OLEKSANDR KOZHUKHAR

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Oleksandr Kozhukhar is a Managing Associate with AVELLUM’s corporate practice with the focus on corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. His expertise also includes IP and Data Protection & Cybersecurity.

Oleksandr regularly advises Ukrainian and international companies on corporate matters as well as commercialisation of IP rights, including franchising, licensing and IP transfer arrangements.

His experience includes advising clients on various aspects of data protection, from assistance with implementation of compliance programmes to provision of detailed advice on data processing operations (development of new services, launch of marketing campaigns etc.).

Prior to joining AVELLUM Oleksandr worked at one of the Big Four firms.

  • EDUCATION AND BAR ADMISSION

      Master of Law degree (with honours), 2019, Ukrainian Catholic University

      Admitted to the Bar since 2022

  • RELATED DEALS AND NEWS

      AVELLUM advises on investment of Roosh in Neurons Lab

      AVELLUM advises Kaspi.kz on acquisition of Portmone

      Acquisition of a minority stake in Neurons Lab by Roosh

  • RECENT EXPERIENCE

      Advised Roosh in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in Neurons Lab.

      Advised JSC “Kaspi.kz” (“Kaspi.kz”) in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group by Kaspi Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaspi.kz

      Acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Aristocrat Leisure Limited, a leading global gaming content and technology company and top-tier mobile games publisher, in connection with its USD1.2 bln acquisition of NeoGames, a global leader in content and technology solutions for the online Real-Money Gaming industry

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On 30 August 2023, the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine “On Digital Content and Digital Services” No. 3321-IX (“Law”), designed to implement EU Directive 2019/770. The principal provisions of the Law enter into force on 2 March 2024.   Key provisions of the Law   Additional notes This LEGAL ALERT is issued to inform AVELLUM clients […]

Posted on November 21, 2022

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On 5 July 2023, the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine “On Consumer Protection” No. 3153‑IX (the “CP Law”). Most provisions of the CP Law will become effective one year after its publication, which is yet to be made, but not earlier than the date of termination or cancellation of martial law in Ukraine. […]

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AVELLUM acts as Ukrainian legal counsel on Aristocrat’s $1.2B acquisition of NeoGames

AVELLUM acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Aristocrat Leisure Limited, a leading global gaming content and technology company and top-tier mobile games publisher, in connection with its acquisition of NeoGames, a global leader in content and technology solutions for the online Real-Money Gaming industry. Details of the $1.2 billion transaction can be found here. Our […]

Posted on November 21, 2022

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AVELLUM ADVISES ON INVESTMENT OF ROOSH IN NEURONS LAB

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to all parties of the transaction in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in Neurons Lab by Roosh.

Posted on November 21, 2022

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AVELLUM ADVISES KASPI.KZ ON ACQUISITION OF PORTMONE

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to JSC “Kaspi.kz” (“Kaspi.kz”) in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group (“Portmone”) by Kaspi Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaspi.kz.

Posted on November 21, 2022
AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to JSC “Kaspi.kz” (“Kaspi.kz”) in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group (“Portmone”) by Kaspi Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaspi.kz. AVELLUM provided full legal support to Kaspi.kz in performing legal due diligence of Portmone, negotiating and drafting the transaction documents, as well as coordinating completion of the entire transaction. AVELLUM advised the client on obtaining merger control clearance of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and the approval of the National Bank of Ukraine for the acquisition of the significant stake in Portmone. The acquisition of Portmone gives Kaspi Pay a solid starting platform with a payments licence from the National Bank of Ukraine, Visa & Mastercard accreditation, business relationships with thousands of merchants and a wide pool of banks. Kaspi.kz’s ecosystem connects consumers and merchants, enabling digital payments, e-commerce, and financial services. Kaspi.kz serves customers in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. Founded in 2002 in Ukraine, Portmone provides electronic delivery of bills from service providers to customers, payment of customers’ bills via the Internet with Visa and Mastercard, and delivery of customers’ electronic bills to banks and payment of these bills via ATM’s, self-service kiosks and Internet banking systems. The AVELLUM team was led by managing partner Mykola Stetsenko with support from associates Yelyzaveta Kravtsova, Oleksandr Kozhukhar, and Anastasiia Karpenko, who handled corporate and M&A matters. Senior associate Anton Arkhypov and associate Yelyzaveta Kashyna advised on antitrust matters under the general supervision of counsel Mykyta Nota. Counsel Andriy Romanchuk, associates Yelyzaveta Kravtsova, Iryna Fonotova, and Anastasiia Karpenko assisted with obtaining the approval of the National Bank of Ukraine.

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YELYZAVETA KRAVTSOVA

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