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Section: CIS Arbitration Forum (Russia)

      The Impact of Western Sanctions on Russian Energy Companies
      Nov02

      The Impact of Western Sanctions on Russian Energy Companies

      As a response to the Crimean crisis, in March 2014 the United States and the European Union, followed by Albania, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Montenegro, and Norway, initiated sanctions on several Russian citizens and businesses. In August 2014 the Russian government responded by ordering an entry ban on several American and Canadian citizens and...

      US Court Enforces $140+ Million SCC award in Carpatsky Petroleum v Ukrnafta
      Oct25

      US Court Enforces $140+ Million SCC award in Carpatsky Petroleum v Ukrnafta

      On 2 October 2017, a Texas federal judge confirmed a $140+ million award, issued by a tribunal under the Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in favour of Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation (CPC) against the Ukrainian oil company, OJSC Ukrnafta. The Texas ruling marks the important end of an award battle […]...

      Kiev Arbitration Days to take place in November 2017
      Aug26

      Kiev Arbitration Days to take place in November 2017

      См. текст по-русски ниже. International Conference “KIEV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: Think Big!” will take place on 3 November 2017 in Radisson Blu Hotel (22, Yaroslaviv Val str.), Kyiv, Ukraine. The conference is conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of the event. The KAD 2017...

      Belarus first time may face an ICSID claim
      Jun12

      Belarus first time may face an ICSID claim

      Over the entire period of its independence Belarus has never been a respondent in an investor-state dispute. This remains so despite the fact that the country adheres to active policy of investment promotion. According to public data in 1st quarter of 2017 the leading investment partners of Belarus originate from the Russian Federation, Ukraine,...

      Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments
      Apr10

      Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments

      In the December 2016 – March 2017 period, some major procedural developments occurred in several pending and concluded investment arbitrations against CIS states. In some of these pending disputes, arbitral tribunals have asserted jurisdiction over the investors’ claims, addressing noteworthy issues such as: provisional application of the...

      DIS Baltic Arbitration Days to Take Place in Riga on 1-2 June, 2017
      Mar23

      DIS Baltic Arbitration Days to Take Place in Riga on 1-2 June, 2017

      Riga will host 6th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days on 1-2 June, 2017. The conference concentrates on commercial arbitration involving states or state-owned entities. Focus countries: Iran, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine. CIS Arbitration Forum is a media partner of the event. Ever since 2012, the Baltic Regional Group of German Institution of...

      Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities
      Feb03

      Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities

      Kiev Convention on Settling Disputes Related to Commercial Activities was signed in 1992 and is in force as between the following states: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. It sets out rules for jurisdiction of member states’ courts in transnational...

      Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters
      Feb03

      Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters

      Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters was signed in 1993 and is in force as between the following states: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. The Convention provides the rules for legal cooperation between...

      Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review
      Dec29

      Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review

      2016 turned to be extremely eventful yet quite exhaustive for the international arbitration community in Ukraine. The rapidly changing arbitration environment and recent developments in international arbitration arena leave no other option than to adapt oneself and break through. But would the inner powers of international arbitration in Ukraine...

      In a Russia-Ukraine dispute Paris court confirms state companies may resort to investment arbitration
      Dec08

      In a Russia-Ukraine dispute Paris court confirms state companies may resort to investment arbitration

      On 29 November 2016 the Paris Court of Appeal (the Court) decided to upheld the arbitration award in the long-lasting dispute between Russian oil firm PJSC Tatneft (the Tatneft) and Ukraine. In this case, Ukraine was unsuccessfully trying to set aside $112 million investment treaty awards in favour of Tatneft. The main issues of the case was […]...