Commercial Arbitration

Lehmann timber case revisited: pirates, maritime lien, and legal costs
By 18 July, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Lehmann timber case revisited: pirates, maritime lien, and legal costs

Finnish courts recently examined a case which has a bearing to English, Russian maritime and other laws. According to my information, the case has been known to Russian marine insurance circles for years. The outcome of the case now depends essentially on the Finnish courts. The parties provided jurisdiction to them to determine whether the […]

The VI International Arbitration Readings to Take Place in Kiev in October
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The VI International Arbitration Readings to Take Place in Kiev in October

English below Международный коммерческий арбитражный суд при ТПП Украины при медиа-поддержке CIS Arbitration Forum приглашает принять участие в VI Международных арбитражных чтениях памяти академика И.Г. Побирченко всех, кто интересуется вопросами внешнеэкономической деятельности, международного частного права и международного коммерческого арбитража. Уже 25 лет в Украине действует Закон «О международном коммерческом арбитраже», и бизнес имеет возможность решать […]

Realization of impartiality and independence principles under the rules of Kazakhstani arbitral institutions

Realization of impartiality and independence principles under the rules of Kazakhstani arbitral institutions

The most reputable arbitral institutions throughout the world establish rules which serve as the basis for unbiased consideration of cases and disputing parties obtain guarantees that disputes between them will be resolved in strict compliance with the law. Arbitral institutions of Kazakhstan do not constitute an exception and most of them establish in their arbitration […]

Baltic Arbitration Days – 2019: Notes from the Field
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Baltic Arbitration Days – 2019: Notes from the Field

Baltic Arbitration Days – 2019 focused on arbitration in construction and public procurement disputes, current events regarding Brexit, and on the theme “EU and investment arbitration”. Mrs. Korinna von Trotha (DIS, Berlin) introduced the event, informed the audience about the DIS projects, about new electronic case management system, future of digitalization and new IT tools, […]

The place of the ‘competence-competence’ principle in the CIS countries legislation

The place of the ‘competence-competence’ principle in the CIS countries legislation

The internationally recognized and legally established principle of ‘competence-competence’ (kompentenz-kompetenz) authorizes an arbitral tribunal to decide itself whether it has the competence to resolve a dispute. The arbitration legislation of CIS countries firmly establishes the common requirements for applications of this principle. At the end of 2018 and beginning 2019, arbitration legislation of several CIS […]

The legal novels in Kazakhstani arbitration legislation

The legal novels in Kazakhstani arbitration legislation

At the end of January 2019, the Parliament of Kazakhstan passed a law which introduced substantive changes in various Kazakhstani statutes. The law, among other things, amends the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Arbitration” (the Law on Arbitration). Three matters merit special attention: the competence of the Arbitration Chamber of Kazakhstan, the list […]

Russian Arbitration Day 2019 will take place on 25 March 2019
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Russian Arbitration Day 2019 will take place on 25 March 2019

Russian Arbitration Day – one of the most successful arbitration conferences in Russia – will take place on 25 March 2019, in Moscow. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of the event. Registration for RAD 2019 ► Among the Conference speakers were both rising stars of the Russian arbitration and world-class specialists. Significant efforts at the […]

Russian Supreme Court streamlines the case law on international arbitration

Russian Supreme Court streamlines the case law on international arbitration

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation approved the Review of case law regarding assistance to and control of domestic and international arbitrations. The main provisions concerning international arbitration deal with arbitration agreements, choice-of-forum clauses, the enforcement of an award against a company in liquidation and the inclusion of the award creditor into the register […]

Состоялась 12-ая ежегодная конференция IBA по управлению юридическими фирмами
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Состоялась 12-ая ежегодная конференция IBA по управлению юридическими фирмами

7 декабря в московской гостинице «Рэдиссон Ройал» (более известной как бывшая «Украина») Международная ассоциация юристов (IBA) и Арбитражная Ассоциация (РАА) провели конференцию по управлению юридической фирмой «Law firm management». Открывая конференцию, Василий Рудомино, старший партнер юридической фирмы АЛРУД, член Консультативного совета Комитета по управлению юридической фирмой IBA, Россия, поприветствовал участников и выразил благодарность РАА а также членам […]

Investment claim against Ukraine follows an antimonopoly fine imposed on Gazprom
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Investment claim against Ukraine follows an antimonopoly fine imposed on Gazprom

