Tag Archives: New York Convention

State involvement in commercial arbitration: where is the line drawn?

The involvement of state bodies and companies in international commercial arbitration remains a pressing issue not only in Ukraine, but also far beyond its borders. The temptation to question either the validity or operation of arbitration agreements concluded by state-owned entities brings before the courts and international arbitration tribunals a variety of factual patterns and […]

Presentation of new online platform of New York Convention

Note from the website: Welcome to This website was created to host information on the implementation of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, signed in New York on 10 June 1958, with a view of promoting its uniform and effective application throughout the world. The website provides access to […]

Proper notices in arbitration – watch the details!

Article V1(b) of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, better known as the New York Convention,(1) provides that recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award may be refused, at the request of the party against which it is invoked, only if that party furnishes proof to the competent authority […]

Enforcing arbitral awards against Ukrainian bankrupt companies

Introduction When bankruptcy proceedings are opened against a Ukraine-registered debtor company, a register of creditors’ claims must be formed in order to decide on debt repayments. If a creditor does not file an application for entry into the register, its claim will be considered discharged. To be entered into the register, the creditor’s claim must […]