Archive for October, 2016

Интервью с Генеральным секретарем Венского международного арбитражного центра

Интервью с Генеральным секретарем Венского международного арбитражного центра

Интервью с д-ром Манфредом Хайдером (Dr. Manfred Heider), Генеральным секретарем Венского международного арбитражного центра при Федеральной палате экономики Австрии (VIAC) (февраль 2016 г.) DRJV-Interview (ru) with Dr. Manfred Heider, VIAC, Feb 2016

6th Annual Conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties to Take Place in London

6th Annual Conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties to Take Place in London

Russia and CIS related arbitration and litigation cases – known to be highly notorious not only for the vast sizes of claims but also for their complexity – continue to feature heavily in Western courts and international arbitral tribunals. The rapidly changing political and regulatory landscape coupled with perennial difficulties with recognition and enforcement call for […]

By 27 October, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
No education – no representation. Russian Constitutional Court decides on legal education requirement for administrative proceedings

No education – no representation. Russian Constitutional Court decides on legal education requirement for administrative proceedings

Until quite recently Russian procedural law has had no particular requirements as to parties’ representatives in non-criminal legal proceedings. This situation started to change in 2015 when the Russian Parliament approved the new Code of Administrative Procedure (the “Code“). These changes, which quickly turned out to be controversial, became part of the larger dispute on the so-called […]

В Москве пройдет форум «Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?»

В Москве пройдет форум «Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?»

Издательский дом “Коммерсантъ” проводит 11 ноября 2016 года в Москве ежегодный форум “Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?”. CIS Arbitration Forum выступает информационным партнером мероприятия. Реформа судов России, начатая в 2014 году с объединения ВС РФ и ВАС РФ,  безусловно, взволновала бизнес-сообщество, все мы внимательно следили за переменами, ждали, обсуждали, как новые правила по арбитражным […]

Recent Investment Arbitration Disputes involving CIS States

Recent Investment Arbitration Disputes involving CIS States

The period of July–October 2016 has seen several developments in the field of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the CIS region. The arbitral tribunals in these cases will further address issues such as: the succession of the former Soviet republics to USSR investment treaty obligations, the mandatory nature of local courts’ litigation provision in the Turkmenistan–Turkey […]

By 17 October, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
TSIKinvest LLC v. Republic of Moldova

TSIKinvest LLC v. Republic of Moldova

An investor filed the emergency arbitration proceeding against Moldova. The claims arose out of the suspension of claimant’s voting rights in a Moldovan bank and the forced sale of its shares within three months allegedly ordered by Moldova’s National Bank. The emergency arbitrator stayed Moldova’s attempts to force the claimant to divest its shares in a bank. The […]

Energoalians TOB v. Republic of Moldova

Energoalians TOB v. Republic of Moldova

In Energoalians TOB v. Republic of Moldova, an investor brought claims arising out of the non-payment of accumulated debt by the State-owned entity Moldtranselectro and by another former partner of Energoalians, for energy supplied in 1999-2000. The arbitration proceeded under the UNCITRAL Arbitration rules. The Tribunal decided in favour of the investor and the award was rendered on […]

State Enterprise “Energorynok v. Republic of Moldova

State Enterprise “Energorynok v. Republic of Moldova

Energorynok,  a state-owned energy company, brought an arbitration claim against the Republic of Moldova seeking to recover a debt of USD 1.7 million from an economic agent affiliated to Moldova’s Energy Ministry. The Tribunal found confusing and inconsistent the Claimant’s arguments on quantum and rejected the claim as groundless. The award was rendered on 29 January 2015 and is available […]

Инкотермс®: 80 лет во внешней торговле

Инкотермс®: 80 лет во внешней торговле

28 сентября 2016 года в Москве при поддержке Торгово-промышленной палаты Российской Федерации в Конгресс-центре ТПП РФ состоялась конференция ICC Russia «Инкотермс®: 80 лет во внешней торговле». CIS Arbitration Forum выступил информационным партнёром мероприятия. Участники внешней торговли, а также адвокаты и другие консультанты, обменялись мнениями по вопросам применения международных правил толкования  торговых терминов – Инкотермс®, и благодаря конференции получили возможность общения с рядом признанных экспертов в […]