Tag Archives: Kazakhstan

High Court confirms UNCITRAL Tribunal Award on jurisdiction

The High Court has confirmed an UNCITRAL Tribunal's Award on Jurisdiction, which rejected jurisdiction under an investment contract (Contract) and the 1994 Kazakh Law on Foreign Investment (FIL). The Court placed particular emphasis on expert evidence of the principles of … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitrability, Arbitration Act 1996, Arbitration clauses, Investment Arbitration, Jurisdiction

English court adjourns enforcement of ECT award whilst annulment proceedings are pending in Sweden

The potential to enforce an award which is being challenged, or has been annulled, in the courts of the seat is a question which often interests users of arbitration, whether derived from a commercial agreement or from a treaty. In … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration Act 1996, Awards, Enforcement - Europe, Europe, Investment Arbitration

Don’t count your chickens: tribunal refuses jurisdiction in final stages of UNCITRAL arbitration

In Ruby Roz Agricol and Kaseem Omar v Kazakhstan, UNCITRAL (Award on Jurisdiction) (1 August 2013), Ruby Roz Agricol LLP (Ruby Roz), a Kazakh company in the business of producing, breeding and marketing poultry for the Kazakh market, initiated UNCITRAL … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration clauses, Arbitration laws, Investment Arbitration, Public International Law