher and was head of the department in recent years.
In 1983 he defended a candidate’s dissertation at the Tomsk State University. In 2000 at the All-Union Research Institute of the MIA of the Russian Federation, he successfully defended a doctoral thesis, special field: 12.00.08 – criminal law and criminology; criminal and penal law.
In May, 2001 he was invited to work at the Office of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan as head of Secretariat of the Committee on legislation and legal reform.
Since 2002 up to 2008 Mr. Baltabayev was a member of the Constitutional Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Since 2009 up to 2012 he worked at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2012-2013 he was head of the chair of L.N. Gumilev Eurasian National University and since October, 2013 Mr. Baltabayev has been professor of the chair of criminal and legal disciplines of the university.
Recommended by the Board of the ICPP for the inclusion to the list of arbitrators of the arbitration court.
Sattar Rakhmetov (Kazakhstan)
Doctor of law, professor of the Academy of Financial Police of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
After graduation from the faculty of law of Kazakh State University in 1973, he worked in prosecution authorities within 5 years, as a teacher, senior teacher, assistant professor, and head of the chair in different universities of Kazakhstan within more than 20 years. Now Mr. Rakhmetov is the main research associate in the Institute of Legislation of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
PhD at the faculty of law of Kazakh State University (Almaty): entered in 1976, graduated in 1979. Qualification – lawyer.
Subject of the doctorate thesis “Theoretical base of improvement of system of measures aimed at fight against property crimes according to the criminal legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. The thesis was defended in Kazakh Humanities and Law University, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.
He is author of more than 190 publications, including 10 monographs and 120 scientific articles.
Mr. Rakhmetov was included in the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court in Cyprus by the Decision of the Board of the International Committee for Property Protection of April 11, 2014.
Dr. Sreto Nogo
Dr. Sreto Nogo is professor of criminal law, international criminal law and trial law at the faculty of state administration of Megatrend University in Belgrade. Born in 1952, he got his PhD at the faculty of law in Skopje in 2004, his mentor being the academic. Professor Dr. Vlada Kamboski.
He is the Secretary General of the International criminal law association of Serbia.
For many years, he worked at the Federal Ministry of Justice and as a high official within the Government of Serbia.
He was a member of the working groups for drafting the Criminal code of the FRY, the Law on criminal procedure of the FRY, the Law on criminal procedure of the Republic of Serbia; secretary and member of the Federal Government Working Group for creation of recrimination in a dispute, initiated by the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, member of the Federal Government Working Group for the succession of the former Yugoslavia (subgroups of demarcation with Macedonia).
He has published over 100 scientific papers in the field of criminal law and international criminal Law, among which:
“Cooperation with international criminal courts”, “lntermeks”, Belgrade, 2005.
“Cooperation with international criminal courts – theory and practice experiences”, “Jugoreklam”, Skopje, 2006.
Trial Law, Megatrend University, Belgrade, 2010.
“Notion, sources and principles of international criminal law”, “Branic”, 1. Belgrade, 2006.
“Hypocrisy of international criminal law”, “Intermeks”, Belgrade, 2006.
“Globalism and organized crime”, “Intermeks”, Belgrade, 2007.
“Extradition – the practice of ad hoc tribunal and the International Criminal Court”, “Pravni zivot”, No. 9, second volume, Belgrade, 2008.
“Criminal law issues of corruption”, “Intermeks”, Belgrade, 2009.
“Crime of Human Trafficking”, “Pravna rijec”, no. 19, Banja Luka, 2009.
“Combating crime and European Integration”, Criminal Police Academy and “Hans Seidel Foundation”, Belgrade, 2010.
“How will criminal law develop in the future”, “Criminal law: origins, realities of the transition to a sustainable development”, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, 2011.
For many years, he was a member of the Presidency of the Association for criminal law and criminology of Yugoslavia and a member of the Editorial Board of “Yugoslavian review for criminology and criminal justice”. Currently he is a member of the Editorial Board of the “Macedonian magazine for criminal law and criminology”.
