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Cleary Gottlieb client Russia wins appeal against $50bn Yukos award

The District Court of the Hague has overturned a $50bn arbitral award against the Russian Federation in a long-standing dispute with the shareholders of oil company Yukos. The claimants’ lawyers from Shearman & Sterling and Dutch firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek said the court had “incorrectly applied” Russian law provisions and articles of an international […]

ECHR orders Russia to pay €1.9bn in Yukos compensation

Russia has been ordered to pay €1.9bn (£1.5bn) in compensation to shareholders of Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the largest ever award for pecuniary loss. It is the second colossal Yukos-related bill for Russia in under a week following a Hague tribunal’s decision to award a record $50bn in damages and […]

Shearman’s Yukos: the epic pay day

Big days don’t come much bigger than the one Shearman & Sterling enjoyed late last week, when the firm triumphed in its decade-long, $50bn arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state. But there were other numbers that, while not quite as big, are almost as impressive. As we reported in our Behind The […]

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