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Kiev Arbitration Days 2015 to Take Place in November

Kiev Arbitration Days 2015 to Take Place in November

Ukrainian Bar Association invites to participate in international conference KIEV ARBITRATION DAYS 2015: Think Big! (KAD 2015). The event is scheduled for 5-6 November 2015 in Radisson Blu Hotel, Kiev, Ukraine. The KAD 2015 will bring together world-class dispute resolution practitioners and prominent arbitration experts to discuss problems and perspectives of international arbitration. The programme coordinator […]

By 19 August, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Annual ICDR Y&I Seminar in Moscow

Annual ICDR Y&I Seminar in Moscow

International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Y&I organizes its annual arbitration event in Moscow. This year’s Seminar “Resolving Small Claims Without Big Problems: Expedited Procedures in International Arbitration and Litigation” will take place on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Registration will open at 16:30, with the Seminar running from […]

By 14 August, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Cyprus International Arbitration Week Scheduled for October

Cyprus International Arbitration Week Scheduled for October

Cyprus International Arbitration Week to be held in Limassol-Nicosia on October 19 – 23, 2015 on the occasion of the celebration for CIArb’s 100th Anniversary. XIV Special CIArb Member Qualification Course will form part of this occasion. Organizers include such entities as  Capital Business Events, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK (CIArb), CIArb Cyprus Branch and the Anglo-Russian Law Association (ARLA). CIS Arbitration […]

By 30 July, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Minsk to Host IV ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot in November 2015

Minsk to Host IV ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot in November 2015

On 28-30 November 2015, the IV International Arbitration Moot Court ICC Lex Mercatoria will take place in Minsk (Belarus). The International Arbitration Moot Court ICC Lex Mercatoria aims to promote international commercial arbitration as an alternative means of resolution of commercial disputes. The International Arbitration Moot Court will focus on resolution of a mock case by […]

Review of Russian Court Decisions Related to Arbitration: January-May 2015

Review of Russian Court Decisions Related to Arbitration: January-May 2015

In January-May 2015 the Russian courts rendered several important decisions dealing with: the arbitrability of public procurement disputes; the effect of pre-existing links between an arbitral institution and a party to arbitration; partial annulment of arbitration awards; and anti-enforcement injunctions. Non-Arbitrability of Public Procurement Disputes Does Not Create Constitutional Issues Application of City Clinical Hospital No. […]

New Draft Law Aims to Bring Arbitration in Russia to Order

New Draft Law Aims to Bring Arbitration in Russia to Order

Since 2013 the Russian legislator is reforming arbitration laws of Russia. The reason for the reform was a the lack of consistency in Russian arbitration regulations, existence of so-called “pocket arbitration tribunals” and sham arbitration tribunals. The reform aims to facilitate the stability and transparency of the system. The first draft law on arbitration was introduced by Russian Ministry of […]

Arbitrations against Ukraine and its State Bodies in Post-Revolution Period

Arbitrations against Ukraine and its State Bodies in Post-Revolution Period

2014 was one of the most difficult years in the contemporary history of Ukraine in both political and economic terms. The country lived through the Revolution of Dignity in February, the annexation of Crimea in March, the ongoing military conflict in eastern Ukraine and deep financial and economic crisis. In order to counter these difficulties and to […]

Exxon v Russia: What are the Possible Legal Outcomes?  

Exxon v Russia: What are the Possible Legal Outcomes?  

According to media reports, American oil giant ExxonMobil submitted a tax claim against the Russian Federation in arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (the “SCC“) at the beginning of April. The dispute concerns Exxon’s Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in Russia’s Far East. The investor believes that it overpaid $500 million in profit taxes because a 2009 cut in the rate of profit […]

By 27 April, 2015 0 Comments Read More →