Full Enjoyment of Due Process Rights

Guarantees provided by Article 6

Article 6 of the Convention contains a wide range of guarantees:

  • Access to court

  • Independence and impartiality of the tribunal

  • Open and public hearing

  • Length of proceedings

  • Equality of arms / adversarial proceedings

  • Supervisory review

  • Enforcement of judgments 

Powerful tool for redressing procedural violations

Considering the various irregularities common to the judicial process in Russia, Article 6 of the Convention is a powerful tool for redressing violations of procedural rights taking place in the course of domestic proceedings, and which may have led to substantial pecuniary loss.

Types of disputes protected by Article 6

This provision applies to all commercial disputes both between business and the State, and between private parties.