Mikhail Khodorkovsky v. Swiss Federal Public Prosecutor's Office - Decision of August 13, 2007 (1A.29/2007/col.)
Article from: TDM 5 (2007), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
The Swiss Federal Tribunal has issued a ruling on August 13 th 2007 that Russia's continuing investigation of the Yukos oil company is politically motivated. The court ordered Swiss authorities not to turn over bank documents that Russia is seeking in connection with the case. The decision said that Russian authorities' pursuit of Yukos had a "political and discriminatory nature of the proceedings in Russia was reinforced by the violations of guarantees respecting human rights and the right to a defense, apparently committed during the full length of the case, ...