LAW FIRM DIRECTORY

Dispute Resolution

MAJOR PUBLIC LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION CASES

No.

DISPUTE ESSENCE

Amount

LAW FIRMS  ACCOMPANYING THE CASE

1

The dispute between Naftogaz of Ukraine PJSC and Gazprom PJSC on the Gas Supply Agreement in international arbitration proceedings before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

$75 bln

WIKBORG REIN, GERNANDT & DANIELSSON, AEQUO
for and on behalf of Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC

2

The dispute between Naftogaz of Ukraine PJSC and Gazprom PJSC on the Gas Transit Agreement in the international arbitration proceedings before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

$16 bln

WIKBORG REIN, GERNANDT & DANIELSSON, AEQUO
for and on behalf of Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC

3

International arbitration dispute between the minority shareholders of Ukrnafta and Naftogaz of Ukraine PJSC at the London Court of International Arbitration

$5.4 bln

KING & WOOD MALLESONS and LEXWELL & PARTNERS
for and on behalf of Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC;

FIELDFISHER ofor and on behalf of the minor shareholders of Ukrnafta

4

Bankruptcy of Azovmash Group of Companies (Azovobschemash PJSC, Azovelektrostal PJSC, Azovobschemash TH, Mariupol Heavy Engineering Machine Building Plant PJSC)

$2.4 bln

EQUITY for and on behalf of Azovmash Group

5

Protection of property rights of Yurovo Project Company, Pakhra Fields LLC, and
Bylovo Project Operator for Land Plots

$1.05 bln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of Yurovo, Pakhra Fields and Bylovo

6

Bankruptcy of Investholdingstroi, Business Elite, Yurovo PC, Russian Real Estate,
Central Development Company, Pakhra Fields, and Bylovo PO

$895.5 mln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

7

Bankruptcy of 11 companies included in Mriya Agroholding

$800 mln

LCF LAW GROUP on behalf of Mriya Agroholding

8

Bankruptcy of Creative Agro-Industrial Group

$660 mln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of Creative Group

9

Multijurisdictional corporate conflict between former business partners of Agrein Group

$550 mln

KINSTELLAR, WALCH & SCHURTI, STAIGER, SCHWALD & PARTNER AG, IOANNIDES DEMETRIOU LLC for and on behalf of Cinsten Investment Limited

10

Corporate conflict between the shareholders of Nemiroff Vodka Ltd at the London Court of International Arbitration

$350 mln

KINSTELLAR, CONYERS DILL & PEARMAN, HOGAN LOVELLS
for and on behalf of Nemiroff Vodka Ltd majority shareholders

11

Debt collection from FMCG Group in favor of Prominvestbank

$300 mln

EVRIS for and on behalf of Prominvestbank

12

The dispute between ENERGY STANDARD GROUP shareholders at the London Court of International Arbitration and appeal against the decision of the LCIA at the High Court of Justice

$280 mln

HOGAN LOVELLS, VASIL KISIL AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of ENERGY STANDARD GROUP

13

Appeal at the High Court of Justice against the ruling of the arbitration tribunal with regard to the satisfaction of claims of
JKX Oil & Gas to Ukraine, delivered under the auspices of the London Court of International Arbitratio

$270 mln

KING & WOOD MALLESONS, LEXWELL & PARTNERS for and on behalf of the state of Ukraine;

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS for and on behalf of JKX Oil & Gas

14

Appeal against the recognition of ruling of the Tribunal of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine to recover the debt from the Odessa Port Plant in favor of Ostchem

$250 mln

LEXWELL & PARTNERS for and on behalf of the State Property Fund of Ukraine and Odessa Port Plant

15

The dispute between Ukrtransgaz JSC, Kharkivgorgaz PJSC, Naftogaz of Ukraine PJSC, National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine, Kharkiv Heating Networks Municipal Enterprise and Kharkiv Central Heating and Power Plant-5 PJSC on debt collection for the GTS balancing services

$215 bln

SHKREBETS AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of Kharkiv Central Heating and Power Plant-5 PJSC

16

Recognition of actions of the temporary administration as illegal and liquidation of Ukrinbank PJSC, as well as title to assets

$203,5 mln

EQUITY for and on behalf of Ukrinbank

17

The dispute between Agroterminal Logistics LLC, Yuzhmedbiosintez Design and Search Institute JSC and Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank PRIVATBANK on termination of mortgage agreements

about $203 mln

ASTERS for and on behalf of Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank PRIVATBANK

18

The dispute between Logopark Kolpino CJSC and ATM Bank LLC on termination of the mortgage agreement

$189.5 mln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

19

Bankruptcy of Industrial Energy Systems LLC

$184.6 mln

ABSOLUTE on behalf of VTB Bank PJSC

20

Restructuring of distressed assets and bankruptcy of A.V.K Group

$160 mln

LCF LAW GROUP for and on behalf of A.V.K. Group

21

Dispute between Prominvestbank PJSC and Ukrzaliznytsia PJSC with regard to nine loan agreements

$160 mln

LCF LAW GROUP for and on behalf of Prominvestbalk PSC

22

Bankruptcy of Vitino Group of Companies

$150 mln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of Vitino Group

23

Investment arbitration dispute between Krederi and the state of Ukraine at ICSID

$140 mln

KING & WOOD MALLESONS, LEXWELL & PARTNERS for and on behalf of Ukraine;

MISTELIS & HADDADIN on behalf of Krederi

24

Appeal of Prominvestbank PJSC against recognition and execution of the arbitration award
of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at Hague

$140 mln

LCF LAW GROUP for and on behalf of  Prominvestbalk PSC

25

Multijurisdictional corporate conflict with regard to SkyMall shopping center

$120 mln

 

EQUITY, KINSTELLAR, FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER LLP, IOANNIDES DEMETRIOU LLC for and on behalf of Stockman Interhold S.A. and D. Adamovskiy

26

Appeal by Stantis Limited (under the control of Mukhtar Ablyazov’s administrative managers appointed by the English court) against rulings of the Ukrainian courts regarding the validity of loan agreements and recovery of funds in Ukraine

$110 mln

AEQUO for and on behalf of Stantis Limited

27

Appeal by BTA Bank (Kazakhstan) against invalidation of loan agreements,
cession of a right, and transfer of debt

$110 mln

 

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

28

Bankruptcy of Ocean Shipyard

$107 mln

 

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of creditors group

 

29

Legal dispute on the claim of Ukroboronprom State Enterprise to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on invalidation and cancellation of the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 476-P dated April 22, 2009, on the issue of bonds of Kyiv Aviant State Aviation Plant

$100 mln

ILYASHEV AND PARTNERS for and on behalf of Antonov State Enterprise

30

Bankruptcy of Vesta Industrial LLC

$96.3 mln

ABSOLUTE for and on behalf of the insolvency officer

31

Bankruptcy of Odessa Oil and Fat Plant PJSC

$72.7 mln

ABSOLUTE for and on behalf of Odessa Oil and Fat Plant PJSC creditors

32

Disputes between Pivdenmedbiosintez Design and Research Institute JSC and Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank PRIVATBANK regarding invalidation of the NBU inaction and the obligation to take actions

more than $70 mln

ASTERS for and on behalf of Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank PRIVATBANK

33

Judicial protection of the corporate rights of BRSM fuel filling stations network owners

$70 mln

LEXWELL & PARTNERS for and on behalf of State Oil

34

Bankruptcy of AMSTOR LLC

$66 mln

ABSOLUTE for and on behalf of FUIB PJSC