Associate Professor, PhD – since November 20, 2002
Associate Dean for International Cooperation since 2008
Head of Second cycle studies (master level) of criminal law since 2010
Dr. Nikola Tupanceski is a professor of criminal law (first cycle), international criminal law, comparative criminal law, medical criminal law, juvenile criminal law, economic criminal law, criminal policy, justice and home affairs (second cycle – master studies). He teaches and conducts examinations of undergraduate and post-graduate management degree programs in the field of criminal – legal sciences at the Faculty of Law “Justinian I” in Skopje. Dr. Tupanceski was also a lecturer second cycle studies – Masters in Intellectual Property (IPRs Enforcement), University of Strasbourg (Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies) and the SS. Cyril and Methodius University (Justinian I) in 2010-2011. He was a member of several expert committees of the Faculty of Law “Justinian I” in Skopje, as well as the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Macedonia on the reform process of the Macedonian criminal legislation. He also was involved in the council on the judicial reform within the Government. Participated in numerous round tables and conferences.
Co-author of three academic textbooks published by the Faculty of Law “Justinian I”:
Law and Public Health (2009);
Criminal law – a special part (2011);
Medical criminal law in 2012;
Co-author of the publication “Libel and slander – from incrimination to decriminalization,” Association of Journalists of Macedonia, Skopje, 2009;
The author of the publication “Republic of Macedonia and GRECO – Group of States Against Corruption”, 2006;
“Medical Criminal Law – a challenge of the new era” (co-author), Proceedings from First International interdisciplinary conference “Bioethics – the sign of a new era: Bioethics, Media, Law and Medicine,” Ohrid, Macedonia, October, 2011 ;
“Quarterly Report on the results of the monitoring of the public procurement process in Macedonia”, ninth quarterly report, (co-author), Open Society Foundation – Macedonia, Center for Civil Communications, Skopje, 2011;
Some doubts about the criminal offense of “abuse of power and authority” and responsibility of notaries “, Notary, no. 19 Notary Chamber of Macedonia, Skopje, 2012;
“Human influence – the penal aspects” (co-author), Faculty of Commerce and Justice, University Economic Academy, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2011;
“Legal protection of public procurement” (co-author) Collected Papers of Zagreb Law Faculty, Vol. 61 No.2, March, 2011;
Strengthening the criminal law protection of public procurement in the Republic of Macedonia “(co – author), Center for Civil Communications, monthly anti-corruption year. 1, no. 5, Skopje, 2010;
“The upcoming novel of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Macedonia – a special part,” (co-author), Second Skopje – Zagreb Law Colloquium, Proceedings, Skopje 2009
“The fundamentals of the Macedonian Information Criminal Law” (co-author), Macedonian Review of Criminal Law and Criminology, year. 15, no. 2-3, Skopje, 2008;
Computer crime, Bulletin of the Faculty of Law (1990)
Mr. Nikola Tupanceski is a permanent representative of the Republic of Macedonia to the Group of States Anti-Corruption (GRECO) within the Council of Europe.
