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ICDR Y&I Seminar in Moscow: Modern Challenges of International ADR in Russia

ICDR Y&I Seminar in Moscow: Modern Challenges of International ADR in Russia

ICDR Y&I invites to its annual seminar in Moscow. This year’s Seminar “Moscow Calling: Interactive Debate with Lawyers, Scholars, and Entrepreneurs will take place on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The Seminar is held on the occasion of the ABA’s Sixth Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes, which will take place in Moscow on […]

By 8 July, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Kiev Arbitration Days 2014: Think Big!

Kiev Arbitration Days 2014: Think Big!

Kiev Arbitration Days 2014: Think Big! (KAD 2014) will take place on 6-7 November 2014 in Radisson Blu Hotel, Kiev, Ukraine. The conference is conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association. CIS Arbitration Forum is an media partner of the event. The KAD 2014 will bring together world-class dispute resolution practitioners and prominent arbitration experts to discuss problems […]

4th Forum on International Dispute Resolution – 25-26 February, 2015

4th Forum on International Dispute Resolution – 25-26 February, 2015

Russian and CIS businesses continue to use foreign law, predominantly English, to govern their contracts and for subsequent litigation and arbitration of commercial dispute abroad— whether it’s conditioned by the requirements of their foreign business partners or a strategic part of the businesses’ corporate structure. Mandatory norms, the complexity of laws in different jurisdictions and […]

Конкурс ICC Lex Mercatoria снова пройдет в Минске

Конкурс ICC Lex Mercatoria снова пройдет в Минске

Минск в третий раз станет площадкой для международного диалога по вопросам развития арбитража и международного торгового права.  Организационный комитет ICC Lex Mercatoria  объявляет об официальном старте III Международного студенческого конкурса по международному торговому праву и международному коммерческому арбитражу. ICC Lex Mercatoria – это международное соревнование студенческих команд юридической специальности по разрешению подготовленного Международным арбитражным судом ICC учебного дела, […]

By 23 June, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Do Russian Courts have Power to Set Aside Foreign Awards?

Do Russian Courts have Power to Set Aside Foreign Awards?

The recent decision of the Federal Commercial Court for the Moscow Circuit in CJSC Energo-Holding v JSC Reverta has reopened the discussion as to the Russian court’s power to set aside foreign awards. The court suggested that a Russian court may set aside a foreign award if the tribunal applied Russian substantive law. This post begins with […]

By 17 June, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Russian Court on Law Applicable to Arbitrability

Russian Court on Law Applicable to Arbitrability

This week a Russian cassation instance court suggested that foreign laws permitting certain disputes to be referred to arbitration should be respected. This should be the case even if under Russian law similar Russia-related disputes are not arbitrable. Apparently some restrictions on arbitrability have only limited effect. The case before the court concerned enforcement of an […]

Becoming  a Tradition: Second International Arbitration School in Ukraine

Becoming a Tradition: Second International Arbitration School in Ukraine

On 7-11 May the Ukrainian Arbitration Association (“UAA”) held the Second International Arbitration School.  It remained faithful to its main aims of building up knowledge of arbitration in particular among students and young practitioners. The School served as a forum to exchange experiences in the area and to promote Ukraine as the seat of arbitration. […]

By 4 June, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Hague Convention Rules Mandatory for Service on Russian Parties

Hague Convention Rules Mandatory for Service on Russian Parties

Last Friday the Supreme Commercial Court released its full reasons for the decision in Nortel v UNI. The Court ruled that an English judgment may not be enforced in Russia, because the respondents had not participated in the English proceedings nor had they been served in accordance with the Hague Convention. The decision may result in delays in […]