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UAH 460 mln AMCU fine is unreasonable, said the Director of Imperial Tobacco in Ukraine
Imperial Tobacco is working on available legal instruments of protection, including an international investment arbitration tribunal, to contest a fine imposed by Ukraine for anticompetitive concerted actions.
Naftogaz seeks nearly $8 bln for assets expropriated by Russia in Crimea
Ukraine’s joint stock oil and gas company Naftogaz said the group seeks nearly $8 billion of compensation for its assets expropriated by Russia in Crimea.
Canada strives to modernize free trade agreement with Ukraine
The Government of Canada launches public consultations on possible modernization of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
Ankara, Kyiv agree to complete FTA negotiations this year
The completion of the free trade agreement is said to enable Turkey and Ukraine to faster achieve their bilateral trade volume target of $10 billion.
Zelensky calls on Israel to ratify FTA agreement with Ukraine
President of Ukraine stressed the importance of the ratification by Israel of an agreement on free trade area (FTA) with Ukraine, which the latter had ratified in August 2019.
Ukraine, Turkey hold FTA talks in Ankara
Ukraine and Turkey are holding talks in Ankara on the signing of a free trade agreement, the Embassy of Ukraine in Turkey has reported on its Twitter account.
Gazprom v. Ukraine’s arbitration
Ukraine settled an investment-treaty arbitration with Russian gas company Gazprom.
Swiss court orders Russia to pay damages to Ukrainian firms
The Swiss Federal Court has ordered Russia to pay CHF80 million ($82.1 million) in damages to 12 Ukrainian firms confiscated after the 2014 annexation of Crimea.
Ukraine, Turkey to hold next round of FTA talks in January
Ukraine and Turkey will hold the next round of talks on signing the free trade agreement between the two countries in January 2020.
Ukraine ready for conclusion of FTA with UK, and hard Brexit trade representative
Ukraine is ready for conclusion of a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom and for economic cooperation in the face of hard Brexit.
Recent developments in “Crimean” investment arbitration claims
While the geopolitical tensions remain, the legal landscape continues to evolve. It seems likely that more claims will be brought in each direction.
Ukraine denied reconsideration of $112 mln dispute with Russia’s Tatneft
The Supreme Court of Russia denied a motion lodged by Ukraine demanding reconsideration of a ruling in Ukraine’s $112 million dispute with Russia’s Tatneft oil company.
Hague court declines Russia’s request to reconsider liability under PrivatBank’s Crimea claim
PrivatBank commenced the arbitration on April 13, 2015, for breaches of the Russian Federation’s obligations towards PrivatBank’s assets in Crimea.
Ukrainian energy company Ukrenergo filed lawsuit against Russia due to lost assets in occupied Crimea
The energy company Ukrenergo submitted claims in a dispute with Russia to the arbitration court regarding the illegal seizure of the company’s infrastructure in the annexed Crimea.
Ukraine, Israel want to expand free trade agreement to cover services
Ukraine and Israel have agreed to start to work on the expansion of the free trade agreement to cover services.
Ukraine, Turkey mull free trade deal
Ukraine and Turkey are considering a free trade agreement that could see two-way commerce more than double to $10 billion yearly, a statement says on the Ukrainian presidential website.
Ukraine Naftogaz files $5.2 bln lawsuit against Russia
Ukraine’s state energy group Naftogaz has asked the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration to force the Russian Federation to pay the Ukrainian company $5.2 billion compensation for assets lost in annexed Crimea.
Ukraine, Canada to work on expansion of FTA agreement to services, investments
Ukraine and Canada will work on deepening economic cooperation and expansion of the bilateral free trade agreement to the sphere of services and investments, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
How Ukrainian poultry becomes EU produce
The export procedures of Ukrainian poultry producer MHP have proved controversial. The EU has responded by changing its quotas for duty-free imports of chicken meat from Ukraine — but there may be further consequences.
Ukraine-Turkey free trade agreement is 99% ready
The free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey is 99% ready. "The agreement is 99% ready. Some details have left that influence the numbers," Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar said in an interview with the Ukrainian Radio, answering a question about the readiness of the FTA with Turkey.