Russian Supreme Court confirms lack of impartiality and independence where counsel on institutional list of arbitrators (KK&P’s Maxim Kulkov and Kristina Aleksa for Practical Law)

In Case No. 2-3969/2016, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation considered whether an arbitrator may represent a party in proceedings, even where that arbitrator is not appointed in those proceedings, but their name is included in the relevant institution’s list of arbitrators. The Supreme Court also considered whether the court of the first instance should review the case.

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Authors’ profiles: Maxim Kulkov, Kristina Aleksa