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18/1 VARDANANTS STR, 3RD FLOOR, YEREVAN 0010, ARMENIA
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Work +374 10 529 509
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Vardan Stepanyan

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K&P Law Firm

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Position

Managing Partner

Career

Mr. Stepanyan is a corporate and finance lawyer with private practice experience on Armenian legal market since 2001 and in Ukraine since 2009. He is the Managing Partner of K&P Law Firm (Armenia) and its Ukrainian subsidiary and is heading Banking and Finance team of the firm. Vardan also contributes to the M&A, Securities and Corporate Finance, Competition and Tax law matters. His private practice focuses on financial institutions, Insurance, as well as Energy and Mining industries.

He has extensive experience in banking and finance work and in restructuring and insolvency, with an in-depth knowledge of Armenian, Ukrainian and international law and practice of complex international finance transactions. He has advised and led K&P team in numerous transactions involving syndicated finance, project finance, IPOs, debt restructuring, requisition finance and settlements.

Languages

Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian, English

Member

Bar Assosiation of Republic of Armenia


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Vardan Stepanyan - K&P Law Firm

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K&P Law Firm is experienced in advising clients on matters related to real estate, finance, IT and tax law, and stands out for its ability to ‘address complex legal issues in a new and developing regulatory environment with great flexibility’. In a recent highlight, the team advised the Armenian IT company Zangi on intellectual property matters. The firm has a track record assisting international companies, such as Access Consultants and ibis Hotels, with their market entry into Armenia and investment-related issues. Vardan Stepanyan is recommended for his extensive knowledge ‘over the full spectrum of financial services’ and counsel Anna Hakobyan provides ‘well-grounded legal advice on compliance, corporate and regulatory matters’. Tatul Khudatyan is experienced in real estate and banking transactions.

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