Region: Russian Federation


Featured in The Guide to M&A Arbitration - Third Edition

20 January 2021

Clifford Chance team launches Moscow boutique

The eight-lawyer disputes team at Clifford Chance in Moscow led by partner Timur Aitkulov has left the firm to launch a new disputes boutique in the Russian capital.

18 January 2021

Ukrainian state entity prepares Crimea claim

Ukraine’s national nuclear energy company has instructed counsel as it prepares to file a US$100 million treaty claim against Russia over the expropriation of a wind farm in Crimea.

06 January 2021

Dutch court refuses to stay Yukos awards

The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled that Russia’s arguments for overturning the US$50 billion Yukos awards are not strong enough to justify granting a stay of enforcement while the petition is heard.

04 December 2020


Featured in The European Arbitration Review 2021

03 December 2020


Featured in The European Arbitration Review 2021

03 December 2020

Yukos awards stayed in US

A US court has granted Russia a stay of enforcement on the US$50 billion Yukos awards while the state pursues its set aside bid in the Netherlands.

23 November 2020

Dutch court adviser rejects Russia’s call to stay Yukos awards

An advocate general of the Dutch Supreme Court has recommended that enforcement of the US$50 billion Yukos awards should not be stayed while Russia seeks to have them annulled.

16 November 2020

Stay clear of political issues, Russian minister warns tribunals

Russia’s Deputy Minister of Justice Mikhail Galperin has argued that arbitral tribunals lack authority to decide private claims that involve determination of national or international political questions - pointing to the Crimea and Yukos investment treaty cases against Russia.

21 October 2020

Lithuania can't revive billion-euro claim against Gazprom

The Supreme Court of Sweden has declined to hear Lithuania’s petition to revive a €1.4 billion SCC claim it brought against Russia’s Gazprom over allegedly unfair gas prices.

24 February 2020

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