NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine (Ukraine) et al. v. The Russian Federation

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the Encouragement and Mutual Protection of Investments, dated 27 November 1998.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) (i) NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine (Ukraine) (Private entity )
(ii) National Joint Stock Company Chornomornaftogaz (Ukraine) (Private entity )
(iii) JSC Ukrtransgaz (Ukraine) (Private entity )
(iv) JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya (Ukraine) (Private entity )
(v) JSC Ukrtransnafta (Ukraine) (Private entity )
(vi) Subsidiary Company Gaz Ukraiiny (Ukraine) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Russian Federation (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2017-16
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Electricity/Power
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the Encouragement and Mutual Protection of Investments dated 27 November 1998
Country A: Russian Federation
Country B: Ukraine


Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Judge Ian Binnie, C.C., Q.C. (Presiding Arbitrator)

Dr. Charles Poncet

Professor Maja Stanivuković 

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. David Z. Pinsky

Ms. Erin Thomas

Covington & Burling LLP (New York, United States)

 

Ms. Marney L. Cheek

Mr. William Lowery

Ms. Clovis Trevino

Covington & Burling LLP (Washington D. C., United States)

 

Mr. Jeremy X. Wilson

Covington & Burling LLP (London, United Kingdom)

 

Mr. Denis Lysenko

Mr. Pavlo Byelousov

Ms. Ksenia Koriukalova

Aequo Law Firm Attorney at Law Association (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. Elliott Geisinger

Dr. Anna Kozmenko

Ms. Anne-Carole Cremades

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd (Geneva, Switzerland)


Ms. Julie Raneda

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd (Singapore)

 

Mr. Mikhail Vinogradov

Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation

 

Mr. Andrey Kondakov

Mr. Sergey Morozov

Mr. Konstantin Ksenofontov

International Centre for Legal Protection of the Russian Federation

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 17 October 2016
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -