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Integrites Ensures Ukrainian Recognition and Enforcement of German Verdict for Flooring Industries Ltd

Integrites Ensures Ukrainian Recognition and Enforcement of German Verdict for Flooring Industries Ltd

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Integrites has advised Flooring Industries Ltd Sarl on Ukrainian law elements of three cases against a Ukrainian debtor heard by German courts, helped with the collection of evidence for those cases, and then successfully represented Flooring Industries in recognition and enforcement proceedings of the German verdict in Ukrainian court.

Integrites describes Flooring Industries, which is based in Luxembourg, as "the leading global manufacturer of flooring products."

According to Integrites, "the recognition proceedings involved several novel issues for Ukrainian courts, such as recognition of a default judgment (which proved to be challenging due to the strict requirements of Ukrainian law regarding proper notification of the respondents) and concurrent recognition of the cost order."

“We believe this is the first case where a German judgment in commercial matters was recognized in Ukraine," commented Integrites Partner Dmytro Marchukov, who led the firm's team. "Apart from establishing a positive practice in Ukraine, it should also allow enforcement of the Ukrainian judgments in Germany based on the reciprocity principle in the future."

In addition to Marchukov, the firm's team included Counsel Serhii Uvarov, Senior Associate Yurii Korchev, and Associate Marta Hrunska.

Integrites at a Glance

INTEGRITES is a full-service law firm with the head office in Ukraine, offices in Kazakhstan and Russia, and representative offices in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK.

We provide legal services to companies seeking comprehensive advice on large deals and major disputes, as well as day-to-day operation. INTEGRITES is highly recommended for its cross-border work (whether sophisticated transactions or complex dispute resolution) and for the projects in energy, in particular, renewable.

Our mission is to help companies concentrate on development of their business while we take care of the legal issues. With profound industry-focused expertise, we deliver legal solutions that add value to the business of our clients and help them successfully handle legal challenges.

In 14 years INTEGRITES has served more than 850 clients from around the globe, including Fortune 500 companies and international financial institutions. Clients in our portfolio are recognized leaders in various industries: from manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and retail to agriculture, logistics, and renewables. Currently 80% of the companies we serve are international.

INTEGRITES has been consistently recognized by the leading international legal directories and rankings: Chambers Global/Europe, The Legal 500 EMEA, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, FT Innovative Lawyers.

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Firm's website: www.integrites.com