Wednesday, October 31, 2012

UK Court Refuses to Enforce Russian Judgment against Berezovsky

The London High Court’s Chancery Division refused to enforce judgments of two Russian courts against self-exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky and his business partner Nikolai Glushkov, finding that enforcement of the judgments would breach the principle of res judicata. The judge found that Russian courts tried the same case twice, in 1999 and in 2007. The total amount of the claim, based on fraud charges, is $23 mln.

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