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A Turkish state-owned energy company has failed to set aside an award favouring Gazprom’s exports arm in a gas price review arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce – as challenges to awards in similar cases continue in the Swedish courts.
10 June 2021
Olga Tsvetkova has left the Russian Ministry of Justice to rejoin Moscow-based firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as counsel and co-head of its international arbitration group.
02 June 2021
Ukraine’s national nuclear energy company has notified Russia of its intention to file a US$100 million treaty claim over the expropriation of a wind farm in Crimea.
28 May 2021
In a keynote for GAR Connect Moscow, LCIA director general Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof discussed the pressure sanctions and the heightened regulatory framework put on arbitrators, as they strive to maintain their independence and impartiality and deliver justice.
21 May 2021
UPDATED: The ICC International Court of Arbitration and Singapore International Arbitration Centre have been awarded coveted licences to administer Russia-seated arbitrations.
19 May 2021
An adviser to the Dutch Supreme Court has recommended that Russia’s bid to overturn the US$50 billion awards won by the former majority shareholders in Yukos should be dismissed.
23 April 2021
The High Court in London has ruled that part of a Swedish businessman’s claims against a Russian billionaire over the sale of a US$200 million stake in a fishing business should be heard in LCIA arbitration.
23 April 2021
A US government-funded media group has taken its dispute with Russia over new requirements for foreign-funded outlets to the European Court of Human Rights – months after threatening the state with a treaty claim over the same measures.
16 April 2021
A London court has rejected an application by the former majority shareholders in Yukos to lift a stay of enforcement over their US$50 billion awards against Russia, ruling they must wait until the Dutch Supreme Court rules on the state’s set aside bid.
14 April 2021
In a major victory for Russia, a French court has annulled a US$1.1 billion award that compensated a Ukrainian state-owned bank for the expropriation of its assets in Crimea, finding that the underlying treaty did not protect investments made before 1992.
30 March 2021
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