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February 27, 2019

AVELLUM advised solar power plant developer

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to SM Invest Construction B.V., a solar PV plants developer, on the sale of shares in the holding company, which owns the underlying assets to develop a 120MW solar power plant in Mykolaiv region. Scatec Solar, a le…

KPMG Law Ukraine represented the interests of pharmaceutical company

KPMG Law Ukraine team represented the interests of a subsidiary of one of the largest international pharmaceutical companies in a tax dispute on confirmation the correctness of calculation output VAT, reality of transactions …

February 26, 2019

Baker McKenzie acted as lead legal counsel to MHP SE

The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie acted as lead legal counsel to MHP SE, a leading international agro-industrial group, on its acquisition of PerutninaPtuj, international meat-processing company and the largest producer of poultry meat and poultry me…

February 25, 2019

AVELLUM advised Kernel

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to its longstanding client Kernel Holding S.A. on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Rail Transit Kargo Ukraine worth, based on the enterprise value, USD 64 million. AVELLUM provided legal support to Kernel in ne…

February 22, 2019

AVELLUM advised MTB Bank and Bank Center on merger

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel on the merger of PJSC MTB Bank and PJSC Commercial Bank Center. The merger was conducted under a simplified procedure introduced by the Law of Ukraine On Simplifying Reorganisation and Capitalisation Procedures for …

KPMG Law Ukraine interests of the Ukrainian division of the world leader of the diversified glass industry

KPMG Law Ukraine’s team represented the interests of a subsidiary company of one of the largest international corporations in the production of flat glass for the construction and automotive industries in a dispute with the tax authorities on t…

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 has completed a corporate investigation against the former top management of the agricultural holding

A large foreign agricultural holding acquired a land bank in Ukraine to develop the existing business. At the same time, the previous management was not dismissed and remained in the company. More than a year after the acquisition, the activities of …

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…

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