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Ukraine challenges court ruling to enforce payment of $144 mln awarded to Tatneft in Ukrtatnafta case
Ukraine will use all legal mechanisms seeking invalidation of the international arbitration court’s ruling ordering Ukraine to pay Tatneft $144 million.
Gilead Pharma corp withdraws investment arbitration after Ukraine agrees to settlement of dispute over monopoly rights to market anti-viral drug
Ukraine has settled a dispute with American pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc., following the company’s pursuit of legal remedies in both domestic courts and via investment arbitration.
JKX Oil battle continues as Ukraine files application to UK High Court
Ukranian authorities have now applied to the UK High Court asking to set aside the recent UNCITRAL arbitration award against Ukraine and in favour of JKX.
The Hague Arbitration Court recognizes Russia’s obligations to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea after annexation
Russia must bear responsibility for protecting Ukrainian investors in Crimea after its annexation under the Russian-Ukrainian bilateral investment treaty.
Ukrainian owner of LVV Liepajas Metalurgs takes dispute with Latvia to international arbitration institution
Yevgeny Kazmin, a co-owner of Ukraine’s KVV Group, has filed a lawsuit against Latvia with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
International tribunal awards JKX Oil USD12.0 million in damages
JKX Oil said the tribunal found the government of Ukraine was in breach of elements of the bilateral investment treaty between the UK and Ukraine.
New round of Ukraine’s talks with Turkey on signing FTA agreement will be held in spring
The parties have advanced in negotiating the text of the agreement in part of tariff talks.
Fourth round of FTA talks between Ukraine, Israel to take place in Kyiv on Jan 24-26
The sides are to work on the common vision and common approach to trade preferences for agricultural and industrial groups of goods.
EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia
European Union leaders expressed confidence that they would clinch an agreement that addresses Dutch concerns over a deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, mindful that any failure to do so would hand a victory to Russia.
Dutch PM Mark Rutte could scupper EU-Ukraine trade deal
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
Paris Court of Appeals confirms two arbitral awards ordering Ukraine to pay $112 million, plus interest, to Tatneft
The Paris Court of Appeals confirmed the validity and enforceability of both awards.
Another trade opportunity for Canadian pork
Shortly after the signature of the Canada-EU trade deal, the pork industry shows optimism once again at Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
Canada legislates to implement Ukraine FTA
The Canadian Government has introduced legislation to implement a free trade agreement with Ukraine.
Rusal demands compensations from Ukraine in international arbitration
Subsidiaries of Russian aluminum giant Rusal filed a claim with the ICSID, demanding Ukraine to compensate the company for the investments into the Zaporozhsky Aluminium Plant
JKX vs. Ukraine: An update on the enforcement of emergency arbitrator’s award
The Ukrainian “saga” on the enforcement of the SCC emergency arbitrator’s award continues – the case is pending the second round of cassation review.
Six lawsuits filed against Crimea transfer to Russian jurisdiction by Ukrainian companies
There are six lawsuits filed by the Ukrainian companies - Privatbank, Ukrnafta, Belbek Airport, Stabil, Everest Estate and Oshchadbank.
Hague tribunal to seek jurisdiction in case Kolomoysky vs. Russia
The claimants submit that the Russian Federation breached its obligations under the Ukraine-Russia BIT by taking measures that deprived the claimants of their property.
Ukraine and Indonesia to start talks on free trade zone
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo have agreed to start consultations on establishing a free trade zone between Ukraine and Indonesia.
Prime Minister Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement
The trade deal is seen as politically important given Ukraine’s efforts to escape from Russia’s influence.
EU rejects changes in Ukraine association pact for Dutch voters
The European Union will not make any changes in its association agreement with Ukraine to address Dutch voters’ concerns.