LAW FIRM DIRECTORY

Dispute Resolution

LARGEST PUBLIC Litigation AND ARBITRATION CASES

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No.

 

TRANSACTION (DISPUTE) ESSENCE

 

Amount

 

LAW FIRMS
ACCOMPANYING THE CASE

 

1

 

Dispute between SCM Financial Overseas Limited and Raga Establishment Limited in the London Court of International Arbitration that arose from hare purchase agreement

 

760 mln USD

 

White & Case (advisors), Vasil Kisil & Partners (experts in Ukrainian law) for and on behalf of SCM Financial Overseas Limited

 

2

 

Dispute between Prosceno Trading Ltd and group of defendants registered in different jurisdictions regarding violation of minority shareholder's rights

 

400 mln Euro

 

Velaris & Velaris LLC, Andreas Konnaris LLC (representatives), Vasil Kisil & Partners (advisors in Ukrainian law) for and on behalf of the defendants

 

3

 

Appeal against the arbitration award delivered by the London Court of International Arbitration in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales

 

340 mln USD

 

Hogan Lovells (advisors), Vasil Kisil & Partners (advisors in the Ukrainian law) for and on behalf of Energy Standard Group

 

4

 

Dispute considered in the High Court of Justice on the claim by Tatneft PJSC against G. Bogoliubov, I. Kolomoisky, A. Yaroslavsky and P. Ovcharenko

 

334 mln USD

 

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (advisors), Vasil Kisil & Partners (as the advisors in Ukrainian law), Grischenko & Partners for and on behalf of the defendants

 

5

 

Investment dispute of JKX OIL & GAS PLC against Ukraine regarding recovery of taxes from the state, which were previously paid by the investor, establishment of limited tax rates for the investor, recovery of damages incurred by the investor in connection with a number of legislative restrictions

 

270 mln USD

 

King & Wood Mallesons, Lexwell & Partners for and on behalf of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills for and on behalf of the investor

6

 

Recognition of Emergency Award of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on the claim by Ostchem against Odessa Port Plant on the recovery of gas debt and fine

 

250 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of Ostchem Holding

Lexwell & Partners for and on behalf of OPP

7

 

Judicial disputes of Agrein Group regarding the consequences of selling a part of the companies between shareholders, including the recognition of decisions of foreign courts in Ukraine

 

200 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of Agrein

Lexwell & Partners for and on behalf of Agrein administrator appointed by court

8

 

Bankruptcy of Industrial Energy Systems LLC

 

184 mln USD

 

ABSOLUT for and on behalf of VTB Bank PJSC

 

9

 

Bankruptcy of Logopark Medion CJSC and Logopark Pyshma CJSC

 

120.5 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners, Clifford Chance (Moscow), E&Y (Astana) for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

10

 

Reclamation by BTA Bank (Kazakhstan) of land plot from Business-Elit PJSC and Rosbank CJSC

 

110.2 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

11

 

Appeal of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan) against recovery of monetary funds from the Max-Well LLC Scientific and Production Oncological and Heart Center

 

110 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

12

 

Corporate conflict regarding SEC SKY MALL

 

103 mln USD

 

EQUITY for and on behalf of Stockman Interholod SA and A. Adamovsky

 

13

 

Dispute between Alfa Bank PJSC and New Business Views, a development company with foreign capital on recognition of mortgage contracts as invalid

 

100 mln USD

 

LCF Law Group for and on behalf of Alfa Bank CJSC

 

14

 

Judicial dispute on the claim by UkrSibbank CJSC against D. Sviatash and V. Poliakov, the third parties: Autoservice-T LLC, Inter-Auto LLC, Auto-Holding LLC, Kremenchuk Auto Assembly Plant LLC on debt recovery and on the counter-claim on recognition of surety agreements as invalid

 

100 mln USD

 

EQUITY for and on behalf of D. Sviatash and V. Poliakov

 

15

 

