Irina Yevmenenko | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Irina Yevmenenko
Irina Yevmenenko

Irina Yevmenenko

Counsel, New York

T +1 212 819 8570

E iyevmenenko@whitecase.com

Overview

Irina Yevmenenko is counsel in the Firm's Capital Markets Practice Group concentrating on representing US-domestic and non-US publicly traded companies in connection with a broad range of compliance issues, including ongoing compliance obligations under US securities laws and general corporate governance matters.

Irina regularly counsels clients with respect to preparation of periodic reports on Forms 10-K, 20-F, and 10-Q, current reports on Forms 8-K and 6-K, proxy statements and all aspects of annual shareholders' meetings, Form S-8 filings and related prospectus delivery requirements and participant communications, insider reports pursuant to Section 16 and Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as well as SEC no-action letters. She also assists clients in responding to periodic reviews by the Staff of the SEC.

Irina counsels public companies in connection with best corporate governance practices and trends as well as compliance with the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market, and provides advice on recommendations of proxy advisors, such as ISS and Glass Lewis. Irina regularly assists clients in preparation and review of board committee charters, corporate codes and policies, and general corporate initiatives, such as insider trading policies, disclosure policies, Rule 10b5-1 executive trading plans, and corporate share repurchase programs. Irina also regularly counsels clients on executive compensation and employee benefits related issues.

Bars and Courts

  • New Jersey State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

  • JD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Business and Public Policy, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Cornell University

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Experience

Irina's recent and ongoing representations include advising the following US-domestic and non-US public companies, among others, on securities law compliance and disclosure matters and general corporate and governance issues:

Allot Communications Ltd.

Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd.

Calpine Corporation

CyberArk Software Ltd.

Echostar Corporation

Ethan Allen Global, Inc.

Hess Corporation

JetBlue Airways Corporation

Luxoft Holding, Inc.

NeuroDerm Ltd.

Newmont Mining Corporation

ReWalk Robotics Ltd.

SodaStream International Ltd.

Wix.com Ltd.

Publications

  • Virtual Shareholder Meetings: Considerations, The Corporate Governance Advisor, a Wolters Kluwer publication, July/August 2017, (co-author)
  • Certain Considerations Relating to Virtual Shareholder Meetings, Corporation, a Wolters Kluwer publication, May 1, 2017, (co-author)
  • Earnings Releases and Earnings Calls, Practical Law Journal, October 2011, (co-author)
  • Who is Overseeing the Proxy Advisors?, Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal, Fall 2008, (co-author)

Awards & Recognition

The Legal Aid Society 2016 Pro Bono Publico Awards Honoree

Pro Bono Roll, White & Case, 2008–2012

Empire State Counsel Honoree for Pro Bono, NY State Bar Association, 2008