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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Lavrynovych & Partners Expands Employment and Labor Law Practice

January 2014. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners is pleased to announce the expansion of labor practice, as one of the Firm's priorities. On January 13th, 2014 Olena Sapko joined Lavrynovych &Partners Law Firm as Counsel - Head of labor law practice.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Recognized as One of the Best Law Firms 2013 in Ukraine

January 2014. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm is stably among the Top 10 Law Firms of Ukraine. This is shown by the results of the 17th annual study "Top 50 Law Firms of Ukraine" published by Yuridicheskaya Praktika and Kommersant-Ukraine newspapers on December 10.

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm is stably among the Top 10 Law Firms of Ukraine. This is shown by the results of the 17th annual study “Top 50 Law Firms of Ukraine” published by Yuridicheskaya Praktika and Kommersant-Ukraine newspapers on December 10.

 

The Firm is traditionally named among the  Top 5 law firms in capital markets, banking and finance, tax, and litigation. Firm’s Partner Stanislav Skrypnyck is named among  the Тop 3 leading lawyers in bankruptcy and Top 5 lawyers in dispute resolution. Partner Iryna Marushko has been highly praised by the peers and researchers in banking and finance, and tax.

The significant number of transactions, accompanied by Lavrynovych & Partners’ lawyers has been included to the ranking of the most high-profile litigation and arbitration disputes as to the most high-profile public transactions.

“We are very grateful to our clients and colleagues in the legal market for the appreciation of our work”, says Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner at Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm. “The Firm constantly improves customer service, expands the list of practices and invests in human resources. We are pleased that the quality of our services and professionalism of the Firm's lawyers have been highly appreciated”.

The “Top 50 Law Firms of Ukraine” study has been conducted since 1997, and is Ukraine’s only independent publication of law firm rankings. The study covers a large number of indicators, including the monitoring of agreements/court cases for the last 12 months: the most high-profile agreements, the most high-profile antitrust cases, major tax disputes, major court and arbitration cases; the amount of income and the number of lawyers.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Advised on US$ 750 million Loan Provided by Sberbank of Russia...

September 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

 ...and VTB Capital

 

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm acted as a legal advisor on Ukrainian Law issues in connection with US$ 750 million loan provided by Sberbank of Russia and VTB Capital PLC to the Government of Ukraine.

 

 

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Lavrynovych & Partners Advises HeidelbergCement Ukraine on Employment Legislation

September 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm advises HeidelbergCement Ukraine, one of the leading cement manufacturers, on labour law issues.

 

 

 

 

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Andriy Moroz Acquired the Status of Associate Partner

July 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

The Firm's Board of Partners took to its ranks Senior Associate Andriy Moroz as Associate Partner. Andriy acquired the powers on July 1, 2013. In his new position, Andriy will be responsible for bankruptcy cases, litigation and international arbitration, and legal support of M&A deals.

 

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Lavrynovych & Partners Advises on US$500mln Benchmark Bond Issue by Railway Transport Enterprises...

June 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).
Lavrynovych & Partners has acted on the debut offering of a US$500 million 5 year bond by Ukrainian Railway Transport Enterprises managed by Ukrzaliznytsia*. The deal was first non-guaranteed by Ukraine issue by the state enterprises and was well received in the international market. The bond was placed in the international capital markets pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and structured as loan participated notes.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Recognized as the Most Trusted Law Firm Supporting Start-Ups in Ukraine

May 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

The Acquisition International Start-Up Advisory Awards 2013 has recognized Lavrynovych & Partners as the Most Trusted Law Firm Supporting Start-Ups in Ukraine.

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Chambers Europe 2013 Recommends Lavrynovych & Partners in Ukraine

May 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

According to the recently published Chambers Europe 2013, an internationally-recognized annual legal directory, Lavrynovych & Partners is highly recommended for Capital Markets, Banking and Finance in Ukraine.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Recognized as the Most Trusted Law Firm Supporting Start-Ups in Ukraine

May 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

The Acquisition International Start-Up Advisory Awards 2013 has recognized Lavrynovych & Partners as the Most Trusted Law Firm Supporting Start-Ups in Ukraine.

