Arbitration News from Russia

Winter Academy on International Arbitration

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On January, 11-16 the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration will hold the Academy on International Arbitration titled “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration”. The...

Disputes involving sanctions against Russian persons must now be settled in the Russian state...

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On 19 June 2020, a new Russian Law (Federal Law No. 171-FZ dated 8 June 2020, known as the “Lugovoy Law,” named after its...

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

Winter Academy on International Arbitration

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On January, 11-16 the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration will hold the Academy on International Arbitration titled “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration”. The...

Switzerland to introduce legal basis for arbitration clauses in articles of incorporation

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In recent years, corporate arbitration has played only a minor role in Switzerland. One of the main reasons for this is the legal uncertainty...

9th Baltic Arbitration Days 2020

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The 9th Baltic Arbitration Days will be held in Riga, Latvia at the Dzintari Concert Hall in Jurmala and the Riga World Trading Center....

The Swedish Court of Appeal again rejects Spain’s request of a preliminary ruling from...

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In May 2018, Spain requested the set-aside of an arbitral award in front of the Swedish Svea Court of Appeal. In the award, the...

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

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The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

 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.