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Baker McKenzie Assists Monsanto with Seed Processing Facility Construction in Ukraine

Baker McKenzie Assists Monsanto with Seed Processing Facility Construction in Ukraine

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Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office has assisted Monsanto - now a part of the Bayer Group - on the creation of a seed processing facility project in Ukraine.

According to Baker McKenzie, its work, which lasted more than five years, encompassed real estate, project financing, and regulatory and competition issues. The firm reports that "our lawyers conducted legal due diligence, advised on various legal issues relating to construction, land, project financing, regulatory permits and licenses, as well as assisted in obtaining AMC approvals for the project, and more."

According to Baker McKenzie, the seed processing facility officially opened on September 5, 2018, in Pochuiky, in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region. The facility reportedly provides 85 permanent and 220 seasonal jobs.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Managing Partner Serhiy Piontkovsky, supported by Partners Hennadiy Voytsitskyi and Oksana Simonova and Associate Elmaz Abkhairova. Additional assistance was provided by Senior Associates Hanna Shtepa and Olha Mikheieva and Associates Anna Smyrnova and Khrystyna Knygynytska.

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AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Tax, and Antitrust.

Our aim is to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions in respect of their most important and challenging transactions.

We build lasting relationships with our clients and make them feel secure in new uncertain economic and legal realities.

We incorporate the most advanced Western legal techniques and practices into our work. By adding our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service we deliver the best results to our clients in their business endeavours. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

AVELLUM is recognised as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international and Ukrainian legal editions (Chambers, The Legal500, IFLR1000, The Ukrainian Law Firms, and others).

Firm's website: www.avellum.com

 

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