Young IMA: New Perspective on Dispute Resolution

II Research Competition “New Perspective on Dispute Resolution” | 2022

One of the main aims of Young IMA is to create a community of like-minded people who share our vision and work toward our common goal of amicable dispute resolution through alternative means such as negotiation, arbitration and mediation. We strongly believe that nowadays it is especially important to promote alternative dispute resolution and support bright young minds who do researches on relevant issues. Young IMA is delighted to announce the call for research papers for our II Research Competition “New Perspective on Dispute Resolution”.

• Research Competition is open to all practitioners and students under the age of 28. • The winner and runners-up of Research Competition will receive cash prizes – 1000 USD for winner and 500 USD for runners-up. • Papers can be prepared in Russian or English language. • Submit your research paper by 30 September 2022, 23:59 (GMT+3) at

The detailed terms of Research Competition are available at the attached document:

Regulation on the Competition

Council of Research Competition

The composition of the Council of Research Competition will be announced later.

I Research Competition “New Perspective on Dispute Resolution” | 2021

In 2021 Young IMA held I Research Competition “New Perspective on Dispute Resolution”, in which a number of talented young researchers all over the globe took part. All submitted research papers were thought provoking and nontrivial.


The winner is Viktor Eremin ("Is there private justice in Russia?").

The runner-up is Sergey Ivanov ("Responsibility of a non-profit organization under which a permanent arbitration institution has been established. Issue Statement").

The Council of Research Competition also mentioned research papers of Vakhtang Kvartskhelia ("Issue conflict in international Investment Arbitration") and Aizhan Kurmanalieva (“Joinder in International Commercial Arbitration").

Council of Research Competition

  • Nikita Kondrashov

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Attorney, LL.M. (Bucerius, Hamburg), Axioma

  • Elena Burova

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Senior Associate, Ivanyan and Partners Law Firm

  • Pavel Sementsov

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Head,