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Russia update: exodus from extractive industries and latest measures against foreign investors

22 September 2022

Foreign investors in Russia may find themselves on the horns of a dilemma. Following the invasion of Ukraine and Russian countersanctions, many investors have found it necessary to wind down their business operations in Russia. Yet recent decrees by the Russian government can block those same investors from selling their […]

POSSIBLE CLAIMS AGAINST RUSSIA FOR EXPROPRIATION OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

11 April 2022

On 8 April 2022, a draft law was introduced in the Russian Duma (Parliament) which would allow Russia to expropriate property of foreign nationals from “unfriendly” countries – those that have imposed sanctions on Russian entities and individuals. This news came on the heels of a draft bill introduced the […]

Overview of EU, Swiss and UK sanctions against Russia and Belarus

28 March 2022

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The European Union, Switzerland, the UK and other jurisdictions havecontinued to expand sanctions against Russia and Belarus in response tothe war in Ukraine. The current restrictions now consist of a coordinated,comprehensive web of far-reaching targeted sanctions, financialrestrictions, and economic embargoes (for an overview of the currentsanctions, see our […]

Gold Pool v. Kazakhstan: The Standard of Correctness in Investment Treaty Arbitration

9 March 2022

The article has been published in Jus Mundi. Please find it here.

Overview of EU, Swiss and UK sanctions on Russia and Belarus

4 March 2022

In response to the emerging conflict in Ukraine following the recognition by Russia of the non-governmental controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk and the subsequent military invasion of Russian troops on 24 February 2022, the international community imposed sanctions on Russian individuals, businesses and assets. Read more here.