EPAP Ukraine is pleased to announce the promotion of Oleg Boichuk and Sergiy Grebenyuk to Partners, increasing partnership in Ukraine to 8, and the total number of partners worldwide to 36. Oleg Boichuk will continue as a Head of Real Estate Practice and a Co-head of Corporate and M&A. Sergiy Grebenyuk will act as a Head of Criminal Law Practice at EPAP Ukraine.
Oleksandr Maydanyk, Counsel, Co-Head of Tax Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been elected as a New Board Member of the International Fiscal Association in Ukraine (IFA Ukraine). IFA Ukraine announced the voting results during its January 21, 2016 General Membership Meeting. The Board consists of four members, elected among seven nominees.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has been shortlisted for the prestigious The lawyer European Awards 2016 in Law firm of the year: Russia, Ukraine and the CIS category along with only seven Ukrainian law firms.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises 2XU Pty Ltd, an Australian multinational corporation engaged in the design, development and selling of sporting apparel, on overcoming refusal for protection of client’s key brands in Ukraine.
World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals ranks Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine in the silver band and accentuates its “international footprint” that “makes it a persuasive option for brands with multi-jurisdictional requirements.” The Firm’s IP Practice earns silver band six years in a row.
Gleb Bialyi, Partner, Head of International Trade and Customs Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been named among the world’s leading Trade & Customs lawyers by the newly released Who’s Who Legal: Trade & Customs 2015. The listing honours Mr. Bialyi as one of as one of four experts recognized nationwide for Trade & Customs.
Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice and a Head of Sports Law Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been elected as a New Board Member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association (the UAA). The UAA confirmed the e-voting results during its November 16, 2015 General Meeting. The Board consists of 9 members, elected every three years among members of the Association.
EPAP Ukraine, an exclusive member of the world's largest global organisation of tax advisors Taxand, has once again been acknowledged for its excellent tax expertise in the International Tax Review’s World Tax 2016, directory of the leading tax firms around the world.
IFLR1000 2016 recommends Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine for financial and corporate advice
IFLR1000 has just released the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2016 Guide. Once again, EPAP Ukraine has been recognized among the country’s leading law firms in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A. The Guide comments: “EPAP Ukraine has a good transactional offering in Ukraine, recommended for financial and corporate advice.” In addition to the firm’s rankings, the Guide acknowledges Partners Oksana Ilchenko and Roman Stepanenko as market leaders in their respective fields.
EPAP Ukraine advises Nokia on obtaining Ukrainian merger clearance for its EUR 15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
The competition practice team at EPAP Ukraine has assisted Nokia Corporation (“Nokia”) in obtaining regulatory clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (“AMCU”) for the EUR 15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has been featured in the GIR 100 for international investigations
EPAP Ukraine has been featured in the Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100, a new independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine is the only CIS-based firm featured in the GIR 100.
On September 23, 2015, Sergiy Grebenyuk, advocate, counsel, co-head of the Criminal Law Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, was re-elected for a second term as Head of the Kyiv branch of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). The term is two years long.
Serhii Sviriba, Managing Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been named among the world’s leading asset recovery lawyers in the newly released Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015. The listing honors Mr. Sviriba as one of only two experts recognized nationwide for asset recovery work.