Tag: English law

PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov and Legal Professional Privilege in English Law
By 19 November, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov and Legal Professional Privilege in English Law

In the recent case of PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & Ors [2020] EWHC 2437 (Comm) the English Commercial Court held that legal advice privilege applies to communications between clients and their in-house lawyers in foreign jurisdictions regardless of the status of the lawyer in that jurisdiction.  The dispute arose out of a Ukrainian oil refinery’s […]

English Court Rejects Contempt Application Calling It Personal Vengeance

English Court Rejects Contempt Application Calling It Personal Vengeance

In Navigator Equities Ltd & Anor v Deripaska [2020] EWHC 1798 (Comm), the High Court of England and Wales, on 17th July 2020, held that the claimant’s contempt application was an abuse of process as being primarily motivated by personal animosity against the counterparty.  In this large-value dispute emerging from Russia, the judge emphasized that […]

Enka v Chubb Russia: Role of the Seat of Arbitration

Enka v Chubb Russia: Role of the Seat of Arbitration

The English Court of Appeal has recently confirmed in Enka v Chubb that English courts are competent to grant anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitrations seated in England and has provided further clarifications on how to properly determine the governing law of the arbitration agreement. A massive fire broke out in 2016 during the reconstruction […]

Fresh Unexplained Wealth Orders granted following new Court of Appeal ruling
By 14 April, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Fresh Unexplained Wealth Orders granted following new Court of Appeal ruling

A recent ruling from the Court of Appeal encouraged the National Crime Agency to push forward with its use of Unexplained Wealth Order applications. The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva who must now divulge the source of funds used to purchase properties or risk their seizure. In this, first case, brought […]

English Law Week in Russia: 10th Anniversary
By 25 September, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

English Law Week in Russia: 10th Anniversary

English Law Week is an opportunity for English legal practitioners to meet with Russian counterparts, to share expertise and develop international business relationships. The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council, the British Embassy in Moscow, the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the […]

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Attend the English Law and Arbitration Conference in Baku
By 15 August, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Attend the English Law and Arbitration Conference in Baku

Leading English lawyers, Pinsent Masons LLP (solicitors), Lamb Chambers (barristers), Smith & Williamson (forensic accountants) and CSI Group (investigators) are organising an international conference on International Arbitration and English Law. The Conference will take place on 1 October 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. It will cover important legal issues that can help companies avoid or resolve […]

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English Law Week 2017 to take place in Moscow and St Petersburg soon
By 5 October, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

English Law Week 2017 to take place in Moscow and St Petersburg soon

The fourth English Law Week will take place in Moscow and St Petersburg from 20 to 23 November 2017. The organiser is Law Society and the Bar Council of England and Wales in partnership with the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the Anglo-Russian Law Association, and the […]

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English Law Week 2015 To Take Place in Moscow

English Law Week 2015 To Take Place in Moscow

The Law Society and the Bar Council of England and Wales is holding the third English Law Week event in Moscow from 30 November to 2 December 2015. Partners of the event include the British Russian Law Association, the Anglo Russian Law Association, the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers and the Moscow Chamber of Advocates. CIS […]

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О новых нормах ГК РФ в свете сложившейся практики английского права
By 23 September, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

О новых нормах ГК РФ в свете сложившейся практики английского права

С 1 июня 2015 г. в России действуют новые нормы Гражданского кодекса. В частности, появились правила о преддоговорной ответственности, об «обусловленном исполнении обязательств», заверениях об обстоятельствах, праве на возмещение потерь, ковенантах, корпоративном договоре, опционах и других институтах. Этим правовым новеллам посвящен семинар, проведенный 21 сентября в Москве специалисты юридических фирм «Муранов, Черняков и партнеры» (Россия) и EdwinCoe (Великобритания) совместно […]

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Disclosure of Lawyer/Client Communications in JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov
By 22 January, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Disclosure of Lawyer/Client Communications in JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov

English court considers whether privileged documents should be disclosed under the “iniquity exception” in JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov. Communications between a client and its lawyer for the purposes of litigation or the giving or receiving of legal advice are confidential and privileged under English law. There are very few exceptions to this important principle. […]

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 […]

Religion and Arbitrators under English Law

Religion and Arbitrators under English Law

Many Russian and CIS businessmen incorporate clauses in commercial contracts providing for LCIA arbitration in London. Often such contracts also include requirements for nationality and other qualifications of arbitrators of their choice. But how far is it possible to go under English law in specifying their requirements? The UK Supreme Court ruling in Hashwani v […]

Seminar in Yekaterinburg: Application of English Law on Shareholders’ Rights in Russia

Seminar in Yekaterinburg: Application of English Law on Shareholders’ Rights in Russia

On 12 April 2011 the British Consulate General in Ekaterinburg and the British-Russian Law Association conduct a seminar “Application of English Law in Russia: Shareholder Rights (and related issues)”. According to the organizers, shareholder agreements have a significant impact in Russia. Under Russian corporate law a number of imperative norms exist which cannot be changed […]