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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…

June 29, 2021

Supreme Court put an end to the attempt of illegal collection of funds from Ukroboronprom’s enterprise

On 29 June 2021, the Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Northern Economic Court of Appeal issued in favor of the state-owned strategic enterprise Plant 410 Civil Aviation in a dispute with Aviabudprogres LLC regarding the supply of defective sp…

June 17, 2021

AVELLUM advised DTEK

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to DTEK Group in connection with the debt restructuring under the two inter-conditional English schemes of arrangement for DTEK Energy B.V. and DTEK Finance PLC. Under the restructuring terms approved by …

June 14, 2021

Kinstellar expands in Ukraine with the acquisition of DLA Piper’s Kyiv practice

On 14 June 2021 Kinstellar announced the acquisition of DLA Piper's market-leading Ukraine practice. Now comprising 60 lawyers, including 10 partners, Kinstellar is among the largest law firms in Ukraine and the leading independent international law …

June 10, 2021

CMS advised EBRD on financing for Kokhavynska Paper Factory

International law firm CMS has acted as English legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in a EUR 13.8 million loan to the Kokhavynska Paper Factory (KPF), one of the largest producers of recycled paper and tissue. Based…

June 8, 2021

Baker McKenzie advised Raiffeisen Bank Aval

Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office has advised Raiffeisen Bank Aval, on the launch of the banking services offered through Fairo, an all-in-one mobile app for freelancers and entrepreneurs. Fairo is an innovative service powered by Raiffeisen Bank Internat…

June 7, 2021

Dentons Launches Dentons Global Advisors

Dentons announced the launch of Dentons Global Advisors, an elite multidisciplinary advisory firm that provides integrated strategic counsel and support for clients facing complex opportunities and challenges spanning commercial, reputational, financ…

INTEGRITES advises Longwing Energy S.C.A.

INTEGRITES advises EuroCape Ukraine I LLC, an indirect subsidiary of LongWing Energy S.C.A., a Luxemburg-based independent power producer operating renewable assets in Europe, on commissioning of Phase I of the 500 MW Zaporizhzhia Wind Park. The faci…

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