RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3

12 - 10 - 1992

RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3

Yearbook Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, A.J. van den Berg (ed.), Vol. XXI (1996)
Jurisdiction Russian Federation
Summary

Russian Federation 3. Moscow District Court, Civil Department, 12 October 1992

Related topics
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The court discusses aspects relating to the implementation of the Convention in a Contracting State: the self-executing nature of the Convention v. the requirement of implementing legislation; the lack of implementing legislation; legislation that diverges from the text of the Convention or is defective under national law. Also, the domestic requirement that a State be included in an official list (“gazetted”) to ascertain reciprocity.

Implementing legislation
401

The court discusses the general conditions the Convention imposes on a petitioner for seeking recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award – namely, the submission of the original arbitration agreement or arbitral award or a certified copy thereof – and examines in general whether these conditions were complied in the case at issue.

Conditions to be fulfilled by petitioner in general
502

The court discusses the principle that the merits of the award may not be reviewed and that the court may only carry out a limited review of the award to ascertain grounds for refusal.

No re-examination of the merits of the arbitral award
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