Arbitration News from Russia

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

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...

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

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

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

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

Fraudulent Arbitral Awards – Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC...

1.            Summary Could permission to set aside the English court's permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in circumstances...

Germany: Federal Court of Justice Lowers the Bar for the Annulment of an Award...

In its decision of May 2017, the Federal Supreme Court of Germany (Bundesgerichtshof) laid down a new principle for setting aside an arbitral award...

A Stepping Stone Without Overstepping The Mark – English Commercial Court Outlines What Constitutes...

In the recent anonymised judgment of P v Q and others EWHC 194 (Comm), the England & Wales Commercial Court gave some important...

U.S. Second Circuit Confirms Annulled Award Cannot Be Enforced

Two years after its noted decision enforcing an annulled award in the Pemex case, the Second Circuit again took up the issue of enforcement...

Security for costs – Renunciation of the standards set up in “RSM v. Saint...

Can a tribunal order an impecunious claimant to pay security for costs? This is an often debated topic both in commercial and in investment...

 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.