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DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

77A CHERVONOARMIYSKA VUL, 03150 KYIV, UKRAINE
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Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

DLA Piper Ukraine LLCscores highly’ for its service level. Practice head Oleksandr Kurdydyk advised ABH Holdings on the $450m sale of Ukrsotsbank to Alfa Group. EBRD and Dragon Capital are also clients.

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

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC is ‘always responsive, reliable and able to outperform expectations’. Margarita Karpenko and Alla Kozachenko, who are highly regarded, advised Crown Agents on a UAH1.07bn state-financed procurement programme.

Leading individuals

Margarita Karpenko - DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

At DLA Piper Ukraine LLC, Galyna Zagorodniuk focuses on high-level and complex merger clearance matters, investigations and disputes. She assisted ABH Holdings with obtaining clearance for the $450m acquisition of Ukrsotsbank.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

Olga Vorozhbyt joined DLA Piper Ukraine LLC from CMS to lead the firm’s growing litigation practice. She acted for international development company Crown Agents in a matter relating to a data breach. Pfizer is also a client.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC is best known for handling senior executive exits, regulatory advice, collective bargaining agreements and employment disputes. Margarita Karpenko’s clients include a multinational pharmaceutical company.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

At DLA Piper Ukraine LLC, Oleksandr Kurdydyk acted for Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety on establishing an energy efficiency fund. Galyna Zagorodniuk is also recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC provides ‘fully appropriate service and is clearly experienced in litigation’. Practice head Natalia Pakhomovska and senior associate Natalia Kirichenko are recommended. Nike is a key client.

Leading individuals

Natalia Pakhomovska - DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

At DLA Piper Ukraine LLC, ‘standards are high in every way’. Natalia Kochergina has ‘extensive knowledge, strong negotiation skills and a strategic approach’. Oleg Matiusha is also recommended. Cargill and McDonald’s are among their clients.

Leading individuals

Natalia Kochergina - DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

Illya Sverdlov, who was promoted to the partnership in May 2018, leads the practice at DLA Piper Ukraine LLC, which counts Crown Agents, Leroy Merlin and McDonald’s among its clients.

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Legal Developments by:
DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

    - DLA Piper UK LLP

Legal Developments in Ukraine

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • New Law on LLCs in Ukraine

    The Law of Ukraine On the Limited Liability Companies and Additional Liability Companies passed on 6 February 2018 shall come into force on 17 June 2018. The Law is a positive sign for doing business in Ukraine as it introduces significant changes and innovations in the legal regulation of the establishment and activities of limited liability companies, which are the most numerous and the most popular form of entrepreneurial activity in Ukraine (second only to individual entrepreneurs).
  • The Code of bankruptcy procedure in Ukraine: positives and negatives of the new document

    The Verkhovna Rada registered a draft law on the Code of Bankruptcy Procedure (No. 8060). Among other things, it is noted that such a document will increase the efficiency of bankruptcy procedures, the level of protection of the rights of creditors, improve the procedures for selling debtor property at the auction, increase the level of execution of contracts and court decisions. However, does the text of the document correspond to the stated purpose? 
    - GOLAW
  • CHANGES TO PPA: TO MAKE FINANCIAERS HAPPY

    Over the last few months before January 2018, when the latest changes to the power purchase agreements (PPAs) between State Enterprise “Energorynok” and producers of energy from alternative sources were adopted, more than ten agreements were signed with upgraded conditions set earlier in 2017. In the mentioned agreements, the changes to the PPAs were applied and helped bring Ukraine’s PPAs closer to international standards. Nevertheless, the revised PPAs still have a lot of issues that need to be clarified and further elaborated to make them perfectly bankable, and to make them properly executable.
    - GOLAW
  • Antitrust Compliance Program in Ukraine: Current Status and Development Prospect

    Mykola Stetsenko, Managing Partner, AVELLUM
  • Recent Legal Developments in Renewable Energy Sector

    Glib Bondar, Partner, AVELLUM
  • A Remarkable Year of Restructuring. What Next?

    What happened in 2015 in the world of Ukrainian corporate finance was a reflection of larger scale events in and around Ukraine. In this article, we will share our view of the key events in 2015 in the area of cor-porate finance, highlight the most important legislative and regulatory developments in finance and, based on our experience, make a few suggestions for creditors and debtors on how to navigate through 2016.
  • Enforcement in Ukraine of Interim Orders Issued by Foreign Courts and Arbitral Tribunals

    In the past few years Ukrainian clients have developed an appetite for solving their disputes abroad. Litigation and arbitration sagas involving Ukrainian parties or related to Ukrainian assets often spread across many jurisdictions. In many such sagas various interim reliefs were granted by courts and tribunals.
  • Applicable law in contractual disputes: recent arbitration practice

    AstapovLawyers Partner Eugene Blinov & the firm's Associate Roman Protsyshyn share their recent arbitration practice regarding applicable law in contractual disputes.
  • Disputes arising from finance arrangements: post-crisis phenomenon in Ukraine – read more!

    The 2008 financial crisis peak had hardly faded away, when another breaking news was brought to the surface in CIS countries: a significant part of the funds advanced during the pre-crisis period by banks and other financial institutions to support various businesses and commercial initiatives, flew beyond national frontiers to be found in Panama, BVI, Seychelles, Jersey, Cyprus and other offshore and onshore jurisdictions in the pockets of numerous private persons, mostly CIS nationals. No surprise this fact led to a tsunami of disputes, one way or the other related to repayment of loans and funds advanced under other types of finance arrangements. Many of those disputes are still pending, thus, keeping finance arrangements among the top-litigated issues within CIS borders.
  • Proper notices in arbitration – watch the details!

    Article V1(b) of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, better known as the New York Convention, provides that recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award may be refused, at the request of the party against which it is invoked, only if that party furnishes proof to the competent authority where the recognition and enforcement is sought that it was not given proper notice of the appointment of the arbitrator or of the arbitration proceedings. However simple at first glance, the question of what constitutes 'proper notice' turns out to be less than clear in practice.