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Investment disputes

Инвестиционные споры

Goretsky & Partners specialises in the resolution of complex investment disputes in both national courts and international investment arbitration.

Our experience includes participation in arbitral proceedings under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, as well as under the Rules and Additional Facility Rules of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

We consistently assist our clients in issues connected with investment protection agreements, both on behalf of the state and on behalf of the investors against foreign states, which include:

  • Legal evaluation of the claims on the pre-trial stage;
  • Negotiations in course of the alternative dispute resolution;
  • Determination of case strategy;
  • Gathering evidence materials;
  • Preparation of legal arguments for claims or objections;
  • Representation of clients in courts or arbitral institutions;
  • Ensuring the enforcement of a decision.

Alexander Goretsky is especially praised for his expertise in the sphere of investment disputes by international legal rating The Chambers Global Guide 2020.

Project examples

Investment dispute with a foreign investor

Advising the Republic of Belarus in investment treaty arbitration commenced by Delta Belarus Holding (the Netherlands) concerning insolvency of Delta Bank in Belarus. The dispute is being resolved by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Dispute value: about USD 100 million

Client: Republic of Belarus

Investment dispute with a foreign investor

Protecting the interests of the Republic of Belarus against the claims of Manolium Processing LLC (Russia) in a dispute regarding a multifunctional facility construction project. The dispute is being resolved in ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Dispute value: more than USD 200 million

Client: Republic of Belarus

Investment dispute with a foreign investor

Protecting the interests of the Republic of Belarus against the claims of Grand Express PJCSC (Russia) with regard to the construction of a railcar building plant. The dispute is being resolved in ad hoc arbitration under International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Additional Facility Rules.

Dispute value: about USD 200 million

Client: Republic of Belarus

Investment dispute with a foreign state

Representation of a leading Belarusian oil and gas company on the pre-arbitration stage of an investment treaty dispute against a foreign state on recovery of the losses caused to the by getting its tender offer for construction of a gas pipeline rejected.

Dispute value: about EUR 10 million

Client: Beltruboprovodstroy JSC

All advocates of Goretsky & Partners carry out their activities within the bureau included into the Minsk Regional Bar Association