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       Applicability of the Estoppel Principle by Ukrainian Courts
      Oct15

       Applicability of the Estoppel Principle by Ukrainian Courts

      In 2020 Ukrainian civil and commercial courts, especially the Supreme Court considerably increased invoking and applying the principle of estoppel to protect legitimate expectations and prevent procedural abuse. This is remarkable because Ukrainian law does not expressly regulate this principle. Estoppel is a legal concept that prevents someone...

      Tatneft v Ukraine: U.S. District Court explains impartiality and public policy
      Aug31

      Tatneft v Ukraine: U.S. District Court explains impartiality and public policy

      By a decision handed down on 24 August 2020 in PAO Tatneft v Ukraine, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected an application by Ukraine to set aside an award enforcement order. Tatneft, the fifth largest oil company in Russia, brought the action to enforce a UNCITRAL arbitral award entered against […] …read...

      Internships with CIS Arbitration Forum
      Sep05

      Internships with CIS Arbitration Forum

      CIS Arbitration Forum is 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, do legal research as...

      Лицо арбитража на Санкт-Петербургском форуме 2019
      Sep05

      Лицо арбитража на Санкт-Петербургском форуме 2019

      Одной из секций Санкт-Петербургского международного юридического форума закономерно стала секция по вопросам арбитража. “Лицо арбитража – его арбитры: факторы, влияющие на выбор арбитра», так звучно назвали эту секцию ее организаторы – Российский арбитражный центр при Российском институте современного арбитража. Из всех площадок, что...

      Lehmann timber case revisited: pirates, maritime lien, and legal costs
      Sep05

      Lehmann timber case revisited: pirates, maritime lien, and legal costs

      Finnish courts recently examined a case which has a bearing to English, Russian maritime and other laws. According to my information, the case has been known to Russian marine insurance circles for years. The outcome of the case now depends essentially on the Finnish courts. The parties provided jurisdiction to them to determine whether the […]...

      Attend the English Law and Arbitration Conference in Baku
      Sep05

      Attend the English Law and Arbitration Conference in Baku

      Leading English lawyers, Pinsent Masons LLP (solicitors), Lamb Chambers (barristers), Smith & Williamson (forensic accountants) and CSI Group (investigators) are organising an international conference on International Arbitration and English Law. The Conference will take place on 1 October 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. It will cover important...

      ABA’s 11th annual conference on the resolution of CIS-related business disputes in Moscow this September
      Aug21

      ABA’s 11th annual conference on the resolution of CIS-related business disputes in Moscow this September

      Date: September 18, 2019 Venue: Radisson Collection Hotel (Ukraine), Kutuzovsky Prospect, 2/1, bld. 1, Moscow, Russia Russian Arbitration Association is pleased to invite you to the Annual ABA Conference in Moscow when East meets West and the hardest topics get discussed. In the time of high political tensions, the conference has particular...

      Changes in Arbitration Legislation of Ukraine. A Year Later
      Dec21

      Changes in Arbitration Legislation of Ukraine. A Year Later

      The judicial reform in Ukraine of 15 December 2017 affected the Civil Procedure Code of Ukraine and Economic Procedure Code of Ukraine which greatly influenced the arbitration proceedings and the arbitrability in Ukraine. Now, almost a year later, we can analyze the main changes that have affected the Ukrainian arbitration legislation. In the...

      Investment claim against Ukraine follows an antimonopoly fine imposed on Gazprom
      Dec13

      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 […]...

      Discuss Dispute Resolution in CIS-Related Business Transactions on 28 February 2019  in Frankfurt, Germany
      Dec05

      Discuss Dispute Resolution in CIS-Related Business Transactions on 28 February 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany

      The German-Russian Lawyers’ Association (DRJV) and DIS40, the below 40 initiative of the German Arbitration Institute, are organising a conference on “Dispute Resolution in CIS-Related Business Transactions” (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine) on 28 February 2019 (Thursday) in Frankfurt, Germany. This full-day event is hosted...

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