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SCC is Organising a Conference on CIS Dispute Resolution in Stockholm

SCC is Organising a Conference on CIS Dispute Resolution in Stockholm

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is organising a two-day conference on International Dispute Resolution in Sweden involving parties from Russia and CIS 3-4 of November in Stockholm. The conference will have a special focus on disputes involving Russian and CIS parties and is organised by the SCC in cooperation with the Russian Arbitration Association and the […]

By 8 September, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Arbitrability of Disputes Under Public Procurement Contracts In Ukraine: Recent Court Practice

Arbitrability of Disputes Under Public Procurement Contracts In Ukraine: Recent Court Practice

Recent judgments of the Ukrainian courts have again attracted attention to the issue of arbitrability, which remains under debate both in theory and in practice in Ukraine. This time court practice deals with disputes arising out of the so-called “commercial contracts related to satisfaction of the state’s needs” (“Public Procurement Contracts”). The judgments discussed in […]

Seminar “Current Trends in Russian Arbitration Law” in Hamburg

Seminar “Current Trends in Russian Arbitration Law” in Hamburg

Seminar “Current trends in Russian arbitration law – in light of the recent case law and the pending law reform” took place on 2 September 2014 in Hamburg (Germany). Norton Rose Fulbright hosted this event organized by the German-Russian Lawyers’ Association. Important new developments occurred this summer with regard to pending Russian legislative reform on domestic […]

By 24 August, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Conference “Arbitration in Russia: New Solutions for Business”

Conference “Arbitration in Russia: New Solutions for Business”

Russian publishing House Kommersant and Russian Arbitration Association will hold a conference on 16 October 2014 in Moscow on resolution of commercial disputes through online arbitration platforms: Arbitration in Russia New Solutions for Business. Online dispute resolution is getting increasingly popular. With the rise of the Internet, other intelligent  bits of technology, lawyers would be […]

By 22 August, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Court of the Eurasian Economic Community is Tackling Challenges of the Eurasian Integration

The Court of the Eurasian Economic Community is Tackling Challenges of the Eurasian Integration

The Eurasian Economic Community (“EurAsEC”) was founded in 2000 by Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. EurAsEC is an international organisation established to promote the process of the effective formation of the Customs Union and the Common Economic Space, as well as of other goals and objectives related to the deepening of integration in the […]

Yukos Winning Award: Will Russia Avoid Arbitral Enforcement Again?

Yukos Winning Award: Will Russia Avoid Arbitral Enforcement Again?

On 28 July 2014 a historic award in Yukos v. The Russian Federation rendered by the arbitral tribunal seated in The Hague finally became publicly available. The tribunal ordered Russia to pay more than 50 billion US$ for its expropriation of Yukos, making this award the biggest one in the history of international arbitration. Considering the circumstances, […]

Unreliable Warranty as a Basis for Invalidity of a Transaction

Unreliable Warranty as a Basis for Invalidity of a Transaction

Foreign and Russian legal practitioners quite often note the absence of legal enforceability of “warranties” as a shortcoming of the Russian legal system. Meanwhile, the situation is changing as, on 10 July 2014, the Ninth Commercial Appellate Court confirmed the judgment of the Moscow Commercial Court acknowledging the legal force of “contractual warranties” and the duty of parties to […]

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Russian Courts Approach Framework Agreement’s Arbitration Clause

Russian Courts Approach Framework Agreement’s Arbitration Clause

Recent Russian commercial court judgments illustrate a new trend in the interpretation of framework supply agreements (“FSA”). The newly developed approach is supposed to become more sensitive to good faith, party willingness and intentions and factual and legal discourse. In Taganrog Automobile Plant v Hyundai Motor Company (case № 15AP-8173/2014) the courts implemented the Russian Supreme Commercial […]