Topic: Russia-Ukraine conflict

DIS event considers disruption to global supply chains

The spring conference of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) addressed disruption and change in global supply chains, including related to the covid-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and inflation. Yashan Huang, associate at CMS Hasche Sigle in Hong Kong, reports.

16 June 2023

Edison brings claim against LNG supplier

Italian utility Edison has launched an LCIA claim against the operator of an LNG plant in Louisiana over unfulfilled deliveries under a long-term supply agreement – with other buyers also rumoured to be pursuing claims.

12 June 2023

LIDW discusses claims mechanisms for Ukraine war damage

A panel at London International Disputes Week considered the mechanisms available to parties seeking compensation for damages suffered as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

16 May 2023

Is London still a hub for Russian disputes?

On the opening day of London International Disputes Week, a panel discussed new challenges for London as a centre for Russian disputes – as well as broader issues such as the impact of sanctions, seizing Russian assets and the potential for new investment treaty cases.

15 May 2023

Russia’s effective control over eastern Ukraine: implications of the ECHR ruling

Tomas Vail of Vail Dispute Resolution in London and independent counsel Anastasiya Ugale consider the European Court of Human Rights’ ruling on Russia’s effective control over eastern Ukraine and its implications for investment treaty claims arising from the war in Ukraine.

09 May 2023

Historic dispute over New York Harbor explosion inspires Ukraine reflections

A lecture by Paul Friedland on a US-German inter-state arbitration triggered by a massive act of sabotage in New York Harbor ahead of US entry into the First World War leads Dorothy Murray of Proskauer Rose to draw parallels with disputes arising from the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

04 May 2023

Inside an effort to seize Russian state assets in the UK

Politicians in the UK are trying to introduce a law making it easier for the government to confiscate Russian state assets to pay for the damage caused by the country’s war against Ukraine.

18 April 2023

Ukrainian state nuclear company threatens claim against Russia

Ukrainian state entity Energoatom says it intends to bring a US$3 billion investment treaty claim against Russia over the expropriation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and other assets in occupied parts of Ukraine.

17 April 2023

Unpacking Naftogaz’s multibillion win against Russia

More details have emerged about Naftogaz’s multibillion-dollar win against Russia in an investment treaty dispute over seized Crimean assets – including the arbitrators’ disagreement over the effect of a temporal limitation in the treaty and the relevance of sunk costs.

13 April 2023

Naftogaz wins US$5 billion award against Russia

BREAKING: Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz says it has been awarded US$5 billion in an investment treaty claim against Russia over the seizure of its assets in Crimea.

13 April 2023

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