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Best Lawyers Recommends Iryna Marushko for Corporate, Banking and Finance in Ukraine

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Five years in a row Best Lawyers professional guide recommends Partner Iryna Marushko for corporate, banking and finance matters in Ukraine

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Best Lawyers Recommends Maksym Lavrynovych for Corporate in Ukraine

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

According to a recently published international legal rating Best Lawyers 2013, Firm's Managing Partner Maksym was classed as recommended lawyer for corporate matters.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Receives Outstanding Reviews in The Legal 500 2013

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Glowing testimonials from clients and peers secured for Lavrynovych & Partners its best ever ranking in the Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, an independent legal directory.

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Best Lawyers Recommends Maksym Lavrynovych for Corporate in Ukraine

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

According to a recently published international legal rating Best Lawyers 2013, Firm’s Managing Partner Maksym was classed as recommended lawyer for corporate matters.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Receives Outstanding Reviews in The Legal 500 2013

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Glowing testimonials from clients and peers secured for Lavrynovych & Partners its best ever ranking in the Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, an independent legal directory.

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Best Lawyers Recommends Maksym Lavrynovych for Corporate in Ukraine

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

According to a recently published international legal rating Best Lawyers 2013, Firm’s Managing Partner Maksym Lavrynovych was classed as recommended lawyer for corporate matters.

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Best Lawyers Recommends Iryna Marushko for Corporate, Banking and Finance in Ukraine

April 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Five years in a row Best Lawyers professional guide recommends Partner Iryna Marushko for corporate, banking and finance matters in Ukraine.

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Olena Zubchenko delivered a speech at the Ukrainian Agribusiness Forum

March 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Firm’s Associate Partner Olena Zubchenko delivered a speech on “Raising Asian Capital for Agricultural Companies in Ukraine” at the Agribusiness Forum, organized by Adam Smith Conferences on 12-14 March 2013 in Kyiv.

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Maksym Lavrynovyach and Anna Pushkariova Spoke at the Forbes Banking Conference

March 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

March 12, 2013 Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm in partnership with Forbes Ukraine gathered owners and top-managers of Ukrainian banks at the “Banking M&A: guide for owner” Conference to discuss mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector of Ukraine.

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World Trademark Review recommends Lavrynovych & Partners for IP challenges in Ukraine

March 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Reputable guidebook World Trademark Review 1000 2013 recommends Firm’s Corporate and M&A practice, led by Partner Iryna Marushko - as an up-and-coming team, enjoying a sterling reputation on IP market.

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World Trademark Review recommends Lavrynovych & Partners for IP challenges in Ukraine

February 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Reputable guidebook World Trademark Review 1000 2013 recommends Firm’s Corporate and M&A practice, led by Partner Iryna Marushko - as an up-and-coming team, enjoying a sterling reputation on IP market.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Describes Trust Management Risks to Business Owners

February 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm held on February 19 a working breakfast with the owners and managers of leading companies; the event was devoted to benefits and drawbacks of informal agreements in business and marriage.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Provide Legal Advice to Universal Bank in a New Case

January 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Since January 2013, Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm have provided legal advice to Universal Bank in analyzing documents related to the pending lawsuits against one of the Bank’s debtors with a substantial overdue debt. Legal support of the Client has been provided by a team of lawyers supervised by Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Provides Legal Advice Concerning Loan Agreement between Ukrtransgaz SC and De

January 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has acted as a legal advisor on Ukrainian Law issues in the process of providing state guarantees and preparing an agreement between Ukrtransgaz SC and Deutsche Bank AG for opening a EUR 53 million loan facility to implement a project related to modernization of the Bar compressor station of Soyuz gas pipeline.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins in ACQ Law Awards 2012

January 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners has been recognized as a Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Law Awards 2012. Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners, has been named a Lawyer of the Year in the same category. The prize winners were announced on January 4.

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Olena Zubchenko Appointed as Associate Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners

January 2013. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Senior Associate of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm Olena Zubchenko will acquire the powers of Associate Partner on January 1, 2013.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Delivers a Speech at the Conference “International Trade: Export Opportunities?

December 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm Maksym Lavrynovych delivered a speech entitled “VAT Refund under the New Tax Code: a New Conundrum” at Forbes’ first conference in Ukraine “International Trade: Export Opportunities” held on December 4 in Kyiv.

