Arbitration News from Russia

IV St Petersburg Online Pre-Moot and FDI E-Conference

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The IV St. Petersburg Online Pre-Moot and FDI E-Conference will take place from October 30-31, 2020. Teams participating in the Pre-Moot will get an...

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

The new updated ICC Rules

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From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration ("2021 Rules"), replacing the current...

Swiss Supreme Court rejects request for revision of an arbitral award as the new...

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In its decision published 21 October 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") denied the revision of an arbitral award on the basis that...

UCL / Baker McKenzie Lecture – “International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit”

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Join us on Tuesday, 17 November 2020, for the 2020 UCL/ Baker McKenzie Lecture on ‘International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit’. This year's lecture...

Join our Future of Disputes virtual conference throughout November

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The world faces significant levels of social, political and economic instability and uncertainty. To a large extent, while the big-picture context is currently influenced...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms that arbitral tribunal’s findings as to the parties’ actual and...

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In a recent decision published on 18 May 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") upheld an arbitral award in which the arbitral tribunal...

 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.