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AstapovLawyers Provides Legal Advice to Lexmark

October 2014

Kyiv, 17 October 2014 - AstapovLawyers has advised Lexmark International Technology S.A. (Switzerland) on legal matters pertaining to the signing of distribution agreement with a Ukrainian company. The advice included review and adjustments of the wholesaler contract, drafting arbitration clause and on Ukrainian law matters applicable to the contract.


Lexmark is a developer, manufacturer and provider of printing, imaging, software and document management services. The company was founded in 1990 and serves primarily retail, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and healthcare.

The team was supervised by partners Oleh Malskyy, Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A, Bohdan Dmukhovskyy, Senior Associate, and Oleh Beketov, Partner and Head of International Litigation Department.

Over the past 18 months the firm has been awarded as:

  • TOP-4 leading law firms in Ukraine by TOP 50 Ukrainian law firms research (Kommersant/Yuridicheskaya Practika)
  • TOP-36 largest law firms in Russia (Kommersant)
  • Recommended in Competition and Band 3 in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global and Chambers Europe)
  • Ranked in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Tax, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution and Intellectual property (Legal 500)
  • Band 3 in corporate/M&A and tax by KyivPost
  • Law Firm of the Year in M&A in Ukraine (Kommersant/Legal Awards)
  • TOP-4 Ukrainian law firms in Agriculture (Ukrainian Law Firms: A Handbook for Foreign Clients)
  • Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 2013 in Ukraine by the InterContinental Finance Global Awards
  • Best Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by the Lawyers World Magazine
  • Natural Resources Law Firm of the Year in Russia by Corporate Intl Magazine Legal Awards
  • Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by Corporate Intl Magazine Legal Awards

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