Financial arbitration


  • Vahan Vermishyan
    Vahan Vermishyan

    1995-2000/Tavria National University, Simferopol, Faculty of Law

    Work experience

    Since 2012 joint work/ Finstroy-Arthouse LTD – Director
    Since 2007/Vahan Vermishyan and Friends LTD – Director (provision of legal services)
    2006-2007/ Satellite Network LTD – Director
    2003-2006/Cemonics International inc. – USAID-Lawyer of Micro Enterprises’ Development Project
    2005-2006/Golden Palace Hotel LTD- Legal Advisor
    2003-2005/Haypost CJSC – Leading Specialist of Legal department

  • Smbat Melikjanyan
    Smbat Melikjanyan

    1989/ Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law

    Work experience

    Since 2016/Head of Financial Arbitration Office of the Union of Banks of Armenia
    2015-2016 - Financial Arbitration of the Union of Banks of Armenia-Deputy Chairman, then Acting President
    2014-2015 – Financial Arbitration of the Union of Banks of Armenia-Arbiter
    Since 2014 - Licensed Lawyer, License- 1955
    2007-2014 - Prosecutor General's Office of RA, Deputy Head of State Interests Protection Department
    1999-2007 - Prosecutor General's Office of  RA,  Prosecutor at the  State Interests Protection Department
    1996-1999 – Prosecutor՛s Office of  RA,  Prosecutor of the Division for Monitoring the Legality of Judgments and Decisions of the RA Civil Prosecutor's Courts
    1995-1996 – Judicial Collegium on Military cases of the Supreme Court of RA- Adviser, then Senior Advisor
    1994 – 1995 - Complaints Division of the RA Supreme Court-Senior Consultant
    1989 – 1994 - Yerevan Public Council of the Executive Committee- Legal consultant of Legal Department
    1989-1989 – Legal Consultant of the Technical Accounting Bureau of the Bureau of Political Affairs of Yerevan City Council Executive Committee


    Honors  and awards

    June 29, 2007- First Class Justice Advisor Degree
    June 30, 2010 - Letter of gratitude of RA Prime Minister
    July 01, 2012 - National Security Service "For Combat Cooperation" Medal
    June 26, 2013 - Jubilee medal "95 years of RA Prosecutor's Office"
    July 01, 2013 - Honorary Diploma of RA Minister of Justice

  • Ani Hambartsumyan
    Ani Hambartsumyan

    2010-2012  Master’s degree in law, Yerevan State University, Department of Law

    2006-2010 - Bachelor’s degree in law, Yerevan State University, Department of Law

    Work experience

    September 2017-Concern Dialog Law Firm, Attorney

    March 2014 -September 2017 Cassation Court RA- expert, Yerevan, Armenia

    September 2013 - January 2014- Golden Lex LTD- legal adviser, Yerevan, Armenia

    May 2013 - December 2013 - ASHIB CJSC-lawyer, Yerevan, Armenia

    July 2012 - February  2013 - AM Law Firm- legal adviser, Yerevan, Armenia

    January 2011- April 2011 -  Court of First Instance of  Erebuni and Nubarashen Communities of Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia

    February 2010 - April 2010 - Cassation court of RA, Yerevan, Armenia

    October  2010- November  2010 -  providing free legal assistance for insolvent people- Legal clinic, Yerevan State University, Department of Law, Yerevan, Armenia

    November 2014 – training -  Free Pass for rediscovering, empowering & enhance the path to soft skills-Erasmus+, Lefkada, Greec

  • Arthur Melikyan
    Arthur Melikyan

    1998-2001/ National Academy of Sciences, RA, Institute of Philosophy and Law

    1993-1998/ Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law

    Work experience

    Since 2016/ ID Bank CJSC- Head of Legal Department

    2012 – 2016/ MM Legal Outsource LTD- Director of a Law Firm

    2010 – 2012/ Enterprise Incubator Foundation-Project Manager/Lawyer     

    2008-2010/ ARARATBANK OJSC- Head of Legal Department, Board Member /Qualification Certificate of the Head of the Bank: deadline June 2014/

    2008/ARARATBANK OJSC-Adviser to CEO

    2009/ Izmirlian Credit Organization LTD-Board Member, Chairman of Dissolution Committee

    2007-2008/Business Development Advisers Company-Project Manager, Lawyer/Chairman of the Board/up today       

    2002-2008/Enterprise Incubator Foundation-Lawyer

    2001-2002/ RA State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition-Head of Legal Department

    2000-2001/Securities Commission of the Republic of Armenia - Chief Legal Adviser     

    2000/ Securities Market Inspectorate of the Republic of Armenia- Deputy Head (by the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia)

    1999-2000/ Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia - Head of Legal Department          

    1997-1999/Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Armenia - Leading Specialist, Chief Specialist, head of the Department of Documents Inspection of the General Legal Department

    1997/ Landbank CJSC - Legal Adviser

    1996-1997/Central Bank of Armenia – Specialist at the Legal Department


    Consulting and other activities

    2005 – 2006/ Performing legal analysis of 7 companies together with “Corporate Governance Center” Foundation by order of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

    2008 – 2010/ Study of legal issues and problems related to IT and high technologies, development of specific proposals and ways to solve problems by order of EIF and UITE

    2010 – 2014/Office of Financial Arbitration of Union of Banks of Armenia, arbiter