GNATOVSKYY, Mykola (Ukraina)
Education and academic and other qualifications:
PhD. in International Law, thesis “The Formation and Trends of Development of a European Legal Space” (2002), Associate Professor of International Law
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations: doctoral studies in International Law (1999-2002)
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations: LLM in International Law/English interpreter (1999, cum laude), B.A. in International Relations (1998)
Diploma of Associate Professor (Docent) of International Law awarded in 2011
(a) Present positions:
President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (since March 2015)
Second Vice-President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (March 2013 – March 2015)
Member of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (since December 2009)
Senior Constitutional Advisor, Democracy Reporting International (since September 2014)
Associate Professor of the International Law Chair, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (since January 2007)
Deputy Head of International Law Department, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (since September 2003)
Coordinator of the English-language LL.M programme in International Law, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (since 2012)
(b) Work at the national level
Vice-Director for Academic Activities, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (December 2008 – December 2010)
Secretary of the Academic Council, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (September 2007 – January 2009)
Assistant Professor of International Law, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (July 2003 – January 2007)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Law, Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (November 2002 – July 2003)
Associate, Proxen Law Firm (September 1999 – February 2005)
In-house lawyer, Kyiv-Atlantic Ukraine (February 1998 – September 1999)
Член редакционной коллегии журнала Міжнародне право / International Law (2012-2014)
Member of the Editorial Board, Альманах международного права / International Law Almanac (2011-2013)
Member of the Editorial Board, Ukrainian Journal of International Law (since 2000)
Executive editor, Ukrainian Yearbook of International Law (since 2007) Executive editor, “Library of the International Law Chair” series (since 2004) Academic secretary, Ukrainian Association of International Law (since 2007)
Secretary of the Specialized Academic Council (Public and Private International Law), Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (2004 – 2009)
Assistant to the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine to the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine (2002 – 2005)
Assistant to the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Policy of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine (2000 – 2002)
(c) International work
Member of the Editorial Board, International Review of the Red Cross (Geneva) –
Member of the Editorial Board, Belarusian Yearbook of International Law (Minsk) – since 2015
Member of the Editorial Board, Studii Juridice Universitare (Chisinau) – since 2010
Member of the Editorial Board, Romanian Journal of Legal Medicine – since 2015
Member of the Editorial Board, Международное правосудие / International Justice (Moscow) – 2012-2013
Member of the European Society of International Law Member of the American Society of International Law
Member of the Association of International Law and Arbitration (Belarus)
Expert on human rights, Office of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine (since 2010)
Expert on human rights (gender issues), United Nations Development Program in Ukraine (2006-2009)
Expert on international law, Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2004)
Expert on human rights, Council of Europe (programmes in Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine) – since 2013
Expert on international humanitarian law, International Committee of the Red Cross (since 2003)
Publications and other works
The complete list of 75 publications (in Ukrainian, English, and Russian) is available upon request.
Ukrainian, Russian (mother tongues), English (fluent), French (good), Polish, Bulgarian, ex- Yugoslav languages (good reading skills and essential communication skills), German (basic level)
Sergey Avetisyan (Ukraine)
Graduated from the Ukrainian Stock Market Development Institute, KV No. 33227792 (Master degree, Financial Markets Department).
Graduated from the Kiev National Economic University, KV No. 30632377 (Bachelor degree, Department of International Economics).
In 2016 Mr. Avetisyan graduated from the Institute of Business Education at the Kiev National Economic University (Legal Regulation of Economy Department (Law Faculty).
The last years has worked as the head of the Department of development of BAKOTECH international group of companies.
Since 2014 he has taken part in the organization of work of the International Committee for Property Protection and setting up of the representation office in Ukraine (Kiev), in development of the guidance manual for arbitrators of the ICAC on economic disputes in the field of stock markets.
Since 2016 Mr. Avetisyan has developed methodology guidelines and procedure for arbitrators of the ICAC on disputes in the field of intellectual property protection.
He has been recommended by the Board of the ICPP for the inclusion to the list of arbitrators as a competent specialist in economics and finance.
By order of 02.12.15 of the Chairman of the ICCP he was included to the list of recommended arbitrators of the ICAC at the ICCP, besides he was appointed Chairman of the Administrative Chamber of the ICAC at the ICCP, as well as Deputy Chairman of the ICAC on administrative matters.
After graduating with honors from Harvard Law School, Demos Armeniades spent a year in a United States federal judicial chambers, where he worked on several high profile matters, including the prosecution of former Panamanian President Manuel Noriega. He subsequently practiced in the law firm of Cravath Swaine & Moore in New York, specializing in corporate transactions and litigation, and then moved to the Paris offices of Shearman & Sterling, where he specialized in international transactions and arbitration.
