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February 23, 2022

A criminal investigation has been launched into the case of the construction of a Lviv Solid Waste Project

By its Decision of 16 February 2022 Shevchenkivskyi District Court of Kyiv ordered the newly established Bureau of Economic Security of Ukraine to enter the information on a criminal offense under the fact of violations, which were committed during t…

February 21, 2022

Redcliffe Partners advised EBRD on sovereign bonds guarantee to Raiffeisen Bank Ukraine

Redcliffe Partners team assisted EBRD with an innovative deal – a EUR 75,000,000 guarantee to Raiffeisen Bank Ukraine (RBUA). The guarantee will cover the risk of non-pa…

February 9, 2022

GR Practice at Hillmont Partners now headed by Former Deputy Minister Kostyantyn Chyzhyk

Hillmont Partners announced that Kostyantyn Chyzhyk has joined the firm as a partner. A renowned specialist in investments, energy and international cooperation, a proactive reformer and strong anti-crisis manager, Kostyantyn Chyzhyk heads the firm's…

January 26, 2022

FIRST LEGAL FORUM EU-EASTERN PARTNERSHIP

A landmark event for the legal market of Western and Central-Eastern Europe - the First Legal Forum EU-Eastern Partnership will take place in Warsaw on May 26-27, 2022. It is a unique dialogue platform, which was created with the aim of synergistic u…

January 20, 2022

Supreme Court confirmed the lawfulness of antidumping duties on import of cement to Ukraine from the RF, Belarus and Moldova

On 19 January  2022, the Supreme Court put an end to case No. 640/11242/19 on the application of anti-dumping duties on imports of cement into Ukraine, enforced by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade (ICIT) in May 2019. The …

January 19, 2022

Hillmont Partners welcomes new partner Valentyn Zasukha to Lead its Corporate and M&A practice

Hillmont Partners announces that Valentyn Zasukha, an experienced corporate finance and investment advisor, is joining the firm as a partner and head of its corporate and M&A practice. Valentyn Zasukha is one of the markets prominent legal managers…

January 17, 2022

Asters advised Vitol on sale of 50% of shares in Geo-Alliance Oil-Gas Public Limited

Astersacted as a Ukrainian law counsel toArawakEnergyUkraineB.V., a member of group of companies Vitol, in the sale of 50% of shares inGeo-AllianceOil-GasPublicLimitedto gas producer Geo Alliance Group Limited.SlaughterandMaysupported t…

January 13, 2022

Redcliffe Partners strengthened its commercial, corporate, tax and M&A practices with a new partner

Redcliffe Partners announced that Albert Sych has joined the firm as a partner. Prior to joining Redcliffe Partners, Albert practiced law for over 20 years in Ukraine, with 17 years at EY Ukraine, including eight years as a partner. During that time…

January 11, 2022

CMS strengthened real estate practice in Kyiv

International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Ukraine announced the appointment of Mykhaylo Soroka to the firms Real Estate practice in Kyiv. Mykhaylo joins the firm as counsel from the law firm AEQUO.With more than 15 years experie…

December 29, 2021

ASTERS ADVISED EBRD ON PROVIDING EUR 15 MLN LOAN TO ZELENA DOLYNA

Asters acted as a Ukrainian law counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on up to EUR 15 million secured loan to LLC AHROKOMPLEKS ZELENA DOLYNA, a member of Zelena Dolyna Group, Ukraine's medium-size group of agricultural compa…

CMS advised NAFTA International B.V.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Ukraine has advised NAFTA International B.V., a Slovak oil and gas exploration, production and gas storage company, on the buyout of its joint venture partner, Cub Energy Inc., to become the owner of 100% of the…

Asters defended Oschadbank

Asters defended Oschadbank JSC in a dispute based on the claim of Cypriot company Opalcore Ltd for recovery of debt in the amount of USD 25 million. In 2017, the funds and securities were withdrawn from the plaintiff's account based on the court ver…

December 22, 2021

December 15, 2021

Aequo defended Darnitsa in a dispute against Farmak, Ukrpatent and the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine

Aequo have successfully represented Darnitsa in a dispute against Farmak, Ukrpatent, and the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine. On 10 December 2021 the Commercial Court of Kyiv City decided in favor of Darnitsa b…

December 14, 2021

Asters advised IFC on another municipal financing project in Ukraine

Asters acted as a Ukrainian law counsel to the International Finance Corporation on EUR 13.7 million financing to the city of Kryvyi Rih. The investment consists of EUR 10.2 million of IFC own-account financing and EUR 3,5 million in blended finance…

December 13, 2021

Buyers become more demanding with respect to potential targets

AVELLUM for the second time researched how the coronavirus outbreak affected the plans of businesses to purchase or sell assets or companies in Ukraine in the next 6 to 12 months. The firm surveyed over 90 owners, top managers, and heads of legal dep…

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 …

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