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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.