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Ukraine

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

Asters

Asters is ‘one of the leading firms, if not the leading firm’ with a ‘thorough and efficient’ team. Iryna Pokanay advised the EBRD on UkrSibbank’s capital increase. Armen Khachaturyan and Gabriel Aslanian are the other key names.

Leading individuals

Iryna Pokanay - Asters

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

Asters

One of the best firms in the country’, Asters advised an overseas investor on the local aspects of a multibillion-dollar global acquisition. Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Armen Khachaturyan, Vadym Samoilenko and the ‘responsive, reliableOleksiy Demyanenko are the key names.

Leading individuals

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Asters

Asters’ team is ‘one of the best in the Ukraine’. Oleksiy Didkovskiy, who is ‘a strong negotiator’, represented the Ministry of Finance in London’s High Court in a case pertaining to a $3bn Eurobond debt. Svitlana Chepurna is ‘intelligent and diligent’.

Leading individuals

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Asters

Providing ‘keen insight into complex matters’, the team at Asters includes Armen Khachaturyan, Tamara Lukanina and ‘client-focused’ counsel Yaroslav Petrov. The firm recently advised Gess Consulting on renewable energy projects.

Leading individuals

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Asters

Asters is ‘very responsive’. ‘Wonderful negotiatorJulia Semeniy represented Ferrero in a dispute concerning the unauthorised use of the Nutella brand.

Next generation lawyers

Mariana Polishchuk - Asters

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

Asters

At ‘excellent firmAsters, Roman Kostenko provides ‘high-quality advice’; he assisted Prada with leasing matters.

Leading individuals

Roman Kostenko - Asters

Next generation lawyers

Roman Drobotskiy - Asters

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Asters

Asters exhibits ‘an analytical approach and practical knowledge’. Oleksiy Didkovskiy and the ‘insightfulAlexey Khomyakov are recommended. Recent work includes advising ED&F Man on tax and customs matters.

Next generation lawyers

Pavlo Odnokoz - Asters

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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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