Topic: Russia-Ukraine conflict

Russian court restrains Czech arbitration against Gazprom

A Russian court has ordered a Czech state-owned gas transporter to halt a Prague arbitration against Gazprom’s exports arm or face a €113 million penalty.

07 March 2024

Uniper prepares treaty claim against Russia

German state-owned energy group Uniper has put Russia on notice of a potential investment treaty claim over a decree that placed its Russian assets under temporary state control.

29 February 2024

Finnish energy company launches billion-euro claim against Russia

Finland’s majority state-owned energy company has launched an investment treaty claim against Russia, seeking several billion euros in damages over the seizure of its operations in the country.

27 February 2024

ICJ holds Russia liable but declines to award damages to Ukraine

The International Court of Justice has ruled that Russia breached international conventions against the financing of terrorism and racial discrimination following its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula – but rejected Ukraine’s requests for further relief, including its claims for damages.

31 January 2024

New partners at Ukrainian firm

Kyiv-based firm Asters has promoted Oksana Legka and Oleksandr Volkov to the partnership in its international arbitration and litigation team.

23 January 2024

Belgium risks treaty claims over Russian asset freezes

UPDATED: Belgium says it has been threatened with treaty claims over the billions of dollars in Russian assets that have been frozen in the country since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

18 January 2024

Russia faces claims over damage to Ukrainian hydro assets

Ukraine’s state-owned hydropower company says it is preparing to bring claims against Russia for attacking infrastructure during its full-scale invasion of the country, including allegedly destroying a hydroelectric dam.

15 January 2024

Russian court injuncts Naftogaz’s ICC claim

A Russian court has issued an anti-arbitration injunction to restrain Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz from pursuing an ICC claim against Gazprom over gas transit fees.

12 January 2024

Arbitrators challenged over declaration on “aggression in Ukraine”

Russia has challenged two arbitrators in an inter-state dispute because they voted in favour of a declaration by the Institute of International Law criticising Russian military operations in Ukraine.

03 January 2024

UK court recognises US$5 billion award against Russia

Ukraine’s Naftogaz says it has won a UK court order recognising its US$5 billion investment treaty award against Russia over the seizure of its assets in Crimea.

19 December 2023

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