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Hot Topics in Investment Arbitration Disputes Involving CIS States

Hot Topics in Investment Arbitration Disputes Involving CIS States

The last few years have seen several significant developments in the area of investment arbitration disputes involving the CIS states and pertaining to noteworthy and sometimes intriguing jurisdictional and substantive law issues. Jones Day, together with the Russia and CIS Arbitration Network and the CIS Arbitration Forum, is pleased to invite you to our programme, […]

International arbitration in Russia under the new legislative framework – PowerPoint presentation

International arbitration in Russia under the new legislative framework – PowerPoint presentation

International arbitration in Russia under the new legislative framework Presentation by Dmitry Davydenko at CIS-Roundtable hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg, 5 October 2017).  CIS-Roundtable is a regular discussion forum on the legal, political and societal developments of the post-Soviet region.

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Agreement on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments in the Member States of the Eurasian Economic Community

Agreement on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments in the Member States of the Eurasian Economic Community

The Agreement was signed in Moscow in 2008 and is in force as between the following CIS states: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation. Below is the text in Russian. Agreement on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments in the Member States of the Eurasian Economic Community_Russian Source: Investment Policy Hub

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Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Vietnam

Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Vietnam

Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and its member states, on the one part, and  the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, of the other part, was signed in Kazakhstan in 2015 and entered into force on 5 October 2016. Chapter 8 focuses on investment protection. Below are the texts in Russian and English. Free Trade […]

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Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities

Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities

Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities was signed in 1992 and is in force as between the following states: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. It sets out rules for jurisdiction of member states’ courts in transnational disputes and legal cooperation between them, recognition and enforcement of […]

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Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters

Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters

Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters was signed in 1993 and is in force as between the following states: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. The Convention provides the rules for legal cooperation between member states’ courts in civil, family and criminal matters. […]

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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 […]

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Moldova: a Summary of Investment Arbitration History

Moldova: a Summary of Investment Arbitration History

The Republic of Moldova is a party to numerous multilateral investment treaties including the Energy Charter Treaty (“ECT“) and the ICSID Convention, which came into force for Moldova on 4 June 2011. Moldova has also signed bilateral investment treaties (“BITs“) with 43 countries. This article presents a short overview of known investor-state cases brought against Moldova. Cases initiated by Yuri Bogdanov  Russian citizen […]

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Форум по разрешению споров в странах Восточной Европы (EEDRF) пройдет в Минске

Форум по разрешению споров в странах Восточной Европы (EEDRF) пройдет в Минске

(English text see below) Форум по разрешению споров в странах Восточной Европы (EEDRF) – это первый и самый крупный практический Форум, объединяющий различные юрисдикции и проводимый в Беларуси. Целью Форума является обсуждение наиболее актуальных тенденций и практики, которые формируются в настоящее время в сфере разрешения споров в странах СНГ и Восточной Европы. В рамках Форума […]

AIG Capital Partners, Inc. and CJSC Tema Real Estate Company v. Republic of Kazakhstan

AIG Capital Partners, Inc. and CJSC Tema Real Estate Company v. Republic of Kazakhstan

AIG Capital Partners arises out of a Request for Arbitration by AIG Capital Partners Inc  and CJSC Tema Real Estate Company requesting for arbitration of an “investment dispute” with the Republic of Kazakhstan. The claim in the Request for Arbitration arises out of the alleged expropriation of the Claimants‟ investment in a Real Estate Development […]

Every Third LCIA Case Involves a CIS-related Party

Every Third LCIA Case Involves a CIS-related Party

CIS Arbitration Forum continues its series of interviews with representatives of major international arbitration institutions involved in disputes related to Russia and the CIS region. The series proceeds with an interview with Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof, Director General of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). CIS Arbitration Forum: Do you see any trends in the LCIA arbitration workload related to the CIS […]

Minsk to Host IV ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot in November 2015

Minsk to Host IV ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot in November 2015

On 28-30 November 2015, the IV International Arbitration Moot Court ICC Lex Mercatoria will take place in Minsk (Belarus). The International Arbitration Moot Court ICC Lex Mercatoria aims to promote international commercial arbitration as an alternative means of resolution of commercial disputes. The International Arbitration Moot Court will focus on resolution of a mock case by […]

International Centre for Dispute Resolution at the CIS Economic Court Sets New Trends