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MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc. Selects Lavrynovych & Partners as Its Legal Advisor

December 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

MoneyGram international payment system and Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm have signed a legal servicing agreement. Legal support of the Client will be provided by a team of lawyers under the guidance of Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Is Аmong Ukraine’s Twenty Most Recognized and Successful Lawyers

December 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, has been listed as one of the Top 20 lawyers of Ukraine according to the annual market research “Ukrainian Law Firms of 2012” conducted by the Yuridicheskaya Practika newspaper.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Provides Legal Advice to Kyivska Rus Bank

December 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm and PJSC “Kyivska Rus Bank” have signed contract for legal services. Legal support of the Client will be provided by a team of lawyers under the guidance of Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners will Represent Nibulon in International Arbitration Court

November 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm and Nibulon Agricultural Limited Liability Company have signed a legal servicing agreement. According to the agreement, Lavrynovych & Partners will represent the Client’s interests in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine.

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Lavrynovych & Partners advises in preparations for $1.25bn external state loan bonds issue

November 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm acted as a legal advisor on Ukrainian law issues in preparing a placement of $1.25bn 144A/Reg S external state loan bonds maturing in 2022 at an interest rate of 7.8% per annum.

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Lavrynovych & Partners advises Golden Telecom

September 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Golden Telecom ltd. – one the biggest national communications operator, has become a client of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm. Legal support of the client will be provided by a team of lawyers under the guidance of Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners and UBA’s Students League Open II Scholarship Contest in Corporate Law

August 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Acceptance of essays for the II Scholarship Contest in corporate law of the UBA's Students League in cooperation with Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm will start on September 20. The theme of the contest is “Problematic Issues of Non-Residents Obtaining a Significant Interest in Ukrainian Banks and other Financial Institutions”. The essay submission procedure will last until October 20.

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On the move: Anna Pushkaryova, Lavrynovych & Partners

August 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Anna Pushkaryova was appointed as Senior Associate at Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm. In her new role she will be responsible for the transactional and other legal work in the sphere of banking and finance law.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Acts as Legal Advisor in Preparing $2 bn External State Loan Bonds Issue  

July 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm advised on Ukrainian laws in preparations for $2 bn external state loan bonds issue of 2012. The bonds were issued on July 17.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Secures Cancellation of Tax Notice in the Amount of USD 56.5 million  

July 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Experts of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm successfully represented the interests of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC at the Dnipropetrovsk Administrative Court of Appeal in a case seeking to cancel a tax notice totaling nearly USD 56.5 million. 

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Lavrynovych & Partners Represents an International Agro-Industrial Company in a Case for Recognition

July 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm represents an international agro-industrial company in a case for recognition of an award made by the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry regarding recovery of penalty under a goods supply agreement. The project is supervised by Igor Siusel, Associate Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Represents an International Agro-Industrial Company in a Case for Recognition

July 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm represents an international agro-industrial company in a case for recognition of an award made by the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry regarding recovery of penalty under a goods supply agreement. The project is supervised by Igor Siusel, Associate Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Advises WESTA Corporation

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

WESTA International Scientific - Industrial Corporation, one of the largest SLI battery manufacturers in Europe, has become a client of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm. Legal support of the client will be provided by a team of lawyers under the guidance of Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Eugene Kolomiyets receives an Advocate’s Certificate

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Eugene Kolomiyets, associate of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, received on June 21 a certificate for the right to engage in advocate’s activity.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Acts as Arbitration Advisor for International Agrotrading Company

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has provided legal advice for an international agrotrading company on resolving a dispute in the International Court of Arbitration. The dispute arose from an agricultural products supply agreement made subject to provisions of the GAFTA (the Grain and Feed Trade Association) agreement. The project is managed by Igor Siusel, Associate Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm.

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Lavrynovych & Partners’ New Website is Already Online

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm redesigned its corporate website www.Lp.ua in May 2012. The upgraded site offers its users convenient navigation, detailed information on the Firm’s operations, information on vacancies, search by key words in all materials, including publications and video materials. The site also contains a feedback form and a section for mass media representatives.    

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins in Two Categories of ACQ Global Awards 2012

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has won in two categories of ACQ Global Awards 2012, namely, “Law Firm of the Year in Banking and Finance” and “Full Service Law Firm of the Year”.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Acts as Legal Advisor in the Process of Extending a Loan Provided by VTB Cap

June 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm acted as a legal advisor on Ukrainian law issues in the process of extending a loan provided by Russia’s VTB Capital investment bank in the amount of $2,000,000,000. The relevant agreement between VTB Capital and Ukraine was signed on May 31. Legal services were provided under the agreement made between Lavrynovych & Partners and White & Case International Law Firm, which acts as a legal advisor for the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.  

