Vasily Bakumenko is an associate at RGD’s Dispute Resolution practice.
Prior to joining RGP, Vasily worked at Dentons Moscow office.
Vasily is the author of a number of publications regarding international civil procedure, teaching “Private International Law” course at Russian leading university.
Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, International Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency
Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Retail & Real Estate, Fintech & Financial Institutions
Languages: English, French, Russian
Representing one of the world’s largest integrated commercial aerospace companies within enforcement of arbitral awards with respect to major bankruptcy, having the bankruptcy court recognize a number of claims for a total of more than USD 175 million
Representing global oil & gas services company in an ICAC arbitration on alleged losses recovery brought by a Russian general contractor with regard to an incident on the drilling site
Representing one of the world’s largest oil field service companies within the dispute concerning validity and enforceability of the arbitration clause
Representing one of the world’s largest chemical companies within enforcement of the arbitral award
Representing a market leader in the logistics and warehousing sector in Russia in a dispute against a bankruptcy suit filed by an insolvency administrator of a major Russian pharmaceutical distributor. The Supreme Court reversed the lower court judgments, refused to invalidate the client’s transaction and recover more than RUB 250 million from it
Representing a leading Chinese automobile manufacturer in an over USD 130 million dispute with an insolvency administrator of a major Russian car manufacturer. Unfavorable court decisions successfully overcome at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation
Representing international retailer of consumer goods in a bankruptcy case against several claims brought by the bankruptcy manager on invalidation of the client’s transactions
Representing French automotive supplier in a number of disputes with an insolvency administrator who sought to invalidate earlier transactions and to transfer a number of real estate properties to the bankruptcy assets
PhD candidate, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2021
LL.M. (with honours), National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2018
LL.B. (with honours), National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2016
Hybrid jurisdiction agreements: the legal nature, mechanism of action and risks associated // Russian Juridical Journal, No. 3, 2021
Unilateral hybrid jurisdiction clauses: end of discussion for Russia? // Proceedings Of Voronezh State University Series Law, No. 1, P. 58-70, 2021
Asymmetric Jurisdiction Clauses: Grounds for Validity within Diﬀerent Jurisdictions // Russian Law Journal, Vol. 8. No. 3, P. 84-115, 2020
Co-author in “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Russia and Former USSR States” (ed. by R. Zykov). Kluwer Law International, 999 p., 2021
Discovery of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration // International Research Journal, 2016