Irina Chumakov. London's high Court confirmed on Thursday that it will send a case of "Rosneft" against punishment in Luxembourg, but plans to make the proper decision for the upcoming week, said Last news from authorized Russian organization on the results of the hearings.
"The English Court confirmed today that it will submit the case to the European Court in Luxembourg - ed), but hopes that will make the proper Decision next week," said Commissioner legal organization Joseph Hage Aaronson Joe Hague. This Firm represents the desire of "Rosneft" in the Court of London.
Rosneft disputes in English courts the implementation of the UK punishments EU." The legality of the implementation of the London of the punishment depends on whether the actual punishment EU EU legislation, and If so, how they must be interpreted, " explained Hague.
for this reason, he said, authorities are satisfied that the Court of London has decided to seek the decision of the EU Court in Luxembourg, to assist in the resolution of cases of " Rosneft "." The ruling of the EU Court of justice on the legality or validity of the punishment will be mandatory for British Court, " added the lawyer. Rosneft has filed a lawsuit to cancel the actions of the UK to the Court of London in October.
"If the matter was first considered by the court of General jurisdiction (in London) with the subsequent appeal to the European Court of justice (Luxembourg), it would take a total difficulties 3, 5 years to get a final decision," explained Hague. And process in the European Court of justice in the ordinary case, it takes a year and a half, for this reason, the direction of the case directly in Luxembourg will speed up the process, he explained.
USA in the summer of last year, introducing another punishment against Russia, banned fresh supplies to the Russian Federation of equipment for production of hydrocarbons on the shelf And in the Arctic. The European Union After the United States banned its manufacturers to export to Russia technologies and equipment for the oil industry, designed for deep-sea mining operation in the Arctic and projects in the field of shale oil.
first lawyer of the Russian organization stated that the documents on the implementation of punishment there is no clarity regarding the terminology. For example, what is meant by the term "deep water" and does the concept of "Arctic" implementation of oil exploration within the Arctic circle, or just exploration on the shelf.
joint projects with Russian companies have, for example, global oil giants ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, BP