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4 September 2015

Serhii Sviriba recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015

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. arrow

21 August 2015

EPAP Ukraine becomes official legal partner of IFA Ukraine

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Ukraine became official legal partner of the Ukrainian branch of International Fiscal Association (IFA Ukraine). arrow

29 July 2015

EPAP Ukraine counsels one of the world’s leading software corporations in a broad spectrum of labour and employment matters

EPAP Ukraine advises its long-standing client – one of the world’s leading software corporations, on various labour, employment, regulatory, and immigration issues with respect to the clients’ business activities in Ukraine. arrow

16 July 2015

EPAP Ukraine advises one of the world's largest information technology companies on corporate law matters

EPAP Ukraine advises one of the world's largest IT companies on various labour, commercial law and compliance issues with respect to its business activities in Ukraine. arrow

7 July 2015

Gleb Bialyi appointed Partner at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners Ukraine is pleased to announce the appointment of Gleb Bialyi as Partner with effect from 1 July 2015. The promotion brings the total number of partners in Ukraine to 6, and the total number of partners worldwide to 32. In his new position Gleb will continue as Co-Head of Domestic Litigation Practice and Head of International Trade and Customs Practice at EPAP Ukraine. arrow

2 July 2015

Serhii Sviriba named one of the best top-managers in Ukraine

Serhii Sviriba, Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been named one of the best top-managers nation-wide according to the recently released “TOP-100. Best Top-Managers of Ukraine” research by Ekonomika Communication Hub, the country’s one of the most authoritative ranking projects. Serhii Sviriba has been recognized as the winner in the following categories: “Experts' Choice: reputation evaluation” and “Experts' Choice: labour market demand evaluation” as well as ranked among TOP 10 managers based on the results of consolidated evaluation. arrow

1 July 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine among top-listed law firms in “Client Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine” research

EPAP Ukraine made its strongest showing to date in the recently published “Client Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine” research by Yurydychna Gazeta. This year 9 EPAP Ukraine lawyers achieved 14 individual recognitions across 12 practice areas. These results place EPAP Ukraine among the top three law firms in Ukraine based on the number of professionals recognized. arrow

23 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises Kemira Oyj on the acquisition of AkzoNobel paper chemicals business

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has assisted a global chemicals company Kemira Oyj with obtaining merger clearance with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine(the "AMCU") for the acquisition of the paper chemical business of AkzoNobel, the largest global paints and coatings company. The transaction was closed on May 4, 2015, after obtaining the approval from the AMCU. The deal was first announced on July 8, 2014. The value of the transaction is EUR 153 million. arrow

18 June 2015

IFLR1000 2015 recommends Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine for energy and infrastructure

The latest edition of the IFLR1000’s 2015 guide to energy and infrastructure recommends Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine. Further, on the individual side, the guide recognizes Practice Co-Heads, Partners Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi and Roman Stepanenko for their “experience advising on energy matters.” arrow

8 June 2015

EPAP Ukraine advises a US private equity investment group Apax Partners LLP on the acquisition of Infopulse

EPAP Ukraine provided advice to funds advised by Apax Partners LLP, one of the world's leading private equity investment groups, on the Ukrainian law aspects of its public takeover of EVRY ASA, a listed Norwegian company, for a purchase price of 16 NOK per share. The transaction was announced in December and was completed in May 2015. arrow

5 June 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine performs strongly in Ukrainian Law Firms 2015

EPAP Ukraine has secured a series of top rankings in the newly released 2015 edition of the national legal directory “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”. The firm has been ranked among the country’s top law firms in International Arbitration, International/Foreign Trade, and Media & Entertainment practice areas. arrow

14 May 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises Avito Holding on the sale of torg.ua

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Avito Holding in the sale of Ukraine’s leading classifieds free ads site torg.ua to MIH Allegro, a part of a global mass media corporation NASPERS. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. arrow

28 April 2015

EPAP Ukraine keeps its leading position in the newly released Chambers Europe 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has once again demonstrated its excellence being highly recognized in the newly released Chambers Europe 2015. Its lawyers earned 12 rankings across 9 key practices: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Litigation), Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax. In addition, for the second year in a row, the firm remains the only law firm to be recognized in the highest Band 1 in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration category. arrow

23 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises the world's leading supplier of products and solutions for the steel industry on Ukrainian employment matters

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the world's leading supplier of products and solutions for the steel industry on an M&A-related employee transfers. arrow

10 April 2015

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advances in The Legal 500 EMEA rankings

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine has been recognized among the country’s top law firms across ALL practice areas researched for Ukraine in the newly released Ukrainian rankings of The Legal 500 EMEA 2015, one of the most reputable global legal rankings. arrow