Olexander Martinenko > CMS > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

01021 KIEV

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Ukraine > White-collar crime

(Leading individuals)

Olexander MartinenkoCMS

CMS is noted for corporate white-collar criminal law investigations and litigation. Its work covers matters of embezzlement, forgery, bribery, identity theft, fraud and money laundering. Litigation experts Maria OrlykOlexander Martinenko and counsel Olga Shenk, along with banking and finance specialist Anna Pogrebna, act for large international corporates in key sectors such as agriculture, energy, healthcare, technology and automotive.

Ukraine > Tax

CMS can call on the specialist expertise of the firm’s large tax practice across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America for cross-border matters. The practice led by Anna Pogrebna, Olexander Martinenko and Igor Olekhov handles tax matters for corporates and individuals, and it has expertise in VAT, international taxation, tax structuring and tax disputes, as well as customs and currency control issues. Clients praise its ‘competence, awareness of the subtle issues of jurisprudence, and creative and individual approach to every question‘.

Ukraine > Intellectual property

CMS frequently handles the IP aspects of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions and it has in-depth experience in many key sectors including IT, life sciences, automotive, manufacturing, financial services and media. The practice led by corporate and litigation partner Maria Orlyk, corporate partner and data protection specialist Olga Belyakova and regulatory partner Olexander Martinenko also handles patent infringement matters and litigation.

Ukraine > Employment

The ‘competitive‘ practice at CMS is led by Maria Orlyk, who has extensive experience in handling group dismissals, transfer of employees and negotiations with boards of directors; disputes expert Olexander Martinenko; and Olga Belyakova, who specialises in advising IT sector clients. The team advises on day-to-day employment matters, as well as more complex mass layoffs, outsourcing projects, restructuring, immigration and labour disputes. Senior associate Nataliya Nakonechna is also recommended for her advice on executive-level dismissals and the employment aspects of M&A.

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Olexander MartinenkoCMS

CMS has ‘a “hands-on” and powerful litigation team‘. Maria Orlyk, the ‘competent and well organised Olexander Martinenko and Anna Pogrebna, who specialises in tax and banking and finance litigation, lead the practice, which handles domestic and cross-border litigation as well as international arbitration. Areas of expertise include energy disputes, investment and commercial arbitrations, tax disputes, and fraud and FCPA investigations. The firm is also praised for its strength in public international law, including Energy Charter Treaty and bilateral investment treaty cases.