Online conference "Corn-2020: Deal or default?!"
Nov 5, 2020

Ukrainian corn market in 2020/21 MY: legal aspects




Ivan Kasynyuk, Partner and Attorney-at-law of AGA Partners will analyze the legal aspects of the situation on Ukrainian corn market in 2020/21 MY within the online conference Corn-2020: Deal or Default?! He will tell is the change of market situation a force majeure, what are the possible consequences of nonfulfillment of contract obligations for product delivery, how will the arbitration develop if parties do not come to an accord, what are the ways out to solve the problems between buyers and sellers.

“Today the wave of defaults and non-deliveries is coming a masse. Market participants  polarized trying to find the support and to lobby own interests in all agricultural associations, unions and state institutions. Each party of the conflict has its own arguments. However, most of export deals are subject of English law and model rules of GAFTA. If a case is not settled peacefully, the arbitrators of GAFTA will be the final instance who dot the i's and cross the t's. In such case the losses will be count in millions”, - I.Kasynyuk said.

Ivan Kasynyuk has 15 years of experience of representation of clients’ interests in international arbitration of GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC).

In 2020, Ivan was recognized as the Best arbitral lawyer of Ukraine (Legal practice) and the Best lawyer in Trade law (Best Lawyers). He is the leading lawyer in the field of Dispute resolution according to the international rating The Legal500 and Chambers & Partners.

Ivan is a speaker of GAFTA training courses with the experience of 50+ arbitral procedures support.


  • 5 bln USD dispute arose under the contract for the supply of agricultural product to China and payment of preference margin;
  • 26 mln USD dispute in High Court of London between companies Nibulon and Rise [2015] EWHC 684 (Comm) regarding the restrictions on export of agricultural products;
  • 5 mln USD dispute arose under restrictions for import of agricultural products to the Russian Federation; and many other.


Join the online conference Corn-2020: Deal or Default?! and listen to the speech of one of the best lawyers of Ukraine in practices of International arbitration, Arbitration / Mediation and Maritime law.

The conference to be held on November 5 on ZOOM platform.

Time - 13:00-16:00 (Kyiv)

Participation is free.

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