International Centre for Dispute Resolution at the CIS Economic Court Sets New Trends

Last year the Presidium of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution at the Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ICDR) adopted the amended procedure for the settlement of disputes in the ICDR. The most significant changes occurred in the ICDR Arbitration Rules and Conciliation Rules. The ICDR was established by the CIS Economic Court, the […]

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Approach of Russian Courts to International Forum Shopping

Approach of Russian Courts to International Forum Shopping

Unlike in the United Kingdom or the United States, international forum shopping is rarely at issue in Russian case law or legal doctrine. However, disputes related to forum shopping do arise in Russia: it happens that the same disputes fall within the jurisdiction of national courts of several states, e.g. the national court of the […]

Kyrgyz Republic’s Mixed Fortunes in Investment Arbitration

Kyrgyz Republic’s Mixed Fortunes in Investment Arbitration

The Kyrgyz Republic found itself on the receiving end of a flurry of investment arbitration claims a couple of years ago. While it has since successfully resolved a number of cases, it has also lost several times. This post looks at two important recent developments. The first one is three awards rendered against the Kyrgyz […]

Conference “The New Vienna Rules – Quality Arbitration at Your Doorstep” took place in Kyiv

Conference “The New Vienna Rules – Quality Arbitration at Your Doorstep” took place in Kyiv

On 13 November the Vienna International Arbitral Centre held a conference “The New Vienna Rules – Quality Arbitration at Your Doorstep” on the premises of Opera Hotel in Kyiv. The conference highlighted the provisions and main changes in the Vienna Rules 2013. The new Vienna Rules became effective on 1 July 2013. The rules give […]

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Arbitration November in Kyiv

Arbitration November in Kyiv

13 November 2013 was a day full of arbitration events for young arbitration practitioners in Kyiv, Ukraine. They included a workshop “Strategy Considerations in International Arbitration”, a conference “The New Vienna Rules – Quality Arbitration at Your Doorstep”, a programme “Building a Career in International Arbitration” and a Young Arbitrators Forum event  “’Third Parties’ in […]

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Survey of the Russian & CIS Arbitration Market: Focus on Legal Departments

Survey of the Russian & CIS Arbitration Market: Focus on Legal Departments

CIS Arbitration Forum, Legal Success magazine and Arbitrations.ru are pleased to commence the first study of the Russian & CIS  legal services market in International Arbitration. Depth, complexity and focus on Russia/CIS are the main distinctive features of the study.  It will consist of 3 parts: law firms’ survey, legal departments’ survey and arbitrators’ survey. In […]

Report from the AIA June Conference on Arbitration in CIS Countries

Report from the AIA June Conference on Arbitration in CIS Countries

On 21 June 2012, the Association for International Arbitration (AIA) together with the Brussels Institute for Contemporary China Studies (BICCS) organised a conference on “Arbitration in CIS countries: current issues”. It was held at the Karel Van Miert Building of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The media partners of the conference included the CIS Arbitration Forum […]

Conference in Brussels: Current Issues in Arbitration in CIS Countries

Conference in Brussels: Current Issues in Arbitration in CIS Countries

The Association for International Arbitration, the CIS Arbitration Forum and a number of co-sponsors are hosting an arbitration conference in Brussels on 21 June 2012. Speakers from various CIS jurisdictions will discuss a range of issues related to arbitration in the region. The topics include the policy of CIS countries towards arbitration, bribery, Russia-related arbitration […]

Conference on Arbitration in South Caucasus Held in Georgia

Conference on Arbitration in South Caucasus Held in Georgia

The Annual International Conference from the cycle of “Arbitration and Mediation in Central and Eastern Europe and Some Asian countries” was held in Batumi, Georgia on September 21-22, 2011. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Republic of Adjara (Georgia) and Polish Society for Arbitration and Mediation (Poland) organized the conference, which was hosted by […]

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Conference in London: Arbitrating CIS Disputes through the LCIA

Conference in London: Arbitrating CIS Disputes through the LCIA

The LCIA in conjunction with the British-Russian Law Association is organizing a conference on practical issues of CIS dispute resolution in London. On 17 March 2011, the participants will discuss commencing and progressing LCIA proceedings, multiparty arbitrations, as well as on issues of costs and enforcement. Keynote participants include: James Clanchy (Registrar and Deputy Director […]

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