Tag: UNCITRAL arbitration

Investment claim against Ukraine follows an antimonopoly fine imposed on Gazprom
By 13 December, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Investment claim against Ukraine follows an antimonopoly fine imposed on Gazprom

On 25 October 2018, Gazprom filed an EUR 6.4 billion investment treaty claim against Ukraine in accordance with UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, under the Russia – Ukraine Bilateral Investment Treaty of 1998 (BIT). The claim concerns a fine imposed by a state authority. Although analysing the merits of the claim at this stage is premature, the […]

Counterclaims in Oxus Gold v Uzbekistan: Is Investor-State Arbitration Still a One-Way Road?

Counterclaims in Oxus Gold v Uzbekistan: Is Investor-State Arbitration Still a One-Way Road?

The arbitral tribunal in Oxus Gold Plc v The Republic of Uzbekistan in the final award that became publicly available in April 2016 rejected all counterclaims raised by the host state against the British investor. The award, rendered by Prof Pierre Tercier, Prof Brigitte Stern and Hon Marc Lalonde (issuing partial dissent on another legal issue) […]

Arbitrators and courts: two battlefields over the tribunal’s jurisdiction
By 1 August, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Arbitrators and courts: two battlefields over the tribunal’s jurisdiction

In a recent decision rendered in Stockholm on 21 April 2016, the Swedish Supreme Court confirmed that national courts have the same authority to conduct a fully-fledged review of an arbitral tribunal’s jurisdiction as the arbitral tribunal itself. The decision comes in relation to an ongoing UNCITRAL arbitration under the auspices of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, […]

Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) v. Russian Federation

Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) v. Russian Federation

Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) v. The Russian Federation, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA 227 – Final Award – 18 July 2014 – Part 1 Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) v. The Russian Federation, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA 227 – Final Award – 18 July 2014 – Part 2 Pleading notes for […]

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Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus) v. Russian Federation

Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus) v. Russian Federation

Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus) v. The Russian Federation, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA 228 – Final Award – 18 July 2014 – Part 1 Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus) v. The Russian Federation, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA 228 – Final Award – 18 July 2014 – Part 2 Pleading notes for Russia in Dutch court […]

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More on Asymmetrical Arbitration Clauses from the Russian Courts

More on Asymmetrical Arbitration Clauses from the Russian Courts

In 2012 the Supreme Commercial Courts famously voided a dispute resolution clause, which entitled only one of the parties to choose between arbitration and litigation. Now the Russian courts have to decide whether to enforce a clause, which provides that the buyer should submit all its claims to arbitration, while the supplier should litigate any […]

The Boeing Company Mfl v. Korolev Rocket

The Boeing Company Mfl v. Korolev Rocket

Boeing companies v Open Joint-Stock Company S.P. Korolev Rocket and others, UNCITRAL Arbitration, 11 October 2010

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Petrobart Ltd v. Republic of Kyrgyzstan

Petrobart Ltd v. Republic of Kyrgyzstan

  Petrobart Ltd. v the Kyrgyz Republic, SCC Arbitration (No. 126:2003) Award dated 29 March 2005 Petrobart Ltd. v Kyrgyz Republic, UNCITRAL Arbitration, Award dated 13 February 2003

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Sergei Paushok v. Republic of Mongolia

Sergei Paushok v. Republic of Mongolia

Sergei Paushok v Government of Mongolia, UNCITRAL Arbitration, Award 28 April 2011

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Shareholders’ Dispute over the Proposed Merger of VimpelCom and Wind
By 24 January, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Shareholders’ Dispute over the Proposed Merger of VimpelCom and Wind

A major CIS-related telecom arbitration may be initiated soon. Shareholders of Vimplecom, a major Russian mobile phone operator, dispute the proposed merger of VimpelCom and WIND TELECOM S.p.A., which controls a leading Italian telecom provider. If the deal is approved at the general meeting of shareholders, the venture will be the world’s sixth largest mobile […]