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Hague appeals court not to split Yukos shareholders’ appeal - Lawyer
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 president hopes to cancel EU association agreement
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.
India starts negotiations with Eurasian Economic Union to establish free trade area
Negotiations between India and the Eurasian Economic Union regarding the establishment of a free trade area will start in the year 2017.
Hague Court of Appeal to hold Yukos case hearing on January 16
Yukos former shareholders are trying to dispute the decision of the Hague District Court.
EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia
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.
India awaits mandate from EEU to launch talks on free trade deal – Ambassador
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.
Can Russia ride China’s trade lead in Southeast Asia?
Current political unity masks divergent economic interests as Russia attempts to shift its economic interests east to Eurasian and Asian markets.
Dutch PM Mark Rutte could scupper EU-Ukraine trade deal
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
CEAC’s Deripaska personally seeks arbitration in dispute with Montenegro
Oleg Deripaska has, in his personal capacity, served a notice of arbitration against Montenegro, claiming unlawful expropriation of his investment and related treaty breaches
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.
Singapore, Russia agree to enhance cooperation
Singapore and Russia reaffirmed their commitment to the expeditious conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
Arbitration panel formed for hearing $12 bln claim lodged by tycoon Pugachev
The Permanent Court of Arbitration has formed a panel of arbitrators for considering a claim filed by Sergey Pugachev seeking $12 billion in damages
French court unfreezes assets of three Russian enterprises over Yukos case
The Court of Appeal in Paris ruled to lift a freeze on assets of Russian Satellite Communications Company and RIA Novosti news agency.
Rusal demands compensations from Ukraine in international arbitration
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
Vietnam joins Russia-led free trade zone
A free trade agreement between the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Vietnam takes effect on Wednesday 5 October with its ratification.
Six lawsuits filed against Crimea transfer to Russian jurisdiction by Ukrainian companies
There are six lawsuits filed by the Ukrainian companies - Privatbank, Ukrnafta, Belbek Airport, Stabil, Everest Estate and Oshchadbank.
Seoul, Moscow agree to seek Korea-EAEU FTA
Seoul and Moscow agreed to seek a free trade agreement (FTA) between South Korea and the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
Why Russia and China want to limit US economic influence in Asia-Pacific
Given new attempts by the U.S. to create economic integration structures that will restrain Chinese dominance in the region, Beijing is working on building deeper economic cooperation with other Asia-Pacific countries – including Russia.
Hague tribunal to seek jurisdiction in case Kolomoysky vs. Russia
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.
Russia-Iran study group to propose free trade agreement plan by end of year
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that he and Iranian Communications Minister, Mahmoud Vaezi discussed the issues related to the study into the possibility of establishing the Free Trade Area between countries.