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Dentons

49-A VOLODYMYRSKA STREET, 2ND FLOOR, 01001 KYIV, UKRAINE
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Work +380 44 494 4774
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Fax +380 44 494 1991
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Web:
www.dentons.com
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Ukraine

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

Dentons

Dentons’ team ‘distinguishes itself through professionalism and wise counsel’ on debt restructuring, cross-border lending and trade finance. Natalia Selyakova advised CRI Group on its $1.3bn debt restructuring. Adam Mycyk, Nadiya Shylienkova and Nikolay Zhovner are also noted.

Leading individuals

Natalia Selyakova - Dentons

Next generation lawyers

Nadiya Shylienkova - Dentons

Nikolay Zhovner - Dentons

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

Dentons

Dentons’ team provides ‘excellent support, fast response times and has a high level of knowledge’. Oleg Batyuk assisted Adecco Group with the sale of its local subsidiary. Adam Mycyk and Myron Rabij are other key contacts and associate Oksana Franko joined from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

Leading individuals

Adam Mycyk - Dentons

Oleg Batyuk - Dentons

Next generation lawyers

Oksana Franko - Dentons

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

At Dentons, the ‘extremely professionalVolodymyr Monastyrskyy handles all aspects of antimonopoly regulation. He and Borys Schwarzer advised Adecco on merger control matters relating to the sale of its local subsidiary.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Practice head Oleg Batyuk and rising star Oleg Kuchanskyy are among the key names at Dentons, which is known for its ‘high-quality and client-oriented advice’. Clients include an international developer of crop protection solutions.

Next generation lawyers

Oleg Kuchanskyy - Dentons

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Dentons

Dentons handles the employment law aspects of corporate transactions for blue-chip clients. Volodymyr Monastyrskyy assisted an international luxury products company with immigration matters.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Dentons

Myron Rabij’s team at Dentons provides ‘an excellent service, rapid responses and good industry knowledge’. Adam Mycyk is a finance expert and Maksym Sysoiev is ‘intelligent and hardworking’. The Ukrainian Association of Renewable Energy is a key client.

Next generation lawyers

Maksym Sysoiev - Dentons

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Dentons’ team has notable expertise handling the IP aspects of large M&A transactions. Associate Oksana Horban, who is also a patent attorney, assisted Danish company Bojer Innovativ Ingeniør Rådgivning with licensing matters.

Next generation lawyers

Oksana Horban - Dentons

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

Dentons

At Dentons, ‘open and candid counselMarkian Sileckyalways takes a rational approach’. Practice head Myron Rabij is also recommended. The firm advised Cofco Agri Ukraine on the construction of a $75m grain terminal.

Leading individuals

Markian Silecky - Dentons

Myron Rabij - Dentons

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Dentons’ team has ‘a practical approach and the highest standards’. Igor Davydenko and Tetiana Gryn are recommended. Sberbank and CRI Group are clients.

Next generation lawyers

Tetiana Gryn - Dentons

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United Arab Emirates

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Australia

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Azerbaijan

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Belgium

Offices in Brussels and Brussels

China

Offices in Shanghai, Jilin, Wuhan, Chengdu, Ji'nan, Chongqing, Beijing, and Guangzhou

Canada

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Czech Republic

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Germany

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Egypt

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Spain

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France

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Georgia

Offices in Tbilisi

Ghana

Costa Rica

Offices in San Jose

Hungary

Offices in Budapest

Italy

Offices in Milan and Rome

Jordan

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Kuwait

Offices in Kuwait City

Kazakhstan

Offices in Astana and Almaty

London

Offices in London EC2Y and London EC4M

Luxembourg

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Morocco

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Mexico

Offices in Mexico City

Netherlands

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Oman

Offices in Muscat

Poland

Offices in Warsaw

Qatar

Offices in Doha

Romania

Offices in Bucharest

Russia

Offices in Moscow and St Petersburg

South Africa

Offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Scotland

Offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh

South East

Offices in Milton Keynes and Watford

Slovakia

Offices in Bratislava

Saudi Arabia

Offices in Riyadh

Turkey

Offices in Istanbul

Ukraine

Offices in Kiev

United States

Offices in San Francisco, New York, Rancho Sante Fe, Orange County, San Diego, Washington DC, St Louis, New York, Kansas City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, Albany, Los Angeles, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas, Phoenix, Short Hills, Silicon Valley, Downtown, Atlanta, Boston, Miami, New Orleans, McLean, Houston, and Mclean

Uzbekistan

Offices in Tashkent and Tashkent

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Dentons

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Legal Developments in Ukraine

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    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.