L'accès à Internet n'est plus un luxe mais est une condition préalable pour qu'une personne puisse jouir de ses droits fondamentaux. Or, la nouvelle Constitution géorgienne prévoit expressément [...]
On 9 April, the ICC introduced a number of measures aimed to minimise the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on arbitration. One of the main ideas was a desire to preserve fair and [...]
The concept of public order in Russia is traditionally very broad. According to the Supreme Court of Russian Federation, failure to comply with pre-arbitration dispute resolution procedure is a [...]
One of the most widely discussed issues in the investment arbitration world is the state imminity. The recent decision highlighted the practical importance of this problem once again. In 2010, [...]
Le 23 mai 2019, le tribunal de Nantes a rendu une décision quasi-inédite sur une question polémique en France : la reconnaissance des enfants nés par gestation pour autrui (GPA).
During the Paris Arbitration Week events, a lot of interesting issues were raised. Although the format of the blog does not allow to get into the details, here are the most recent arbitration [...]
This landmark judgment drastically changes the concept of consent relevant to this industry and allows a third party such as the City Council to reject such consent and punish the perpetrator.
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court adopts a broad definition of the notion of investment under Russia-Ukraine BIT
In June 2015, PJSC Ukrnafta initiated arbitation proceedings under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules against Russian Federation based on the Russia-Ukraine BIT and sought payment of 50,314,336 USD as [...]
A new law concerning palliative care was passed in Russia. There are grounds to say that it is major breakthrough in the way people with life-limiting illnesses are treated.
JSC Ryazansky Plant of Ceramic Metal Instruments (Russia) and Lugana Handelsgesellschaft mbH (Germany) entered into a distribution agreement. The agreement included an arbitration clause, which [...]
On 23 of October a group of parliamentarians introduced to the State Duma a new bill which aims to regulate the Big Data. According to the definition in the Bill, Big Data is any kind of [...]