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  • Topic: Interim Measures

English High Court clarifies criteria applicable to s.70(7) of the Arbitration Act 1996

29 June 2017 Erin Marsh, England & Wales

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In Erdenet Mining Corporation LLC v ICBC Standard Bank PLC & Others [2017] EWHC 1090 (Comm) the High Court clarified the criteria applicable to the exercise of its discretion under s.70(7) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”), pursuant to which the Court may order (in relation to an arbitration seated in England) that any money payable under an arbitral award shall be brought into court or otherwise secured pending the determination of a challenge to the award under ss.67, 68 or 69 of the Act.

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Recent developments in the Yukos saga see assets in Belgium belonging to Russia unfrozen

27 June 2017 Guillaume Croisant, Belgium

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In 2015, at the request of one of Yukos’s main former shareholders, assets in Belgium belonging to Russia were frozen. The Brussels Court of First Instance has now lifted that order. This decision follows a recent ruling of the Belgian Constitutional Court upholding the so-called ‘Yukos’ Act of 23 August 2015, which reinforces state immunity from enforcement in Belgium.  

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The High Court rules on the English court's powers in support of arbitral proceedings against non-signatories

12 April 2017 Joanne Finnegan, England & Wales; Europe

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The English court’s powers in support of arbitral proceedings in section 44 of the Arbitration Act 1996 are not exercisable against non-parties to an arbitration

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