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15Sep/160

AAA-ICDR Foundation Grants

The AAA-ICDR Foundation is now accepting proposals for its second funding cycle. Interested organizations or individuals should submit a 1-2 page Initial Description of Grant Request no later than October 14, 2016 to: contact@aaaicdrfoundation.org.

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21Jan/160

McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution. Call for papers!

The McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution (MJDR) invites submissions of articles. The editorial board accepts submissions in both English and French. The next deadline is 15 February 2016. Please submit your articles or contact the editor if you have any questions at: coordinatingeditor.mjdr@mcgill.ca

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10Jan/160

Ukrainian Billionaire Suing Russia Over Crimea Airport Contract

Hague arbitration court to consider case brought by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky against Russia - TOL.org.

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has said it will consider a case against Russia by Ukrainian businessman and sometime politician Igor Kolomoisky who claims he was deprived of his right to operate a passenger terminal at a Crimean airport after Russia annexed the peninsula.

9Oct/150

Misen Energy AB submits investment dispute notice to the Government of Ukraine

Misen Energy AB (publ) (“Misen”) has submitted an investment dispute notice to the Government of Ukraine under the Ukrainian Swedish Bilateral Investment Treaty (“BIT”).  Misen notified Ukraine that a dispute has arisen between it and Ukraine concerning Misen’s investment in Ukraine, and invited Ukraine to resolve the dispute by consultation and negotiation.

17Feb/150

Energy Charter Treaty Arbitration against Ukrainian Government

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Eastern Europe-focused junior energy firm JKX Oil & Gas announced Monday that it has launched arbitration proceedings against the Ukrainian government under the Energy Charter Treaty – a bilateral investment treaty between the UK and Ukraine. JKX is looking to recover more than $180 million in rental fees that its Ukrainian subsidiary has paid on production of oil and gas in Ukraine since 2011. JKX said it is seeking compensation for "losses it has suffered from Ukraine's treaty violations", including "Ukraine's failure to treat JKX's investments in a 'fair and equitable' manner and failing to comply with commitments made by Ukraine in respect of JKX's investments."

4Feb/152

LCIA Arbitration International Journal’s archive is opened

Oxford University Press made Arbitration International Journal's archive temporarily available for free reading and downloading full pdf articles.

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Launched in 1985, Arbitration International provides quarterly coverage for national and international developments in the world of arbitration. The journal aims to maintain balance between academic debate and practical contributions to the field, providing both topical material on current developments and analytic scholarship of permanent interest. Arbitrators, counsel, judges, scholars and government officials will find the journal enhances their understanding of a broad range of topics in commercial and investment arbitration.Launched in 1985, Arbitration International provides quarterly coverage for national and international developments in the world of arbitration. The journal aims to maintain balance between academic debate and practical contributions to the field, providing both topical material on current developments and analytic scholarship of permanent interest. Arbitrators, counsel, judges, scholars and government officials will find the journal enhances their understanding of a broad range of topics in commercial and investment arbitration.

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22Oct/140

Ukraine is awaiting the ruling of the Stockholm arbitration court in the gas dispute

Ukraine is awaiting the ruling of the Stockholm arbitration court concerning the temporary gas price in the gas dispute with Russia to appear late in November 2014, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.

Ukrainian state-run energy firm Naftogaz and Russian state-controlled gas firm Gazprom have both lodged cases with the Stockholm arbitration tribunal to review their gas transit contracts. All debt payments, on which Russia has been insisting, will be made only after a verdict from the International Court of Arbitration in Stockholm - (Reuters).

25Jul/140

New LCIA Arbitration Rules, effective 1 October 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) is pleased to announce that the new LCIA Arbitration Rules have been formally adopted by the LCIA Court and the LCIA Board of Directors. The Rules will come into effect on 1 October 2014.

The new Rules ensure an effective, efficient and fair process. Notable changes in the Rules include provisions on consolidation and on conduct of legal representatives and parties, as well as expanded provisions on emergency relief.

11May/140

New ICDR Rules!

New version of the International Dispute Resolution Procedures (Including Mediation and Arbitration Rules) as well as amended Fee Schedule become effective on June 1, 2014

8Jul/130

ICSID ANNULMENT COMMITTEE DECLINE TO ANNUL ARBITRAL AWARD LEMIRE V. UKRAINE

July 08, 2013 - The ad hoc Committee issues its decision on annulment of the arbitral award in Joseph C. Lemire v. Ukraine (ICSID Case No. ARB/06/18)

The decision will be published in few days

16Mar/130

ICC Institute World Business Law prize

The ICC Institute of World Business Law created the Prize of EUR 10,000 for an excellent thesis on international commercial law and arbitration.

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28Feb/130

II EACh Arbitral Moot

The Selection Round of the National Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition (EACh Arbitral Moot) took place in Kyiv.

The National Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition (EACh Arbitral Moot) is the annually held international moot court competition owned by the European Arbitration Chamber (EACh), hosted at the Kyiv Institute of International Relations and supported by Cai & Lenard Law firm.

5Dec/120

Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) – Regional Representatives

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Established in 1997, the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) is an LCIA sponsored association for students, practitioners and younger members of the arbitration community.

Currently, there are over 4500 members from more than 130 countries.

All interested members of YIAG are invited to apply for the post of regional representative .

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6Nov/120

Call for Papers for the Second Issue of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law

The Indian Journal of Arbitration Law is the flagship journal of the Centre for Advanced Research & Training in Arbitration Law [CARTAL], published under the aegis of National Law University Jodhpur. The inaugural edition of IJAL was launched in September and it would appear bi-annually, providing timely insights useful to the international arbitration community. The online edition is available here.
1Oct/120

Centre for Advanced Research & Training in Arbitration Law launches Indian Journal of Arbitration Law

The inaugural edition of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL) had been recently launched by Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.N. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, NLU Jodhpur & Chief Patron, IJAL on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

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