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Eterna Law

SOPHIA BUSINESS CENTER, 6 RYLSKIY LANE, 01601 KYIV, UKRAINE
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Almaty, Kiev, Moscow

Ukraine

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Eterna Law

Eterna Law’s team provides ‘a high level of service’. Oleh Malskyy advised a US investor on purchasing a power generation company.

Leading individuals

Oleh Malskyy - Eterna Law

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Eterna Law

Eterna Law’s Oleh Beketov provided legal opinion at London’s High Court during a $2bn dispute between oligarchs. The team of ‘gifted lawyers’ also includes Andrey Astapov, Yaroslav Berezhnoy, Anna Kombikova and Eugene Blinov.

Next generation lawyers

Anna Kombikova - Eterna Law

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Eterna Law

Eterna Law’s team acted for a global energy business in litigation against a local energy company. Oleh Malskyy is a key name for representing domestic power companies.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Eterna Law

At Eterna Law, ‘sharp’ IP head Ilarion Tomarov and Oleh Malskyy advised Wefuture on registering its international trade mark.

Next generation lawyers

Ilarion Tomarov - Eterna Law

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Eterna Law

Eterna Law’s ‘talentedOleh Malskyy advised regional food manufacturer AVK on the real estate issues related to its $250m acquisition of the Russian food manufacturing assets of Orkla Foods.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Eterna Law

Eterna Law provides ‘innovative and tailored solutions’ and clients include a leading European fashion brand. Oksana Kneychuk is ‘competent and thorough’.

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  • A Remarkable Year of Restructuring. What Next?

    What happened in 2015 in the world of Ukrainian corporate finance was a reflection of larger scale events in and around Ukraine. In this article, we will share our view of the key events in 2015 in the area of cor-porate finance, highlight the most important legislative and regulatory developments in finance and, based on our experience, make a few suggestions for creditors and debtors on how to navigate through 2016.
  • Enforcement in Ukraine of Interim Orders Issued by Foreign Courts and Arbitral Tribunals

    In the past few years Ukrainian clients have developed an appetite for solving their disputes abroad. Litigation and arbitration sagas involving Ukrainian parties or related to Ukrainian assets often spread across many jurisdictions. In many such sagas various interim reliefs were granted by courts and tribunals.
  • Applicable law in contractual disputes: recent arbitration practice

    AstapovLawyers Partner Eugene Blinov & the firm's Associate Roman Protsyshyn share their recent arbitration practice regarding applicable law in contractual disputes.
  • Disputes arising from finance arrangements: post-crisis phenomenon in Ukraine – read more!

    The 2008 financial crisis peak had hardly faded away, when another breaking news was brought to the surface in CIS countries: a significant part of the funds advanced during the pre-crisis period by banks and other financial institutions to support various businesses and commercial initiatives, flew beyond national frontiers to be found in Panama, BVI, Seychelles, Jersey, Cyprus and other offshore and onshore jurisdictions in the pockets of numerous private persons, mostly CIS nationals. No surprise this fact led to a tsunami of disputes, one way or the other related to repayment of loans and funds advanced under other types of finance arrangements. Many of those disputes are still pending, thus, keeping finance arrangements among the top-litigated issues within CIS borders.
  • Proper notices in arbitration – watch the details!

    Article V1(b) of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, better known as the New York Convention, provides that recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award may be refused, at the request of the party against which it is invoked, only if that party furnishes proof to the competent authority where the recognition and enforcement is sought that it was not given proper notice of the appointment of the arbitrator or of the arbitration proceedings. However simple at first glance, the question of what constitutes 'proper notice' turns out to be less than clear in practice.
  • Is the Door to England Still That Wide Open for CIS Disputes?

    6 February has marked lawyers’ calendars with an important message from the UK Supreme Court: English courts will not accept the jurisdiction over a dispute having the “centre of gravity” in another country. AstapovLawyers' Managing Partner Andrey Astapov and Associate Anna Kombikova comment on a recent CIS precedent.
  • Time limit for forwarding arbitral award to parties extended

    The Presidium of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) recently amended Article 52 of the Rules of the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the UCCI. This article governs the procedure for forwarding an arbitral award to the parties to arbitration proceedings.
  • Enforcing arbitral awards against Ukrainian bankrupt companies

    Eugene Blinov and Anna Kombikova of AstapovLawyers ILG commented on peculiarities of enforcement of arbitral awards against Ukrainian bankrupt companies. The lawyers noted the risks connected with such cases and suggested possible solutions.
  • Mitigation of damages in arbitration practice: trite law or space for creativity?

    The mitigation of damages is a well-known principle in international legal practice. However, in Ukraine there is no widely applied court and arbitration practice on the issues relating to mitigation of damages, and aggrieved parties may be unclear as to what should and can be done.
  • Ukraine enables itself to furnish procedural orders of foreign judicial and arbitral authorities

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at its meeting on August 29 resolved [1] to amend its Resolution "On approval of the Order for the use of funds allocated in the state budget for payments related to implementation of judgments of foreign jurisdictional authorities rendered upon consideration of matters against Ukraine" (the "Government Resolution").[2] Appropriate amendments were prepared by the Ministry of Justice (responsible for protecting the state's interests in foreign courts and arbitral tribunals) in order to improve mechanisms to protect the rights and interests of Ukraine in foreign judicial and arbitral proceedings.