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October 21, 2019

The Conductors of Changes Forum VI: The synergy of business, state, and society

  For the sixth year, The Conductors of Changes Forum VI will bring together ambitious business leaders, reputable public and state leaders as well as thought leaders, united by a common goal – to transform their present selve…

Ilyashev & Partners opened office in Odesa

In October 2019, Ilyashev & Partners opened a new office in Odesa. The new office of the firm specializes inthe provision of full range of legal services focusing on issues relating to sea carriage (shipping), international trade and cargo handli…

October 18, 2019

AVELLUM advised MHP on USD 350 million Eurobond issue

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to MHP Lux S.A. on USD 350 million offering of 6.250% notes due 2029 . The transaction was structured as an offering of the Notes guaranteed on a senior basis by MHP SE and certain of its Ukrainian and Cyp…

ETERNA LAW became an exclusive member for Ukraine of the First Law International

First Law International (FLI) is an Elite Global Network of independent law firms specializing in providing clients with  standardized solutions for cross-border legal support. Established in 2001, FLI is based in Brussels and is a global …

October 15, 2019

Ukrainian and Swiss lawyers launch Multifamily Office in Ukraine

The Swiss legal group SIGTAX and its managing partner Paul Gheorghiu along with Ukrainian partners Ruslan Redka, Lana Golian and Natalia Radchenko open a multi-family office in Ukraine under the brand name of Legal House. Legal House provides suppor…

October 10, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine - legal advisor to an international investor during the implementation of the Port Solar project

KPMG Law Ukraine has completed its legal support of the M&A agreement on the side of an international investor - the Slovak company E-Group which together with UDP Renewables, an investment and development company, launched a solar power plant Po…

Kinstellar’s Kyiv represented client in high-value ICC arbitration

Kinstellar represented a former shareholder of one of Ukraine’s largest agribusiness groups in London-seated arbitration conducted under the ICC Arbitration Rules. The claims against the client, totalling USD 40 million for alleged conspiracy, …

October 2, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine defended the interests of a representative office of one of the leading electrical corporations

KPMG Law Ukraine defended the interests of a representative office of one of the leading electrical corporations in dispute with the tax authority regarding the corporate income tax payment. The tax dispute arose in relation to a technical mistake ma…

October 1, 2019

Anzhelika Livitska appointed to Co-chair Asters Energy, Natural Resources & Construction Practice

Asters counsel Anzhelika Livitska has been appointed a Co-Head of the Energy, Natural Resources & Construction practice as of 1 October 2019. Anzhelika has more than 23 years of experience in energy, natural resources and construction with speci…

September 26, 2019

Aequo announced expansion of its management team

Aequo announced the promotion of Nataliya Dryuk to counsel, Intellectual Property Practice. Nataliya has over 12 years’ experience in civil and commercial litigation, and intellectual property. One of her main focus areas is patent litigation…

AVELLUM advised ICU

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to Investment Capital Ukraine (ICU) on the sale of the remaining stake in alternative energy projects with total capacity over 200 MW to VR Capital Group. The transaction covered the following solar power plants joi…

September 23, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine represented interests of business in a transfer pricing dispute

KPMG Law Ukraine represented interests of an industry leader in a tax dispute over compliance with an “arm's-length principal”  in the controlled transactions. As a result of a documentary unscheduled tax audit on transfer pricing i…

September 17, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine represented interests of an agro-industrial company in a tax dispute

KPMG Law Ukraine represented interests of an agro-industrial company in a tax dispute regarding value added tax refunding in connection with transactions alleged by the tax authority as fictitious.  The tax authorities conducted a documentary …

September 16, 2019

EVRIS opens representative office in Singapore

EVRIS law firm has been known on the Ukrainian legal market since 2017. Today, EVRIS is more than a law firm. Since business is constantly evolving, the team is moving forth with it. And its first international destination is Singapore. Having a sou…

September 10, 2019

Ivan Bondarchuk joined EVRIS as s new head of Energy Law Practice

EVRIS continues to pursue its strategy of growing and expanding the client's service.  Ivan Bondarchuk has joined the  team as head of Energy Law and Natural Resources practice. Ivan has over 6 years of experience in the areas of energy m…

Denys Kytsenko joined Eterna Law as partner of Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice

Eterna Law announced that Denys Kytsenko on 2 September joined the firm as partner and a head of Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice. Before Eterna Law, Dr Kytsenko led a number of outstanding cases, representing major International and Ukrainian …

September 4, 2019

AEQUO advised Raiffeisen Bank International

AEQUO has acted for Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) on extension of ECA-covered finance in the amount of approximately EUR 4 million to EpiCentr Group. Within the long-term cooperation of RBI with EpiCentr Group, Austrian bank has granted a …

Doubinsky & Osharova defended McDonald’s right to well-known trademark

On 20 August 2019, the Supreme Court put an end to the economic dispute and upheld the decision of the Appeal Chamber of the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine on the well-known status of the “Mc” trademark in Ukraine and the …

August 29, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine represented the interests of an international real estate investor in a tax dispute

The lawyers of the Tax Dispute Resolution practice of KPMG Law Ukraine successfully challenged the conclusions of the tax audit report regarding the company’s obligations to recognize the financial income from the discounting accounts payable (…

AEQUO secures win for ProCredit Bank

AEQUO defended interests of ProCredit Bank in a precedent-setting dispute over the loan commitment. The Supreme Court decided in favor of the Bank, upholding the lawful decision of the court of appeal. The complexity of the dispute was that the opp…

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