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Anatoly Matveev's practice is a mix of international arbitration, both investment treaty and commercial, and complex cross-border litigation cases. He has represented clients or acted against parties from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and other FSU (former Soviet Union) countries. Anatoly has worked on disputes relating to mining, energy, M&A, financial services, shareholders' agreements, joint ventures, fraud, and procurement contracts.

Anatoly has participated in dozens of arbitration proceedings conducted under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). In addition, he was actively involved in a commercial litigation dispute in the District Court of Amsterdam. He has represented clients in arbitrations and court hearings in London, Paris, and Amsterdam.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Anatoly worked at several leading English and U.S. law firms. He was counsel in the only Energy Charter Treaty case conducted in Russian and defended the client in one of the most important English law cases on the "piercing the corporate veil" doctrine. Anatoly also worked for a major Russian energy company, representing the company and its subsidiaries in arbitrazh courts and competition tribunals and advising on issues of corporate and competition law.


  • Clients seek advice in connection with criminal investigation and potential criminal and civil claims relating to alleged fraud of over US$1 billionJones Day is advising clients in connection with a criminal investigation and potential criminal and civil claims relating to an alleged fraud of over US$1 billion.
  • World Wide Minerals obtains arbitration award in excess of $50 million against the Republic of KazakhstanJones Day obtained an arbitration award on behalf of World Wide Minerals Ltd. ("WWM"), a Toronto-based mining company, and Mr. Paul A. Carroll, QC, WWM's President and CEO, which held that the Republic of Kazakhstan breached international law and the Canada-U.S.S.R. Bilateral Investment Treaty ("BIT") over 20 years ago.
  • Windoor arbitrates ICSID claim against KazakhstanJones Day is representing Estonian construction company AS Windoor in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • Canadian mining company initiates UNCITRAL arbitration against KazakhstanJones Day represents a Canadian mining company in an UNCITRAL arbitration against the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.

    Advised a leading Russian developer in an LCIA early assessment case.

    Represented an investor in an arbitration claim at the SCC against an Eastern Europe state under the Energy Charter Treaty.

    Represented a major Russian telecommunication company in a commercial arbitration concerning enforcement of an LCIA award.

    Member of the team that successfully challenged the jurisdiction of English courts in a high-profile commercial case at the High Court and Court of Appeal (VTB Capital Plc v Nutritek International Corp & Ors).