Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Paralegal,
Business Law and Development, Conflict Analysis, Corporate Law,
Paralegal - Investment Banking/Finance
More than 12-year professional experience in Global Conflicts/ Diplomacy and Business, Global Legal Market operations, International Arbitration process and Capital Markets. Conceptual thinker, dynamic, highly motivated and self-starter with good communication and interpersonal skills, leadership, problem-solving, strong judgment, negotiations, team player and also ability to work well under pressure and deadlines.
Professional skill sets: International Law, International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Human Rights practices, International Affairs and Negotiations, Business Law and Development, Conflict Analysis, Investigation, Corporate Law, Paralegal, Immigration law, Human traffics, Global Pitch, Political/Economic/Legal research and forecast, Capital Market, Fixed-Income, Investment Strategist, M&A, Strategic Assessments and Reports and Public Affairs.
IT-technical skill sets: Legal search engines (FINRA, EDGAR, Ad hoc Arbitration), LexisNexis, MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook), AML, Bloomberg Law, Oracle, SQL, Data Analysis, Tableau, XML, Agile, Power Query and other related software like UCC (Uniform Commercial Code), SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), DTC (Depository Trust Company - letter/code).
Excellent oral and written communications (legal/diplomatic writing) skills in English, Russian, Turkish, Korean, Uzbek and Ukrainian languages.
EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor’s Degree in International Economic Relations – National University of Uzbekistan, with Honors (2001-2005)
Masters Degree in International Political Economy – National University of Uzbekistan (2005 - 2007)
Master of Legal Studies (MLS) – Washington University in St.Louis, School of Law (2019 - 2020 online)
Diploma at Financial Risk Management - SPS New York University (2019)
Diploma at International Law – University of World Economy and Diplomacy (2008)
Certificate – International foreign trade policy – China Foreign Affairs University (2015)
Certificate - International Relations and Korean study - Ajou University Republic of Korea (2006)
Diploma of Mathematics and Computer science – Special College (Lyceum) (1998-2001)
Senior Global Business/Legal System Analyst
Exemplary Invest LLC, New Jersey from May, 2018 – present
Analyzed business requirements documents to get better understanding of the system both on technical and business perspectives; Created independently Business/Functional Requirement Documents (BRD and FRD), created different type of reports/methods/or results of Data Extracting Analysis, and also analyzed valuation of tradable market securities with data mining and data management software (SSIS, BI, SQL) and design in Tableau 10.
Provided support for International and local legal matters and explained clients about international laws (International Trade, Legal Investment documents and contracts);
Investigated facts related to Cases (Investment contracts, Security Trade and Credit Reports, Dispute Transaction documents), researched and analyzed relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles in LexisNexis. Prepared, drafted and filed via EDGAR all SEC 33’ and 34’ Act filings including Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Proxy Statement, S-1, S-4, Form 8-K and also FINRA, UCC, DTC and ect.;
Reporting to and communicating with regional forums, key stakeholders and Regulators and Law Enforcement bodies. Provided advice, guidance and risk based solutions to the business on global and local policy interpretation. Review New Product AML Risk Assessments and provide advisory to the business and AML Compliance in foreign countries.
Document review findings, ensure awareness of conclusions and prepare a report of findings for Compliance and Business management; Manage a global team of representatives supporting multiple payments products.
Experienced as a self-starter by working independently to identify and complete tasks, and successfully engaged in multiple initiatives simultaneously while interacting professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts;
Acted as liaison between Outside legal Counsel, transfer agent and the Company, specifically international clients and our in-country Outside Counsel. I used by SharePoint and ViewShare for regard to document and content management. Drafted board minutes, annual meeting minutes and shareholder consent forms as well as bylaws.
Team Lead in Business the preparation of Board of Directors materials, including business performance analysis, asset, earnings and capital forecasts. Strong experience in understanding and interpreting regulatory reporting instructions surrounding US federal requirements in Wealth Management.
Sr. Global Business consultant (International Paralegal in Economics)
Oppenheimer & Co.Inc, New York October, 2017 - May, 2018
Supported as an International Paralegal consultant in handling all aspects relating to incoming new investment projects (mostly for Emerging countries) for Company new investor clients and existing clients. Participated research / analysis process to provide forecasts for planning and implementation new markets, and also handled many matter trade lifecycle aspects of an existing matter including changes to matter details, changes to the parties involved and all reactivation requests.
Deep expertise and manage the team in antitrust issues, mergers and acquisitions, securities litigation and risk management, valuation and international arbitration; As a specialist analyzed and was gathering evidences, and prepared different type of statements and make arguments with successful decisions in international arbitration proceedings, consultations and solutions spheres of regional and global economic and business law.
