Tag: ICAC

State immunity and state-owned enterprises: a recent dispute involving Moldova

State immunity and state-owned enterprises: a recent dispute involving Moldova

In a recent judgement (27 January 2017), the Court Southern District of New York, ordered the state enterprise Moldovagaz S.A  and the Republic of Moldova to pay the amount of 27 mln $ to Gater Assets Limited. The judgement raises certain issues regarding the State’s liability for state-owned enterprises commercial activities. Given that the Government of Moldova has […]

By 16 May, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New Rules of the Game for Arbitral Institutions in Russia

New Rules of the Game for Arbitral Institutions in Russia

The new Russian Arbitration Law has already been in force for eight months. One of the most significant changes that the new Law introduced concerns the authorisation requirement for arbitral institutions. At the beginning of May 2017, the Government of the Russian Federation released its first decision on the granting of authorisation to act as a permanent […]

Подведены итоги международного студенческого конкурса «ВАВТ 2017 – Международная купля-продажа»

Подведены итоги международного студенческого конкурса «ВАВТ 2017 – Международная купля-продажа»

20–21 апреля 2017 года во Всероссийской академии внешней торговли состоялся Четвертый международный студенческий конкурс по международному коммерческому арбитражу «ВАВТ 2017 – Международная купля-продажа» имени М.Г. Розенберга. CIS Arbitration Forum выступил его информационным партнером. С приветственным словом на торжественном открытии конкурса выступила проректор Академии В.В. Идрисова, подчеркнувшая значение учебных арбитражных разбирательств как формы работы студентов, способствующих приобретению ими […]

By 26 April, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Conference overview: International Arbitration in the Spotlight: from Tokyo to New York

Conference overview: International Arbitration in the Spotlight: from Tokyo to New York

On 20 March 2017 Moscow hosted International Arbitration in the Spotlight: from Tokyo to New York, a conference organized by the LF Academy and Arbitration Centre at the Autonomous Non-profit Organisation ”Institute of Modern Arbitration” (Russia). CIS Arbitration Forum was its media partner. The first part of the event was devoted to the most recent […]

By 30 March, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Вышел новый выпуск «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража»

Вышел новый выпуск «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража»

Выпуск (2 (13) июль – декабрь 2016)  продолжает знакомить  читателей с  глубоким и обстоятельным анализом событий, тенденций и нюансов современной практики МКА в России и зарубежных странах, освещать разнообразные сложные и острые вопросы, связанные с МКА. CIS Arbitration Forum является партнером «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража». International Commercial Arbitration Review Issue No. 2 for 2016: see […]

By 23 March, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Обзор конференции «Международный арбитраж в центре внимания: от Токио до Нью-Йорка»

Обзор конференции «Международный арбитраж в центре внимания: от Токио до Нью-Йорка»

20 марта 2017 г. в Москве прошла конференция «Международный арбитраж в центре внимания: от Токио до Нью-Йорка», организованная LF Академией и Арбитражным центром при АНО «Институт современного арбитража».  CIS Arbitration Forum выступил одним из ее информационных партнеров. Конференция была очень познавательной как для новичков, так и для тех, кто имеет большой опыт в сфере арбитража. […]

By 22 March, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ICAC’s new “kompetenz-kompetenz” dilemma in domestic arbitration

ICAC’s new “kompetenz-kompetenz” dilemma in domestic arbitration

Since 27 January 2017, due to the profound Russian arbitration law reform effective from 1 September 2016, the ICAC at the Russian CCI (the “ICAC”) may also deal with domestic (non-international) arbitration. The question arises as to whether the ICAC may now resolve internal disputes under pre-reform arbitration clauses: at the time of their conclusion […]

By 22 February, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New rules of the ICAC at the Russian Chamber of Commerce: what has changed for international disputes?

New rules of the ICAC at the Russian Chamber of Commerce: what has changed for international disputes?

Russian arbitration legislation reform has triggered a large-scale revision of regulations of arbitral institutions. One of the oldest arbitral institutions in Russia, the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the “ICAC”), has adopted new regulations and rules, including new rules on resolving international commercial disputes. Previous rules came into […]

Commercial Dispute Resolution in Eastern Europe: Debugging the Mechanisms

Commercial Dispute Resolution in Eastern Europe: Debugging the Mechanisms

One may compare arbitration with a car: it may be luxurious or modest, but to run it you always need four properly functioning wheels: arbitral institutions, parties, arbitrators and state courts. Tetiana Slipachuk, managing partner of Sayenko Kharenko law firm, reminded us of this while moderating the first arbitration section of the first Eastern European […]

By 28 September, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Arbitrators Do (Not Always) Know Best: Consent Awards and Due Process

Arbitrators Do (Not Always) Know Best: Consent Awards and Due Process

Arbitral awards on agreed terms (consent awards) by their very nature rarely face problems with enforcement. However, in late 2015 the Russian Supreme court upheld the ruling of the Saint Petersburg Commercial Court refusing enforcement of a consent award rendered by the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce (the “ICAC“). The […]

