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The Academy on International Arbitration “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration”

The Academy on International Arbitration “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration”

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 Academy will touch upon the most innovative topics and cover the transformation of the well-known concepts of arbitration in the technological era such as the validity of arbitration agreements, choice […]

By 16 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Challenges of the “New Normal” Hearings: A Professional Legal Interpreter’s Perspective

The Challenges of the “New Normal” Hearings: A Professional Legal Interpreter’s Perspective

No-one wants their ability to do their job compromised by faulty or poor-quality equipment. The sudden upscaling of remote working for court and arbitration hearings has highlighted some vital shortcomings in the available infrastructure and technology that present legal interpreters with unique challenges. These must be resolved if remote legal hearings are to continue as […]

By 12 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Human Equation of Remote Hearings: The Challenges for Legal Interpreters

The Human Equation of Remote Hearings: The Challenges for Legal Interpreters

Remote legal hearings are now firmly embedded in our everyday transactions, though many people still struggle with confusing software and substandard hardware. But there is another problem that puts legal interpreters at a particular disadvantage during remote proceedings: the human factor. The new daily routine of communicating via videoconferencing in all aspects of our lives […]

By 12 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Baltic Arbitration Days – 2020: from pandemic to arbitration

Baltic Arbitration Days – 2020: from pandemic to arbitration

Baltic Arbitration Days – 2020 focused on arbitration in transport-related disputes, IT, third-party funding within CEE and an update on investment arbitration. The event hosted practitioners from, inter alia, Germany, Israel, Russia, Switzerland and Finland. Mr. Theis Klauberg (Klauberg Baltics, Riga) introduced the event by presenting the innovative hybrid onsite-online format of the conference due […]

By 2 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Russian Court Thwarts Asset Shifting Manoeuvre in Support of the LCIA Arbitration

Russian Court Thwarts Asset Shifting Manoeuvre in Support of the LCIA Arbitration

On 4 June 2020, the Commercial Court for the city of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region granted provisional relief in order to prevent dissipation of assets and thus to avoid the frustration of enforcement of an LCIA award in Russia. The court articulated ”reasonable suspicion“ standard for preliminary relief and provided further guidance and […]

Investor-State Disputes against the Kyrgyz Republic: new developments

Investor-State Disputes against the Kyrgyz Republic: new developments

This year has presented itself as an economically and socially turbulent year for both states and the private sector. Yet investor-state disputes still arise and continue to proceed during this period, particularly against the Kyrgyz Republic. The following trends can be observed from current cases: the majority of proceedings are brought by investors from the […]

Force majeure and hardship in international commercial contracts

Force majeure and hardship in international commercial contracts

Case law on force majeure and hardship in international commercial contracts: a brief overview by Dmitry Davydenko – see a video recording. See also a summary: ICC cases – Force Majeure and Hardship. Dmitry Davydenko This is a brief review of the conclusions contained in the published arbitral awards in the cases under the Rules of […]

Arbitration.ru, June 2020: Construction Arbitration

Arbitration.ru, June 2020: Construction Arbitration

Construction is one of the most ardent industries that were one of the last to give up and suffer least closures facing the COVID-19 pandemic, although not the least to be affected by the disease. In construction projects, the stakes are high and disruptions expensive. So are construction-related disputes, expensive – and often extremely complex. […]

By 27 June, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Russian Response to Western Sanctions: Exclusive Jurisdiction of State Commercial Courts

Russian Response to Western Sanctions: Exclusive Jurisdiction of State Commercial Courts

On 8 June 2020, the Russian legislator has implemented changes to the Russian Commercial Procedure Code. The amendment grants Russian commercial courts exclusive jurisdiction over certain types of disputes whose subject matter relates to foreign sanctions or disputes involving sanctioned individuals and legal entities. At the request by sanctioned parties, Russian commercial courts now have […]

Former Yukos Shareholders Seize Russian Vodka Brands in the Netherlands

Former Yukos Shareholders Seize Russian Vodka Brands in the Netherlands

The dispute between Russia and the former majority shareholders of the now-defunct oil and gas company – Yukos has been ongoing since 2014 when the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal ruled against Russia for illegal expropriation of the company and awarded its former shareholders a record-breaking $50 billion. Since then award creditors continue their […]

ICC Russia запускает новый цикл вебинаров о транснациональных контрактах

ICC Russia запускает новый цикл вебинаров о транснациональных контрактах

Российский национальный комитет Международной торговой палаты — Всемирной организации бизнеса (ICC Russia) приглашает вас принять участие в вебинаре «Пункт о разрешении споров в транснациональном контракте: что и как прописывать сегодня?», который состоится 7 июля 2020 года. Это первое мероприятие из цикла «Судьба транснационального контракта в пост-ковидной экономике», посвященного адаптации различных статей международных договоров к новым […]

By 16 June, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Online-конференция «Правовые аспекты коронавируса: что будет дальше» состоится 18 июня

Online-конференция «Правовые аспекты коронавируса: что будет дальше» состоится 18 июня

ИД «Коммерсантъ» рад пригласить вас принять участие в Online-конференции «Правовые аспекты коронавируса: что будет дальше», которая состоится 18 июня. Коронавирус и экономический спад стали серьезным испытанием для российского бизнеса и юристов, работающих с ним. Многие вопросы пришлось решать «с колес», многие — откладывать до лучших времен. Постепенное снятие ограничений в этом смысле становится не меньшим […]

By 3 June, 2020 0 Comments Read More →