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Among Leaders According to Ukrainian Law Firms 2012 Research

May 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been ranked top in the annual research of Ukrainian Law Firms 2012: a Handbook for Foreign Clients published on April 6.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Defends the Interests of Dalniy Kordon Hunting Enterprise

May 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

On April 10, 2012, lawyers of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm successfully represented the interests of Dalniy Kordon LLC at the Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal in a case for the reversal of decision No. 5-14/VI of Cherkasy Oblast Council dated April 29, 2011, reversing the previous decision on granting 10,551 hectares of hunting lands for use.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Ranked in The Legal 500 for the First Time

April 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been recognized one of the top legal advisors in dispute resolution according to research conducted by international legal guide The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2012, published on April 4. This is the first professional recognition of Lavrynovych & Partners by The Legal 500, one of the oldest and most reputable legal guide around the world.

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Stanislav Skrypnyck and Iryna Marushko Attend Presentation of the National Project «LNG-Terminal»

April 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Partners of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm Stanislav Skrypnyck and Iryna Marushko attended a presentation of a feasibility study for the National Project «LNG-Terminal» conducted in Kyiv on March 30 by the State Agency for Investment and National Projects.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Advises Raiffeisen Bank Aval

April 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm advises to a new Client: Raiffeisen Bank Aval JSC. The companies signed a cooperation agreement on April 4, 2012. Legal support of the Client will be provided by a team of lawyers under the guidance of Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in the Kyiv Investment Forum

April 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in the First Kyiv Investment Forum held in Kyiv on March 29. The Forum was organized by the Foundation for Effective Governance in partnership with Kyiv City State Administration and the Financial Times, the world’s leading business newspaper.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Secures Cancellation of Tax Notices in the Amount of UAH 26 million

April 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Experts of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm in March of 2012 successfully represented the interests of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC in the Administrative Court of Appeal in two cases seeking to cancel tax notices in the amount of nearly UAH 26 million.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins in Five Categories of DealMakers Country Awards 2012

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been named Ukraine’s best law firm of the year in Banking and Finance, Project Financing, M&A, Tax, Litigation and Arbitration according to The DealMakers Country Awards 2012.

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Iryna Marushko Has Been Re-elected to the IFA Ukraine Board

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

IFA Ukraine, the International Fiscal Association, announced on March 27 the new members of its Board for 2012-2014. Following the results of the voting that took place during March of this year, Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, has been re-elected as a Board member of the Association for the third time running.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Delivers a Speech at the First All-Ukrainian Civil Forum

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, delivered a speech entitled «Work performed by an advocate in preparing acceptance of complaints to the Supreme Court of Ukraine. Common Mistakes» at the First All-Ukrainian Civil Forum of the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association held in Kyiv on March 23.

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Roman Blazhko Delivers a Speech at Round Table Discussion “Administration of VAT as a Factor in...

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

the Development of Export Industries”

Roman Blazhko, Senior Associate of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, delivered a speech at the round table discussion called "Administration of VAT as a Factor in the Development of Export Industries" held in Kyiv on March 5 under the support of the International Center for Policy Studies (ICPS).

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Maksym Lavrynovych Attends FORUM of Yuridicheskaya Praktika

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, attended the FORUM of Yuridicheskaya Praktika, a gala reception held in Kyiv on March 15 to honor Ukrainian lawyers.

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Igor Siusel Participates in Conference on International Dispute Resolution Involving Russian and CIS

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Igor Siusel, Associated Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in the International Conference entitled “International Dispute Resolution Involving Russian and CIS Countries”, which was held in London on February 23-24.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Awarded the ILO Client Choice Awards in London

March 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been named Ukraine’s Best Law Firm of 2012 according to the ILO Client Choice Awards, a prestigious international ranking of law firms. The official awards ceremony took place at a gala evening at One Great George Street Hotel, London, on February 22, 2012. Iryna Marushko, Partner of the Firm, won a personal award in the GeneralCorporate category as Ukraine’s Best Lawyer of the Year in corporate law.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm Is Named Top Banking Law Firm by The DealMakers Law Awards...

