Serge Pugachev, French citizen ( he renounced his Russian citizenship in 2012) is an international investor, a public person and a politician, founder of the United Industrial Corporation — Russia’s largest private investment company, with assets worth 15 billion dollars. Mr Pugachev’s assets were expropriated by the Russian Federation during the period 2012-2014. In 2015 Mr Pugachev filed a claim against Russia before The Hague International Court, for an amount in excess of 12 billion dollars. The tribunal’s hearings are public and are presided by Eduardo Zuleta.