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Ukraine’s appeal to Russia’s Supreme Court on barring the enforcement of an investment treaty award worth US$144 million in favour of Tatneft covered by Global Arbitration Review (GAR)

The article highlights actual progression of the dispute between Tatneft and Ukraine (represented by KK&P and Winston & Strawn LLP) listed within 8 major disputes of 2017 by Kommersant and yet staying crucial for state immunity issues and thereafter for a number of other proceedings. Read on GAR: “Ukraine asks Russia’s top court to bar Tatneft enforcement” (login required)....
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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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Tatneft failed to recognise and enforce in Russia the arbitral award against Ukraine

Today the Moscow Commercial Court published its ruling in case No. А40-67511/2017 to terminate the proceedings initiated by Tatneft application to recognize and enforce arbitral award against Ukraine regarding Ukrtatnafta. Kulkov, Kolotilov and Partners and Winston&Strawn represented Ukraine. Previously the arbitral tribunal granted Tatneft claim to recover $144 mln damages arising out of the Russian-Ukrainian […]...
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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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