Evgeny Letunovsky | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Evgeny Letunovsky
Evgeny Letunovsky

Evgeny Letunovsky

Associate, Moscow

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Overview

Evgeny Letunovsky is an associate in our Dispute Resolution practice in Moscow. He focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration. Evgeny has represented clients in investment, commercial, insolvency and corporate disputes, including disputes involving various jurisdictions.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • Moscow State University, Law Faculty

Languages

  • Russian
  • English
  • German

Experience

A group of companies producing car heating and air-conditioning systems in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC) in a dispute against a large car manufacturer arising out of a supply agreement and, in the Commercial Court of Samara, in a multijurisdictional dispute initiated by the car manufacturer arising out of a refusal to supply car components.

OJSC Belaruskali, one of the world’s biggest producers and exporters of potash fertilizers, in a number of cross-border disputes with OJSC Penzkhimmash concerning the supply of defective heavy machinery and the insolvency of OJSC Penzkhimmash.

A major cement producer in two English-law governed arbitrations in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC) against a group of Russian individuals in a post-M&A dispute concerning a breach of indemnities and warranties; in the insolvency proceedings of one of the respondents as well as in Russian court proceedings concerning the enforcement and challenge of the awards.

Uniastrum Bank in insolvency proceedings of two companies of Gamma, a Russian hotel operator, and in three separate proceedings in the Russian Supreme Court in which the Supreme Court ruled in favour of our client. In the first separate proceedings, the Supreme Court agreed that secured creditors may reduce their secured claims without releasing assets of the pledge thus obtaining the right to vote during receivership. In the second separate proceedings, we protected the mortgaged real estate from a claim by a third party. In the third separate proceedings, the Supreme Court returned real estate to the insolvency estate.

Visteon Corporation, a US-based global automotive electronics supplier and Fortune 500 company, in a dispute in connection with the insolvency proceedings of our client’s joint venture partner, Zavod Avtopribor, one of the largest plants in the Vladimir region of Russia. We successfully challenged a decision of Zavod Avtopribor’s creditors and protected our client’s corporate pre-emptive rights in a participatory interest in the joint venture, Visteon Avtopribor Electronics OOO.

Credit Europe Bank N.V. and its Russian subsidiary, Credit Europe Bank JSC, in a range of related debt recovery cases concerning the company and its beneficiaries in Russia and the Isle of Man.

Czech Export Bank in the enforcement of a Czech arbitration award related to the recovery of a loan from the Russian debtor, "Kompania Progress", its guarantors and beneficial owners.

Publications

  • Partial waiving of mortgage rights in insolvency. What are the legal consequences?, Arbitration Practice, November 2016