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24Sep/120

What are the reasons for refusing the enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine?

Ukrainian local common courts rarely refuse to grant the leave for enforcement of arbitral award (about 10% of the requests in 2011 and 6% of the requests in 2012). This statistics was presented in the research paper “Ukraine. Arbitration-friendly jurisdiction: 2011-2012 statistical report”.

18Sep/120

Recognition of international arbitration in Ukraine: 2011-2012 statistical report

Arbitration practitioners often put Ukraine below the average ranking of countries in terms of recognition of arbitration. Ukraine’s image of a not entirely arbitration-friendly jurisdiction is “promoted” with common thought about problematic enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine.

However, in recent years Ukrainian legal system demonstrated significant progress in adherence to the arbitration-friendly approach. That progress had been measured during the study resulted in the research paper “Ukraine. Arbitration-friendly jurisdiction: 2011-2012statistical report”.
What is the statistics of setting aside and recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine?

Enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine

How often do Ukrainian courts grant the leave for enforcement of arbitral awards?

What are the reasons for refusing the enforcement of arbitral awards?

Do Ukrainian economic courts recognize arbitration agreements?

Are the courts inclined to "restore" arbitration agreements?

Is there any connection between international commercial arbitration and administrative court proceedings?

The research paper is available for preview: in English, Ukrainian, Czech and Russian.

You may also download it here.