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“Remington Worldwide Limited v Ukraine” Saga: The First ECT Arbitration Conducted in Russian

“Remington Worldwide Limited v Ukraine” Saga: The First ECT Arbitration Conducted in Russian

 Remington Worldwide Limited v Ukraine is interesting not only as the first arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty (the “ECT”) conducted in Russian.  It also reasserts the importance of a fundamental aspect of the rule of law – the principle of legal certainty. The case demonstrates how far-reaching the effects of the application of the exceptions from […]

Ukrainian Court Recognises English Court Freezing Order

Ukrainian Court Recognises English Court Freezing Order

On 1 June 2012 the Ukrainian general court of first instance granted the request of JSC BTA Bank for the recognition of the Freezing Order of the English Court issued in the BTA Bank v Ablyazov and others proceedings (the “Order” and the “BTA Bank case” respectively). The ruling of the Ukrainian court in the BTA Bank case is […]

Ukrainian Courts Review Arbitrability of Corporate Disputes

Ukrainian Courts Review Arbitrability of Corporate Disputes

In its recently published judgment the High Specialised Court of Ukraine on Civil and Criminal Cases (the “High Specialised Court”) reviewed the issue of the arbitrability of corporate disputes, as well as the arbitrability of claims that concern the establishment of the facts of a case. However, the findings of the third instance court raise more questions […]

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New Rules for Interim Measures Related to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Ukraine

New Rules for Interim Measures Related to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Parliament adopted long-expected amendments to the Civil Procedure Code of Ukraine regarding interim measures in foreign judgment and arbitral award enforcement proceedings. The new rules became binding on 19 October, 2011.  The new rules allow foreign creditors to apply for interim measures while recognition and enforcement proceedings are still pending.  Thus they can ensure, […]