Asters has successfully defended PrivatBank before the Solomianskiy District Court against a claim of unlawful personal data usage by Igor Kolomoiskyi, seeking the invalidation of agreements between PrivatBank and the National Bank of Ukraine.
Over the past years, Ukraine expressed its intention to step on the energy transition pathway, develop energy efficiency measures, phase out fossil fuels, and switch to renewable energy sources (RES). The development of green hydrogen production (based on electrolysis of water using renewable electricity) is part of the chosen direction. Therefore, the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine and more than 20 Ukrainian companies have joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance to coordinate efforts to develop hydrogen energy.
Kinstellar, working with DLA Piper's London office, has advised VF Ukraine on a consent solicitation related to the outstanding USD 500 million 6.20% loan participation notes due 2025 issued by VFU Funding plc. Slaughter and May advised VFU Funding plc, while Linklaters and Avellum advised J.P. Morgan as the solicitation agent.