As an International Paralegal provided legal research in International Arbitration procedures (under the ICDR and rules AAA, UNCITRAL, pure ad hoc Arbitration) and Presentations. Supported and assisted company attorney in preparing for trials, hearings, and closings in International Institutional Arbitration process under AAA and UNCITRAL.
Explained clients about local laws of the CIS countries and some requirement aspects in the field of International Investment – Economic Affairs. Provided support for international legal matters. Performed due diligence analysis and research for investments and acquisitions worth $1.1 billion in total.
Supported to Lawyers in M&A (Mergers and acquisitions) as international economic paralegal for potential international deals. In particular, I collected valuable materials and reports from foreign financial institutions and Special Analytical Centers, and analyzed industry prospects by gathering information about growth, competitors, and market share possibilities. And also reviewed company fundamentals and financial statements of the potential foreign clients for purposes of future investment.
Develop and implement projects to quantify impacts & execute actions that address, manage and mitigate impacts of LOB AML risk across Europe, CIS and Asia Pacific. Conduct regular AML training on Firm's policies and procedures to business staff in line with Regional and Global AML Programs.
As Global Business specialist in Investment risk analysis team provided daily, weekly and quarter reports in Tableau. And also supported as needs international knowledge for preparation/development process high-quality international documents, contracts and agreements working closely with Legal department team.
Performed credit research and analysis on various municipal borrowers as part of an investment team managing municipal bond funds with $1.5 billion in assets under management, in addition to other tasks in support of the portfolio management process. Prepared all bond accounting entries including transactions, monthly accruals and accretion / amortization in Bloomberg.
Manager International Conflicts, Senior International Paralegal,
Global Business Legal Analyst.
United Nation Missions, MFA
Consul and Diplomat at Diplomatic Missions (2009-2013, 2015-2017)
CIS, EU, Asia and US (2005 to 2017)
Provided research and analysis to identify potential conflicts of interests of the Global customers, and working with Supervisor Diplomats in determining resolutions for conflict issues; Assist business conflicts department in conflict research and identification and conducted job trainings for other Analysts as need; Coordinate the delivery of services related to global offerings, such as global actuary and global benefits management.
Reviewed conflict reports and prepared issue summaries for management, interact with Senior Attorneys to discuss about conflict data and actions item, maintain database to record all conflicts related activities, and also supported developing team of Legal Department for building new law contracts. Researched case law on the conflict of law (International law), choice of law and forum state.
Drafted legal documents including responses to answers to complaints, pleadings, responses to interrogatories and request for production, affidavits, motions, legal memoranda, notices, subpoenas, etc. Involved in all aspects of International litigation support including Global legal research, factual investigation, asset research, personal records and deposition summaries and trial preparation.
Provided support for international legal matters and assist with implementing UN international law, economic and financial projects in United Nations (projects like UNPHA, UNDP, UN High level meetings, conference), USAID, World Bank and Investment Banks.
Be involved in developing, modifying and executing Organization policies which affect immediate operations and may also have a company-wide effect; Work on issues within the spectrum of planning, budgeting, implementing and maintaining cost and methods Work closely with the Business Development team to ensure budgets, schedules and performance criteria are met. Manage activities within the department in terms of costs and methods.
Conduct research and analysis to provide forecasts for planning and implementation; Developed economic, political, legal analysis, regional and global conflicts and also, human traffics and summaries for successful negotiations between governments and corporations, international organizations, and different types of International Arbitration processes and procedures under the LCIA, ICDR and rules AAA, ICC, UNCITRAL, pure ad hoc Arbitration and Institutional Arbitration;
Organized and managed the team in host diplomat-level events, high-level meetings (Consultations, official negotiations, official visits), various exhibitions, cultural and sports events to create connections;
Supervision, management and coordination of special common team (specialists from International Organizations and Government structures) investigating human rights violations, legalization of some ethnic nations and protect their legal interests, monitoring the return of property and reintegration of minorities, coordinating regional and state level anti trafficking working groups and delivery of trainings for law enforcement, liaison with government and other relevant stakeholders.
Global Business Legal Analyst at The United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) Role: (01/2007 – 07/2009)
Created progress and completion reports for project management on a weekly basis. Worked closely with management to keep track of the status of project and draft strategies for the near future. Used MS Project to manage schedules, deadlines, and resources for the project;
Performed the GAP Analysis and Impact Analysis for all business requirements having an impact on the existing application. Prepared the requirements traceability matrix to ensure that all the business requirements are traced to system requirements and all system requirements are traced to one or more test cases. Conducted and participated in walkthroughs to generate consensus, maintaining quality and resolve issues among different stakeholders in the SDLC.
Developed business process models in Agile/Scrum (some projects in waterfall) process to document existing and future business as well as created use cases and review with business as well as IT team.