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Consent Awards in International Arbitration

Consent Awards in International Arbitration

Kryvoi, Yaraslau and Davydenko, Dmitry, Consent Awards in International Arbitration: From Settlement to Enforcement (November 7, 2015). Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Volume 40, pp. 827-868, 2015. Full text available at SSRN.

ICSID Secretary-General Participates in Minsk Arbitration Workshop

ICSID Secretary-General Participates in Minsk Arbitration Workshop

On November 19-20, 2012 the Minsk-based International University “MITSO” hosted a rather unusual event for Belarus. In collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs it held a two-day investments disputes settlement workshop with the participation of the Secretary-General of ICSID and a team of outstanding Belarusian and foreign experts in the sphere of international investment […]

By 25 November, 2012 2 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 →
From California to Belarus Because of an Ambiguous Arbitration Clause

From California to Belarus Because of an Ambiguous Arbitration Clause

The importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements is often underestimated in countries of the former Soviet Union. A recent case from a United States Court of Appeals illustrates this well. In September 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered an ambiguous dispute resolution clause which required settlement of disputes […]

By 14 December, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The European Court of Human Rights: an Arbitration Award Can Be Expropriated

The European Court of Human Rights: an Arbitration Award Can Be Expropriated

The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled in Kin-Stib & Majkic v. Serbia that failure to enforce an arbitral award amounts to violation of the right to peaceful enjoyment of possession. This note first summarizes the ruling and then considers its implications. In particular, it discusses whether an arbitral award can be expropriated by […]

By 9 December, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The Yukos Legal Insurgency

The Yukos Legal Insurgency

When former Yukos shareholders promised a “life-long litigation” for their assets, very few took it seriously. After all, until recently there have been no precedents of successful enforcement of arbitration awards against the Russian Federation. But this perception has been changing over the last last few months, with Yukos shareholders advancing on at least three […]

By 7 December, 2010 1 Comments Read More →