Archive for May, 2017

Interview with ICSID Secretary-General Meg Kinnear: ICSID and the CIS region

Interview with ICSID Secretary-General Meg Kinnear: ICSID and the CIS region

CIS Arbitration Forum continues its series of interviews with representatives of major international arbitration institutions working on disputes related to Russia and the CIS region. This month Professor Yarik Kryvoi interviewed Meg Kinnear, who since 2008 has been the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at the World Bank. Ms Kinnear shared her […]

The Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference to Take Place in June

The Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference to Take Place in June

См. текст на русском языке ниже On 21 June 2017 the Conference Hall of the Moscow State Linguistic University will host the Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference on commercial disputes resolution (GPC Series) in 2016 – 2017. The conference series have been arranged at the initiative of the International Mediation Institute  (IMI) for the purpose of […]

State immunity and state-owned enterprises: a recent dispute involving Moldova

State immunity and state-owned enterprises: a recent dispute involving Moldova

In a recent judgment (27 January 2017), the Court of the Southern District of New York ordered state enterprise Moldovagaz S.A and the Republic of Moldova to pay USD 27 million to Gater Assets Limited. The judgment raises certain issues regarding the state’s liability for state-owned enterprises’ commercial activities. Given that the Government of Moldova has never been party […]

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New Rules of the Game for Arbitral Institutions in Russia

New Rules of the Game for Arbitral Institutions in Russia

The new Russian Arbitration Law has already been in force for eight months. One of the most significant changes that the new Law introduced concerns the authorisation requirement for arbitral institutions. At the beginning of May 2017, the Government of the Russian Federation released its first decision on the granting of authorisation to act as a permanent […]

Applicability of Dispute Settlement Procedures to the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Russia

Applicability of Dispute Settlement Procedures to the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Russia

Throughout the past year, courts in Russia have struggled with the applicability of dispute settlement procedures to the enforcement of arbitral awards. As a result, uncertainty regarding the matter has sometimes produced an inconsistent judicial approach. In a decision on 20 March 2017, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (the Court) provided clarity to […]

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