Dentons Kyiv has acted as Ukrainian and English legal counsel to First Ukrainian International Bank in connection with the restructuring of a UAH 672 million loan to an unnamed Ukrainian company.
On October 4, 2017, CEELM reported that Everlegal had advised UDP Renewables, part of the UDP development group, on its development of the Dymerska Solar Power Plant in Ukraine. We reached out to UDP Renewables CFO Kiril Bondar, who manages the project.
DLA Piper Ukraine has advised and represented long-term client McDonald’s on the opening of a new restaurant in Kyiv.
Avellum, working alongside global advisor White & Case, has provided Ukrainian legal advice to Coast2Coast, a South-African investment company, on its acquisition of Poland-based Stella Pack by Coast2Coast portfolio company Bounty Brands.
Avellum has successfully represented Ceska Exportni Banka, a.s in a number of litigations against a Ukrainian corporate borrower in connection with the borrower's attempts to transfer mortgaged real estate assets securing a USD 37 million loan and a separate sale of the relevant loan and security claims.
The Russian annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and subsequent military actions in Eastern Ukraine left Ukraine reeling. It took a while for the country to develop a strategy and institute its first arbitration and court actions against the Russian Federation. These first legal challenges are now bearing fruit, as several landmark decisions have recently been delivered by major international dispute resolution venues.
Rob Shantz is a partner and the Head of the Corporate practice of Redcliffe Partners. He is a US-qualified lawyer with over 28 years of experience, including some 20 years in Central and Eastern Europe. Shantz specializes in cross-border corporate law and corporate governance matters, as well as in FCPA compliance investigation.
Unsurprisingly, most of the Buzz reported by Olga Prosyanyuk, the Managing Partner of Aver Lex in Ukraine, relates to trends in her own area of specialization. "As we are a criminal law practice boutique,” she says, "we’re keeping our eyes on all procedures going on in Ukraine in terms of criminal procedure.”
Baker McKenzie’s Kyiv office has advised Billa-Ukraine on the sale of its three supermarkets in Dnipro and Zaporizhia to the Varus retail network.