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

for the Second Year Running

Lavrynovych & Partners has been recognized as Ukraine’s Best Law Firm of 2012 in the Banking Law category according to The DealMakers Law Awards, a prestigious international award. The Firm has been a leader in this category for the second consecutive year: as was mentioned before, the services of Lavrynovych & Partners in banking law had already been recognized by The DealMakers Law Awards 2011. 

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Listed in International WHO'S WHO of Professionals

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm is now included in the International WHO’S WHO of Professionals directory: Maksym Lavrynovych, its Managing Partner, who was nominated for the directory in July of last year, became its full member due to the recommendations of the International WHO’S WHO Historical Society members.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in Banking Congress

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in the Banking Congress held in Kyiv on February 15.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins in Four Categories of the DealMakers Global Awards 2012

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been named the Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine in Banking and Finance, M&A, Taxes, and Court Practice and Arbitration according to the DealMakers Global Awards 2012.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Participates in the World Economic Forum

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, visited on January 27 in Davos, Switzerland, the 8th Ukrainian Lunch entitled “Options for the Future”. The event included a discussion of Ukraine’s future prospects in the context of European and global development.

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Olena Zubchenko Receives an Advocate’s Certificate

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Olena Zubchenko, Senior Associate at Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, received on January 26 a certificate for the right to engage in advocate's activity.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins in the InterContinental Finance Magazine 2012 Continent Awards

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has been named the Most Trusted Ukrainian Law Firm – Europe according to the InterContinental Finance Magazine 2012 Continent Awards.

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Stanislav Skrypnyck Participates in the International Conference “Wealth Management and Private Ba

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in “Wealth Management and Private Banking in Russia & CIS”, a practical international conference held in Moscow on January 30-31.

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Andriy Moroz and Dmytro Symanov Participate in the II Competition Forum of Ukraine

February 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Senior associates of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm Andriy Moroz and Dmytro Symanov participated in the II Competition Forum of Ukraine held in Kyiv on January 26-27 with official support of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Acts as Legal Adviser in the Process of Providing State Guarantees for...

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Raising a Loan Facility by LisichanskUgol Open Joint Stock Company

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm acted as a Ukrainian law adviser in the process of providing state guarantees for raising an $85,000,000 long-term loan facility to reconstruct and modernize the mines of LisichanskUgol OJSC. The loan agreement was signed by China Development Bank, a state-run Chinese bank, and the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on December 28, 2011. This is the first time in history that China Development Bank has extended a loan to a Ukrainian enterprise.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins a Court Case against a Well-Known Newspaper

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has successfully represented the interests of a client, the owner of one of Ukraine’s leading machine-building enterprises, in the case regarding a claim filed against the founder of the newspaper “Dzerkalo Tyzhnya. Ukraine” seeking protection of honor, dignity and business reputation, as well as recognition of the distributed information as inaccurate and refutation of such information.

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IFLR1000, International Legal Guide, Recommends Lavrynovych & Partners in M&A

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has, for the second time this year, been recommended by IFLR1000, a leading international guide to financial law firms. In the 2012 issue, Lavrynovych & Partners is recommended in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions. 

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Lavrynovych & Partners is Ukraine’s Best Law Firm of the Year 2011...

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

according to Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2011 

Lavrynovych & Partners was announced as a Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2011 Winner in category Law Firm of the Year – M&A, Banking & Finance, Tax and Litigation & Arbitration in Ukraine.

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Awards for the Winners of Lavrynovych & Partners’ First Scholarship Contest

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

December 22nd saw the rewarding of winners of the First Scholarship Contest in the area of corporate law established by Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm in cooperation with the Students League of All-Ukrainian Non-Governmental Organization “Ukrainian Bar Association”.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Takes Third Place according to...

January 2012. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

World Tax 2012, International Ranking of Leading Tax Advisers

Having taken third place according to the international ranking of World Tax 2012, Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm is among Ukraine’s leading tax advisers for the first time.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Wins a Major Land Dispute in Zaporizhya Oblast

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has successfully defended its client’s land interests at the Melitopol City District Court of Zaporizhya Oblast in a case regarding the recognition as unlawful and reversal of a resolution adopted by a governmental authority.

