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

Reform of Swiss international arbitration law: Where do we stand?

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In 2017, the Swiss Government released a draft bill aiming at a reform of the Swiss international arbitration legislation. In March 2020, the reform has...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court upholds broad interpretation of objective scope of arbitration agreement

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In its decision dated 6 January 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) decided that an arbitration clause included in an agreement specifically regulating...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms high barrier for extension of a State-owned entity’s arbitration clause...

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In its decision dated 24 September 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") held that a State is only bound by an arbitration clause signed...

ISTAC Introduces Mediation-Arbitration Rules

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The Istanbul Arbitration Centre (“ISTAC“), one of Turkey’s leading arbitration institutions, introduced the ISTAC Mediation-Arbitration Rules (“Rules“) regarding alternative dispute resolution on 15 November...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Russia in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Russia in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.