Tag: English courts

6th Annual Conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties to Take Place in London
By 27 October, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

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 […]

Is the Door to England Still That Wide Open for CIS Disputes?
By 11 March, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Is the Door to England Still That Wide Open for CIS Disputes?

6 February marked lawyers’ calendars with an important message from the UK Supreme Court: English courts will not accept jurisdiction over a dispute in which the “centre of gravity” is in another country. In particular, the Court found that in a tort claim, where the key issues in the litigation would on the face of […]

Ukrainian Court Enforces Arbitral Awards Set Aside in the UK

Ukrainian Court Enforces Arbitral Awards Set Aside in the UK

On 3 August 2012 the Court of Appeal of the Odessa Region upheld its lower court’s ruling granting requests for the enforcement of twelve FOSFA arbitral awards in Ukraine. Six of these awards had previously been set aside in the UK.  The Ukrainian court did not give any effect to the respective English court judgments, stating that the […]