Barabashev & partners

Vasily Touline

Vasily Touline

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Banking and capital markets

Vasily is a US lawyer. He has a right to practice in New York, Ohio and Russian Federation.
Member of American State Bar Association
Member of International Bar Association

Vasily practices mainly in the area of M&A, creation of joint ventures, financing of projects, emissions, securities transactions including private investments of US and Russian citizens into financial tools.

Participated in transactions

  • Counseled a joint Russian-Ukrainian agricultural holding on the issues of financing the construction of biogas park in Ukraine through OPIC, Export-Import Bank and other financial institutes. Overall production – 40 million cubic meters a year
  • Counseled an innovative Russian company that specializes on implementing the alternative energetic on the issues of creating a joint venture with companies from USA and Europe.
  • Counseled a European company on the issue of creating a joint venture with a US company
  • Counseled natural persons on the issues of purchasing real estate in USA
  • Counseled Russian companies during the preparations for selling business
  • Counseled a nanotechnological US company on the issues of creating a joint venture with Russian partner
  • Counseled US hedge-funds on the issues of registering security papers
  • Counseled Russian citizens on the issues of immigrating to USA
  • Counseled a US company on the issues of purchasing a medical company
  • Participated as Head of the World Bank project. The goal of the project was to research and analyze evidences from open sources of East Europe and Russia for identification and discovering financial terrorism.

Professional experience:

Before joining B&P

(2007-2010) Ulmer & Berne LLP

Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC


Performed a broad range of day-to-day activities, with an emphasis on corporate and securities regulation matters including prospectuses, registration statements, private placement memoranda, corporate resolutions and contracts. Conducted extensive research and analysis of real estate issues, corporate healthcare matters and securities regulation concerns. Drafted diverse corporate resolutions, private placement memoranda and contracts. Drafted motions, complaints, answers, discovery requests and interrogatories; participated in depositions. In a start of his career Vasili worked at Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners - Moscow, Russia (2003)

    Selected Accomplishments (as Associate at Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC):
  • Conducted extensive analysis of matters regarding corporate and securities issues such as Regulation D, Rules 144 and 145, and Investment Company Act of 1940.
  • Creation and registration of closely held hedge funds with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Supported partners in strategizing defenses against Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions.
  • Utilized findings to draft commercial leases and purchase/sale agreements, HIPAA compliance policies for various hospitals, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and physician-hospital syndications.
  • Researched, analyzed and drafted physician-hospital syndications, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and other corporate matters.


J.D. - Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH, 2009 Honors - Dean’s List, Spring of 2009 Senior Editor - War Crimes Prosecution Watch at Public International Law & Policy Group

LLM in US Legal Studies - Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH, 2002

J.D. (Civil Law) - Regional Open Social Institute School of Law, Kursk, Russia, 2000

BA in Linguistics (English & German) - Kursk State University, Kursk, Russia, 1999 Honors - Exceptional Student Award; Graduated with High Honors

Languages Fluent English, Russian

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