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Oksana Franko

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Dentons

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust; Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Employment and Labor;

Position

Oksana Franko is a senior associate in Dentons’ Kyiv office with major focus on antitrust and competition issues, including obtaining merger clearance, advising on concerted practices, abuse of dominance, state aid. She has more than 12 years of professional experience  in advising national and international clients mainly on antitrust and competition matters, as well as corporate matters, M&A, labor and employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions. Her client base includes large national and international corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms.

Career

Senior Associate, Dentons, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018 – to date; Senior associate, Attorney at law, EPAP Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2013 - 2018; Leading associate, Attorney at law, Vasil Kisil & Partners (Law Firm), Kyiv, Ukraine, 2007 - 2013; Leading legal advisor, PJSC “Universal Bank” Kyiv, Ukraine, 2006 - 2007

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish

Member

Kyiv City Bar (admitted since 2007, Attorney at law certificate)

Education

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2004, Law faculty, Speciality “Civil Law”, Specialist degree; Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2004, Law faculty, Bachelor degree; Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2004, Legal English Studies, Certificate of Legal English (Annex to the Specialist Diploma)


Ukraine

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Oksana Franko - Dentons

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dentons has 'a perfect, dedicated team' and clients praise 'great partner' Oleg Batyuk. He advised a US technology company on investments in software developers and R&D centres in Ukraine. Adam Mycyk and associate Oksana Franko are among the key practitioners. Adecco Group and Acciona Energy are also clients.

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Competition

Within: Competition

The team at Dentons 'has no weaknesses', according to one client. Volodymyr Monastyrskyy advised CUB Energy on matters arising from its investment in solar power projects, and assisted Henkel with competition law compliance. Senior associate Oksana Franko, who was a recent hire from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, is 'very supportive'.

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