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Oleh Malskyy Spoke On Minority Shareholder`s Rights in M&A Deals and Post-M&A Matters at the IV St.

July 2014

Oleh Malskyy, partner and head of Corporate and M&A practice of AstapovLawyers, spoke at the IV International Legal Forum, which took place in St. Petersburg, Russia on 18-21 of June, 2014. Oleh Malskyy spoke on the rights of minority shareholders in the post-M&A disputes.

Mr Malskyy spoke as part of a panel dedicated to M&A and Post-M&A Disputes. In his presentation, "The Rights of Minority Shareholders", Oleh described few mechanisms on how minority shareholders could protect their rights in joint ventures and use of interim measures. The panel was chaired by Igor Maydannik, Vice-President for Legal support at OJSC Rosneft.

Last year Mr Malskyy spoke in a panel dedicated to the Customs Union and the WTO and moderated by Viktor Evtukhov, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

The St. Petersburg International Legal Forum was established in 2011 by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. The Forum brings together politicians, lawyers, economists, and academics from all major economic and legal systems to discuss a broad range of issues in law, business, politics, and culture to promote the modernization of law in a context of global economic and social changes.

AstapovLawyers corporate and M&A team remains among active legal advisers on the market. The team has been recently awarded as:

  • Tier 3 firm in M&A by Legal 500 EMEA
  • Law Firm of the Year in M&A by the Legal Awards, 2012
  • Oleh Malskyy recognized as one of the most recognized lawyers in M&A and Corporate practice by Ukrainian Law Firms: Handbook for foreign clients, 2014
  • Law Firm of the Year in M&A - by M&A Today Awards, 2014
  • Commercial law firm of the year by The ACQ Global Awards, 2014
  • Law Firm of the Year in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) by the DealMakers Monthly Magazine
  • Winner of "The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2011" in the category of M&A in Ukraine
  • Ranked 21st among the Top Russian law firms and TOP-20 leading law firms in the area of M&A by
  • Best law firm in M&A and Private Equity of 2011 in Russia by InterContinental Finance Law Awards
  • Best law firm of 2011 in M&A, Corporate, International Trade and Competition Law by The Lawyers World Global Awards

Full version of the Oleh Malskyy`s presentation is available here (in Russian only)

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