Ulvia Zeynalova-Bockin

Hyatt International Center, Hyatt Tower 2
8 Izmir Street
Baku, AZ1065Azerbaijan
Phone: +994124906575
Fax: 994124906575
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Finance & Banking
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Practice/Organization Description

Ulvia Zeynalova-Bockin is Counsel in Dentons' Baku office. Her practice includes banking law, Islamic finance, real estate finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate law and finance. Ulvia also has experience in securities and financial regulation, including work with the Corporation Finance Division of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. and advising clients with business interests in the CIS countries while working Salans' New York office.

She has provided legal support to local and international clientele in high-profile matters, including the first IPO to be listed on the Baku Stock Exchange, a favorable resolution of a major debt recovery case in the Baku International Arbitration Court, advising major investment banks on the enforceability of ISDA Master Agreements, Global Master Repurchase Agreements and Global Master Securities Lending Agreements and participating in the privatization of the largest bank in Azerbaijan. Ulvia also successfully represented local and foreign banks in various derivatives and lending transactions, assisted in shareholding restructuring, conducted legal due diligence, drafted agreements and other transaction documents and assisted with regulatory approvals and other business concerns.

She has been recognized as the Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 ranking.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar, New York, 2010

Qualified for practice, Azerbaijan, 2006


Georgetown University Law Center, 2009, LLM, concentration Securities and Financial Regulation

Khazar University, 2006, LLB, cum laude

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of the Board of the British Business Group in 2007-2008

New York Bar since January 2010

International Bar Association since March 2016

Honors and Awards

Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017

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