Topic: Attachments and freezing orders

Ukraine threatened over Russian asset freeze

A Russian state-owned bank has threatened to bring a bilateral investment treaty claim against Ukraine after its local assets were frozen at the behest of a group of Ukrainian creditors seeking to enforce a BIT award.

17 September 2018

Freeze on Ukrainian oligarch’s assets lifted in Cyprus

A Cypriot court has lifted an ex parte freezing order it granted over assets held by Ukraine's richest oligarch Rinat Akhmetov in light of claims that he and his companies are deliberately evading payment of a US$820 million LCIA award, after concluding that both parties should be heard before any injunction is awarded

12 June 2018

Dutch freeze on Ukrainian oligarch’s assets upheld

UPDATED. A Dutch court has refused to lift an attachment order in support of an LCIA award that led to the freezing of €764 million in assets owned by companies belonging to Ukraine’s richest oligarch, Rinat Akhmetov.

06 April 2018

Dutch court lifts asset freeze in Chinese M&A dispute

A Dutch court has ruled that a Chinese state-owned food company should not have been permitted to levy attachments worth US$1.7 billion in aid of an ICC arbitration, holding that relief granted by an emergency arbitrator should suffice while a dispute over its purchase of a grain trader is pending.

05 April 2018

Argentina takes Ghana to ITLOS

16 November 2012

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