Maxim Kulkov to RBC on the transfer of Tatneft’s claim against Ukraine to the Commercial court of Stavropol Krai: it is likely that the judge decided that Ukraine’s cultural centre in Moscow cannot be recovered

Tatneft’s US$144 million claim against Ukraine has been transferred to the Commercial court of Stavropol Krai According to RBC’s correspondent inside the courtroom, the Commercial Court of Moscow has ruled to transfer Tatneft’s  US$144 million (US$112 million plus interest) claim against Ukraine on compensation recovery in the case of Ukrtatnafta to the Commercial court of […]...
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Practical Law: Russian Supreme Court confirms claims concerning transfer or use of public property are not arbitrable and contrary to public policy (by Maxim Kulkov and Alexandra Chilikova)

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, reversing decisions of the lower courts, denied enforcement of an award granting foreclosure on a mortgaged municipal property, noting also that claims concerning the transfer or use of public property are not arbitrable. You may find the link to the original text here or download the pdf of […]...
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Practical Law publishes KK&P’s commentary by Maxim Kulkov and Sergey Lysov to The Russian Supreme Court’s approach on repeated consideration by tribunal of dispute arising from same contract

Repeated consideration by tribunal of dispute arising from same contract contradicts Russian public policy Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner) and Sergey Lysov (Associate), KK&P The Russian Supreme Court has ruled that recognition and enforcement of an award rendered in a dispute arising from a contract that was previously subject to arbitration proceedings between the same parties […]...
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KK&P’s Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov gave comments to Kommersant on Russia’s forthcoming claim against the US Government’s unilateral act on closing of the Russian Federation’s consulate general and annexes

KK&P’s Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov suggests that it may be a lawsuit that may be filed with a US court for acknowledging illegal US Government’s unilateral act on closing of the Russian Federation’s consulate general and annexes. “Russia aims to particularly reinstate its sites consular as, based on US’ officials’ comments, they do not encroach […]...
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KK&P’s Maxim Kulkov and Sergey Lysov contribute to Practical Law on the problem of rejection of series of Ukrainian awards by Commercial Court of Moscow on “public policy” basis construed too flexibly

In the update Maxim Kulkov and Sergey Lysov pay their attention to Russia’s overly wide interpretation of the public policy principle set in Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958) being expanded with checking the existence of corporate approval in the transactions by Russian state courts. You may find […]...
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Global Investigations Review (GIR) has published a chapter prepared by Dmitry Vlasov and Elena Zaltser on asset recovery and confiscation by Russian authorities

Global Investigations Review (GIR) – The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations has once again published a chapter in The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2017 prepared by Dmitry Vlasov and Elena Zaltser on asset recovery and confiscation by Russian authorities (“Russia: Asset Recovery and Confiscation”).  The chapter discusses the regulatory framework for confiscation […]...
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KK&P team have contributed to Practical Law

Maxim Kulkov and Alexey Chernykh have prepared comprehensive reviews of mediation institutions and settlement agreements in commercial and civil proceedings in Russia for Practical Law. The reviews relate to cross-border Dispute Resolution which is one of KK&P’s key expertise. The reviews are available at the following links: Settlements http://kkplaw.ru/files/settlement.pdf Mediation http://kkplaw.ru/files/meditation.pdf...
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Practical Law has published an article by Maxim Kulkov and Sergey Lysov

Practical Law has published an article, Russian Arbitration Law 2016: key issues by Maxim Kulkov and Sergey Lysov. This article examines the key issues arising under the Russian Arbitration Law which came into force on 1 September 2016. On 29 December 2015, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed the new Laws N 382­FZ “On Arbitration” and […]...
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