Открыт свободный доступ к материалам «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража»

Открыт свободный доступ к материалам «Вестника международного коммерческого арбитража»

«Вестник международного коммерческого арбитража» – единственный российский журнал, специально посвященный проблемам международного коммерческого и инвестиционного арбитража. Журнал выпускается с 2010 г. и является прямым преемником журнала «Международный коммерческий арбитраж», издававшегося в период с 2004 по 2008 гг. и завоевавшего заслуженный авторитет среди специалистов как в России, так и за рубежом. Чтобы привлечь внимание к вопросам международного […]

By 28 March, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Enforcement of Settlement Agreements Reached in Arbitration and Mediation

Enforcement of Settlement Agreements Reached in Arbitration and Mediation

In September 2015 the UNCITRAL Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) continued its work on formulating a legal framework on the enforcement of settlement agreements, including a convention, model provisions or guidance texts. Currently, parties can request arbitral tribunals to record their settlement agreements as consent awards, ie an arbitral award on terms agreed upon by the […]

By 27 November, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Arbitrability of Disputes Under Public Procurement Contracts In Ukraine: Recent Court Practice

Arbitrability of Disputes Under Public Procurement Contracts In Ukraine: Recent Court Practice

Recent judgments of the Ukrainian courts have again attracted attention to the issue of arbitrability, which remains under debate both in theory and in practice in Ukraine. This time court practice deals with disputes arising out of the so-called “commercial contracts related to satisfaction of the state’s needs” (“Public Procurement Contracts”). The judgments discussed in […]

Survey of the CIS Legal Services Market in International Arbitration

Survey of the CIS Legal Services Market in International Arbitration

Legal Insight magazine has published a Survey of the CIS legal services market in International Arbitration prepared jointly with the Russian Arbitration Association and CIS Arbitration Forum. The authors of the survey have indicated the main trends connected with the CIS arbitration market, in particular, the rapidly growing amount of CIS-related disputes and the connection of a […]

ABA Conference – Is Russia Becoming More Arbitration-Friendly?

ABA Conference – Is Russia Becoming More Arbitration-Friendly?

The ABA’s Fifth Annual Conference on the Resolution of the CIS-Related Business Dispute took place on 27 September 2013 in Moscow. More than 140 delegates from around the globe attended the conference, which featured six panels and a set of mock hearings in a complex cross-border dispute. The conference’s panels covered a broad spectrum of […]

By 5 October, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Supreme Commercial Court to Address Arbitral Tribunals’ Ability to Handle Complex Disputes

Supreme Commercial Court to Address Arbitral Tribunals’ Ability to Handle Complex Disputes

Later this year the Presidium of the Supreme Commercial Court will hear an appeal in ENEL OGK-5 v CJSC ROS Postakva and Worley Parsons Europe Energy Services Ltd. The issues before the court are the arbitral tribunal’s power to assess evidence and the effect an alleged lack of jurisdiction over part of the dispute has on […]

Russian Dallah in the Making

Russian Dallah in the Making

In a pending case Russian courts are looking at whether the arbitral tribunal may extend its jurisdiction to the City of Moscow on the basis of an arbitration clause in a contract to which a department of the city government is a party. In March 2013, the tribunal (Professor Sherstobitov (chair) and Professors Komarov and […]

What’s in the Name? Imprecise Designation of the Arbitral Tribunal in the Arbitration Clause

What’s in the Name? Imprecise Designation of the Arbitral Tribunal in the Arbitration Clause

When faced with an almost identical issue in the course of arbitration proceedings, Swiss and Russian arbitrators or courts seem to reach different conclusions. A common issue in arbitration is an imprecise designation of the arbitral tribunal in an arbitration clause.  This article considers the effect of such flawed arbitration clauses in the light of […]

Challenging the Impartiality of Arbitrators in Russia: Reznik v ICAC

Challenging the Impartiality of Arbitrators in Russia: Reznik v ICAC

One of the most influential members of the Russian legal community – Henry Reznik, president of the Moscow Chamber of Advocates – recently vigorously criticised the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce (the “ICAC”), a respected Russian arbitral institution. Mr Reznik expressed his surprise that the Presidium of ICAC, without giving […]

TransTeleCom Dispute: When is a Side a Not a Party?

TransTeleCom Dispute: When is a Side a Not a Party?

This article follows up on an earlier publication dealing with the Vega Engineering v TransTeleCom case. In that dispute, TransTeleCom raised various grounds to challenge the arbitral award, which were all considered by the Russian Arbitrazh Court.  One of the grounds – finality of the arbitral award – was discussed in the article mentioned above.  Another […]

Conference in Moscow Will Mark 80th Anniversary of the ICAC

Conference in Moscow Will Mark 80th Anniversary of the ICAC

On 30 November 2012 the Congress Center of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host an international conference “International Commercial Arbitration in Russia and Worldwide: Trends of Development and Modern Practice”. The conference is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the “ICAC“). CIS […]