Resolution of Commercial Disputes in Russia and Ukraine: is Mediation a Viable Option?
Article from: TDM 3 (2004), in Mediation & ADR
When preparing contracts for their clients engaged in business in Russia and Ukraine, lawyers usually devote considerable thought to the provisions on dispute resolution. Typically, a lawyer's analysis focuses on whether it is advisable to provide for international arbitration of disputes, as opposed to their resolution by the local commercial courts. The dispute resolution provisions of many contracts between western companies (or their wholly-owned subsidiaries) and their local joint venture partners, customers, suppliers, licensees or franchisees, ...