Region: Ukraine

Oligarch warns of treaty claim over bank nationalisation

One of Ukraine’s richest men has warned he may bring an investment treaty claim over the loss of his stake in the country’s largest commercial bank, which was nationalised last year after regulators allegedly discovered a US$5.65 billion capital shortfall.

09 November 2017

Moscow court blocks enforcement against Ukrainian state assets

A Russian oil company has failed in a bid to collect on a US$144 million investment treaty award by enforcing it against Ukrainian state-owned assets in Moscow.

04 July 2017

Gazprom threatens treaty claim against Ukraine

Against the backdrop of a high-stakes SCC arbitration, Russian gas producer Gazprom has threatened to bring an investment treaty claim against Ukraine over attempts to enforce a €6.4 billion fine imposed by the country’s competition authority.

03 July 2017

Ukraine's Privatbank faces multiple claims over bail-in

Noteholders in recently nationalised Ukrainian bank Privatbank are filing multiple claims after they were subjected to a "bail-in" to save it last year.

18 May 2017

Tatneft takes Ukraine award to London and Moscow

Russian oil company Tatneft has added London and Moscow to the list of places where it is seeking to enforce a US$144 million investment treaty award against Ukraine.

18 April 2017

Crimea real estate claim goes forward

Claims by Ukrainian real estate investors against Russia over losses arising from the annexation of Crimea can go ahead even though the peninsula was part of Ukrainian territory at the time the investments were made, a tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has ruled.

05 April 2017

Unwrapped: Ukraine faces chocolate factory claim

A US and Russian dual national is claiming over US$100 million in an UNCITRAL claim against Ukraine over the expropriation of his chocolate factory.

31 March 2017

Van den Berg resigns from Ukraine tribunal

Albert Jan van den Berg has resigned, apparently of his own motion, as chair of a tribunal hearing a property developer’s expropriation claim against Ukraine, citing “deontological reasons”.

28 March 2017

Ukrainian state fund vows to fight SCC award

The fund charged with protecting Ukraine’s state property said yesterday it will “do everything possible” to overturn a US$251 million award in favour of a gas company owned by a controversial businessman.

15 March 2017

Ukraine gas claim ends with 5% win for London-listed company

A US$270 million investment treaty case brought against Ukraine by JKX Oil and Gas Oil & Gas has ended with a US$11.8 million award in favour of the London-listed company.

07 February 2017

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