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Adjournment of enforcement proceedings granted subject to provision of security (Naftogaz v Gazprom)

Adjournment of enforcement proceedings granted subject to provision of security (Naftogaz v Gazprom)
Published on: 20 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Sir Michael Burton, sitting as a High Court Judge in the Commercial Court, granted Gazprom an adjournment of arbitral enforcement proceedings brought by Naftogaz on the condition that Gazprom provide suitable security in the form of undertakings and a cash payment into escrow of $200m. The conditional adjournment was granted by the court pursuant to section 103(5) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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