Bottled up: Why Coke Stands Accused of Being Too Cosy With the Karimovs
Jun.16.2006 — Financial Times (also appeared in the ABA Section of the International Law’s Russia/Eurasia Committee Newsletter, October 2006)
Crowell & Moring International Dispute Resolution Group co-chair Stuart H. Newberger is featured in the Financial Times
for his comments on the international arbitration claim filed in Vienna, Austria on behalf of Crowell & Moring client ROZ Trading, Ltd., against a subsidiary of Coca-Cola and the Republic of Uzbekistan, its former partners in a soft-drink joint venture. The claim alleges that ROZ Trading, Ltd. was unlawfully excluded from the joint venture and had its shares unlawfully taken by the Uzbekistani Government -- and that the respondents continue to operate the joint venture today at great profit.