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Presidium of the Higher Arbitrazh Court summarises litigation practice involving foreign persons

On 26 July 2013, the Higher Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation posted Information Letter No. 158 dated 9 July 2013 on its website, adopting and recommending that lower courts apply the ‘Digest of Case Law on Certain Matters Related to the Consideration by Arbitrazh Courts of Proceedings Involving Foreign Persons’.

The digest covers a wide range of topics arising in court cases involving foreign parties, including whether or not Russian state courts have jurisdiction to hear cases involving foreign parties and whether or not foreign law may be applied…

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