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Conference “Arbitration in spotlight” to take place in Moscow on 23 October

Conference “Arbitration in spotlight” to take place in Moscow on 23 October

LF Academy together with Arbitration Center and Saint-Petersburg Legal Forum co-organise a conference “Arbitration in spotlight: enforcement of arbitral awards and interaction with state courts after the arbitration reform“. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of the event to be held on 23 October in Moscow. According to the new Russian arbitration law, after […]

By 17 August, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Global Pound Conference Moscow – from “inside” to insight

Global Pound Conference Moscow – from “inside” to insight

The Global Pound Conference previously announced by CIS Arbitration Forum took place in Moscow on 21 June 2017. The event aimed to contribute to the development of 21st century commercial and civil dispute resolution tools at Russian domestic, regional and international levels. The attendees mostly included providers of non-adjudicative dispute settlement procedures, such as mediation. This […]

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V Всероссийский форум третейского, медиационного и делового сообществ пройдет в Санкт-Петербурге

V Всероссийский форум третейского, медиационного и делового сообществ пройдет в Санкт-Петербурге

26–27 июня 2017 года в Санкт-Петербургском государственном университете состоится очередной — V Всероссийский форум третейского, медиационного и делового сообществ. В этом году Форум посвящен памяти выдающегося российского правоведа — члена-корреспондента Российской академии наук, Заслуженного деятеля науки РФ, доктора юридических наук, профессора Валерия Абрамовича Мусина. В первый день форума представители юридической общественности выступят с докладами, отражающими вклад В. А. Мусина в юридическую науку, […]

By 16 June, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference to Take Place in June

The Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference to Take Place in June

См. текст на русском языке ниже On 21 June 2017 the Conference Hall of the Moscow State Linguistic University will host the Roscoe Pound Moscow Conference on commercial disputes resolution (GPC Series) in 2016 – 2017. The conference series have been arranged at the initiative of the International Mediation Institute  (IMI) for the purpose of […]

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 […]

Applicability of Dispute Settlement Procedures to the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Russia

Applicability of Dispute Settlement Procedures to the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Russia

Throughout the past year, courts in Russia have struggled with the applicability of dispute settlement procedures to the enforcement of arbitral awards. As a result, uncertainty regarding the matter has sometimes produced an inconsistent judicial approach. In a decision on 20 March 2017, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (the Court) provided clarity to […]

By 10 May, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Symposium on e-justice and information technologies in civil procedure to take place in Kazan

Symposium on e-justice and information technologies in civil procedure to take place in Kazan

См. текст на русском языке ниже. The IV annual Symposium of the journal “The Herald of Civil Procedure“: “2017 – E-justice and information technologies in civil procedure” will take place oat the Law Faculty of Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, September 29, 2017. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of this event. The symposium […]

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The VII Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum: 16–20 May 2017

The VII Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum: 16–20 May 2017

Each year the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum brings together ministers of justice, chairpersons of constitutional courts, secretary generals of international organisations, heads of leading law firms, chief legal officers of major companies, representatives of state regulators, international organisations and law schools from over 80 countries. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of this […]

By 31 March, 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 […]

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DIS Baltic Arbitration Days to Take Place in Riga on 1-2 June, 2017

DIS Baltic Arbitration Days to Take Place in Riga on 1-2 June, 2017

Riga will host 6th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days on 1–2 June, 2017. The conference concentrates on commercial arbitration involving states or state-owned entities. Focus countries: Iran, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine. CIS Arbitration Forum is a media partner of the event. Ever since 2012, the Baltic Regional Group of German Institution of Arbitration together with Riga […]

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 […]

Russian Constitutional court denies enforcement of ECHR decision on Yukos

Russian Constitutional court denies enforcement of ECHR decision on Yukos

On 19 January 2017 Russian Constitutional Court came to the conclusion that the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (the ECHR) on compensation payment of more than €1.866 bln on Yukos case violates the Russian Constitution and cannot be enforced. This is the first case in which the Court has followed its 14 […]

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 […]

Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review

Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review

2016 turned out to be extremely eventful yet quite exhausting for the international arbitration community in Ukraine. The rapidly changing arbitration environment and recent developments in the international arbitration arena leave no other option than to adapt oneself and break through. But would the inner powers of international arbitration in Ukraine suffice? In changes we […]

By 29 December, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
ICC Russia провела конференцию «Россия как место разрешения споров»

ICC Russia провела конференцию «Россия как место разрешения споров»

7 декабря 2016 года в Москве состоялась ежегодная Международная арбитражная конференция «Россия как место разрешения споров». Мероприятие посетили более ста человек, среди участников были представители Министерства юстиции РФ, РСПП, Третейского суда «Газпрома», МКАС при ТПП РФ, посольства Бразилии в РФ, Всероссийской академии внешней торговли, крупных юридических фирм и бизнеса. Позитивные изменения и нерешенные проблемы Конференцию […]

By 15 December, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
CIS Regional Conventions on Cross-Border Litigation and Its Application by Russian Courts

CIS Regional Conventions on Cross-Border Litigation and Its Application by Russian Courts

Recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments in Russia generally require the existence of a treaty between the issuing state and the recognising state; otherwise, the principle of reciprocity applies. On the CIS level this procedure is relatively facilitated by a number of conventions. This post looks at the main features of these CIS regional […]

By 9 December, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Paris court confirms state companies’ use of investment arbitration under Russia-Ukraine BIT (Ukraine v Tatneft)

Paris court confirms state companies’ use of investment arbitration under Russia-Ukraine BIT (Ukraine v Tatneft)

On 29 November 2016 the Paris Court of Appeal (the Court) decided to uphold the arbitration award in the long-lasting dispute between Russian oil firm PJSC Tatneft (the Tatneft) and Ukraine. In this case, Ukraine unsuccessfully tried to set aside the $112m investment treaty awards in favour of Tatneft. The main issue in the case was […]

Russian Investors Turning More Frequently to Investment Arbitration

Russian Investors Turning More Frequently to Investment Arbitration

In 2016 the Russian Federation has most commonly appeared on the host state’s end of investor-state disputes, facing numerous arbitration claims brought in relation to the events in Crimea. However, quite recently Russia has also become more involved as a home state, with Russian investors becoming more active in investor-state disputes. This post highlights the […]

By 22 November, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
No education – no representation. Russian Constitutional Court decides on legal education requirement for administrative proceedings

No education – no representation. Russian Constitutional Court decides on legal education requirement for administrative proceedings

Until quite recently Russian procedural law has had no particular requirements as to parties’ representatives in non-criminal legal proceedings. This situation started to change in 2015 when the Russian Parliament approved the new Code of Administrative Procedure (the “Code“). These changes, which quickly turned out to be controversial, became part of the larger dispute on the so-called […]

В Москве пройдет форум «Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?»

В Москве пройдет форум «Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?»

Издательский дом “Коммерсантъ” проводит 11 ноября 2016 года в Москве ежегодный форум “Арбитраж в России 2016: что будет дальше?”. CIS Arbitration Forum выступает информационным партнером мероприятия. Реформа судов России, начатая в 2014 году с объединения ВС РФ и ВАС РФ,  безусловно, взволновала бизнес-сообщество, все мы внимательно следили за переменами, ждали, обсуждали, как новые правила по арбитражным […]

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 […]