Arbitration News from Russia

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Russia

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RUSSIA Vladimir Khvalei and Irinia Varyushina A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Russia continues to be governed by Law on International Commercial Arbitration. Certain issues...

Russia: An ICC Clause providing for international arbitration under Arbitration Rules of the ICC...

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An award creditor, Dredging and Maritime Management SA (“DMM”) sought to recognize and enforce an ICC award issued on 15 September 2014 in a...

CAS Denies Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Athletes’ Challenge of two International Association of...

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The IAAF recently extended its ban on Russian athletes through the World Championships in London this summer, stating that Russian athletes should not expect...

Zimbabwe, Part II: Foreign Investors Faced With Zimbabwe Diamond Mine Nationalization May Have Legal...

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Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles on recent developments related to expropriations in Zimbabwe.  This article deals with new legislation concerning...

Swedish Appeal Court rules that arbitral tribunal should not have heard Yukos claims

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In its judgment of 18 January 2016, the Svea Court of Appeal overturned the Stockholm District Court’s judgment and approved the Russian Federation’s plea...

The Substantial Involvement of Arbitral Secretaries

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A Discussion of the Yukos Case Can the unsuccessful party challenge an arbitral award on the basis that an arbitral secretary was substantially involved? The...

European Court of Justice upholds arbitral tribunal anti-suit injunctions

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In a highly anticipated decision (Gazprom C-536/13) the European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") has clarified that anti-suit injunctions issued by arbitral tribunals are...

Arbitration News from Europe

Higher Regional Court Frankfurt Finds Publication of a Dissenting Opinion to be Ground for...

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German law strictly protects the secrecy of the deliberations of a court and therefore does not allow the publication of dissenting opinions of lower...

Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation v PJSC Ukrnafta: issue estoppel and abuse of process in arbitration...

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Key takeaways The Carpatsky case is interesting for a number of reasons as it: underlines the deference paid to decisions of supervisory courts...

Reform of Swiss international arbitration law approved by the Parliament

In 2017, the Swiss Government released a draft bill aiming at a reform of the Swiss international arbitration legislation. On 9 June 2020, after several...

Section 68 challenge succeeds on the basis of serious irregularity caused by uncertainty or...

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In Xstrata Coal v Benxi Iron & Steel ( EWHC 324 (Comm)), the English High Court permitted a challenge made under section 68 of...

Court of Cassation Takes Significant Step for Arbitration: Court Sustained an Arbitral Award with...

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The role of the courts in the development of arbitration proceedings is undeniably crucial. The 15th Civil Chamber of the Court of Cassation, with its...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Russia in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Russia in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.