Cyprus has a familiar law for international arbitrations based on the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law, courts supportive of arbitration, and it is a party to the New York Convention, thus facilitating the enforcement of Cyprus-seated awards around the world. Regulatory Framework International arbitrations in Cyprus are governed by the International Commercial Arbitration Law (Law No. […]
Cyprus Arbitration: Is Cyprus Liable under International Law?
Cyprus Arbitration: can depositors successfully sue Cyprus in international arbitration for the measures it took in 2013? In 2013, Cyprus introduced a number of measures to prevent its banks from becoming insolvent. Most notably, it introduced a bail-in measure whereby it converted depositors’ deposits into equity in banks. This brought new capital into banks, without […]
HULLEY ENTERPRISES LIMITED (CYPRUS) V. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (PCA CASE NO. AA226) – FINAL AWARD 18 July 2014
The Yukos group of companies, whose controlling shareholders were OAO Yukos Oil Company, Hulley Enterprises Limited (Cyprus), Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) and Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus), was supposed to benefit from tax exemptions. However, in 2002, these exemptions were revoked at the Closed Administrative Territorial Units (“ZATOs”). Then, starting in 2003, Yukos suffered […]
Aceris Law SARL’s Diverse Clients
Aceris Law LLC has a diverse set of clients thanks to its lawyers’ flexibility, their language skills, their multicultural backgrounds and Aceris’ heavy reliance on modern technology. Since we provide legal representation only for international disputes, Aceris Law LLC has been designed from the ground-up with only this in mind. While we maintain permanent access to offices in 120 […]