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, [...]
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.
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 [...]