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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 firm’s 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 In 2017, the funds and securities were withdrawn from the plaintiff's account based on the court ver…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 …

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…

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