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Lavrynovych & Partners is Ukraine’s Best Law Firm of the Year 2011 according to ACQ Country Awards

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners has won in all six Ukrainian categories of this year’s international ranking of law firms according to ACQ Country Awards, whose results were announced on December 14.

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Lavrynovych & Partners among Ukraine’s Top 10 Law Firms again

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners has been rated seventh on the list of “50 Leading Ukrainian Law Firms” and has moved up two points in the ranking compared with the previous year. This is reflected in the results of the 15th Annual Survey “50 Leading Ukrainian Law Firms 2011” by the Yuridicheskaya Praktika and Kommersant-Ukrayina newspapers published on December 6.

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Maksym Lavrynovych delivers a speech at Ukrainian Conference in Switzerland

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, delivered a speech at the conference called “Ukraine, where are you heading to?”, which took place on December 5 in Lugano, Switzerland.

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Iryna Marushko delivers a speech at IFA’s Regional CIS International Tax Conference

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, made a speech at the International Fiscal Association (IFA)’s Regional CIS International Tax Conference held in Kyiv on December 5-6.

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Lavrynovych & Partners successfully represents client’s interests in a case for recovery of debt

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm represented in the High Specialized Court of Ukraine for Civil and Criminal Cases the interests of a client in a case for recovery of non-accrued and unpaid interest exceeding UAH 540,000 under an agreement from a commercial bank.

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Roman Blazhko Participates in IFA Ukraine-Cyprus International Tax Seminar

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Roman Blazhko, a senior associate of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, partook in the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Ukraine-Cyprus International Tax Seminar which was held in Kyiv on 25 November 2011.

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Iryna Marushko Delivers a Speech at the Third Annual National Forum

December 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, made a speech at the Third Annual National Forum “Mergers and Acquisitions in Ukraine” held in Kyiv on November 24-25.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Defends Client's Land Interests

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has successfully defended at the District Administrative Court the interests of Chornobayivske hunting enterprise, one of Ukraine’s largest lessees of land, during the hearing of a case regarding the recognition as unlawful and reversal of a resolution adopted by a government agency.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Successfully Defends the Interests of Devilon Group

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm has defended the interests of Devilon Group LLC during the hearing of a case for vacating the illegally occupied areas within leased premises.

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Lavrynovych & Partners successfully represents the interests of Wenox Holdings Lіmited with respect

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners successfully represented the interests of Wenox Holdings Lіmited (Cyprus) at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine with respect to granting a preliminary approval for concentration by purchase of shares of JSC Electrometallurgical Works Dneprospetsstal named after A. N. Kuzmin (Zaporizhya city), which ensured gaining more than 25% of votes in the issuer’s highest management body.

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Dmytro Savchuk and Olga Lyubun Attend Seminar “The Changing Domain Name Landscape and New gTLDs:

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Business Risk and Opportunity Management”

Dmytro Savchuk and Olga Lyubun, associates of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, have attended a seminar entitled “The Changing Domain Name Landscape and New gTLDs: Business Risk and Opportunity Management”. The seminar was held with the support of the Ukrainian Bar Association, the Ukrainian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce and BASCAP initiative group in Ukraine.

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Igor Siusel and Artur Kiyan Participate in Kiev Arbitration Days 2011 Conference

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Igor Siusel, Associated Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, and Artur Kiyan, associate of the firm, participated in the conference “Kiеv Arbitration Days 2011”, which was held in Kyiv on November 17-18.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in the 6th Annual Ukrainian Banking Forum

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, participated in the 6th Annual Ukrainian Banking Forum, which took place in Kyiv on November 15-17.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in 18th Annual CEE Private Equity Forum

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, participated in the 18th Annual CEE Private Equity Forum held in London on November 3-4.

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Eugene Kolomiyets and Oleksandr Palamarchuk Participate in V Annual Corporate Law Forum

November 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Eugene Kolomiyets and Oleksandr Palamarchuk, associates of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in the V Annual Corporate Law Forum held in Kyiv on October 28.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in EVCA Mid Market Forum in Budapest

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, took part in EVCA Mid Market Forum held in Budapest on October 18-19. The forum was held with the support of Mid Europa Partners, a leading private equity investment firm.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Is Recommended by the IFLR1000

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners has for the first time been recognized by IFLR1000, a leading international directory of financial law firms. In IFLR1000’s 2012 edition published on October 14, Lavrynovych & Partners is recommended in the Banking and Finance area.

