Konstantin Kasyan

Special Legal Consultant

Washington, D.C.

Konstantin Kasyan is a special legal consultant qualified to practice law in both Russia and New York. Konstantin focuses on cross-border disputes and has expertise in handling litigation and arbitration involving parties from the United States, Europe, Russia/CIS and Asia.

  • Corporate Disputes

    • Representing one of the world's largest providers of mobile communications services in an arbitration governed by Delaware law with a seat in New York City (UNCITRAL).

    • Representing one of the world's largest providers of mobile communications services in a multibillion-dollar shareholder dispute and working together with a New York-based arbitration team in a series of international arbitrations arising from this shareholder dispute (UNCITRAL).

    • Representing an American investment fund in a shareholder dispute regarding its Russian oil and gas assets and working together with a London-based arbitration team in an international arbitration arising from this dispute (LCIA).

    • Representing one of the largest Russian investment companies in a civil case arising out of the alleged fraud that deprived plaintiffs of their indirect shareholding interest in the chemical plant (N.D.Cal.).  

    • Representing the shareholders of one of the largest Russian publishers in a corporate dispute in the Cyprus courts regarding control over its assets.

    Contract Disputes

    • Advising a major natural resources company in a case against a Russian state-owned entity regarding contractual rights in an offshore drilling platform (UNCITRAL).

    • Advising a major Russian retail chain on a potential international arbitration regarding purchase of the number of retail stores from another retail chain (LCIA).

    • Representing a leading Russian bank in debt litigation against one of its borrowers in the U.S. courts (D.Conn. and 2d Cir.).

    • Representing one of the largest Russian online stores of the household appliances in a case under Section 1782 initiated to obtain documents from Google (N.D.Cal.).

    • Representing a leading European producer of metallurgical equipment in an international arbitration arising from a service agreement (ICAC).

    • Representing one of the largest Russian engineering companies in a series of arbitration proceedings arising from construction agreements and in a case regarding invalidation of an arbitral award (RSPP).

    • Representing a leading Latin American producer of menadione and its derivatives in a contract dispute in the Italian court.

    • Advising one of the largest Russian oil and gas companies on a multibillion settlement regarding oil field development project.

    • Advising an African construction company on invalidation of an arbitral award (ICAC).

    White-Collar and Cyber Crimes

    • Representing a Russian individual, a former high-ranking employee of a leading state-controlled energy company, in a corruption case brought against him by the U.S. authorities (D.Md.) and advising him on a civil RICO case filed against him by a person involved in the criminal case (D.Md.)

    • Representing one of the leading global software producers in a series of cybercrime litigations in the U.S. courts (E.D.N.Y. and E.D.Va.).

    • Serving as investigative counsel to major global companies, conducting FCPA internal investigations in Europe and Asia.

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