On 25 October 2018, Gazprom filed an EUR 6.4 billion investment treaty claim against Ukraine in accordance with UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, under the Russia – Ukraine Bilateral Investment Treaty of 1998 (BIT). The claim concerns a fine imposed by a state authority. Although analysing the merits of the claim at this stage is premature, the […]

CIS Arbitration Forum leaders took part in the project on improvement of business legislation in Kazakhstan
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CIS Arbitration Forum leaders took part in the project on improvement of business legislation in Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan together with Reed Smith LLP company held a roundtable on the improvement of business legislation in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The event was attended by international experts, representatives of interested state agencies and organizations. Yarik Kryvoi moderated the event and explained the methodology of the research and the international […]

The third issue of the Arbitration.ru journal published
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The third issue of the Arbitration.ru journal published

The RAA presented its third issue of Arbitration.ru, which is dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the New York Convention. This issue features the Study on the Application of the Convention by Russian courts in 2008-2017 conducted by RAA. The focus of the November issue is on Hong Kong, with HKIAC being one of the few foreign arbitral institutions that […]

International Disputes & Asset Recovery involving Russian & CIS Parties
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International Disputes & Asset Recovery involving Russian & CIS Parties

London’s Leading Independent Dispute Resolution & Asset Recovery Conference | January 29–30, 2019 | London   The last edition was the largest ever International Disputes & Asset Recovery involving Russian & CIS Parties conference with over 80 senior industry professionals in attendance! “This was substantively the best C5 conference I have yet attended. Intense and […]

Reform of the Law on the Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan: a new attempt to attract investors

Reform of the Law on the Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan: a new attempt to attract investors

Earlier this year, the Parliament of the Republic of Uzbekistan passed the legislation ‘On Amendments and Additions to the Law on the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of the Republic of Uzbekistan’, which reforms the current function system of the CCI. The amendments are aimed at assuring foreign investors that the updated legislation provides […]

The second issue of the Arbitration.ru journal published
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The second issue of the Arbitration.ru journal published

The second issue of Arbitration.ru is dedicated to the arbitration reform in Russia. The authors discuss the developments of arbitration in Russia in the past two years after the amendments to the Russian arbitration laws, The reform is discussed from the international and domestic perspectives by the leading practitioners. In the  you will find interesting materials about the […]

Бизнес-семинар «Строительные контракты и разрешение споров» пройдет в Москве 23 октября
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Бизнес-семинар «Строительные контракты и разрешение споров» пройдет в Москве 23 октября

23 октября Российский национальный комитет Международной торговой палаты – Всемирной организации бизнеса (ICC Russia) в партнерстве с международной юридической фирмой Clifford Chance проведет бизнес-семинар  «Строительные контракты и разрешение споров». CIS Arbitration Forum выступает информационным партнером этого события. Не секрет, что на различных стадиях исполнения среднесрочных или долгосрочных строительных контрактов зачастую возникают конфликты, которые требуют принятия своевременных и […]

Студенческий конкурс по международному коммерческому арбитражу и медиации им. М.Г. Розенберга пройдет в Москве в марте 2019 г.
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Студенческий конкурс по международному коммерческому арбитражу и медиации им. М.Г. Розенберга пройдет в Москве в марте 2019 г.

ВСЕРОССИЙСКАЯ АКАДЕМИЯ ВНЕШНЕЙ ТОРГОВЛИ  Международно-правовой факультет Центр международного частного права объявляют Организатором конкурса является Всероссийская академия внешней торговли Минэкономразвития России Со-организатор конкурса – Торгово-промышленная палата Российской Федерации. CIS Arbitration Forum, как и прежде, выступает информационным партнером конкурса. К участию приглашаются студенты бакалавриата, магистратуры и аспирантуры всех вузов Российской Федерации и других стран.   NEW! · Впервые в […]

6th Rozenberg Contest in International Commercial Arbitration INTERNATIONAL SALE – 2019 to take place in Moscow in March
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6th Rozenberg Contest in International Commercial Arbitration INTERNATIONAL SALE – 2019 to take place in Moscow in March

