21-Apr-2017 Tech Dirt
Corporate sovereignty used to bully Ukraine, Colombia and Italy for protecting public health and the environment
ISDS is an attempt to remove the risk of investment from companies, and place it squarely on the public’s shoulders, without any quid pro quo.
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.
5-Apr-2017 IA Reporter
Gilead Pharma corp withdraws investment arbitration after Ukraine agrees to settlement of dispute over monopoly rights to market anti-viral drug
Ukraine has settled a dispute with American pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc., following the company’s pursuit of legal remedies in both domestic courts and via investment arbitration.
22-Mar-2017 London South East
Ukranian authorities have now applied to the UK High Court asking to set aside the recent UNCITRAL arbitration award against Ukraine and in favour of JKX.
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.
8-Feb-2017 Baltic Course
Ukrainian owner of LVV Liepajas Metalurgs takes dispute with Latvia to international arbitration institution
Yevgeny Kazmin, a co-owner of Ukraine’s KVV Group, has filed a lawsuit against Latvia with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
7-Feb-2017 London South East
JKX Oil said the tribunal found the government of Ukraine was in breach of elements of the bilateral investment treaty between the UK and Ukraine.
The parties have advanced in negotiating the text of the agreement in part of tariff talks.
The sides are to work on the common vision and common approach to trade preferences for agricultural and industrial groups of goods.
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.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
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.
Shortly after the signature of the Canada-EU trade deal, the pork industry shows optimism once again at Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
7-Nov-2016 Tax News
The Canadian Government has introduced legislation to implement a free trade agreement with Ukraine.
Subsidiaries of Russian aluminum giant Rusal filed a claim with the ICSID, demanding Ukraine to compensate the company for the investments into the Zaporozhsky Aluminium Plant
9-Sep-2016 Kluwer Arbitration Blog
The Ukrainian “saga” on the enforcement of the SCC emergency arbitrator’s award continues – the case is pending the second round of cassation review.
There are six lawsuits filed by the Ukrainian companies - Privatbank, Ukrnafta, Belbek Airport, Stabil, Everest Estate and Oshchadbank.
31-Aug-2016 Jewish Business News
The claimants submit that the Russian Federation breached its obligations under the Ukraine-Russia BIT by taking measures that deprived the claimants of their property.
8-Aug-2016 Ukraine Today
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo have agreed to start consultations on establishing a free trade zone between Ukraine and Indonesia.
12-Jul-2016 Radio Canada
Le Canada réitère son soutien au pays en proie à une crise depuis novembre 2013 avec la Russie.