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Russian Supreme Court—arbitrators do not have to be chosen from approved list (Atlantic Hermes Shipping v OOO Strakhovaya Kompaniya Soglasie)

Published on: 23 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Russian Supreme Court—arbitrators do not have to be chosen from approved list (Atlantic Hermes Shipping v OOO Strakhovaya Kompaniya Soglasie)
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  • What was the background?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has upheld a cassation court ruling that the removal of a party-appointed tribunal member from a list of recommended arbitrators does not entitle the other party to challenge the award, and that parties can instruct, as their legal representative, an arbitrator who is on that list. Julia Zagonek, partner at White & Case, Oleg Todua, associate, and Dmitriy Laverychev, associate, examine the Supreme Court's decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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