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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Top Changes for Financial Institutions on Restructuring and Recoveries Market in Ukraine

August 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GOLAW.

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One of the biggest fear for a creditor in providing financing is a possible default with zero perspectives to recover damages. On the international arena until recently Ukraine has been known as a high-risk country that precludes foreign investment flows. However, the situation has changed substantially over the past few years.  

AVELLUM advises joint lead managers on EUR600 mln and USD335 mln Naftogaz Eurobond issue

August 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the joint lead managers, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, with respect to EUR600 million and USD335 million Eurobond offering of Naftogaz of Ukraine.

AVELLUM advises Cornerstone Partners on acquisition of CoreValue

August 2019 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Cornerstone Partners, a co-owner of IT Kontrakt, a Polish IT Company, on the acquisition of CoreValue, a US-headquartered IT service provider with Ukrainian roots.

How much does it cost to use “proprietary” TM?

August 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GOLAW.

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For many international companies, it is a common practice to allow the use of their trademarks (TM) to all group companies on a free of charge basis. Some parent companies do not even have a right to charge the royalty payments from their subsidiaries, as this contradicts the company’s policy. In the case of subsidiaries located in the territory of Ukraine, such a situation suits everyone, at first glance, because royalties do not have to be paid at all. 

AVELLUM successfully represents English trading company in GAFTA arbitration

August 2019 - Dispute resolution. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM secured a favourable award to the client in a dispute at the GAFTA arbitration for a total amount of more than EUR1.5 million.

AVELLUM advises GROUPE ATLANTIC on acquisition of one of SST Group’s businesses

July 2019 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to GROUPE ATLANTIC, a leading French HVAC company, on the acquisition of SST Group’s electric underfloor heating and water leakage control systems business.

Renewable energy in Ukraine: green auctions launched

In the first half of 2019 alone, renewable energy facilities with a capacity of more than 1.5 GW were connected to the Ukrainian grid, with about 96% of those being solar and wind energy facilities. In the whole of 2018, which has been a record-breaking year so far, numbers were almost half as high. The Ukrainian market also remains very attractive to foreign investors, not least because of the lucrative feed-in tariff rates, which are paid out regularly. Now, after the adoption of the so-called law on green auctions, significant changes can be expected.

AVELLUM advises on Ukraine`s first in over a decade Euro-denominated notes issue

July 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on another milestone Eurobond deal. The issue by Ukraine of EUR1 billion notes with a 7-year tenor marks the first euro-denominated offering Ukraine has made in almost 15 years.

AVELLUM advises solar power plant developer on sale of solar project

July 2019 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to SM Invest Construction B.V., a solar PV plants developer, on the sale of shares in the holding company, which owns the underlying assets to develop a 148MW solar power plant in Mykolaiv region. Scatec Solar, a leading and globally acting solar energy producer, acted as the purchaser.

General requirements to advertising in Ukraine

The main legal act regulating legal relations in the field of advertising is the Law of Ukraine On Advertising. The implementation of the Law in practice requires a detailed analysis and practical experience. The fulfillment of the requirements of the Law and other regulatory legal acts regulating advertising relations in Ukraine is a guarantee that government agencies in Ukraine, such as the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, the State Inspection of Consumer Protection of Ukraine will not be able to start an advertiser's check.

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