Sayenko Kharenko has advised the EBRD on Ukrainian law aspects of a project launched to assist an online court development in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Government has pledged to bring economic opportunities for foreign investors by digitalising the country and liberalising business laws. A big part of this promise comes with a new law “On Stimulating Development of Digital Economy in Ukraine” (“Law”). Most provisions of the Law came into force on 14 August 2021, but the Law will be operative in 2022 once all regulations are in place.
AVELLUM for the second time researched how the coronavirus outbreak affected the plans of businesses to purchase or sell assets or companies in Ukraine in the next 6 to 12 months. We surveyed over 90 owners, top managers, and heads of legal departments of Ukrainian and international companies in 2021.
Over the past year, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has been closely scrutinizing business structures involving corporate investment funds during the review of merger control notifications. In particular, the regulator is interested in relations of control among asset management companies, corporate investment funds, and their shareholders. Depending on the regulator’s position, the list of parties to a concentration can be significantly wider than one may probably realize.
Poland and Ukraine – a distinct pairing some would say. The two European countries are close to one another – both geographically and historically – yet, while they share a lot of similarities, they remain quite distinct. Given the sheer size of these countries and economies, their relationship, and a growing amount of investor interest – going both ways – we took a deeper dive to explore what makes their relations tick. And what better way is there to understand the countries’ entangled relationship than to talk to someone with Marcin Wierzbicki’s profile? Born and raised in Poland, the Konieczny Wierzbicki Managing Partner has had the opportunity to spend quite some time in Ukraine and, as such, has a unique perspective on both countries and their respective markets.
Avellum, working with White & Case, has advised Ukrenergo on its debut USD 825 million issuance of sustainability-linked eurobonds. Sayenko Kharenko, working with Linklaters, advised the managers BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs International, and Ukreximbank. CMS advised the EBRD on its USD 75 million investment in Ukrenergo bonds.