This Practice Note considers how tribunal substantive jurisdiction is determined under Russian arbitration law and how it is challenged pre- and post-award. The Practice Note also considers the attitude of the Russian courts towards arbitration and the option of seeking an anti-suit injunction from the Russian courts both generally and in support of arbitration proceedings.
This Practice Note considers the recognition and enforcement of international arbitration awards in the Russian Federation, under Russian law.
This Practice Note sets out the availability of interim or emergency measures or relief in support of arbitration proceedings in Russia under Russian law. It covers the Sokos Hotels and Edimax cases.
This Practice Note considers the availability of state (sovereign) immunity as a defence to enforcement of an arbitral award in Russia under Russian law. It considers provisions of the Civil Procedural Code of the Russian Federation, Arbitrazh Procedural Code of the Russian Federation and the Federal Law No 297-FZ ‘On jurisdictional immunities of foreign state and property of foreign state in the Russian Federation’. The Practice Note considers the application of the United Nations Convention On Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property and the question of the state voluntarily waiving its immunity.
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