Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia - The More Things Change...?
Article from: TDM 5 (2015), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
The recent awards in the Yukos arbitrations against the Russian Federation have again drawn the public eye to the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Russia. This topic has received attention from arbitration practitioners and scholars on many occasions in the past. The conclusions concerning the enforcement practice of Russian courts generally range between "ambivalent" , a "mixed picture" , and "still faces problems" . In light of these assessments, it hardly comes as a surprise that the claimants in the Yukos proceedings consider the award "not the ...