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Vasily Touline

Vasily Touline

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Banking and capital markets

Vassili is an international attorney admitted in Russian Federation. He has been practicing law throughout the United States and Russia concentrating his practice in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project finance. Mr. Touline also has experience in capital markets transactions including private equity offerings of US and non-US clients, regulatory compliance with the US and Russian securities regulations.

Representative Transactions:

  • Advised a large Russian-Ukrainian Agricultural Holding on financing through OPIC, Export-Import Bank and other financial institutions for construction of a biogas park in Ukraine for production of 40m3 of biogas a year.
  • Advised a Russian company involved in alternative energy business on joint venture opportunities with US and European partners.
  • Advised a European company on a joint venture deal with a US company.
  • Advised a number of Russian individuals on procedure to purchase real estate in the US
  • Advised a number of Russian companies in pre-acquisition financing options
  • Advised a US Nanotechnology company in a joint venture opportunity with a Russian partner
  • Advised a number of US companies on private placement equity offerings
  • Advised a US hedge fund in its registration procedure with the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Advised a number of high networth individuals on obtaining permanent residence status in the USA via business immigration using EB-5 program
  • Advised a US company on a hospital acquisition
  • Served as a key staff member for the World Bank project responsible for researching and analyzing open source evidence in Eastern Europe and Russia on issues involving the identification of terrorist financing (TF) indicators

Professional Background:

Mr. Touline practiced law with a number of US law firms in the USA and a leading Russian law firms in Moscow.
Bar Admissions: Russian Federation


J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH
LLM in US Legal Studies - Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH
J.D. (Civil Law) - Regional Open Social Institute School of Law, Kursk, Russia
BA in Linguistics (English & German) - Kursk State University, Kursk, Russia


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Member of American State Bar Association
Member of International Bar Association

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