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Attorneys

Yuriy L. Nemets

Managing Member


Education

Northwestern University School of Law ∙ JD, LLM

Kellogg School of Management ∙ Certificate in Business Administration

Moscow State Law Academy ∙ LLB, PhD in Law


Bar admissions

New York

District of Columbia


Languages

English

Russian

French

Yuriy is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law (Chicago), from which he received his Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LLM) degrees, and Moscow State Law Academy (Russia), from which he received his first law degree and his Ph.D. in law.  Yuriy has practiced law for over fifteen years.  He worked in one of the most prominent litigation law firms in the United States (ranked top 30 by Vault Law 100) and in one of the most distinguished law firms in Russia.  In addition, Yuriy worked as an in-house counsel at Yukos, one of the world’s largest privately owned energy companies at the time, where he successfully headed the company’s litigation and recoveries department.

Yuriy specializes in domestic and international litigation and arbitration, cross-border investments, international trade, transportation and maritime law, corporate, banking, intellectual property, international extradition and INTERPOL law, and white collar defense.  Yuriy is actively involved in academic life.  His articles about securities, intellectual property, banking, defamation, INTERPOL and international extradition law are published in authoritative law reviews and journals.

Yuriy is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and New York.

Approach

 

Thorough

 

Economical and transparent in billing practices

 

Accessible

 

Punctual

Work & Results

Yuriy Nemets speaks at the American Bar Association event ‘Current Developments in INTERPOL Red Notice Abuse’ (July 10, 2020)


Following Yuriy Nemets’ expert witness testimony about INTERPOL Red Notice abuse, a United States immigration court grants the individual asylum


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 drafts 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


Following the law firm’s demand, a website popular among traders and investors removes a defamatory post about the law firm’s client


INTERPOL approves the law firm’s request to remove a red notice and other information regarding the law firm’s client from the Organization’s databases


NEMETS successfully represents a client in an international extradition case, the court rules to deny the extradition request and allows the law firm’s client to leave the country


NEMETS successfully advises a group of international entrepreneurs-plaintiffs in a libel case against a news website, the court awards 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 successfully advises an international investor in a start-up private placement of series seed preferred stock


NEMETS advises a group of international investors on banking regulations and Know Your Customer (KYC) laws

NEMETS in the Media

Al Jazeera Arabic interviews Yuriy Nemets about INTERPOL Red Notice abuse



El Pais: Egypt Asks Spain to Extradite Businessman who Fueled Protests Against Al Sisi


Forbes: INTERPOL CCF’s Latest Annual Report Highlights Fundamental Flaw in the System


Forbes: Does Political Unrest Contribute to INTERPOL Abuse? (with Dr. Theodore Bromund)


The Atlantic: How Russia Persecutes Its Dissidents Using U.S. Courts


 EU Observer: Russia Used Interpol ‘loophole’ Against EU Activist


The Independent: Interpol’s New Chief Set to be Russian: ‘Putin Will Attempt His Most Audacious Operation Yet’


Ahval News: Bipartisan U.S. Legislation Designed to Address Interpol Abuse


Ahval News: Could Proposed U.S. Law End Abuse of Interpol Red Notices?


Ahval News: Reforms Vital for Interpol’s Future – Experts, Victims


Ahval News: Turkey May Be World’s Most Prolific Abuser of Interpol Red Notices


The Diplomat: Can U.S. Legislation Halt Interpol Abuse by Central Asian Autocrats?


Middle East Eye: Egyptian Authorities Use Interpol to Target Dissidents Abroad

Publications

Does Political Unrest Contribute to INTERPOL Abuse?

Forbes (July 30, 2019) – with Dr. Theodore Bromund


INTERPOL’s Power to Prevent Diffusion Abuse: Legal, Political and Technological Considerations

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol 35, Issue 7 (July 2019)


INTERPOL’s Power to Act Preemptively in Fighting Government Abuse

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol 35, Issue 5 (May 2019)


Denying Authoritarian Regimes INTERPOL Presidency Won’t Stop Them From Using INTERPOL to Persecute Political Opponents; In Fact, it Won’t Even Slow Them Down

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol 35, Issue 3 (March 2019)


INTERPOL Rolls Back Individual Right to Access Information in its Files, Makes it Harder to Fight Abusive Red Notices

International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog (December 12, 2018)


 “INTERPOL Reviewing 40,000 Wanted Notices for Political Abuse” – What’s Behind the Message?

International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog (December 27, 2017)


86th INTERPOL General Assembly: Mixed Messages for Refugees

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol. 33, Issue 10 (October 2017)


INTERPOL’s Mandate: “Case Law” on Requests for Access and Complaints

Novaya Advokatskaya Gazeta 18(251) (September 2017) (Russ.)


The Right to be Forgotten, Reputation Recovery, and Know Your Customer (KYC) Laws

Novaya Advokatskaya Gazeta 17(250) (September 1-15, 2017) (Russ.)


Mass Prosecutions and INTERPOL Red Notice Abuse

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol. 33, Issue 9 (September 2017)


INTERPOL Red Notice Abuse: Which Member Countries are the Primary Offenders?

International Enforcement Law Reporter Vol. 33, Issue 5 170 (May 2017)


Due Process and the Presumption of Innocence in the Interpretation and Enforcement of INTERPOL’s Rules

Public International Law: Organizations eJournal Vol. 4, No. 12 (March 22, 2017)


INTERPOL’s Reforms: New Measures Aimed at Protecting the Rights of Individuals on the International Wanted List

Novaya Advokatskaya Gazeta 3(236) (February 1-15, 2017) (Russ.)


INTERPOL’s Mandate: the Rights of Individuals on the International Wanted List

Novaya Advokatskaya Gazeta 21(230) (November 1-15, 2016) (Russ.)


INTERPOL’s New Policy on Refugees: Is Everything Settled?

Red Notice Law Journal (September 30, 2016); International, Transnational & Comparative Criminal Law eJournal Vol. 10, Issue 67 (October 5, 2016)


The Role of the International Organization of Securities Commissions in Cross-Border Enforcement of Securities Laws

Social Science Research Network (September 4, 2011)


Trademarks and the Internet: Litigation and Legislation

4 Khoziaistvo i Pravo 111 (2002) (Russ.)


Internet Domain Names: A New Area of Intellectual Property Law

5 Khoziaistvo i Pravo 18 (2001) (Russ.)


Movable and Immovable Property: How to Make the Civil Code Better?

6 Khoziaistvo i Pravo 102 (1998) (Russ.)

 

 

 

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