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Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Asters

The ‘extremely business-oriented and responsive’ team at Asters is led by Iryna Pokanay and Armen Khachaturyan. The latter advised Ukraine’s public railway company on restructuring a $500m loan. Counsel Gabriel Aslanian is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Armen Khachaturyan - Asters

Iryna Pokanay - Asters

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Armen Khachaturyan and Vadym Samoilenko are the key contacts at Asters, which has a strong track record in cross-border and complex M&A deals. Highlights included advising on a multimillion-dollar broadcasting joint venture.

Leading individuals

Oleksiy Didkovskiy - Asters

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Igor Svechkar, Oleksandr Voznyuk and Alexey Pustovit are the key contacts at Asters, which is recommended for its ‘flexibility, high technical quality and creativity’. Svechkar assisted Allergan with obtaining clearance for its merger with Pfizer.

Leading individuals

Igor Svechkar - Asters

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Asters’ team is ‘highly attentive, responsive and accessible’. Oleksiy Didkovskiy acted for the Ministry of Finance in a High Court case concerning $3.4bn in eurobonds. Tamara Lukanina and Anna Tkachova are other key names.

Leading individuals

Oleksiy Didkovskiy - Asters

Next generation lawyers

Anna Tkachova - Asters

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Employment planning, collective bargaining, immigration, terminations and disputes are key areas for Asters, where Armen Khachaturyan and Svitlana Chepurna lead the practice. Wizz Air is a key client.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Top performer in energy lawAsters has ‘deep knowledge and industry expertise’. Armen Khachaturyan, Tamara Lukanina and the ‘personable and proactiveYaroslav Petrov advised Free Energy on renewable projects.

Leading individuals

Armen Khachaturyan - Asters

Next generation lawyers

Yaroslav Petrov - Asters

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Asters

Asters’ ‘responsive and pragmatic’ team assisted Biosphere Corporation with registering patents. Practice head Julia Semeniy and Mariana Polishchuk are key names.

Next generation lawyers

Mariana Polishchuk - Asters

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 1

Asters

The ‘talented and skilled team’ at Asters advises high-net-worth individuals on wealth management, trusts, inheritance planning, residency permits, family law and real estate. The ‘intelligent’ Alexey Khomyakov, Oleksiy Demyanenko and rising star Pavlo Shovak are the key names.

Next generation lawyers

Pavlo Shovak - Asters

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Asters

At Asters, practice head Roman Kostenko and Roman Drobotskiy handled property matters pertaining to Prada’s first boutique in Kiev. Crossfit Ukraine is also a client.

Leading individuals

Roman Kostenko - Asters

Next generation lawyers

Roman Drobotskiy - Asters

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Market leaderAsters fields a ‘smart’ team that ‘works quickly’. Alexey Khomyakov advised rail operator Ukrzaliznytsia on tax aspects of its $500m restructuring. Oleksiy Didkovskiy and Constantin Solyar are also recommended.

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Ukraine

Offices in Kiev

Legal Developments by:
Asters

  • NBU Introduces Changes to Cross-Border Loan Registration Procedure

    On 15 June 2012, the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (the "NBU") adopted Regulation No. 246 introducing amendments (the "Amendments") to the procedure of obtainment by residents of foreign-currency loans from non-residents and providing by residents of foreign-currency loans to non-residents (the "Procedure") set forth in NBU Regulation No. 270. The Amendments shall come into force 4 months after the date of registration by the Ministry of Justice, which occurred on 9 July 2012.
    - Asters

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