Ukraine challenges court ruling to enforce payment of $144 mln awarded to Tatneft in Ukrtatnafta case
Ukraine will use all legal mechanisms seeking invalidation of the international arbitration court’s ruling ordering Ukraine to pay Tatneft $144 million.
31-Mar-2017 International Economic Law and Policy Blog
The Russian Federation claimed that arbitrator Yves Fortier’s assistant turned into a Fourth Man, a covert extra arbitrator who conceived and drafted a large part of the award.
30-Mar-2017 NZ Herald
Russia is willing to restart free trade talks with New Zealand that were halted after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula, but Trade Minister Todd McClay says it is too soon to resume negotiations with the world’s 12th-biggest economy.
15-Mar-2017 Live Mint
Nirmala Sitharaman and Russia’s Denis Manturov will discuss possibility of a free trade agreement, or FTA, between India and Eurasian Economic Union.
The Hague Arbitration Court recognizes Russia’s obligations to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea after annexation
Russia must bear responsibility for protecting Ukrainian investors in Crimea after its annexation under the Russian-Ukrainian bilateral investment treaty.
The latest award on jurisdiction conflicts with the ruling of a Dutch court which overturned an earlier award of US$50 billion in favour of the former majority shareholders of Yukos.
21-Feb-2017 Tehran Times
Iran wants to finalize the arrangements for an agreement on formation of a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union
Le retrait des États-Unis du Partenariat transpacifique permet à la Russie et à la Chine d’intensifier leurs négociations sur la mise en place de zones de libre-échange avec leurs partenaires en Asie.
At the bilateral level, Moscow and New Delhi are poised to make a trajectory shift, especially in the realms of two-way mutually beneficial economic linkages.
The Hague Court of Appeal has rejected a plea to bifurcate hearings on a complaint by the former shareholders of Russia’s now-defunct Yukos oil firm
Moldova’s president said he hoped the ex-Soviet nation’s association agreement with the European Union would be cancelled, paving the way for an alliance with Moscow.
13-Jan-2017 Russian Construction
Negotiations between India and the Eurasian Economic Union regarding the establishment of a free trade area will start in the year 2017.
Yukos former shareholders are trying to dispute the decision of the Hague District Court.
European Union leaders expressed confidence that they would clinch an agreement that addresses Dutch concerns over a deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, mindful that any failure to do so would hand a victory to Russia.
According to the Indian ambassador to Russia, New Delhi was ready to start the negotiation process on a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union.
Current political unity masks divergent economic interests as Russia attempts to shift its economic interests east to Eurasian and Asian markets.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
9-Dec-2016 See News
Oleg Deripaska has, in his personal capacity, served a notice of arbitration against Montenegro, claiming unlawful expropriation of his investment and related treaty breaches
1-Dec-2016 Oil Voice
Paris Court of Appeals confirms two arbitral awards ordering Ukraine to pay $112 million, plus interest, to Tatneft
The Paris Court of Appeals confirmed the validity and enforceability of both awards.
28-Nov-2016 Global Times
Singapore and Russia reaffirmed their commitment to the expeditious conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)