International Law Faculty and Private Law Center of the RFTA announce 6th Rozenberg Contest in International Commercial Arbitration INTERNATIONAL SALE – 2019.   For the first time in Russia, the Contest in International Arbitration is held in two languages (Russian / English). INTERNATIONAL LAW FACULTY AND RFTA PRIVATE LAW CENTER announce The sixth M.G. Rozenberg International Commercial […]

Kiev Arbitration Days-2018 conference report
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Kiev Arbitration Days-2018 conference report

On 14 September 2018, the 8th annual International Conference “Kyiv Arbitration Days: Think Big!” took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. Each year since the 2011, the event is held under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association, and supported by the CIS Arbitration Forum as the information partner. As per established tradition, distinguished arbitration practitioners with […]

Exxon Consortium – Rosneft dispute on the migration of oil in the Sakhalin-1 Project
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Exxon Consortium – Rosneft dispute on the migration of oil in the Sakhalin-1 Project

One of the major recent disputes in the Russian oil & gas industry arose between a subsidiary of the U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil – Exxon Neftegas and the Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft over the Sakhalin-1 project (the “Project”). The dispute between these oil giants led to two parallel proceedings. In the first case, […]

Maritime Arbitration Commission in Moscow discussed legal aspects of safety of navigation and marine insurance
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Maritime Arbitration Commission in Moscow discussed legal aspects of safety of navigation and marine insurance

A conference “Safety of Navigation and Marine Insurance – Legal Aspects and Arbitration Practice” took place at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 13 September. The arbitrators of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Russian CCI discussed a number of acute issues which arise during arbitration of commercial maritime disputes, both from Russian […]

Minsk will host EEDRF again in September / В Минске пройдет Форум EEDRF-2018
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Minsk will host EEDRF again in September / В Минске пройдет Форум EEDRF-2018

См. текст по-русски ниже. This autumn Minsk will host the annual Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum (EEDRF). Lawyers from all over the world will unite for a few days in order to discuss key topics related to dispute resolution in international commercial arbitration and state courts at this year’s event, which is organized under the […]

Конференция по корпоративному мошенничеству пройдет в Москве 28 августа 2018 года
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Конференция по корпоративному мошенничеству пройдет в Москве 28 августа 2018 года

28 августа 2018 года, Москва, 1я Тверская-Ямская, Шератон Палас Хозяйственная деятельность любой компании сопряжена с неправомерными действиями сотрудников, что может отрицательно повлиять на финансовый результат, привести к убыткам, потере части клиентов, репутации бизнеса. Конечно, риски велики, но всего несколько мероприятий по обеспечении безопасности, своевременно внедренных в компании, могут решить судьбу неповинных сотрудников и целого предприятия. […]

Семинар Морской арбитражной комиссии при ТПП РФ по морскому страхованию пройдет в сентябре
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Семинар Морской арбитражной комиссии при ТПП РФ по морскому страхованию пройдет в сентябре

See English text below. 13 сентября 2018 г. Морская арбитражная комиссия при Торгово-промышленной палате Российской Федерации проводит семинар “Безопасность мореплавания и морское страхование – правовые аспекты и арбитражная практика“. Своим опытом в этой сфере поделятся арбитры МАК и другие опытные специалисты. Формат круглого стола позволит высказать свое мнение всем участникам. CIS Arbitration Forum является информационным […]

Alternative dispute resolution – processes and ethics: Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention 2018
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Alternative dispute resolution – processes and ethics: Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention 2018

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention will take place on 6 December 2018. It has been designed to gather members of the judiciary, together with a distinguished group of ADR experts, to engage in a high-level discussion of selected topics in the areas of arbitration, mediation, and construction adjudication. Kindly hosted by […]

SCM Financial Overseas v. Raga Establishment: the Arbitration Fairness Test
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SCM Financial Overseas v. Raga Establishment: the Arbitration Fairness Test

On 3 May 2018, the English High Court of Justice heard a challenge to the arbitral award rendered by an LCIA tribunal on 26 June 2017. The challenge was based on a serious irregularity in the principle of fair conduct of arbitral proceedings embodied in sections 68 and 33 of the English Arbitration Act 1996. More specifically, […]

International Disputes Experts Focused on Non-Conventional Topics During SPBILF 2018
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International Disputes Experts Focused on Non-Conventional Topics During SPBILF 2018

Leading experts discussed various innovative ideas in the area of law during May 15 – 18 at St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. Unlike previous years, this time panels related to international dispute resolution included no discussions of standard topics on international arbitration. Rather they concentrated around specific types of arbitration (investment and sports arbitration) or […]

