Alexander Sysoev | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Alexander Sysoev

Associate, Moscow

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Overview

Alexander is an associate in the Moscow Dispute Resolution practice. He has an experience in both litigation and arbitration matters representing major Russian and foreign companies. He has advised clients on a number of complex finance, construction, insolvency, labor and other disputes, including those involving multiple jurisdictions.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • MA, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Law Faculty
  • BA, St. Petersburg State University, Law Faculty

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Experience

Representation of the Lithuanian Ministry of Justice in the Russian courts against a claim brought by Vladimir Antonov, the former owner of Snoras bank, concerning compensation for Lithuania's alleged expropriation of the bank's shares. With our assistance, the client has managed to convince the Russian court to dismiss the claims of Mr. Antonov in full.

Representation of Credit Europe Bank in insolvency proceedings of Art Aztek Ltd., including in the Russian Supreme Court, in relation to the right of Credit Europe Bank JSC to initiate an insolvency procedure without a court ruling and to nominate an arbitrazh receiver; also representing Credit Europe Bank in a range of related debt recovery cases concerning the company and its beneficiaries in Russia, the Isle of Man and the Netherlands.

Representation of Ural Diesel Engine Works, which is a part of Sinara Group, in a dispute with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation related to squeeze out proceedings under the Joint Stock Companies Law.

Representation of Major aircraft leasing companies on repossession of aircraft from various Russian airlines and representing them in Russian courts in related disputes, including insolvency of Transaero.

Representation of Bank of Cyprus with respect to Cyprus- and Russia-related court proceedings seeking to recover the debt from a Cyprus-based company and its affiliates.

Representation of Prefa a.s., a major Czech construction company, in Russian courts proceedings over the guarantees issued by a major Russian bank to secure our client's counterparty's obligations under a construction contract, which it eventually failed to perform. The case involves parallel ICC arbitration proceedings.