International Commercial Arbitration in Russia
This article provides a brief overview of the current Russian arbitration legislation, with an emphasis on certain controversial issues arising from its application. Particular attention is paid to the identification of the legal sources of international commercial arbitration in Russia. The author analyzes the regulation of an arbitration agreement under the Russian arbitration law as well as the range of the disputes that may be resolved through international commercial arbitration. Some aspects of the arbitral procedure, such as the legal grounds for its termination, are reviewed in the article. The final part of the article is devoted to the grounds for challenging arbitral awards under Russian law.