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High Commercial Court rejected the appeal from Sberbank of Russia

The High Commercial Court of the Republic of Croatia rejected the appeal from Sberbank of Russia in its ruling of 1 March 2018. It found the appeal against the resolution of the Commercial Court of 23 November 2017 to be unfounded.

The matter concerned the application of Sberbank to have the Commercial Court declare null and void the Decision of the Interim Creditors’ Council of 31 August 2017 whereby the Extraordinary Commissioner received approval to perform payments of claims which became due prior to the opening of the Extraordinary Administration proceeding.

The Commercial Court rejected/dismissed that Sberbank’s application and now the High Commercial Court has confirmed that first instance decision.

In its statement of reasons the High Commercial Court has found that the ruling of the Commercial Court has no deficiencies and that the first instance court has properly applied material law pursuant to the Act on the Extraordinary Administration proceeding in companies with systemic importance for the Republic of Croatia.