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13 Jun 2018

Sputnik News: Swedish Court Overturns Claims of Yukos’ Shareholders Against Russia – Lawyer

Sputnik News reports on how in a victory for Russia a Swedish appeals court has reversed the ruling of the Stockholm arbitration tribunal in the legal action filed by Yukos Shareholders against Moscow.

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30 Mar 2017

Global Arbitration Review: A bella notte in Milan

GAR Awards: Dutch Court overturn of $50bn Yukos arbitration awards is named most important arbitration decision of 2016 (subscription needed)

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29 Mar 2017

International Law and Policy Blog: The Fourth Man – An Intriguing Sub-Plot in the Yukos Arbitration

A senior legal commentator comments on reports that an arbitrator’s assistant conceived and drafted 70% of the three most important chapters of the Hague arbitration awards.

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6 Feb 2017

The Law Society Gazette: $50bn Russian oil lawsuit set for next stage

Law Society Gazette looks at the next steps of the case and information that has emerged from the witness statement of Dmitry Gololobov, the Yukos ex General Counsel.

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2 Jan 2017

Law 360: 5 International Arbitration Cases To Watch In 2017

Law 360 examines how the case will develop in 2017 (subscription needed)

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30 Nov 2016

Legal Week: The $50bn Yukos saga – partners discuss next round as January court date looms

Ahead of the January 2017 bifurcation ruling in the Dutch Court of Appeal, Legal Week analyses the next round of the Yukos case.

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25 Aug 2016

GAR: The justice of the Yukos case – a Russian government view

Andrey Kondakov, Director General of the ICLP, argues how Russian tax authorities, faced with deliberate illegality, presented Yukos with a tax claim. (subscription needed)

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12 Jun 2016

The Daily Telegraph: Yukos investors hold fire over bid to seize Russian assets

The Telegraph reports how the Yukos oligarchs’ attempts to seize assets are grinding to a halt around the world.

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11 May 2016

London Evening Standard: Russia targets oligarchs over tax in $50 billion Yukos legal feud

The Evening Standard speaks with Andrey Kondakov, Director General of the ICLP, on how Russia are the wronged party in the Yukos affair.

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21 Apr 2016

Bloomberg: Russia Wins $50 Billion Ruling in Decade-Old Fight With Yukos

Bloomberg reports on Russia’s victory following the Dutch District Court overturn of the $50bn awards in April 2016 noting that this is the first time in 20 years that a district court has overturned an arbitration ruling. Read the article on Bloomberg.com

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20 Apr 2016

The Independent: Yukos shareholders suffer major blow to demands for compensation from Kremlin

The Independent reports on Russia’s victory following the Dutch District Court overturn of the $50bn awards in April 2016. Read the article on The Independent website.

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17 Apr 2016

The Sunday Times: Yukos: will Putin pay up?

Ahead of the District Court’s ruling on the Russian Federation’s appeal, The Sunday Times reports on Russia’s core argument that Yukos was stolen in the first place.

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17 Nov 2003

Wall Street Journal: The Khodorkovsky Affair

The Wall Street Journal examines the arrest of Khodorkovsky, noting that “when you buy state assets in such dubious backroom deals your rights will never be truly secure”. (subscription needed)

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1 Mar 2000

Foreign Affairs: Putin’s Plutocrat Problem

Foreign Affairs describes how Putin had to rein in “a dangerous posse of plutocrats riding roughshod over Russia” at the start of his premiership in order to press ahead with his difficult reforms.

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