Lord Goldsmith QC of Debevoise & Plimpton and a team from Akin Gump have represented Russian state-owned oil company PJSC Tatneft in its successful appeal in the English Court of Appeal from a summary judgment decision of the English High Court, allowing the case to proceed to trial.
The commercial legal markets of Central & Eastern Europe didn’t appear automatically. They didn’t develop in a vacuum. They were formed, shaped, and led, by lawyers – visionary, hard-working, commercially-minded, and client-focused individuals pulling the development of CEE’s legal markets along behind them as they labored relentlessly for their clients, their careers, their futures.
Ilyashev & Partners is representing the Ukrainian State Strategic Enterprise “Antonov,” which on October 12, 2017, filed a motion in the Sviatoshynskyi District Court of Kyiv for enforcement of a judgment delivered by the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry awarding more than UAH 32 million to Antonov from the Libyan Executive Authority for Special Flights.
The National Bank of Ukraine (the "NBU") has significantly simplified its rules for attracting cross-border loans by Ukrainian borrowers from international financial institutions ("IFI"), such as, among others, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Finance Corporation.
Ilyashev & Partners has advised the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH concerning the structuring of relations with the beneficiaries of technical aid provided by the German government within the framework of the “Strengthening Social Infrastructure for Absorption of IDPs” project.
Avellum has acted as Ukrainian legal advisor to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on its USD 3 billion, 15-year, 7.375% Eurobond issue, which was combined with a cash tender offer to the holders of the outstanding Eurobonds due 2019 and 2020. White & Case advised the Ministry of Finance on matters of English and American law, while Sayenko Kharenko (on Ukrainian law) and Latham & Watkins (on American and English law) advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan Securities plc.
CMS has advised M.V. Cargo in respect of two parallel loans, totaling USD 74 million, made available to it by the EBRD and the IFC to partly finance M.V. Cargo’s construction of a new modern grain terminal in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Yuzhni capable of handling up to 5 million tons of grain annually.