Tag: England

English Court of Appeal upholds arbitration award in a complex Moscow mall dispute

English Court of Appeal upholds arbitration award in a complex Moscow mall dispute

In its recent judgment, the English Court of Appeal (the “Court“) decided to uphold the arbitration award in a dispute between a former Russian MP Ashot Yegiazaryan and his business partner Vitaly Smagin. The case was rather complex as the arbitration proceedings involved two arbitration agreements based on two separate contracts, one of which was not […]

Russian Law Week 2016: Establishing Bridges in Challenging Times

Russian Law Week 2016: Establishing Bridges in Challenging Times

Following the success of Russian Law Week 2014 in London and English Law Week 2015 in Moscow, the Law Society and the Bar Council of England and Wales, in partnership with the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the British Russian Law […]

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). Dmitry Davydenko: Do you see any trends in the LCIA arbitration workload related to the CIS region? […]

Serving Proceedings in Russia: Service Valid Despite Being Returned “Not Served”

Serving Proceedings in Russia: Service Valid Despite Being Returned “Not Served”

In disputes involving international parties, the challenges of serving judicial documents in other countries can be central to an effective overall strategy. In some countries, it is all too easy for defendants to refuse to accept documents served through official channels and for the documents to be returned to the court of origin.  We have […]

Ведение дела в международном коммерческом арбитраже в России и Англии

Ведение дела в международном коммерческом арбитраже в России и Англии

1–2 июля в Москве пройдет интенсивный тренинг для практикующих юристов, цель которого – научить наиболее эффективно использовать возможности международного арбитража для разрешения коммерческих споров. Место проведения – зал «Чехов» гостиницы «Метрополь». Цель тренинга – на основании специально разработанного сценария научить наиболее эффективно использовать возможности международного арбитража для разрешения коммерческих споров. Организаторами тренинга выступают CIS Arbitration Forum, факультет права […]

Israeli Court Recognises a Russian Judgment on the Basis of Reciprocity

Israeli Court Recognises a Russian Judgment on the Basis of Reciprocity

We have already reported on the building up of Russian case law on the recognition of foreign court judgments on the basis of reciprocity and international comity. An important advantage of this practice for Russian parties and courts is that it creates a basis for the recognition and enforcement of Russian court decisions in foreign states […]