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Conference on International Disputes & Asset Recovery Involving Russian & CIS Parties to Take Place in London in January 2018

Conference on International Disputes & Asset Recovery Involving Russian & CIS Parties to Take Place in London in January 2018

C5’s International Disputes & Asset Recovery involving Russian & CIS Parties is planned on 30th – 31st January 2018 in London. This is London’s leading independent conference on the subject. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of this event. Russian and CIS parties and their advisors seeking legal safeguards for their cross-border businesses must understand the latest […]

By 12 October, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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, […]

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 […]

By 27 October, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Russia fights Ukraine over “Yanukovych debt”

Russia fights Ukraine over “Yanukovych debt”

The slowly developing Russia-Ukraine $3 billion sovereign debt dispute got a sudden new development when, at the end of July 2016, Russia requested the London High Court make an expedited ruling on the dispute. Following that, on 8 September 2016, the High Court scheduled the hearings for the dispute for 17-20 January 2017. The debt The history of this […]

By 9 September, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

C5 Annual Conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties

C5 Annual Conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties

C5 is inviting to its 5th annual conference on International Dispute Resolution involving Russian and CIS Parties in London. The conference will address practical issues faced by in-house counsel and their external legal advisers involved in cross-border disputes. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information sponsor of the event. Top practitioners and representatives of major arbitration institutions will […]

By 5 December, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Mr Pugachev’s Multi-Billion Dollar Claim and One Insurmountable Hurdle

Mr Pugachev’s Multi-Billion Dollar Claim and One Insurmountable Hurdle

High-net-worth individuals tend to acquire multiple passports not only as a matter of convenience (for travel or residence purposes) but also as a form of an insurance policy, in case relationships with high-ranking official(s) deteriorate past the point of no return.  For example, an acquired nationality has been used recently to bring compensation claims under a […]

By 17 November, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

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 […]

Russian Law Week to Take Place in London in December 2014

Russian Law Week to Take Place in London in December 2014

The Bar Council is holding the third Russian Law Week in London from 1 to 3 December 2014. Partners of the event include the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the British Russian Law Association and the Anglo-Russian Law Association. The event follows […]

By 28 October, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
4th Forum on International Dispute Resolution – 25-26 February, 2015

4th Forum on International Dispute Resolution – 25-26 February, 2015

Russian and CIS businesses continue to use foreign law, predominantly English, to govern their contracts and for subsequent litigation and arbitration of commercial dispute abroad— whether it’s conditioned by the requirements of their foreign business partners or a strategic part of the businesses’ corporate structure. Mandatory norms, the complexity of laws in different jurisdictions and […]

Enforcement of Russian Judgment in England: JSC VTB Bank v Skurikhin

Enforcement of Russian Judgment in England: JSC VTB Bank v Skurikhin

A recently-published judgment of the High Court in the case JSC VTB Bank v Skurikhin has confirmed that Russian judgments can be enforced in England and Wales. The English court recovered from the defendant all amounts claimed under the Russian judgments (622 million rubles) with exclusion of penalties because the judge decided “that they are punitive in […]

Conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute Resolution to Take Place in London

Conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute Resolution to Take Place in London

A major conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute resolution is taking place in London on 27–28 February 2014 in The Sheraton Park Lane Hotel. Disputes with Russian and CIS parties – whether decided by arbitral tribunals or state courts – are notorious not only for the vast sizes of the claims but also for their complexity. […]

Internships with CIS Arbitration Forum

Internships with CIS Arbitration Forum

CIS Arbitration Forum is continuously looking for part-time interns to help with preparing materials offering cutting-edge insights into developments in international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution. Interns will work (usually remotely) in close cooperation with editors in London and Moscow to produce posts for the Forum as well as update and expand its library of […]

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

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 […]

By 11 March, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Seminar on Practical Aspects of Litigation and Arbitration in London

Seminar on Practical Aspects of Litigation and Arbitration in London

On 13-15 March 2013 Centalex Events is organizing a seminar on litigation and arbitration in London for CIS practitioners and in-house counsel. The seminar  will be delivered by barristers from One Essex Court and lawyers from White&Case.  CIS Arbitration Form is an information sponsor of the event. The seminar’s program covers some of the most […]

By 27 February, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Conference in London: International Dispute Resolution Involving Russian and CIS Companies

Conference in London: International Dispute Resolution Involving Russian and CIS Companies

A major conference on Russia- and CIS-related Dispute resolution is taking place in London on 27-28 in Sofitel Hotel. Disputes with Russian and CIS parties whether decided by arbitral tribunals or state courts – are notorious not only for the vast sizes of the claims but also for their complexity. The shortcomings of the regional […]

By 26 February, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Berezovsky v Abramovich: It’s All About Trustworthiness

Berezovsky v Abramovich: It’s All About Trustworthiness

On the last day of summer in 2012 the High Court of Justice in England closed the last chapter on the Berezovsky v Abramovich case. It dismissed both claims of the former Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky. Berezovsky had claimed a sum of in excess of 5.6 billion USD as compensation for unprofitable transactions. He alleged that at […]

Russian and CIS Arbitration Network’s Launch Party

Russian and CIS Arbitration Network’s Launch Party

The Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN) scheduled its formal launch party for July 21. The Law Society of England and Wales will host the event in the heart of London City. The Russian and CIS Arbitration Network brings together arbitration practitioners working in Russia and other CIS jurisdictions to share knowledge and experience of […]

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 […]

By 24 February, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
CIS Arbitration Professionals Group to Be Launched in London

CIS Arbitration Professionals Group to Be Launched in London

British-Russian Law Association and Clifford Chance announced the creation of a new group for arbitration professionals under 40 years of age with an interest in Russia-related matters, whether based in Moscow, London or elsewhere. The idea is to organize several meetings a year to discuss arbitration involving Russian/CIS interests or parties. Future events will entail […]

By 11 February, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Russian Arbitration Users in Europe: Growth and Misunderstandings

Russian Arbitration Users in Europe: Growth and Misunderstandings

Until very recently, the word “arbitration” was unfamiliar to many lawyers in Russia. The word still carries two meanings there: one referring to the system of Russian state commercial courts and the other, the more generally-recognized contract-based private dispute resolution procedure. Although many in Russia understand the western concept of “international arbitration” in general terms, a number […]

By 20 January, 2011 0 Comments Read More →