Arbitrazh Procedure Code of the Russian Federation - Appendix B - Arbitration Law of Russia: Practice and Procedure
Mr. Khodykin holds a Ph.D in Law and, from 2005 to 2012 he was an associate professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), in addition to being in private practice.
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ARBITRAZH PROCEDURE CODE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
No. 95-FZ of 24 July 2002
PASSED BY THE STATE DUMA ON 14 JUNE 2002 APPROVED BY THE FEDERATION COUNCIL
ON 10 JULY 2002
(version dated 8 December 2011)
(with amendments in force as of 1 January 2012)
Article 4. Right of Recourse to Arbitration Court
6. By agreement of the parties, a dispute within the jurisdiction of an arbitrazh court which arises from civil law relations may be referred by the parties to an arbitral tribunal prior to the rendering of a judicial act by the arbitrazh court of first instance ending the hearing of the case on its merits, unless provided otherwise by federal law.
Article 33. Special Jurisdiction for Arbitrazh Courts
1. The arbitrazh courts will consider cases:
1) concerning insolvency (bankruptcy);
2) relating to the disputes specified in Article 225.1 of this Code;
3) relating to disputes concerning a refusal of state registration of or evasion of state registration by legal entities [or] sole traders;
4) relating to disputes that arise from the activity of depositories in connection with the registration of rights to shares and other securities and the exercise of other rights and duties envisaged by federal law;