Anton Vasin | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Anton Vasin
Anton Vasin

Anton Vasin

Associate, Moscow

T +7 495 787 3092

E avasin@whitecase.com

Overview

Anton is an associate who focuses on commercial litigation. He has acted before state arbitrazh and general jurisdiction courts in a wide range of commercial disputes, including major corporate disputes. He has also been involved in several proceedings in the courts of international arbitration.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • PhD, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Constitutional and Municipal Law Department
  • University of San Diego, courses in International Business Transactions and EU Law
  • Diploma, Moscow State Law Academy

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Experience

Representation of a Receiver appointed by a Cypriot court over two Cypriot companies and their subsidiaries in Russia in support of arbitration proceedings on the issues of preservation and recovery of their assets and representing them in various court proceedings in Russia.

Representation of Kinson International Corporation, the main creditor of Oil Company Severneft, LLC, in claims exceeding US$140 million in the course of insolvency proceedings initiated by the company. The focus of the dispute was on challenging claims made by another major creditor, JSC Reverta (ex. Parex Banka), which was seeking recovery of US$75 million from Severneft.

Representation of Bank of Cyprus in a number of proceedings before the Commercial Court for Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Region related to the recognition and enforcement of three Cypriot judgments in Russia for an overall amount of more than €20 million including the related enforcement and bankruptcy proceedings.

Representation of a leading Irish aircraft leasing company in criminal proceedings in connection with an unlawful arrest imposed by Russian authorities in respect of foreign aircraft.

Representation of Bank of Cyprus with respect to Cyprus- and Russia-related proceedings seeking to recover the debt of a Cyprus-based trading company and affiliated persons.