Dispute between National Investments Bank and group of factoring companies regarding application of consequences of invalidity of void transactions

 

89.7 mln USD

 

MORIS GROUP for and on behalf of DGF

 

16

 

Dispute on debt recovery from Azovmash group of companies in favor of Alfa Bank CJSC

 

84 mln USD

 

LCF Law Group for and on behalf of Alfa Bank CJSC

 

17

 

Bankruptcy of Koron-Agro LLC

 

80 mln EUR

 

Ario for and on behalf of Koron-Agro LLC

 

18

 

Establishment of control over Max-Well LLC Scientific and Production Oncological and Heart Center

 

77 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

19

 

Seizure of real estate property of Art-Decor LLC for benefit of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

75.8 mln USD

 

Ilyashev & Partners for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

 

20

 

Judicial dispute on the invalidation of a gift agreement on the basis of which the participant obtained corporate rights to a share in the 7th kilometer market

 

51 mln USD

 

Jurline for and on behalf of Viktor D LLC

 

21

 

Dispute on the claim of the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority to TIS-Minudobreniya LLC on termination of a long-term agreement for the use of a cargo terminal in the water area of the Yuzhny commercial seaport and imposition of an obligation to conclude a servitude agreement for the terminal

 

50.5 mln USD

 

Jurline for and on behalf of TIS-Minudobreniya LLC

 

22

 

Dispute over claim by Ukrsotsbank PJSC on recovery of bad debts from indebted companies that are a part of the Ukrlandfarming and AvangardCo agricultural holdings shareholding structure

 

50 mln USD

 

Gryphon Legal for and on behalf of Ukrsotsbank

 

23

 

Arbitration disputes (LCIA) between VSE Group and RCB Bank over a number of loan agreements

 

50 mln USD

 

Lexwell & Partners for and on behalf of VSE Group

 

24

 

Dispute between Česká exportní banka, a. s. and Volnogorsk glass LLC on the restoration of a bank’s rights as a creditor in the context of counteraction to moving out of assets and transfer to mortgage and security

 

37.5  mln USD

 

AVELLUM for and on behalf of Česká exportní banka, a. s.

 

25

 

Dispute between Ukreximbank and ESU LLC on the recovery of bonds indebtedness

 

31 mln USD

 

Pavlenko Legal Group for and on behalf of ESU LLC

 

26

 

Case on Altergeotechnology claim filed with the High Court of Justice of England and Wales to several defendants in different jurisdictions on the recovery of damages caused by violation of contractual obligations, abuse of rights and intentional interference in contractual relations

 

30 mln USD

 

ENYO Law (representatives), Vasil Kisil & Partners (advisors in Ukrainian law) for and on behalf of Altergeotechnology LLC

 

27

 

Indebtedness recovery from rail operator Ukrzaliznytsya in favor of Prominvestbank

 

28 mln USD

 

Evris for and on behalf of Prominvestbank

 

28

 

Recovery of bad debts under loan agreements, security and pledge agreements of Eximagrokom LLC, Novovolynsk Oil and Fat Plant, APK Agrointer LLC in favor of FUIB PJSC

 

26 mln USD

 

ABSOLUTE for and on behalf of FUIB PJSC

 

29

 

Dispute between Delta Bank (represented by the Deposit Guarantee Fund) and Sirius and Sirius-bud companies on foreclosure of  mortgaged property

 

25.4 mln USD

 

MORIS GROUP for and on behalf of DGF

 

30

 

Legal case on the restoration of rights of Expobank a.s. to pledged assets, transferred to Volnogorsk Glass LLC

 

25 mln USD

 

GOLAW for and on behalf of Expobank a.s.

 

 

 

 

NOTES. THE SPECIFIED DISPUTES WERE SETTLED IN THE IV QUARTER OF 2016 — I-III QUARTERS OF 2017. DISPUTES SPECIFIED ON A CONFIDENTIAL BASIS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TABLE