Tag Archives: Ukrainian court practice

High Specialised Court rules on effects of assignment of benefit of arbitral award

Following an appeal of the Odessa Region Appeal Court decision in Euler Hermes Services Schweiz AG v OJSC Odessa Fat and Oil Plant, on April 8 2015 the High Specialised Court of Ukraine issued a decision which confirms that an application for recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award can be served only by the original […]

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 […]

Russian proposals cause alarm

GAR: The president of the Supreme Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation, Anton Ivanov, has told a conference in St Petersburg that the Russian courts should be granted powers to set aside foreign court judgments and international arbitration awards that prejudice interests of Russian parties.