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On September 8, 2020, CEE Legal Matters reported that Integrites had successfully protected the interests of Lifelong Meditech, an Indian producer and exporter of medical equipment, in a safeguard investigation initiated by the Ukrainian producer Hemoplast concerning the import of syringes into Ukraine. CEEIHM spoke with Hamendra Srivastava, the CEO of Lifelong Meditech, to learn more about the investigation.

The Odessa office of Ilyashev & Partners has successfully represented Challenging Shipping Ltd. in its appeal of a decision of the State Ecological Inspection of Ukraine imposing an administrative penalty onto the captain of one of its ships, New Challenge, for contaminating the harbor waters in the Mykolayiv seaport.

In The Corner Office we ask Managing Partners across Central and Eastern Europe about their unique roles and responsibilities. The question this time around: ”What is your single most favorite client matter in your career?”

Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance have advised ED & F Man Treasury Management plc, the treasury management arm of ED & F Man, a UK-based international commodities trader, on Ukrainian law aspects on the refinancing and restructuring of nearly USD 1.5 billion of debt and raising an extra USD 320 million in working capital. Allen & Overy and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld advised the scheme creditors and note-holders, respectively, and Asters advised the unidentified lenders on Ukrainian law aspects of the deal.

Arzinger has convinced the Board of the Appeals Chamber of Ukraine's Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture to recognize the "lifecell" trademark as well-known in Ukraine, thereby officially confirming the "high position of the lifecell brand" in the telecommunications services market.

Sayenko Kharenko and Linklaters have advised joint bookrunners Deutsche Bank, Natixis, IMI Intesa Sanpaolo, and Raiffeisen Bank International on Metinvest's new USD 333 million Eurobond issue. Allen & Overy and Avellum advised Metinvest.

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