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Armen Khachaturyan

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Banking and Finance, Business Law, Energy


Senior Partner.
Armen has extensive banking, finance, and project finance experience. His practice areas also include M&A, general corporate advice, currency control, securities, energy, privatization, and employment law. Mr. Khachaturyan frequently advises foreign and Ukrainian clients on cross-border legal planning and regulatory issues related to foreign investment.


Mr. Khachaturyan started his legal practice as an intern in the law firm of Sills, Cummins, Zuckerman, Radin, Tischman, Epstein & Gross, New Jersey, USA (ABA/Soros Foundation sponsored program) in 1991-1992.
He also worked as a foreign associate at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, New York, USA in Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group (1993-1994).
Prior to joining Asters, Mr. Khachaturyan was an associate at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P. in its Columbus office, Ohio, USA (1995-1998), and Kiev office, Ukraine (1998-2001) where he worked on diverse corporate, finance and real estate projects in the United States, Russia and Ukraine.


English; Ukrainian; Russian.


International Bar Association;
Ukrainian Bar Association;
Kiev City Bar Association;
Foreign Advisory Board of the Ukrainian American Bar Association.


Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine (International Law, 1983; Ph.D., Private International Law, 1990);
International Law Institute, Washington, D.C., USA (Orientation in U.S. Legal System, 1991);
Yale University Law School, USA (LL.M, 1993).


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Armen Khachaturyan - Asters

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The ‚Äėextremely business-oriented and responsive‚Äô team at Asters is led by Iryna Pokanay and Armen Khachaturyan. The latter advised Ukraine‚Äôs public railway company on restructuring a $500m loan. Counsel Gabriel Aslanian is also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Armen Khachaturyan and Vadym Samoilenko are the key contacts at Asters, which has a strong track record in cross-border and complex M&A deals. Highlights included advising on a multimillion-dollar broadcasting joint venture.

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Within: Employment

Employment planning, collective bargaining, immigration, terminations and disputes are key areas for Asters, where Armen Khachaturyan and Svitlana Chepurna lead the practice. Wizz Air is a key client.

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Within: Leading individuals

Armen Khachaturyan - Asters

Within: Energy

‚ÄėTop performer in energy law‚Äô Asters has ‚Äėdeep knowledge and industry expertise‚Äô. Armen Khachaturyan, Tamara Lukanina and the ‚Äėpersonable and proactive‚Äô Yaroslav Petrov advised Free Energy on renewable projects.

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  • NBU Introduces Changes to Cross-Border Loan Registration Procedure

    On 15 June 2012, the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (the "NBU") adopted Regulation No. 246 introducing amendments (the "Amendments") to the procedure of obtainment by residents of foreign-currency loans from non-residents and providing by residents of foreign-currency loans to non-residents (the "Procedure") set forth in NBU Regulation No. 270. The Amendments shall come into force 4 months after the date of registration by the Ministry of Justice, which occurred on 9 July 2012.
    - Asters

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