The Financial Times’ Courtney Weaver and Robin Wigglesworth report that the Kremlin is increasingly focused on turning Moscow into an international financial centre. Yet global equity investors are still not being attracted to Russia, despite ...
Welcome to the Yukos Library
Yukos went from a struggling and unprofitable state-owned company in 1995 to an internationally respected success story only five years later.
However, Yukos’ success and independence attracted the attention of the Russian authorities, who decided to reassert control over the now-strategic asset. This was achieved not through nationalisation, but by simple expropriation.
It is widely acknowledged that the expropriation campaign carried out by the Russian authorities involved bogus tax reassessments, a rigged auction of shares, and sham bankruptcy proceedings.
The Yukos Library documents historic and often ground-breaking legal cases surrounding the Yukos Affair.
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7 May 2013 Yukos International UK B.V. Wins On All Issues in Arbitration Brought by PKN Orlen S.A. over Sale of AB Mazeikių Nafta Refinery in Lithuania. An arbitration brought by...
April 15, 2013 marks the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Yukos Oil Company, by Russian government decree in 1993. Yukos went on to become the largest, best governed, most transparent and most profitable oil company in Russia. Foll...