Author: Axel Boës

Extension of arbitration clauses to third parties

French and Russian courts extend arbitration clauses to parent companies

The extension of arbitration clauses to third parties, especially parent or affiliated companies, is a kind of “french speciality”. Since the “dow chemical” decision in 1982 which is often quoted to have established a “group of companies” approach in arbitration, there are a number of decisions that extended arbitration clauses to non-signatories of the arbitration […]

Fraud via GAFTA-Arbitration

a brief case study

Internet fraud is a very common and presumably profitable business. We have come across a number of schemes over the years, the most common one being the interception of communication and the exchange of payment details in invoices, so that the payment is diverted to a third party who then cannot be traced. Recently, we […]

Moscow Arbitrazh Court recognised and enforced Belgian state court decision.

With a judgement of 14.12.2020 (court case number A40-111764/20) the Arbitrazh Court of Moscow recognised and declared enforceable a decision of an Antwerp court. The Moscow Arbitrazh Court referred to Art. 15 para 4 of the Russian Constitution according to which the recognised principles and norms of international law are an integral part of the […]

Регламент Германской морской арбитражной ассоциации теперь и на русском языке

Аксель Боэс и Алексей Пономарёв совместно с нашими партнёрами Эдуардом Кузнецовым из Marine Legal Bureau (Рига) и Норайром Бабаджаняном из Redstone Chambers (Москва) подготовили перевод Регламента Германской морской арбитражной ассоциации на русский язык. Русскоязычная версия Регламента доступна по данной ссылке: https://gmaa.de/index.php/en/arbitration/arbitration-rules. Мы убеждены, что теперь разрешение споров в ГМАА для русскоязычных сторон, осуществляющих морские перевозки […]

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