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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAP) Partner Oleksii Reznikov has been appointed a Member of the High Council of Justice of Ukraine and has been sworn in. Reznikov's appointment followed the Congress of Advocates of Ukraine held on 27 April, 2014.


Vasil Kisil & Partners has announced that it provided legal advice to the EBRD on its April 2013 loan of USD 10 million to UBC-Promo to provide financing for its expansion of existing manufacturing facilities and construction of a new product line.


Acting Prosecutor General of Ukraine Oleg Makhnytsky has appointed Arzinger Partner Vitalii Kasko Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine. According to Arzinger, one of Kasko's primary responsibilities will be issues of international legal cooperation. 

Sayenko Kharenko has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Capiton in connection with its acquisition of a Ukrainian subsidiary of the Finnish Dynea-Group. The deal was closed on February 17, 2014.

Asters has announced that IP lawyer Julia Semeniy is joining the Ukrainian firm as a Partner as of May 19, 2014.


Astapov Lawyers has announced that Partner Natalia Meshcheriakova, the Head of the firm's Intellectual Property Department, has been elected as a Head of Intellectual Property and Advertising Law Committee at the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) for the third time in a row.

Arzinger Senior Associate Volodymyr Yaremko served as coach for the claimant's team at the II Arbitration School organized by the Ukrainian Arbitration Association and UBA's Students League for Ukrainian and foreign students and young lawyers.

Asters has advised on Ukrainian law matters relating to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Eustream and Ukrtransgaz on a potential solution to the transmission of gas from Slovakia to Ukraine.  

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has advised Dynea Chemicals in the sale of 100% of the shares of its Ukrainian subsidiary Dynea Ukraine to the German Mellifera Zehnte Beteiligungsgesellschaft. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Sayenko Kharenko has announced its participation in advising on the April 16, 2014 binding agreement pursuant to which Hapag-Lloyd will take over the container division of Compania Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV).

Vasil Kisil & Partners has announced that Oleg Makarov has also been included on the Ekonomika Publishing House's 2014 list of Ukraine's "Best Top-Managers", joining Michael Kharenko (as reported previously).   

On April 23, 2014, the Students League of the Ukrainian Bar Association hosted the award ceremony celebrating finalists and winners of the Fourth Scholarship Contest, traditionally initiated and supported by the Vasil Kisil & Partners Law Firm. 

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