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Equality of arms in COVID-times: Travel restrictions are not an argument for Russian courts

The following decision of the Moscow Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court shows that the arguments of parties who try to resist the recognition or enforcement of arbitral awards in Russia in the times of the COVID pandemic, such as the impossibility to send representatives or witnesses to Russia or to participate in video hearings, are doomed to […]

Russian Cassation Court of North-Western Region clarifies a misunderstanding: No révision au fond

A DIS (German Arbitration Institute) arbitration award was granted to recover damages from International Recycling Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) and Intervtorresurs Limited Liability Company (Russia). The claimant applied for recognition and enforcement to the court at the location of the Russian respondent. On the first circuit, the judgment was enforced, but was overturned by the court […]

Enforcement of English Judgments in Russia: Reciprocity

Unlike the New York Convention 1958, which provides a straightforward procedure for enforcement of arbitration awards in another signatory state, there is no single unifying international treaty or convention when it comes to court judgements. Enforcement of foreign judgments is often covered by bilateral or multilateral treaties which vary from country to country. However many […]

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