Work & Results
Yuriy Nemets speaks at the American Bar Association event ‘Red Notices and the INTERPOL Wanted List: Balancing Law Enforcement with Due Process’ (January 29, 2019)
At the request of the United States Helsinki Commission, NEMETS has drafted amendments to INTERPOL’s rules necessary to protect the rights of individuals on the international wanted list and an amendment to the United States legislation to stop the practice of using INTERPOL red notices and diffusions as evidence against individuals in bail and extradition hearings
Yuriy Nemets speaks at the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) event ‘Entrepreneurs on the International Wanted List: Balancing Law Enforcement with Due Process’
Yuriy Nemets speaks about INTERPOL Red Notice abuse at Texas A&M University School of Law
NEMETS advises a major stevedore and maritime logistics company on customs regulations
A website popular among traders and investors removes a defamatory post about NEMETS’ client following the law firm’s demand
NEMETS was retained by a group of international investors seeking recovery of their reputation from false accusations an anonymous author published on a website popular among traders and investors. Following the law firm’s demand, the website agreed to block the publication.
INTERPOL approves NEMETS’ request to remove the red notice published against the law firm’s client
The law firm was retained by a businessman, a victim of an attempted illegal takeover of his business in Russia and persecution related to it. Russian authorities brought trumped up charges against the client and used INTERPOL’s channels to publish a red notice against him, an international request to locate and detain the individual with a view to his extradition. While on an international business trip, the law firm’s client was detained due to the red notice. He spent over five months awaiting extradition. NEMETS prepared and submitted a request to the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (CCF), a body responsible for adjudicating complaints against INTERPOL member countries that abuse the organization’s channels to persecute political opponents, independent businessmen, and other victims of illegal criminal prosecution. INTERPOL approved the law firm’s request and deleted the red notice from its databases. In addition, INTERPOL General Secretariat notified all INTERPOL members countries that any international police cooperation with regard to the law firm’s client via INTERPOL’s channels would be in violation of INTERPOL’s regulations and its Constitution.
NEMETS successfully advises a plaintiff in a libel case against a news website, the court awards over $900,000 in damages
A group of international entrepreneurs retained NEMETS to defend their reputation against multiple defamatory statements published on a well-known news website. The articles at issue contained false accusations of fraud, money laundering, corruption, and other serious crimes. In the defamation case filed against the website owner, the court ruled in favor of the law firm’s clients and awarded over $900,000 in damages.
NEMETS advises a client in an international trade dispute which arouse over the embargo a foreign government imposed on certain goods produced in the United States
NEMETS was retained by a foreign food supplier. The client entered into an international sale and supply contract with a United States food producer to have it deliver the goods to Russia. The dispute arouse after the Russian government imposed embargo on certain goods produced in the United States.
NEMETS successfully advises an investor in a start-up private placement
NEMETS was retained by an international investment company to advise it in a start-up private placement of series seed preferred stock. The law firm advised the client on securities regulations and negotiated and drafted the instruments necessary to secure the client’s rights.
NEMETS advises a group of international investors on banking regulations and Know Your Customer laws
The law office has been retained by a group of international investors to provide advice on U.S. and international banking regulations and know your customer laws
NEMETS successfully represents a client in an international extradition case
NEMETS was retained by a client after the client was detained and had already spent several months awaiting extradition. The client was arrested due to the INTERPOL red notice disseminated by his country of origin seeking his location and extradition. After the law firm was engaged, the court ruled to deny the extradition request and allowed the client to leave the country.