February 4, 2021 — On Friday 5 February, the Supreme Court of The Netherlands holds a hearing on the Russian Federation’s appeal against the Court of Appeal judgment reinstating the 2014 Arbitral Awards. The Awards order Russia to compensate the former Yukos majority shareholders for the unlawful expropriation of their investment. The compensation amounts to more than $50 billion, a measure of the company’s success before it was destroyed.