On April 5, 2022, leading lawyers from across all of CEE will be coming together for the Dealer's Choice Conference and Deals of the Years Awards Banquet. Leading up to the event, we spoke with Gabor Bebok of Pontes Budapest to learn what they are looking forward to the most.
London Calling: Interview with Oana Ijdelea, Managing Partner of Ijdelea & Associates
On April 5, 2022, leading lawyers from across all of CEE will be coming together for the Dealer's Choice Conference and Deals of the Years Awards Banquet. Leading up to the event, we spoke with Oana Ijdelea of Ijdelea & Associates to learn what they are looking forward to the most.
ButLaw: Bryan Jardine on Jardine Hills and Agrotourism in Romania
Avellum and Integrites Advise on Bilshovyk Plant Privatization
Avellum and Integrites have advised General Сommerce on obtaining merger control clearance from the Ukrainian Antimonopoly Committee for the acquisition and privatization of the First Kyiv Machine-Building Plant (Bilshovyk Plant).
ButLaw: Mykola Stetsenko Talks About Gardening
Redcliffe Partners Advises EBRD on Sovereign Bond Guarantee to Raiffeisen Bank Ukraine
Redcliffe Partners, working with Clifford Chance in London, advised the EBRD on providing Raiffeisen Bank Ukraine with an unfunded guarantee of up to EUR 75 million in local currency linked to the bank’s domestic sovereign bond portfolio.
Sayenko Kharenko Advises IFC on USD 11 Million Loan for Bank Alliance
Sayenko Kharenko has advised the International Finance Corporation on an approximately USD 11 million loan to Bank Alliance in Ukraine for the financing of SMEs, with a focus on agriculture.
Nataliia Gorbal Joins Arzinger as Partner
Nataliia Gorbal has joined Arzinger as a Partner on February 1, 2022, and will lead the firm’s Private Clients and Family Law practice.
Sayenko Kharenko Advises EFSE on EUR 20 Million Financing for Credit Agricole Bank
Sayenko Kharenko has advised the European Fund for Southeast Europe on providing a EUR 20 million equivalent loan to Credit Agricole Bank in Ukraine.
The Regulatory Framework for Energy Storage in Ukraine Has Been Expanded
On 15 February 2022, a long-awaited draft law No. 5436-d “On the Amendment of Certain Laws of Ukraine Regarding the Development of Energy Storage Facilities” (“Draft Law“) was adopted in its entirety by the Ukrainian Parliament at its second reading. The Draft Law develops the legal framework for the deployment of energy storage facilities (“ESF“), which has been very limited until now, and introduces relevant concepts and requirements into the laws of Ukraine “On the Electricity Market” and “On the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission” aligned with the EU electricity acquis.
Redcliffe Partners Successful for Nordic Investment Bank Before Ukrainian Supreme Court
Redcliffe Partners has successfully represented the Nordic Investment Bank before the Supreme Court of Ukraine in a USD 59 million suretyship claim case.
Kostyantyn Chyzhyk Joins Hillmont Partners as Partner
Former Deputy Minister for European Integration, Investment, and Digitization with the Ministry of Energy and Environment Protection of Ukraine Kostyantyn Chyzhyk has joined Hillmont Partners as Partner and Head of Government Relations and Public Advocacy.
Arzinger Successful for Shell in Labour Dispute
Arzinger has successfully represented the interests of Shell in a labor dispute.
Vasil Kisil & Partners Advises Junior Achievement Europe on Entering Ukraine
Vasil Kisil & Partners has advised youth entrepreneurship educator Junior Achievement Europe on the establishment of its institutional presence in Ukraine through a specialized NGO called Junior Achievement Ukraine.
CMS Helps PrimoCollect Secure Regulatory Approval for Tiger Finance Acquisition
CMS has advised the PrimoCollect Group on obtaining the National Bank of Ukraine's approval for its acquisition of a significant stake in the Tiger Finance non-banking financial company.
Avellum Advises on Merger Control Clearance for Q Partners’ Acquisition of UPD Holdings Limited
Avellum has advised both Q Partners and UPD Holdings Limited on obtaining merger control clearance for the former’s acquisition of a 55% stake in the latter, before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
Esquires Successful for Limagrain Ukraine before Court of Appeals
Esquires has successfully represented Limagrain Ukraine in a tax dispute before the Kyiv Sixth Appeal Administrative Court.
Peterka & Partners Successful for BNIC Before Ukrainian Customs Register
Peterka & Partners has successfully represented France’s Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) in registering the French "Cognac" geographical indication in the Ukrainian Customs Register of Intellectual Property Rights.