Новый выпуск “Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража” (No. 2, 2017)
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Новый выпуск “Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража” (No. 2, 2017)

International Commercial Arbitration Review. Issue No. 2 for 2017: see Summary in Russian and English. Этот номер «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража» – особенный. Во-первых, он выходит после 1 ноября 2017 г. – дня, знаменующего начало нового этапа в российской третейской сфере. С этой даты осуществлять третейскую деятельность в России на постоянной основе могут не все, а только […]

Legal-батлы, арбитражные битвы и ток-шоу: чем удивит юристов VIII Петербургский Международный Юридический Форум
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Legal-батлы, арбитражные битвы и ток-шоу: чем удивит юристов VIII Петербургский Международный Юридический Форум

Из года в год организаторы Петербургского Международного Юридического Форума представляют новые форматы мероприятий, чтобы Деловая программа была не только важным, но и захватывающим событием в жизни юридического сообщества.  Пресс-релиз доступен для скачивания здесь. В 2017 году впервые был опробован формат игровых судебных процессов, отклик был значительным, поэтому в этом году такие мероприятия вновь обозначены в деловой программе Форума. Ключевой […]

Arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports in Russia
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Arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports in Russia

Russian legislator has recognized the arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports.* This remarkable legislative provision received inadequately little attention by sports and arbitration legal community. This post contains some reflections on the peculiarities of the current regulation. Employment disputes under Russian Law: arbitrability denied but strongly desired The Civil Procedure Code of the Russian […]

Завершился V студенческий конкурс по международному коммерческому арбитражу им. Михаила Розенберга
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Завершился V студенческий конкурс по международному коммерческому арбитражу им. Михаила Розенберга

В ТПП РФ прошел заключительный этап – полуфиналы и финал V студенческого конкурса по международному коммерческому арбитражу им. Михаила Розенберга «ВАВТ 2018 – Международная купля-продажа» и определены победители (первое место заняла ВАВТ – Всероссийская академия внешней торговли). Целый день студенческие команды Москвы, Урала, Санкт-Петербурга, Башкирии, Новосибирска, Ростова-на-Дону, Иркутска, Воронежа, вузов Беларуси и Казахстана доказывали, что они […]

Отделение МКАС при ТПП РФ в Ростове-на-Дону отмечает первую годовщину
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Отделение МКАС при ТПП РФ в Ростове-на-Дону отмечает первую годовщину

14 марта 2017 года в г. Ростове-на-Дону было открыто Отделение МКАС при ТПП РФ. Оно является структурным подразделением МКАС, действующим на Юге России и стало первым из региональных отделений в стране. На сегодняшний день отделения МКАС открыты в Ростове-на-Дону, Иркутске, Уфе, Казани, Нижнем Новгороде и Перми. С их появлением предприниматели получили возможность познакомиться с высокими […]

The escalation of Iran–Turkmenistan gas dispute:  Will the battle begin?

The escalation of Iran–Turkmenistan gas dispute: Will the battle begin?

On 30 January, Iran announced the intention to file a claim with the ICC International Court of Arbitration over the quality and price of Turkmenistan gas. The gas dispute between Iran and Turkmenistan broke out in January 2017, when Turkmenistan stopped its gas exports to Iran. Turkmengaz, the national gas company of Turkmenistan, claimed that […]

The enduring saga of Tajikistan’s TALCO dispute
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The enduring saga of Tajikistan’s TALCO dispute

The Tajik Aluminium Company (or TALCO, also referred as TadAZ) has become the symbol of Central Asian corruption and non-transparency. Tajikistan’s most scandalous industrial asset has undergone through an array of legal challenges – from unresolved offshore mysteries to rapid management switches, from dubious tolling schemes to one of the most expensive litigations in the […]

Appointment of Arbitrators in CIS-related and Other Disputes – Practical Considerations
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Appointment of Arbitrators in CIS-related and Other Disputes – Practical Considerations

The party’s right to appoint one of the decision-makers is what distinguishes arbitration process from litigation.  It is often said that the most important decision a party will make in any arbitration is the selection of an arbitrator. And indeed, the arbitrators who compose a tribunal are not passive people, who at the end of the process […]