DLA Piper has advised Ukrainian Public Joint Stock Company Bank Finance and Credit in a refinancing transaction of USD 95 million Eurobonds, due in 2014, on matters of English, US, Ukrainian, and Dutch law.
The Competition teams of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners in Moscow and Kiev have successfully represented Dole Food Company CEO David Murdoch in his request for regulatory approval in those countries for his purchase of the final 60% of the shares in the company.
Lawyers from Lavryonovych & Partners law firm have successfully represented an unnamed client’s interests in a mortgage foreclosure case involving three loan agreements amounting to over USD 1 million.
On November 25, 2013 the Solomyansky District Court of Kiev found that Philip Morris International Management was the lawful owner of the “Philip Morris International” trade name, and that the domain philipmorrisinternational.com.ua properly belonged to the company.
Dentons acted as legal counsel to a syndicate of international banks on a USD 72.5 million loan facility to Alfa Bank Ukraine with one year maturity, to be used for trade finance and general corporate purposes.
Asters has acted as Ukrainian counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) on a secured lending to Concern Galnaftogaz, a major Ukrainian petroleum distributor.
DLA Piper has advised Europe Virgin Fund (EVF), a private equity fund sponsored by Dragon Capital, in the acquisition of the majority stake in Portmone.com, the leading Ukrainian system of online payments.
The Ukrainian law firm Asters has been ranked the No. 1 “Leading Law Firm in Ukraine” for 2013 by the Yuridicheskaya Praktika (Legal Practice) Weekly jointly with the Kommersant-Ukraine Publishing House.
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