Archive for November, 2013

Corporate Disputes’ Arbitrability in Russia: A New Opportunity
By 19 November, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Corporate Disputes’ Arbitrability in Russia: A New Opportunity

In a case currently pending before the commercial courts of the North-Western Circuit, the Russian courts will get an opportunity to confirm that disputes arising out of share purchase agreements are arbitrable. Over the past few years several courts have ruled that they are not. With arbitration remaining the preferred means for Russian M&A disputes’ […]

Conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute Resolution to Take Place in London

Conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute Resolution to Take Place in London

A major conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute resolution is taking place in London on 27–28 February 2014 in The Sheraton Park Lane Hotel. Disputes with Russian and CIS parties – whether decided by arbitral tribunals or state courts – are notorious not only for the vast sizes of the claims but also for their complexity. […]

Russian SCC to Rule on Tribunal’s Powers to Apply Public Law Rules
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Russian SCC to Rule on Tribunal’s Powers to Apply Public Law Rules

The case deals with the tribunal’s ability to void on the basis of an alleged breach of a public law requirement.  A panel of Supreme Commercial Court judges decided this week to refer the matter to the Presidium. The panel relied on a number of grounds justifying setting aside an award applying such rules. In particular, […]

Bankruptcy Cases Not Arbitrable In Kyrgyzstan

Bankruptcy Cases Not Arbitrable In Kyrgyzstan

A decision of the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan of 20 August 2013 confirms that bankruptcy issues are not capable of settlement by arbitration under the laws of Kyrgyzstan. The decision may be seen as a clarification that the relevant restriction applies both to domestic and international arbitration. Facts of the Case In a contract concluded […]

Russian Court Recognises Northern Ireland Judgment in the Absence of Special Treaty

Russian Court Recognises Northern Ireland Judgment in the Absence of Special Treaty

On 8 October 2013 the Supreme Commercial Court recognised a judgment of the High Court of Northern Ireland (the “Judgment”). This is the first time a Russian court has recognised a judgment from this jurisdiction. The Court recognised the Judgment without enforcement because the Judgment does not require monetary recovery. Recognition without enforcement means that the Russian court acknowledged […]

Amicable Dispute Resolution in the European Legal Tradition
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Amicable Dispute Resolution in the European Legal Tradition

A new book  Amicable Dispute Resolution in the European Legal Tradition by Dmitry Davydenko published in October 2013 contains an in-depth study of the history of private disputes’ amicable settlement in Europe. The book contains a comparative law study but it also looks at amicable dispute resolution (ADR) from legal anthropology and legal sociology perspectives. The book […]

Сonference: Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution: Anticipating the Changes
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Сonference: Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution: Anticipating the Changes

ICC Russia in co-operation with ICC International Court of Arbitration will host an annual international arbitration conference “Russia as a Place for Dispute Resolution: Anticipating the Changes” on  10  December 2013 in Moscow. At present the Russian Federation is on the verge of important reforms to the local arbitration regulation and the system of arbitration courts in general. […]

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