Special Legal ConsultantWashington, 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.
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.
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.