The Evolution of Unilateral Arbitration Clauses in Russia

The issue of a unilateral (optional, alternative, hybrid) arbitration clause is highly controversial in commercial arbitration. The approach to these clauses varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. In 2012, the Supreme Arbitration Court of Russia (a state court), in Russian Telephone Company v. Sony Ericsson, declared a unilateral arbitration clause invalid. The decision attracted attention of arbitration participants both in Russia and abroad.

Continue reading “The Evolution of Unilateral Arbitration Clauses in Russia”

The Evolution of Unilateral Arbitration Clauses in Russia