Mr. Volkov leads Integrites’ Banking and Finance and International Dispute Resolution practices.

Within his banking and finance expertise, Mr. Volkov has provided legal support in the context of domestic and international banking and finance and capital market transactions. In addition to that Mr. Volkov has vast experience on advising on M&A transactions in banking and finance sectors, including transactions with insurance companies, securities brokers and collaboration activities between stock exchanges of different countries.

As for the banking and finance practice, Mr. Volkov regularly acts as legal advisor to foreign and domestic financial institutions in transactions relating to project finance, pre-export and trade finance, interbank finance, real estate finance and rescue finance and restructuring. Vsevolod Volkov also provides regular support to international financial institutions and domestic corporations and banks on their transactions on international debts and equity capital markets, in particular, regarding issuing of Eurobonds and GDRs, OTC derivatives and synthetic trading. Apart from that, Vsevolod Volkov has expertise in the area of currency exchange and e-money regulation.

As part of the International Dispute Resolution practice, Mr Vsevolod Volkov actively advices clients from different jurisdictions in connection with the disputes which they have with their counterparties in other jurisdictions. The scope of Mr. Volkov’s expertise includes both foreign litigation and international arbitration.

The geography of the jurisdictions where Mr. Volkov acted as legal counsel or co-counsel includes more than 40 countries covering the almost the entire Europe, northern America, North Africa, Middle and Far East and CIS countries. Apart from assisting clients in foreign litigations, Vsevolod regularly advises clients in arbitration performed under the rules of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, International Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, VIAC Arbitration Rules, GAFTA Arbitration Rules, FOSFA Rules of Arbitration and Appeal, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC at the UCCI), International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, etc. The disputes relate to the sphere of real estate and construction, shareholder disputes, equipment disputes, fuel and energy, sea terminals and international commodity trading.

Among Mr. Volkov's clients there are such leaders as: Morgan Stanley, Citibank, Merrill Lynch, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank AG, EBRD, IFC, JBIC, SINOSURE, Hong Leong Bank, WestLB, ING Bank, HSBC, BNP Paribas, Suntander, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Bank of Monreal, UniCredit, Raiffeisen, Intesa, Commerze Bank, VTB Capital, Sberbank of the Russian Federation, Guarantee Bank, Bank of Cyprus, United Arab Bank, Wachovia, Banco Itau, Shinhan Bank.

Awards and acknowledgements:

The Legal 500: EMEA 2015 acknowledged Mr. Volkov’s professionalism in terms of Dispute Resolution practice.

Chambers Europe 2015 acknowledged the expertise of Vsevolod Volkov, as a Head of Banking & Finance Practice.

Corporate INTL Legal Awards 2015 acknowledged the expertise of Vsevolod Volkov in Banking & Finance Practice.