Vasil Kisil & Partners has successfully represented the interests of Imperial Tobacco Production Ukraine in a dispute with Ukrainian tax authorities.
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.