On October 1, 2020, IFLR1000 released the results of its annual rankings focusing on financial and corporate, PPP and project finance. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has been recommended for Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
Corporate M&A 2020. Ukraine. Law and Practice | Oksana Ilchenko, Ilona Zekely, Natalia Spiridonova, Aleksandra Yevstafyeva for Chambers Guide
Mainly due to the election-driven uncertainty, 2019 saw some slowdown in inbound M&A activity in Ukraine after a two-digit percentage growth. The biggest transactions took place in infrastructure (including telecom), commercial real estate and heavy industry sectors. In 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic will have adverse effect on the speed and feasibility of both planned and signed M&A.
Recently, the President of Ukraine signed the new law aimed at facilitating investments to Ukraine (the “Law”). The Law introduces the long-awaited concept of a nominee holder to Ukrainian regulatory framework.
On 21 June 2018 Ukrainian Parliament adopted the new Law of Ukraine “On Foreign Currency and Foreign Exchange Transactions” (the “New FX Law”) introducing a major and long-awaited reform of current FX regulatory framework.