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Asters Successful for Ukraine Before UK Supreme Court in USD 3 Billion Eurobond Case

Asters Successful for Ukraine Before UK Supreme Court in USD 3 Billion Eurobond Case

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Asters, working with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, has successfully represented the interests of the Republic of Ukraine before the UK Supreme Court in a dispute with Russia concerning a USD 3 billion eurobond issuance from 2013. 

According to Asters, the “UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment to send for a full public trial the legal proceedings initiated on behalf of Russia relating to the USD 3 billion in eurobonds issued by Ukraine in December 2013. This landmark ruling permits Ukraine to defend the claim in the English courts on the ground of duress exercised by Russia against Ukraine through threats of aggression back in 2013, and Russia's subsequent behavior could not realistically be ignored. The full disclosure will adduce another evidence that Ukraine has truth and right on its side.”

The Asters team included Co-Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan, Counsels Oksana Legka and Anna Tkachova, and Associate Anna Lalaiants.

Asters at a Glance

Founded in 1995, Asters is the largest Ukrainian law firm with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London.

The Firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine. Asters has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors.

Asters’ 130-strong legal team combines world-class professionalism and quality with clear understanding of local realities so that our clients receive practically oriented advice in the most client-friendly manner. Asters’ lawyers received law degrees from the best European, Ukrainian and US law schools, including Yale, Harvard, Chicago University.

Asters has consistently remained at the top of the Ukrainian legal market throughout its history being acknowledged as Ukraine Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal (2018-2022), The Lawyer European Awards (2020-2021), Chambers Europe Awards 2020 and holds top positions in the most authoritative international market reviews: The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers.

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