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November 24, 2021

Wolf Theiss advised Uniqa Group

Wolf Theiss assisted Uniqa Real Estate on the sale of a 3,690 sq.m. office building in the historic part of the centre of Kyiv to NEST, a leading Ukrainian real estate developer. Wolf Theiss acted as Ukrainian and Austrian legal counsel to the selle…

November 19, 2021

Ilyashev & Partners supported the signing of the 5-year contract of Antonov with NATO and the EU

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm accompanied the signing of the first 5-year contract of State enterprise Antonov within the framework of the Strategic AirliftInternational Solution (SALIS) program. According to the contract, Antonov gives NATO and E…

November 15, 2021

Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang advised EBRD

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on its USD 75 million investment in the USD 825 million sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issued by Ukraine’s national power company, …

Baker McKenzie advised First Ukrainian International Bank

The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie acted as legal counsel to First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB) in connection with the structuring, negotiation and entry into a conditional purchase agreement for the shares in Idea Bank …

November 9, 2021

Sayenko Kharenko advised Getin Holding S.A.

Sayenko Kharenko has acted as lead legal counsel to Getin Holding S.A., in relation to the sale of 100% of the share capital of the group of Romanian companies operating under IDEA brand: Idea Bank Romania, Idea Investment, Idea Leasing IFN and Idea …

Sayenko Kharenko secured victory for OLFA (Ukraine)

Sayenko Kharenko arbitration team has successfully defended interests of OLFA LLC in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. ICAC has awarded to OLFA, the Ukrainian distributor of medical and …

November 2, 2021

Baker McKenzie advised the shareholders of Depositphotos

Baker McKenzie has advised the shareholders of Depositphotos, a stock photo content marketplace, on the sale of 100% of the shares in Depositphotos, including its subsidiary Crello, an online graphic design editor, to VistaPrint, a global printi…

October 26, 2021

Asters defended Privatbank

On 18 October, for a second time, the Solomianskiy District Court, Kyiv dismissed Igor Kolomoiskyi’s claim against PrivatBank JSC CB, the National Bank of Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, and their counsel, seeking invalidation of a…

October 20, 2021

The united team of Benchers and Equity defended Odesa mayor

BENCHERS and EQUITY lawyers managed to get High Anti-Corruption Court's refusal to detain the Odesa mayor Hennadii Trukhanov. The client and other suspects are groundlessly accused of illegally transferring municipal land plots for construction, leg…

CMS advised on securities clearing infrastructure in Ukraine

International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Kyiv has advised DAI Global (USAID) and the National Securities and the Stock Markets Commission of Ukraine on the most important element of securities infrastructure for the capital marke…

AVELLUM advised Kaspi.kz on acquisition of Portmone

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to JSC Kaspi.kz  in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group by Kaspi Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaspi.kz. AVELLUM provided full legal support to Kaspi.kz in performing…

September 29, 2021

BIT Cooling-off Period: Opportunities for Settlement

Date & Time: 20 October 2021 14:00 - 15:30 UK time (16:00 – 17:30 Kyiv time)   Description: CIArb Europe Branch, in association with Hillmont Partners, a reputable British-Ukrainian law firm, invites you to join us for a special discussion on…

September 13, 2021

CMS advised Vodafone Ukraine

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Kyiv has advised leading mobile operator Vodafone Ukraine and its parent company, Neqsol Holding, on Vodafone Ukraine’s landmark acquisition of Vega Telecom from SCM Group. Vega Telecom provides integrate…

August 31, 2021

ILF Law Firm prevented an unlawful takeover of the Lutheran Church

ILF Law Firm was contacted by Pavlo Schwartz, candidate for the position of Bishop of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine. His issue was that despite having the support of the Lutheran community in Germany, the German Embassy and the ma…

August 27, 2021

CMS advised KEXIM

International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has advised the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), an export credit bank from South Korea, on extending its secured USD 36 million financing to Grain Terminal Holdings in Ukraine.   …

August 4, 2021

Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients is released in print

Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing publishes its annual market research Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients. The Handbook provides a legislative review and in-depth research of the country’s legal services market. The pub…

July 14, 2021

Asters advised BSTDB

Asters acts as a legal counsel to the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) in connection with its up to USD 20 million financing to the group of companies, owning two shopping malls under Araks brand in Kyiv. The loan will support the modern…

July 8, 2021

Kinstellar advised EBRD

Kinstellar’s Kyiv office has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with a EUR 10 million revolving credit facility for ERU Trading LLC, a leading privately owned gas trader in Ukr…

July 5, 2021

Oleksiy Filatov joined AEQUO

Oleksiy Filatov has joined AEQUO as senior partner and head of Dispute Resolution practice group.Oleksiy Filatov focuses on cross-border and local litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate, commercial and investment disputes. …

July 1, 2021

Kinstellar advised EBRD

Kinstellar’s Kyiv office has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with a local currency loan equivalent to USD 65 million to Datagroup to finance primarily its acquisition o…

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