Financial Services Litigation

We chose LCF for their ability to effectively support complex litigation projects and their vast experience in banking and financial sector disputes. Inna Krushynska, Head of Legal Department, Fozzy Group
LCF can be trusted with resolution of complex disputes. Arsen Soroka, Member of the Board, Legal Director, ALTBANK

LCF’s practice in financial disputes, as well as banking disputes, is second to none. LCF’s competitive advantage lies in its professional expert know-how and in-depth knowledge of banking and finance sectors, comparable only to that of the key market participants.

Our regular clients are the frontline financial market participants: Allianz Ukraine, Dragon Capital, Capital Times Investment Company, and the largest banks in Ukraine: Alfa Bank, Altbank, BTA Bank, OTP Bank, Pravex Bank (Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Teskombank, Ukrsotsbank, Universal Bank, VS Bank, asset management companies, mutual funds, leasing & factoring companies.

LCF has managed complex litigation cases between asset managers and end-investors in disputes regarding early buyback of bonds, validity and execution of factoring agreements, and litigation with the regulators as to delisting of market securities.

Dispute resolution in matters of

  • issuance and trading of securities
  • delisting / trading suspension of market securities
  • insurance
  • asset management in mutual funds
  • fulfillment of obligations under derivative contracts
  • bankruptcy of financial institutions as debtors 
  • disputes with regulators: registration, licensing, obtaining permission to purchase significant stakes, contesting inspections by the financial and securities markets regulators, the Central Bank of Ukraine, antitrust watchdog etc.
  • taxation of financial institutions
  • public finances
  • financial restructuring

Projects

TOP-10 bank in Ukraine
$ 20 mln. Галузь:
Protection of the client who obtained rights to claim under loan agreements in disputes over the validity of factoring contracts
Bank of Cyprus
$ 11 mln. Галузь:
Protection and release from arrest of Ukrainian company’s shares in a dispute over recovery of frozen deposits during state restructuring of the bank
Leading retailer in Ukraine
$ 1 mln. Галузь:
Debt collection of bonds’ interest payments
Pharmaceutical corporation Yuria-Pharm
Сonfidential Галузь:
Protection of client’s interests in a banking dispute over debt collection under a factoring agreement

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