Schoenherr, working alongside Jones Day, has advised GfK SE on the EUR 315 million sale of its European Consumer Panel business to YouGov. DLA Piper advised YouGov.
Despite the challenges, Ukraine’s internal economy remains strong – and there are significant opportunities for those who can navigate the complexities of the current situation – with lawyers busy with litigation and arbitration, sanctions and antitrust, as well as restructuring and privatization matters, according to Arzinger Founding and Managing Partner Timur Bondaryev.
Everlegal has become the legal partner of the USAID/ENGAGE program – funded by USAID and implemented by Pact in Ukraine – in an educational project aiming to provide legal support to civil society organizations, small and medium-sized enterprises, and the citizens of Ukraine on martial law and other regulatory changes introduced during the war.
On 5 July 2023, the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine “On Consumer Protection” No. 3153‑IX (the “CP Law”). Most provisions of the CP Law will become effective one year after its publication, which is yet to be made, but not earlier than the date of termination or cancellation of martial law in Ukraine.
Notwithstanding the ongoing war, the Ukrainian banking and financial services industry continues to operate without interruptions and shows great resilience and stability. Ukrainian legislation continues to develop at the same time, bringing the standards of banking and financial services closer to the EU requirements.
With a new cryptocurrency regulation in the legislative pipeline, Ukraine's anti-aggression measures are also ramping up, presenting even more uncertainties and challenges for all business sectors in the country and keeping lawyers on their toes, according to Sytnyk & Partners Counsel Artem Sokurov.