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February 15, 2019

Aequo advised Posco Daewoo

Aequo advised Posco Daewoo with over USD 21 billion annual revenue, regarding Ukrainian law matters in connection with the acquisition of a grain export terminal located in Mykolaiv,. With the mentioned deal, Posco Daewoo will become the first Korean…

February 14, 2019

VB PARTNERS represented interests of the port operator in the antitrust case

VB PARTNERS has proven that the SE USPA is abusing its monopoly position since it fails to carry out icebreaking work in the port water area, despite levying port charges for this purpose. This restricted access of ships to the client’s docks. …

February 8, 2019

Pavlo Byelousov promoted to partner at Aequo

Aequo is delighted to announce the promotion of Pavlo Byelousov, head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation, to its partnership, effective as of 1 January 2019. Pavlo has 14 years of hands-on experience in investment, commercial …

Sayenko Kharenko boosts IP practice

Sayenko Kharenko is pleased to announce the recruitment of a four-strong team from the leading Ukrainian IP boutique.  Yaroslav Ognevyuk is the new head of Sayenko Kharenko’s IP practice. He is a recognized IP authority in Ukraine and has …

February 5, 2019

Aequo advised Dragon Capital on the acquisition of a stake in Ciklum

AEQUO advised Dragon Capital, one of the leading private equity investors in Ukraine, on acquisition of a stake in Ciklum. Ciklum is a leading global IT-company, founded in 2002. Ciklum has 3,000+ developers, designers, product managers and data sci…

February 4, 2019

Asters advised Emer Group Limited

Asters has acted as a counsel to Emer Group Limited in connection with the recent sale of its 6.99% stake in Joint Stock Company Farmak, the largest pharmaceutical producer in Ukraine. Asters team involved in the matter consisted of partner Iryna Po…

KPMG Law Ukraine defended the interests of one of the largest lighting companies in a tax dispute

The KPMG Law Ukraine team successfully represented the interests of a subsidiary of one of the largest international corporations of the lighting industry in a dispute with tax authorities on recognising the VAT credit matter. The Tax Disp…

AVELLUM advised PrJSC Jacobs Douwe Egberts Ukraina

AVELLUM advised the client on minorities squeeze-out procedure followed by the successful corporate reorganisation of  Jacobs Douwe Egberts Ukraina  from a private joint stock company to a limited liability company. The firm supported the …

January 28, 2019

PwC Legal Ukraine attorneys represented Syngenta in a dispute with tax authority

PwC Legal Ukraine developed and implemented a winning strategy in a court case that involved a failure to refund an overpaid corporate profits tax by Ukraine’s central tax authority as well as its blatant disregard of the taxpayer’s legit…

January 25, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine defended a telecommunication-industrial company in a tax dispute

KPMG Law Ukraine  represented the interests of one of the biggest world companies in telecommunication equipment and mobile phones area during the administrative appeal of tax notice-decisions.  The subject of appeal was the increasing of …

January 24, 2019

Oleksandr Fefelov appointed as partner at Ilyashev & Partners

Oleksandr Fefelov, the Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice, appointed as partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. Oleksandr has been heading the Antitrust and Competition Practice of Ilyashev & Partners since 2010. Under his management…

January 23, 2019

AVELLUM represented client’s interests in GAFTA arbitration

AVELLUM represented the client's interests in GAFTA arbitration in the dispute with a Swiss trading company.As the result of 8 months long arbitral proceedings, the tribunal satisfied demands of our client in full, for a total amount of over USD200,0…

January 21, 2019

LHS organized a welcome reception to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Civil Code

On  16 January Legal High School started their second academic year. Its beginning coincided with the 15th anniversary of the Civil Code of Ukraine, for which a welcome reception was given. During the event, the participants discussed the exc…

January 18, 2019

Tetyana Berezhna and Yuriy Kolos joined Vasil Kisil & Partners

Vasil Kisil & Partners’ Board of Partners decided to expand its management team, promoting its senior associates Tetyana Berezhna and Yuriy Kolos to counsels. Tetyana Berezhna has been with Vasil Kisil & Partners since 2011. Tetyana sp…

January 17, 2019

Sayenko Kharenko announces new partner promotion

Sayenko Kharenko is delighted to announce the appointment of Maksym Nazarenko as a new partner in the firm’s antitrust & competition practice.  Mr Nazarenko has more than 17 years of professional experience, over ten of which he dedic…

January 16, 2019

Ilyashev & Partners advised IATA on launching EasyPay in Ukraine

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm was appointed as Ukrainian legal advisor on regulatory issues concerning introduction by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association for airlines headquartered in Canada, of a new …

January 15, 2019

AVELLUM promoted Vadim Medvedev to tax partner

AVELLUM announced the promotion of Vadim Medvedev to partner effective from 1 January 2019. Vadim leads the firm’s tax practice and has an outstanding track record in the areas of international tax planning, transaction structuring, …

January 10, 2019

KPMG Law Ukraine defended interests of a major Ukrainian publishing house

KPMG Law Ukraine team represented interests of a subsidiary of a major German media corporation in a dispute with tax authorities regarding correctness of registration amount in VAT Electronic Administration System (VAT EAS) account. The lawyers of …

January 8, 2019

Olena Omelchenko appointed as partner at Ilyashev & Partners

The Head of International Trade practice Olena Omelchenko appointed as partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. This is the first partnership announcement at Ilyashev & Partners since 2006. Olena joined the Ilyashev & Partners …

December 21, 2018

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