Enforcement: Claimant won’t get the $58 million awarded due to a computation error

A mistake in the award is disappointing. Whether it is an error of law or an error in computation. If such errors are ignored then they can lead to a change in the meaning of the ruling and can stir trouble during enforcement. An error in the calculation is all the more disappointing when $90 […]

Set-off: An Obstacle in Enforcement of Arbitral Awards?

Obtaining a favourable arbitral award is just the beginning: a victorious party has to apply to a state court for an enforcement clause to render the decision enforceable. However, even if no objections or corresponding claims were raised by the opposing party previously during arbitration, such claims may appear later on and be used to […]

No Treaty but Reciprocity: Dutch State Court Decision recognized in Russia

The Moscow Arbitrazh Court recognised a Dutch court decision based on the principle of reciprocity, although no treaty on recognition and enforcement of state-court judgements is in place between the Netherlands and Russia (Moscow Arbitrazh Court, Judgement of 19.06.2019, A40-68312/2018). Background to the case Stichting Administratiekantoor Nems trust foundation (Netherlands) obtained a judgement against a […]

Russian Cassation Court of North-Western Region orders first instance court to undertake a révision au fond

Just a few days ago, we published a post with an optimistic outlook on Russian court practice in respect of recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Russia. I called this the light at the end of the tunnel out of Russian court’s rather hostile attitude towards arbitration. Now the Arbitrage Court of the […]

Russian courts become Arbitration friendly: SCAI Award enforced with encouraging reasoning

The jurisprudence of Russian courts on recognition and enforceability of foreign arbitral awards in 2020 is still not homogeneous and the risk of surprising decisions remains. However, the number of decisions in which recognition and enfocement are refused on the grounds of ordre public violations is declining. One of the reasons for this positive development is the […]

Révision au fond: Anerkennung und Vollstreckung ausländischer Schiedssprüche in Russland

Die Frage der Anerkennung und Vollstreckbarerklärung ausländischer Schiedssprüche im Rechtsverkehr mit Russland ist von erheblicher Bedeutung. Die Durchsetzung von Schiedssprüchen entscheidet im Streitfall darüber, ob eine obsiegende Entscheidung auch wirtschaftlich mit einer Befriedigung des Gläubigers endet. Russische Gerichte sind in der Vergangenheit immer wieder mit überraschenden Entscheidungen im Bereich der Anerkennung und Vollstreckbarerklärung ausländischer Schiedssprüche […]

Strawalde temporäre Ausstellung

Strawalde ist Maler, Grafiker und Zeichner, ebenso wie Aktionskünstler und Filmemacher. Strawalde wurde als Jürgen Böttcher 1931 in Frankenberg/Sachsen geboren. Strawalde wuchs in dem sächsischen Ort Strahwalde auf, nach dem er sich später benannten. Er studierte ab 1949 Malerei in Dresden, weil er aber im Kontext des sozialistischen Realismus für seine Kunst keine Chancen sah, […]

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