From Moscow to London: Yukos ruling analysed

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 15 Nov 2019

Akin Gump lawyers who worked on this high profile case involving allegations of auction-rigging explain what others need to know

The history of the English Commercial Court’s decision Yukos Finance BV & Ors v Stephen Lynch & Ors emanates from the Russian bankruptcy of Yukos Oil (Yukos) in 2006. The decision is a reaffirmation of the aptitude of the English Commercial Court to conduct a detailed and forensic examination of events that took place 12 years ago in a different country and subject to a different law....