Practices

Government relations

7

EU directives
IMPLEMENTATION IN UKRAINIAN LEGISLATION

Summary

We recognise the real impact that government action or inaction can have in achieving business objectives. Our team advises businesses on policy, legislation, and regulation and applies the best international practices in cooperation with government entities to help clients consider and address the legislative, regulatory, and judicial options available to them.

Clients

We represent private companies, non-profit organizations, and the full range of entities and individuals with issues relating to laws, regulations, and government policies. Our experts help to navigate a highly regulated business environment and set up communication with key government leaders.

Approach

As a member of local and international business associations, advisory commissions, and councils to state authorities, we offer a unique approach to identifying emerging regulatory risks and advise on their mitigation.

Our services

• Acting for clients on privatizations, concessions, and PPP-projects
• Monitoring and analyzing legislative and regulatory activity
• Assessing regulatory & compliance impact
• Drafting and commenting on draft laws and resolutions
• Draft reviewing to determine key issues and legislative acts to track
• Evaluation of emerging regulatory risks and development of means to mitigate them
• Development of working relationships with government bodies
• Representations before governmental bodies

Key experience

ACTED FOR UKRAINE ON CONSENSUAL DEFERRAL OF EXTERNAL DEBTS WORTH OVER USD25 BILLION

25

Bln USD

Ukrainian legal counsel to (i) the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, (ii) Private Joint Stock Company “National Power Company “Ukrenergo” (“Ukrenergo”), and (iii) the State Road Agency of Ukraine (“Ukravtodor”)

ASSISTED ON PREPARATION OF THE DRAFT LAW “ON INVESTMENT FUNDS” BASED ON UCITS AND AIFM EU DIRECTIVES

National Securities and Stock Market Commission

PARTICIPATED IN THE WORKING GROUP ON VAT REFORM AT THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF UKRAINE

Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

PARTICIPATED IN THE PREPARATION OF LEGISLATION ON THE ABOLISHMENT OF THE COMMERCIAL CODE OF UKRAINE

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

REGULATIONS WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF UKRAINIAN SOVEREIGN DEBT RESTRUCTURING, AMENDMENTS TO THE LAW “ON SECURITIES AND STOCK MARKET”

Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

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AVELLUM ADVISES ON UKRAINE’S USD500 MILLION TAP ISSUE

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Key contacts

MYKOLA STETSENKO

Managing Partner

mstetsenko@avellum.com

GLIB BONDAR

Senior Partner

gbondar@avellum.com

KOSTIANTYN LIKARCHUK

Senior Partner

klikarchuk@avellum.com

Team

VADIM MEDVEDEV

Partner

vmedvedev@avellum.com

YURIY NECHAYEV

Partner

ynechayev@avellum.com

MAKSYM MAKSYMENKO

Partner

mmaksymenko@avellum.com

MYKYTA NOTA

Partner

mnota@avellum.com

ANDRIY ROMANCHUK

Partner

aromanchuk@avellum.com

Industry

Energy & Natural resources

We help our clients promptly and efficiently implement their projects and identify and manage all associated risks.

Practice

Energy & Natural resources

Our lawyers help clients identify, assess and manage project-related risks. We understand our clients’ needs and deliver pragmatic, commercially driven, elegant solutions.

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