In 1995 Mr. Armeniades founded the law firm of ARMENIADES & ASSOCIATES, specializing in international arbitration and transnational corporate transactions. He has represented clients in a wide range of matters, including Oil & Gas, Construction, M&A, Intellectual Property, Media, general issues of contractual interpretation, and spent several years as special counsel to the Government of Turkmenistan. He has handled many multi-billion dollar files, such as Russia’s arbitration claims against Iraq, as well as the BONY litigation in New York, and the Executive Life claims in Paris. He has conducted arbitrations pursuant to the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration, UNCITRAL and ad hoc arbitrations throughout the world. Mr. Armeniades has been a frequent lecturer on the topics of negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, and regularly participates as a speaker at the PIDA conferences held at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.
Present: International Legal Consultant and arbitrator
1995-2010: Armeniades & Associates. Managing partner, offices in Paris and Moscow 1991-1995: Shearman & Sterling. Paris, France. Associate. Corporate transaction projects and international arbitration.
1990-1991: Cravath, Swaine & Moore. New York. Associate
1989-1990: Federal District Court Clerkship. Miami, Florida. Prosecution of the Columbian drug cartels and former Panamanian President Manuel Noriega
Harvard Law School: JD, cum laude, 1989 Fulbright Scholar, 1985
University of Oregon: BA, cum laude, 1984
Languages: English, French and Russian
Bar Admission: New York and Paris, France
Representative Arbitration Matters
An ICC arbitration in Geneva by an engineering firm against the Republic of Iraq with respect to the construction of a factory built in Iraq applying French law
An LCIA arbitration in London by a French chemical company against an Arab state raising issues of fraud and contractual liability applying English law
An ICC arbitration in Paris by a German-Italian construction consortium with respect to an infrastructure project in Iraq applying Iraqi law
An ICC arbitration in Stockholm by a French company against a Norwegian company applying Norwegian law with respect to the price revision formula in a petroleum supply contract
An ICC arbitration in Paris concerning the representations and warranties in an acquisition of a French company by a large Swedish Group applying French law
An ICC arbitration in Paris between two French companies involving the sale of a petrochemical facility in France applying French law
An UNCITRAL arbitration by the Dutch subsidiary of an American Group raising issues of environmental law applying French law sitting in Paris with parallel proceedings before the French authorities
An ICC arbitration in Lausanne with respect to representations and warranties in the acquisition by an English group of a Spanish photographic technology company applying Spanish and Swiss law
An ICC arbitration in London by a French electronics company against an American subcontractor in a S. government procurement contract dispute with respect to the construction of U.S. military fighter planes applying New York law
A group of related ICC and ad hoc arbitrations in Paris by an Italian pharmaceutical company against a French company raising issues of contractual liability under French law
An ICC arbitration in Paris by a French company against an African State raising issues of contractual liability and fraud with respect to the supply of gaming equipment applying French law
An ICC arbitration in Lausanne with respect to the interpretation of a joint venture agreement for the sale and servicing of military helicopters raising issues under French and Philippine law
A series of ICC arbitrations in London, Stockholm and Paris on behalf of a Central Asian State concerning several infrastructure projects
An ICC arbitration in Paris for a North African State concerning a petroleum maritime accident
1991-1996 Kiev State Linguistic University. Department of English language
2000-2003 Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University. Department of Law
2008 Admission to Kiev Regional Bar Association
2011 International Academy for Arbitration Law, (Paris, France)
2012-2013 Advanced Arbitration Academy (Moscow, Russia) developed by the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris, France), ICC Russia, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London, GB)
2013 Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London, GB)
Areas of Practice:
2010 – 2015 – Advisor to President in the Ukrainian Bar Association for Foreign Affairs.
2009-2012 was participating as council in cooperation with team of White & Case LLP (John Willems, Michael Polkinghorne, Nathalie Makowski) in arbitration brought by Naftrac Ltd (Cyprus) against the National Environmental Investment Agency of Ukraine under the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s Optional Rules for Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Natural Resources and/or the Environment.
2001-present time – Managing Partner in Law company “Law Net”
Law Bulletin of Ukraine, 2012. Successful End of Climate Case.
In July, 2018 Ms.Gnatiuk Nataliia was included in the list of arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the ICPP in Cyprus.