Former Kinstellar Kyiv Counsel Andriy Nikiforov has joined Redcliffe Partners’ Banking & Finance practice as a Partner. He will lead the firm’s cross-practice Technology, Media, and Telecommunications industry group.
Ukraine to Introduce New Tax Framework for Gaming
On 15 July 2021, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted at its first reading the draft law introducing the new tax framework for the gaming industry (No. 2713-д). This is one of the key steps towards the full-fledged relaunch of Ukraine’s gaming market following its ban in 2009.
Agricultural Land Market is Opening up in Ukraine
For several decades, it was prohibited in Ukraine to alienate, or change the designated use of, certain types of the privately owned agricultural land plots used for the farming and commercial agricultural production, which impaired the rights of private landowners and affected the efficiency, liquidity and transparency of the market.
Ukraine: Transport and Infrastructure – Progress Towards the Promise
Ukraine’s transport and infrastructure system plays a key role in the country’s economy, particularly with its role in export and trade in the agricultural, industrial, and other sectors. Ukraine is conveniently located on different transport routes. However, it does not fully capitalize on its geographical benefits and does not fulfill its potential as a transit country, as it is not yet well-integrated in international transport networks, lacks modern infrastructure, and has limited market opportunities in certain segments (for example, railway services).
Redcliffe Partners Advises EBRD on Loan to Kokhavynska Paper Factory
Redcliffe Partners has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with a EUR 13.8 million loan to the Kokhavynska Paper Factory.
Everlegal and Redcliffe Partners Advise on UDP Renewables/Nebras Power Agreement
Everlegal has advised UDP Renewables on its investment agreement with Nebras Power, a global power development and investment company headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Redcliffe Partners advised Nebras Power on the deal.
Checking In: 2020's Most Important Tax Updates
For our Checking In feature, we reach out to partners and heads of practice across CEE to learn how specific practice areas are faring in their jurisdictions. This time around we asked Tax experts: What are the most important changes to the Tax laws in your country since January 2020 and what has their impact been?
Former Chairman of Anti-Monopoly Committee Joins Redcliffe Partners
The former Chairman of the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine, Yuriy Terentyev, has joined Redcliffe Partners.
Sergiy Ignatovsky Joins Redcliffe Partners as Partner
Former Mriya Agroholding Chief Legal Counsel Sergiy Ignatovsky has joined Redcliffe Partners as a Partner within the firm’s Litigation and Restructuring practices.
Ukraine Moves Forward Towards Opening of the Gaming Market
The Ukrainian Government continues to develop and adopt the gaming laws which are necessary to relaunch the Ukrainian gaming market.
Redcliffe Partners Advises Aspect Energy and SigmaBleyzer on Oil and Gas Production Sharing Agreement with Ukraine
Redcliffe Partners has advised US investors Aspect Energy and SigmaBleyzer — acting jointly through a special-purpose vehicle, Ukrainian Energy, L.L.C. — on an oil & gas production sharing agreement with the Republic of Ukraine. DLA Piper reportedly advised the Republic of Ukraine on the transaction.