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Lavrynovych & Partners and UBA Students League Establish Scholarship Contest

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm and the Students League of All-Ukrainian Non-Governmental Organization "Ukrainian Bar Association” have established a joint Scholarship Contest in the area of corporate law.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Attends Russia Business Club Session in Zurich

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, attended a session of the Russia Business Club devoted to the topic of “East Experience”, which was held in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 11.

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Maksym Lavrynovych Wins All-Ukrainian contest “Lawyer of the Year 2011”

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, has won All-Ukrainian contest “Lawyer of the Year 2011” in the category “Lawyer, Representative of a Private Law Firm”. The awards ceremony took place in Kyiv on October 6.

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Kyiv-Based Office of Lavrynovych & Partners Broadens Its Opportunities

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

The year 2011 has been exceptionally successful for Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm: it has attracted such clients as Japan Tobacco International, Prominvestbank, Allseeds Group, Winner Imports Ukraine, Alfa-Bank, Dneprovsky Iron & Steel Integrated Works n. a. Dzerzhynsky and quite a few other well-established companies.

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Iryna Marushko Participates in Korean-Ukrainian Business Forum

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Iryna Marushko, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm, participated in the Korean-Ukrainian Business Forum held in Kyiv on September 30.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Becomes Legal Counsel of Dneprovsky Iron & Steel Integrated Works...

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

n. a. Dzerzhynsky

Lavrynovych & Partners and OJSC Dneprovsky Iron & Steel Integrated Works n. a. Dzerzhynsky signed a cooperation agreement on September 28. This customer will be supported by a team of lawyers supervised by Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Becomes Legal Counsel of Alfa-Bank

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm and Alfa-Bank, a member of the Alfa-Group international consortium, signed a cooperation agreement on September 28. This project will be implemented by a team of lawyers supervised by Stanislav Skrypnyck, Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners.

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Lavrynovych & Partners Successfully Defended the Interests of Ukragroalliance LLC

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

In the Case Seeking Invalidation and Reversal of Tax Notification Decisions and Fines in the Amount of UAH 550,000

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Kyiv-Based Office of Lavrynovych & Partners Broadens Its Opportunities  

October 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

The year 2011 has been exceptionally successful for Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm: it has attracted such clients as Japan Tobacco International, Prominvestbank, Allseeds Group, Winner Imports Ukraine, Alfa-Bank, Dneprovsky Iron & Steel Integrated Works n. a. Dzerzhynsky and quite a few other well-established companies.

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Lavrynovych & Partners successfully defends Ukrainian dairy producer Galakton PJSC

September 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Lavrynovych & Partners has represented the interests of Ukrainian dairy producer Galakton PJSC in Ukrainian courts in a case based on a claim brought by the Kyiv environmental prosecutor in the interests of the state represented by the State Environmental Inspectorate seeking damages of UAH 5,753,801.16 caused to the state by a breach of the terms of a special water use permit.

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Maksym Lavrynovych named among Top 25 Ukrainian Lawyers

September 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners, Maksym Lavrynovych, has made his debut on the list of Top 25 Ukrainian Lawyers

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Lavrynovych & Partners acts as local adviser on government guarantees securing Air Express Project

August 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Under an agreement with the international law firm White & Case, Lavrynovych & Partners has advised the Ukrainian Finance Ministry in the process of negotiating and signing a guarantee agreement for a USD 372,313,538 loan obtained by the state-run Directorate for Construction and Management of National Project "Air Express" and by other Kyiv regional infrastructure facilities from the Export-Import Bank of China.

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Lavrynovych & Partners acts as local adviser on government guarantees securing Ukravtodor's USD 376m

August 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Under an agreement with the international law firm White & Case, Lavrynovych & Partners has advised the Ukrainian Finance Ministry in the process of negotiating and signing a guarantee agreement for a USD 376m (UAH 3bn) long-term loan provided by the Russian Sberbank for the Ukrainian state-run road construction company Ukravtodor.

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Maksym Lavrynovych nominated for International WHO'S WHO of Professionals

July 2011. Press Releases by Lavrynovych & Partners (view listing).

Maksym Lavrynovych, the Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners, has been nominated for inclusion in the International WHO'S WHO of Professionals directory.

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