Viacheslav (Slava) Iavorskyi

Languages: Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Russian, Ukrainian
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Viacheslav (Slava) Iavorskyi joined the litigation and enforcement department of Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office as an associate in 2019. He advises multiple international investment banking, asset management and private equity firms on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and trade compliance due diligence for investments in Asia. Prior to joining the firm, Slava trained at a leading international law firm with a strong focus on complex cross-border litigation, regulatory enforcement and investigation matters. Slava is currently on a temporary assignment in the Tokyo office.


Notable transactions in which Slava has been involved prior to joining the firm include:

  • Advised a bank on concurrent proceedings in England and China in relation to a cross-currency swap dispute.
  • Advised a bank in relation to a regulatory investigation into its hiring practices of interns and junior employees.
  • Advised a company in relation to an investigation involving price fixing allegations in Hong Kong.
  • Advised a group of companies in relation to an investigation involving cartel offence allegations in Hong Kong.
  • Advising a bank in relation to a regulatory investigation into an alleged manipulation of a foreign currency benchmark by one of its traders.

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